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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“two queen beds”(10 reviews)
“buffet breakfast”(14 reviews)
“motel style”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent 4 nights there for the Jazz Festival and was very impressed with everything about the hotel. The staff were all very helpful, the rooms clean and nice and very good value for money.

Thank daharpers
Response from Ramon J, Hotel Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of IslandsResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon daharpers, Thank you very much for your 5/5 rating and review via www.tripadvisor.com, We appreciate the feedback and it is pleasing to read your comments. See you next festival! Kind regards, Ramon James - Hotel Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved staying here, large well appointed rooms with decent coffee machine, sky sports and movie channel. Plenty of lounging space. Sadly I came in winter so could not use the pool. I also had breakfast which was good (sadly no baked beans on offer), the...More

Thank Pete Y
Response from Ramon J, Hotel Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of IslandsResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Pete Y, Thank you very much for the 5/5 and review via www.tripadvisor.com for Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, Paihia. Great to see you loved our property and what we have to offer, hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards, Ramon...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Rooms were large and well appointed and very clean.Bed was perfect.The staff were very obliging and friendly. Breakfast was excellent even though it was quiet.Stayed here 7 years ago and liked it then.This time totally impressed.More

Thank James B
Response from Ramon J, Hotel Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of IslandsResponded 19 June 2018

Good morning James B, Thank you for the 4 star rating and also taking the time to review us online via www.tripadvisor.com, we do appreciate it! You online review is testament to how hard we are working as a team and it is pleasing to...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

We stayed during a coach trip of NZ. The hotel is in 2 story blocks, requiring a short walk in the open from your room to the restaurant and reception. We had a ground floor room backing on to the gardens. The vegetation is quite...More

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Response from Ramon J, Hotel Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of IslandsResponded 6 June 2018

Good afternoon Simon E, Thank you for your online review and rating for Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, Paihia. Our location is a key aspect of our success, we are very lucky indeed. As a hotel, we would advise that Russell is well worth a...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018

We had a pleasant stay at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Island, lovely room with all the modern cons. The hotel is in a perfect location and an easy walk into town along the main coastal road. Breakfast was delicious with all that you could...More

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Response from Ramon J, Hotel Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of IslandsResponded 23 May 2018

Good afternoon BendigoVic, Thank you so much for the 5/5 rating! Your recommendation means a lot to us and we are pleased to read that you loved our breakfast offering and location. Our location, service and food are certainly key to our success and something...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#8 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#15 Family Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 70 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#8 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#15 Family Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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PennyW
11 December 2017|
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Response from Charles A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you will have to ask the resort about hairdryers -I cant remember
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Mickeysbabe
17 December 2016|
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Response from rossbboi | Property representative |
No. We run and A La Carte menu as well as a buffet on certain nights.
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Mickeysbabe
17 December 2016|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I go not know however the hotel is very traditional so I would expect so. If not the hotel is very near the centre of Paihia where there are a number of restaurants where I would expect one would provide a roast... More
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Room Tips
"I always prefer ground floor."
PaulineR865
2 million years ago
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"Get and upper floor room overlooking the botanic courtyard and backing on to the woods."
UK2Travellers
2 million years ago
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"All rooms seem to be quiet, hotel very close to the main shopping area and harbour. Very little noise from..."
janisfunnell
2 million years ago
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"Stairs only for 1st floor rooms could be a problem for some."
Trisha826
2 million years ago
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