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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Probably the best available in Paihia. Modern facilities. Each residential building (pod) away from main dining area. Avoid in rainy conditions. Superb breakfast. Eclectic dinner menu. Not open for lunch.

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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 after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I came with my children and friends who were visiting from the UK. We all really loved this hotel and didn't want to leave.... staff were very friendly and efficient, the rooms we had were perfect (only downside no A/C) and the children (and adults) loved the pool (although a couple more sun beds would be great.. as not enough...

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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 after your recent stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back when you return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good location about a 5-10 minute walk from the town. It doesn't have a view of the bay, I would recommend looking elsewhere for that. We ate Christmas dinner at the hotel, it was nice food & good service. We skipped the brekkie do cannot comment. It was a good stay, nothing fancy but we just used the hotel as...

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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 after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your Christmas dinner with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Townsville
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with the children on the ground level. It is really nice accommodation with enough space for 4 people and the best bathroom we had the entire trip. The room is clean and the kinds loved the pool. It is a short walk to the centre of Paihia - food and tours. The only down was the internet kept...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your lovely comments after your recent stay with us. My staff work extremely hard to make sure the rooms are clean and I am grateful you have acknowledged their efforts. We look forward to welcoming your family back again and seeing the kids enjoying the pool. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was nice and the staff were friendly. However the Internet that was provided was super slow so I pay for a upgrade and it was still just as bad. Also only one movie channel. You can get better TV channels and Internet at a motel

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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 after your recent stay with us. I am proud of our rooms and staff and am grateful you have acknowledged them in your comments. The internet speed is something we grapple with on a daily basis and until the Government role out the high speed internet to this area there is not...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked late in a holiday week so we're pleased to find a room here and it had everything you wanted. However we only had a night stop and wanted to get changed at 1445 when we got there after a long drive - so we could make most of the time in Bay of Islands. Check in was at...

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

Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for waterviews don't be misled by the pictures on the internet water views non existent, our view was of the back of reception and car park, so not scenic. Our room even though we booked well in advance was right next to entry stairs with oeople artiving home late and noisey, had to keep curtians closed...

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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 after your recent stay with us. I have forwarded your comments regarding the shower onto our maintenance team and they will look into the issue you had regarding the shower. I appreciate the fact you have mentioned the helpful staff as they work extremely hard to make your stay an enjoyable one....

Dijon, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shower was a mere dribble which randomly changed from scalding hot to freezing. Not enough water coming through to wash hair. Room had a view of the car park and because it was right next to the entryway it was noisy all night with people coming and going. Room was clean and a good size.

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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 after your recent stay with us. I have got the maintenance team looking into the issue you mention regarding the shower. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our seven week holiday this was the resort and hotel our travel company chose for us for Christmas. A great choice on both counts. The resort of Paihia in the Bay of Islands is a delight as is this hotel. It may appear a little dated but looks can be deceiving. Our room was spacious and well equipped. The...

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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 after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your Christmas with us. I am extremely proud of my staff and am grateful you have mentioned the effort they put in to making your stay a good experience. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The things that impressed me the most were the service, the cleanliness and all the little touches in terms of toiletries etc. Very well thought out and there was even a small eco bag to take home left over bathroom toiletries rather than have them go to waste. We travel a huge amount and this is the first time I...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Our staff pride themselves on their service and attention to detail and I am grateful that you have acknowledged their efforts. 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
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €94 - €200 (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, New Zealand
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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“No elevator. Must be on ground floor for disabled access”
 of 5 bubbles DAVE_NIAGARA2013, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dont go by the pictures on the internet”
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“Rooms next to entry ways are noisy and lights shine through all night.”
 of 5 bubbles Ameldajo, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not high number rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 326KeithP, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has a balcony overlooking gardens”
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