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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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#8 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Helpful, friendly staff, very good brekfast good range if fruit and fruit juices, cereals, plus sausages, bacon, eggs, hash browns and beans. Bread/toast, buttrer, spreads , tea, coffee, hot chocoate. Accommodation spacious, well maintained and comfortable. The only problem for me and my daughter was bring chilly in bed. We asked for extra bedding on arrival, even with this it...

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Set back from the sea front, the hotel is a short walk to 'town'. Large rooms with outdoor pool , which we unfortunately had no free time to use . Breakfast was adequate but no egg station. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a review after your recent stay with us. With not using the pool ,you now have a reason to come back again. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ten minutes walk from the centre of the small town of Paihia the Scenic Hotel has chalet accommodation set in beautiful gardens with rooms opening out onto well-kept colourful gardens. The staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Food helpings at dinner were enormous! The setting keeps visitors a reasonable distance from the busy tourist centre of the...

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Lake District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was fine but nothing remarkable ,rooms clean ,comfortable and plenty of facilities we were fortunate to have a balcony but rooms and balconies not very private as could here next door.Bit of a walk into centre of town.Bar and pool area were OK ,breakfast was average ,staff friendly.

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights while attending a conference that was held here. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Was lucky to have a bay view and balcony. Breakfast, although the typical hotel buffett style, was adequate and tasty. Staff were efficient and friendly. Conference facilities were good (neasrly 100 delegates). Lovely grounds to walk around. Free internet, but only for...

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is tucked away from the foreshore however this does not distract from its ambience. The room was very comfortable however I was not able to get the air conditioning working however there was a fan in the room. The weather was cool enough the air conditioning was not required. The hotel has a large dining area for breakfast...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on an organised tour of New Zealand. Very comfortable room, large with balcony. Helpful, efficient staff and near the coast. The hotel has the advantage of attractive grounds. Good choice of food at meal times.

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hopefully welcoming you back one day soon. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with lovely décor and very clean. Good laundry facilities. The restaurant very nicely appointed only had Breakfast there and would thoroughly recommend. The staff were very friendly and helpful lovely people. The grounds were very nice and the door to our apartment opened out onto the grounds which was very nice. Would thoroughly recommend

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return in hopefully the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked 5 nights but left after 1. The room was old and dark. The fridge was warm and when you turned the cold up it made an annoying noise all night. Soundproofing didn't exist and we could hear absolutely everything the neighbours did and said. No space to sit. The smallest shower and bathroom ever. Buffet breakfast had...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Auckland
Reviewed April 16, 2017

$380 for just an standard room. It didn't even have TV channels for kids. The bathroom didn't have bath, just an standard shower. I've been in much better places with more services and bigger rooms for less than $300.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review. I am sorry we never meet your expectations. It appears you stayed with us over the Easter week end and prices are always at a premium. Due to Cyclone Cook there were vacancies in Paihia , meaning you did have other options in another price bracket. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has a sub-tropical resort ambiance, with island-influenced architecture, beautifully landscaped grounds and light airy rooms. Situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia, it’s a pleasant stroll into town to access the main wharf, visitor activities, fine dining and shopping. Whether you are here for business or pleasure, the relaxed atmosphere of Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands will melt away your stresses in moments. The entire property has been extensively refurbished and expanded, and the attention to detail will impress you. As our guest you will enjoy: A choice of accommodation styles including standard, superior and deluxe rooms. Beautifully presented guest rooms, with earthy tones, splashes of colour, and quality room amenities. Excellent hotel facilities, including swimming pool, ample parking, wireless Internet and comprehensive conference facilities. Quality, relaxed dining and socialising in our licensed restaurant, and lounge bar. Easy walking access to Paihia’s main wharf, shops and local attractions. Our lush sub-tropical gardens, with water features and feature lighting, are attractive and relaxing by day and night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

Address: 58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $93 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Scenic Hotel Paihia
Scenic Hotel Bay Of Islands Paihia
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#18 Family Hotel in Paihia
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a room overlooking the gardens.”
AlandeWalden, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Pay the extra for air conditioning”
carolgI7727FK, Apr 3, 2017 | Read review
“Really not a view hotel, it has first floor rooms”
boggle103, Mar 29, 2017 | Read review
“The rooms around the garden are lovely”
baz1404, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are behind the hotel away from the main road so no problem with traffic noise”
DaveBooth, Mar 15, 2017 | Read review
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