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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

#8 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 1 week ago

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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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Gosford
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was great, comfy & warm. Hotel is within walking distance of the wharf, but no water view. Little problem with ants, but there was a note stating that ants did invade food, if left out of fridge. So we were forewarned. Restaurant food was very tasty with a good range on offer. Staff were very helpful & socialable.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a review on Tripadvisor. We put a lot of time and effort into training our staff and I am pleased that you have acknowledged their efforts. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The hotel easily accommodates changes such as booking out early, late check out, cot for babies. Staff are friendly and helpful. We stay here every time we come to Paihia. Peaceful surroundings with bush/hills.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. I am proud of my staff and am please that you have acknowledged their efforts in your post. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We stayed in a studio room with 2 queen beds. Room was tidy with tea facilities and tiny refrigerator. Toilet was clean and spacious . Television was bit small size but that is not a big deal. Hotel has a swimming pool but we did not use it. Breakfast and dinner was excellent. We booked it via booking.com which was... 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 enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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282 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We often stay at Scenic Hotels, and this one certainly didn't let us down. I had been working with the awesome staff planning a surprise weekend for my wife's birthday. Emails were always replied to immediately, and nothing was a problem. I had inquired about a cake, and the hotel staff organised this with a local baker. Sean was always... 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 enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are our best asset and I appreciate the fact you have acknowledged the effort that they put in to make your stay a memorable one. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Kawakawa, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great stay. $90 standard room only deal. Twin bedroom which had 2 queen beds. Was upgraded free of charge to deluxe room with same bedding configuration with beds that are so big and fluffy when u see them you just want to jump onto your bed. All rooms have a private balcony, tea,coffee facilities and a large shower area with... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review on Tripadvisor. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $80 - $168 (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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