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“Great views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

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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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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Waitangi
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“Great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2004

Fet the seaview room, the view of the bay - all the way out to the lighthouse, is fantastic. We stayed here in early April, 2004 for 2 nights and had a fabulous time. THe rooms are good sized if somewhat sparsely furnished and the buffet breakfast is just average - but the view, as well as the short walk along the beach to the Treaty House is worth it.

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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2004

Without question, this is the best hotel in Paihia (or just outside Paihia) ... the sea views are outstanding ... no, the views are simply breathtaking. However, there isn't much real competition in Pahia area (but there is nearby in Russel). The sea-view rooms at the Copthorne have very pleasant patios - ideal for enjoying the views - and are spotlessly clean. Also the hotel grounds are well manicured. Sadly, the same standards aren't shared at hotel reception or in the restaurant.
In general, the service is below avarage. What a shame!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2003

Well-kept resort.Pay the extra money and get a seaview room.The view from your balcony over the Bay of Islands at sunset is second to none.Friendly staff.

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Waitangi
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Hotel Class:4 star — Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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