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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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Standard Room

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Standard Room - Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands.

Standard Room that was recently refurbished, average size of 25m2.

Bedding configurations are 1x King bed that can be split into two singles, Queen Bed, 2x Queen Beds or 1x Queen plus 2x Singles (2 bdrm).

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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has a sub-tropical resort ambience, 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.

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Review date:   April 23, 2018 1:39AM
Review:   Very nice, modern hotel. Room was excellent, very clean bathroom. Nice grounds. However, I shared the place with two large tour groups, and they were clearly priority. They filled the restaurant that evening, and breakfast was no better. All the tables that were actually laid were either occupied or had reserved notices on them. I ended up getting some food and setting up my own table in a corner of the bar. I was clearly an afterthought. So, in conclusion if you stay here under normal conditions you’d probably give it five stars, but if there is a tour group go somewhere else.
Author:   Ian
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   August 14, 2018 1:48AM
Review:   We were there for 4 nights for the blues and jazz festival. Staff were brilliant, unit was nice, venue for the entertainment worked well and the winter special made it great value.
Author:   Neville and Carol Harper
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Review date:   June 11, 2018 3:50AM
Review:   Nice and comfortable rooms. Great to have a heat pump as warmed the room very quickly. Staff very friendly and attentive. Have stayed at this hotel 3 x now.
Author:   Sheryn Murphy
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Review date:   August 11, 2018 10:04AM
Review:   Great environment to attend an event at. Staff is always helpful and food is great.
Author:   Callum Timings
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Review date:   January 14, 2018 7:31AM
Review:   Huge rooms with 2 king size beds & a balcony. Located about a 10 minute walk from the sea front with restaurants & bars but we ate in the hotel restaurant couldn't be bothered to go out & well the steak & chips was delicious & not expensive. They do have happy hour but you only get $1 off each drink. Not a very big pool but we don't swim so didn't bother us.
Author:   Wendy Homeyard
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