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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Touring NZ with Grand Pacific Tours, we stayed at the Scenic Hotel at Paihia. Lovely hotel with friendly staff and well equipped rooms. Dining at the hotel restaurant was also a treat with excellent food and happy waitstaff. Maybe at some stage an upgrade of the in-room sound system may be in order to accommodate blue tooth connectivity. All in... More 

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Auckland, NZ
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most comfortable bed I have slept in for ages! Immaculately clean and well presented room. Lovely little place to sit in peace and quiet right outside the room. Great range of supplies, tea, coffee, chocolate, milk..... bathroom needs. Spotless linen. Friendly bar service by professional bar manager. Well presented breakfast with plenty of variety. Amazing coffee! Would recommend highly.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Scenic Hotel is New Zealand owned and is just a ten minute stroll to the wharf where boat trips to Historic Russell which has New Zealand`s oldest Church (1836!). Many other attractions and historic places of interest can be made by launch or by road. The resort style hotel is set in expansive sub-tropical gardens with the accommodation nicely... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay in Paihia. Wonderful friendly and professional staff. Gorgeous rooms with garden outlook. Fantastic breakfast & bar area. All very nicely furnished. Extremely comfy beds and rooms.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the positive post you placed on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I am extremely proud of our staff and the service they give. I am greatfull that you have acknowledged their efforts. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Kaikoura
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scenic Hotel sign can be seen in lots place in NZ and we know we can trust them. This one is at quite location. Big and comfort room. My friend and me have a big twin room with two queen beds. The staff are friendly there. Free Wi-Fi is another good point.

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

Dear Guest. Thank you for your post. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scenic is a hotel chain in NZ and it might not translate into good views from the hotel. The Bay is a 10 minute walk away but you do not see the bay from the hotel. Hotels by the road facing the bay are more scenic. We stayed in a garden view room. All the attractions are a short walk... More 

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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 place a review on Tripadvisor. As you state we are a short walk to the centre of town and attractions. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 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 August 11, 2016

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

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 August 11, 2016 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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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

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 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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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: $90 - $180 (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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