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Christchurch/Canterbury
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Great conference facilities. AV and technical staff were spot on. Room had a great view across to Russell. Conference meals were great but a la carte dinner service was poor. You seemed to get better meals if ordered from the bar. The bar needed more staff serving in evenings when a conference is on. Sometimes took 10 mins to get...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. I am sorry that the experience that you had in our food and beverage outlets was not up to our normal standards. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The staff on checkin were friendly and our room was clean (apart from some built up dirt where you press the toilet button). The bathroom didn't have an extractor fan either.The beds were comfortable and the view from our room was lovely. The entrance door to where our room was gets locked at 9pm which is a little inconvenient if...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Bit disappointed as we booked it for our anniversary, lovely view and rooms clean. But toilet broke and safe didn't work. We were told we would have to move to a 1 bed room (4 of us) on the other side of hotel, kids would sleep on a mattress on the floor, which I was not happy with. Eventually gave...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. Plesae accept my apologies for the inconvienences you encountered during your stay. These sorts of breakdowns are unfortunate and sometimes cannot be rectified then and there. As this was busy weekend a similar room type was not available to move to so the team on duty did their...

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Love this place! The pool area and spa is fantastic, great location and views. Service is not up to standard though. Slow service, cold coffee, no knives and forks. I was overcharged (this was refunded later). I hope for better service when I return in December :-)

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. I am sorry that the experience that you had in our food and beverage outlet was not up to our normal standards. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms...

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We love this spot but found it was not up to its usual standard. The restaurant was busy as had tours in, but sadly understaffed. Service was slow, food served cold as was the espresso. Staff were looking harassed and rushing. Breakfast was out of eggs, out of bacon, out of bakery and breads and out of pancakes. When they...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. I am sorry that the experience that you had in our food and beverage outlet was not up to our normal standards. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, some rooms dated , comfortable beds but hot water ran out on our first day. Nice location looking out into the bay and good sized bar/ dining/ outdoor space. Close to the treaty grounds if that is important to you. About 800m walk back into township

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. Due to the shear number of delegates requiring showers at the same time the water heating system struggled to keep up which unfortunately lead to you having a cold shower. Please accept my apologies for this. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us...

Snells Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Stayed at this hotel and found it to be average, which was a shame as it was such a beautiful location and could be so wonderful! The room was spacious and had a little outside area which was nice but it looked so tired that it took away from what could of been magic. The paint was peeling on the...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. We are currently undertaking a preventative maintenance program to help assist us in bringing our rooms up to standard. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

Sydny
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Excellent hotel with good rooms with water views. Out of season so the hotel was nearly empty and the restaurant was offering limited service. Close to activities and restaurants. We would certainly stay there again.

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I recently stayed for two nights, arriving late the duty manager could not be found and the ret of the staff couldn't help check me in. I was promised the kitchen would stay open for food. It didn't...Bar food was the only thing on offer. The room was very dirty and the bathroom was disgusting - It had what looked...

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. Please accept my apologies for the experience you had at our hotel. What you experienced is not the norm and is not what we as a hotel want our valued guests to experience. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Excellent resort with equally good amenities, though a little far from the city center, the resort is too good. The pool area is excellent. You can just sit outside your room and gaze at the beautiful sunset.Breakfast was ok. Service good.

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Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

Address: Tau Henare Drive | PO Box 150 (Paihia), Waitangi 2150, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Waitangi
Price Range: ₹ 6,002 - ₹ 12,482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands 3.5*
Number of rooms: 180
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Copthorne Hotel Paihia
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