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Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

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  • Average25%
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  • Terrible7%
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Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is well positioned for all activities in the Bay of Islands. It is about 10/15 minute walk from the centre of town and activities. Adjacent to the The establishment is high quality and extremely comfortable with lovely outlooks from water view rooms. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay one night for short weekend away. We love the hot pool area Copthorne Hotel has as we can even enjoy this place in winter. Love the view we had from the room.One thing that disappoint us this time was there was a bite...More

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Response from Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of IslandsResponded 5 days ago

Good Morning. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. Due to the hotels location on a reserve in a sub-tropical environment we experience a higher than usual number of ants and insects than other areas in New Zealand. Each report of such...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay, very relaxing, we booked a two night stay deal which was fantastic value, we will definitely stay at this Hotel again. We would recommend the restaurant, very good quality food and presentation

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Response from Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of IslandsResponded 5 days ago

Good Morning. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. I am 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 1 week ago

We arrived about 4.30pm. We drove around then out of the complex as the reception signage was so poorly displayed. We eventually got directions from people walking by. Parking was difficult and some way from our room which was not helpful in the drizzle when...More

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Response from Matthew_Hambly, Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of IslandsResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon. Thank you for providing feedback about your stay with us. I am sorry that your stay did not meet with expectations. I shall pass on the specific points mentioned in your review. Warm Regards, Matthew Hambly, Rooms Division Manager.

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Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands commands a superb waterfront location in the heart of the Bay of Islands, offering uninterrupted bay views surrounded by subtropical gardens, adjacent to the historic ...More Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The hotel’s 180 guest rooms have individual patios or balconies from which to enjoy the water or garden views. The Copthorne Hotel & Resort, Bay of Islands is a 4 Star Qualmark rated, Enviro Gold hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$76 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Copthorne Hotel And Resort Bay Of Islands
Copthorne Hotel Paihia
Copthorne Hotel Bay Of Islands
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Waitangi
Traveller (346)
Room & Suite (119)
Pool & Beach (51)
Dining (16)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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27 May 2018|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend popping in to the town centre instead.
Kelly L
12 January 2018|
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Response from Shannon C | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely swimming & other water sports. Such a lovely location
17 December 2016|
Response from 464JudyLea464 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ask the hotel direct? So far as we can recall the meals were good with plenty of meat on offer but we didn't stay over the weekend. During the week there can be major bookings with conferences when they put a buffet... More
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"Close to parking with nice views."
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"All the rooms are good value."
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"Definitely opt for a water view, also would try upstairs next time as a group above us were very noisy when..."
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"rooms starting with 700 series are pool side facing"
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