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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came up the Paihia for the Bay of Islands Jazz and Blues festival for the weekend. The Scenic was a fantastic choice. Paihia is small enough that everything is handy and the location of the Scenic is pretty good. The service at the hotel is good, very friendly and with a local feel. We didn't end up eating at... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review on Tripadvisor. Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands enjoys being a venue for these festivals. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice room, friendly staff, lovely setting and the gardens were beautiful. Loved it, lot's of nice little touches to make a guest feel important and welcome. Although we visited off peak and the weather was a little cool, we still managed to take a nice windy walk around the area. The only drawback was that there was a table in... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed here for 3 nights in a spacious, modern room. Staff were friendly, beds were comfortable, room was spotless & the hotel is in an ideal location. Would love to return & bring the family! ...................................

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in one of the rooms away from the main building in a nice garden setting. The room was very clean and tidy and a nice size. There was a nice pool area, which was a perfect place to sit and have a nice glass of wine. Overall a great place to stay.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service from helpful staff. Room was comfortable and clean, tea coffee making facilities, tv and comfortable king size bed. Good shower and bathroom facilities. Excellent jumping off point for Russell bay of Island, you can walk to the passenger Ferry in 10 mins. Treaty ground and Kerkeri. We stayed in July so the hotel wasn't busy. Very quiet at... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive post on Tripadvisor. As you state, the hotel is located a short walk from the centre of town. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this Hotel, the rooms were quite spacious and stunning. the room we got had high wooden ceilings which was lovely. its a short walk to the main city centre. We took a cruise from the city centre to go dolphin watching (and yes we saw quite a few) and had a good look at the bay of islands.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The external view of the room conceals an oasis from the stormy windswept afternoon. The room was spacious, very clean and comfortable. The bathroom had plenty of towels , soap, shower gel etc. They even provided a bag for you to take home the unused portion of shampoo etc. Nice touch. The bed was super comfortable, an array of pillows,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We stayed on an off season rate $129 inc breakfast. This was a super deal. Room very spacious, beds super comfortable, great pillows and toiletries. Downside was limited TV channels, no freeview, sky channels; 3 sport, 1 movie and news. Suprisingly not everyone is interested in sport! But I guess that is a cheap sky deal. Breakfast predictable and dinner... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a post on Tripadvisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and meals with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is the fourth time we have stayed here, and are about to book our fifth stay. We live in Auckland and come here to have a mini break. Everytime we have stayed here the staff have been friendly, welcoming and just really down to earth. Also the rooms are always clean and well set up. I am a travel... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoy your stays with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

A lovely clean and well presented hotel, close by to all the amenities of Paihia, Lovely big room and being able to park outside made unloading and loading the car easy.There is a restaurant in the main part of the hotel but we didn't try it.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: $86 - $177 (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
#5 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#18 Family Hotel in Paihia
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