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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

#7 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Blue Mountains, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed in a queen twin over New years period and paid $300 per night. Bedding was lovely and high quality expected from a Senic Hotel, room was tidy however on the first day toiletries were not replaced and on the second the room was not cleaned until after 3. Cleaners were lovely when we approached for new towels. Easy... 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 write a review on Tripadvisor. I have taken your comments on board and will speak with my housekeeping department. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich .General Manager More 

Moses Lake, Washington
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70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Comfortable and quaint. Friendly staff. Comfortable bed and fairly quiet as it is off the main street a bit, but no view at all. View was not a big deal as we were not there very much. Staff was very helpful and kind. Priced well for the value. Courtyard area had very nice landscaping.

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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 . The staff work extremely hard to meet guest expectations and I am happy that they have met yours. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Chalet style rooms, good quality usual Scenic beds - wonderful. Easy walk to town / ferry etc. Self laundrette available Wifi available. Breakfast ok - nothing exceptional. Would use again with no problems

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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 write a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back again. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Goslar
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

You get a good value for your money. Our room was modern, good bathroom and very good bed. our room didn't have a view, but we did not care anyway. We would stay again but skip the breakfast, that wasn't bad, but a bit under standard. Since we were looking for a modern and quiet room, the scenic was the... More 

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

Dear Guest. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to post a review on this site. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich. General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Decided it was time to return to the Bay of Islands and returned to a hotel that we had stayed at many years ago, and we were definately not let down. The rooms are probably some of the best rooms that we have stayed in world wide, right down to the choice of pillows! spotlessly clean with up to date... 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. We are glad that once again we met your expectation. We look forward to welcoming you back to our property. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed here as part of an escorted trip around NZ, lovely rooms in a fab setting but what makes me give it top marks is the customer servce. I left an earring at the hotel and emailed to ask if had been found and got a swift email response to say they had it and where could they send... More 

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

Dear Guest. We are happy we were able to get your earing back to you. We pride ourselves on customer service and am glad to have met your expectations. Should you travel to NZ again we would welcome you back gladly. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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105 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I liked the structure and layout of the hotel. The rooms were neat, tidy, modern and fresh. Great room service and food. I loved the surroundings and walk to the town centre. Its stone throw away from the main attractions and ferry.

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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. As you state the hotel is a close distance from all the facilities in the Bay of Islands. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross More 

California
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Lovely landscaped grounds and spacious, nicely decorated, clean room. Bed was very plush and comfortable. Location is a few blocks away from main town, which makes it relaxing and quiet, but you won't have a water view if that it your intention. Nice selections for continental breakfast. Hot breakfast also available.

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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. Our staff pride themselves on giving great customer service . I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross More 

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved this hotel! It felt like we were somewhere in Fiji... The room was a great size, clean and fresh. It was very quiet when we were there, which meant lots of privacy. The restaurant was great, breakfast was good. The staff were all excellent, particularly in the restaurant. Room service was good, but expensive. Welcome drink on arrival was... More 

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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 with us and look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Ross More 

Lyttelton, New Zealand
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65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

It is a large hotel meaning some rooms are a good walk from reception/dining. Rooms very nicely appointed. The ones at the back (the 800's) back on to bush and a very quiet indeed. Breakfast is the standard buffet aimed at the coach market. It is good, but not outstanding.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Ross More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • 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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