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Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tau Henare Drive | PO Box 150 (Paihia), Waitangi 2150, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked a superior seaview room with double bed over Easter using their website. Upon arrival, I was told that I was given a room with three single beds which they thought would be acceptable for me as I had only indicated one guest (default guest number on website is one). I provided a phone number which is a USA... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Did not live up to our expectations. Rooms were not ready for check in,many people had to wait for there rooms. When making reservations for dinner we were told that full menu will not be available, only buffet.defenitely not whatI expect when paying top dollars.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upside - the location is stunnng and we found the gorgeous rockpools not too cold even in April. Downside - the stunning amount of noise that went on all night and prevented us from sleeping more than 1/2 an hour at a time. Drunken people stumbling, screaming and shoiuting their way past our room, cars crashing over judder bars (hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel with a view of the bay towards Russel and Pahia. Rooms were very quiet and comfortable, we had a view from the room and even spent the day relaxing on the water front and reading tour guides. Pool looked nice but we didn't get in, lots of herons and other shore birds in and around the beach.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel for a reunion and it was super. The room was lovely and clean with fabulous views of the sea, the bed was large and comfortable, and the meal at our reunion dinner was delicious. Everything was great, except... we were disappointed by what we saw as little penny-pinching acts by the hotel. The cost of... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated directly on the sea side with large palm trees. Lovely outdoor pools but they're freezing! We opted to stay in the spa, but not for too long as the temperature of the spa isn't suitable for our toddler. The pools are nice to look at, but not to swim. The room was nice, we booked an ocean view room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay the the Copthorne Hotel and Resort. The location is great and there are a lot of places to walk and run.The pool was nice but cold. The grounds were pretty with all of the beautiful plants and trees. The room was bright, at the front of the hotel which heated up a lot throughout the day.... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't stay here if you want to be valued as a client. The location is quiet and very pretty but the good stops there. Everything is all about how much can be made from you and not about the experience. Definitely won't be rushing back to this place. A shame that Tourists are seeing this and may think it's the... More

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Tina A, Front Office Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

I am sorry we couldn't provide you with a satisfactory experience. We are aiming to provide the best possible experience for our guests. Your review will help us make our customer experience better especially in regards to your comments on the internet. We appreciate any other feedback you would like to give us by contacting us direclty. More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason why the Copthorne is number one is because there is only one hotel in Waitangi! The rooms are tired, the internet isn't really "free" - you get 20 minutes per day in the lobby - and then you pay - a lot! Which is a bit rich given that everywhere else we have stayed over the past... More

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Tina A, Front Office Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Thanks for providing us with a review of your recent stay. I apologise we didn't meet your expectations. Every attempt is made to ensure information about a security bond is highlighted on all booking sites and explained on check-in. In regards to the intertent charges, we offer a special of $3 per hour internet in the lobby after the free... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, this is a nice location on the water and you can walk to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds next door, but all the pros stop there. Someone else booked the room and it was a garden view. That should have been fine BUT the room was so warm on that side due to sun exposure that the room was literally... More

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Tina A, Front Office Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Thanks for your feeback. Copthorne Bay of Islands is certainly in a special location with the Waitanig Treaty Grounds right next door and magnificent views over the Bay. I am sorry you were not satisfied with your room and some of the facilities. Instead of air conditioning our rooms all have outside access and a ceiling fan. If you choose... More

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Additional Information about Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

Also Known As:
Copthorne Hotel And Resort Bay Of Islands
Copthorne Hotel Paihia
Copthorne Hotel Bay Of Islands
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Of Islands Waitangi
Address: Tau Henare Drive | PO Box 150 (Paihia), Waitangi 2150, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Waitangi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Waitangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands 4*
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