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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This resort is in a fantastic setting in the Bay of Islands....across the Bay from the busier town of Paihia. The rooms are perfectly adequate and comfortable, with an on site restaurant which may be considered over priced at NZ $ 45 for buffet. The a la carte menu is adequate, with a good choice of fare. It is handy...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights as part of a tour. The hotel was excellent and the views were stunning. We had a huge bedroom with a spacious bathroom with French doors opening out onto a patio onto the lawn and down to the sea with stunning views across the bay. It was a 20minute walk into the town and the...

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The staff are friendly enough but the place feels pretty jaded. 30 degree day when we arrived and our kids were excited about getting to the pool only to find it was out of order... The town is very full so if you have enough time in advance I would beat them down to a great rate or look elsewhere

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as a family of four along with my sister and her children and my mum. Despite asking for rooms close to each other, we couldn't have been physically positioned more apart. My mum who was travelling solo was given a room upgrade which was great for her but she had a room right next to the pool...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I arrived after a long road trip, we were booked in for 2 nights, check in time was 2pm, we arrived at 2pm to be told the room wasn't ready. My mate and I went out and got coffee and something to eat, we arrive back a hour later-3pm only to be told our room still isn't...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot with the water out back and a shuttle bus to Paihia but a bit disappointed this only ran until 5pm. I would also imagine it is great for families with the pool, but we were surprised it was 4 star. The rooms had no air con, the beds had an old fashioned scratchy checkered woollen blanket and our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a few times: Spectacular views from the seaward side rooms, excellent staff throughout - v professional, helpful and pleasant. A bit 15-20mins) walk from Paihia (but that's not a bad thing!) and reasonable rates - terrific pools area!

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Copthorne because of its beautiful location and amazing pool area. It has a resort style pool, surrounded by palm trees and it is right next to the beach. We chose a harbour view room and the view was amazing. Harbour view rooms are about $20 cheaper than the ocean view rooms but more expensive than garden view ones...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A two night stay whist touring NZ , we were drawn by the hotels proximity to the famous Waitangi treaty grounds and museum , the birthplace of modern NZ.Sea view room afforded lovely views of the Bay of Islands and spectacular sunsets/rises.Facilities had a slightly jaded corporate look(double bed comfortable but overly large for the room giving a cramped feel).Overall...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a large sprawling hotel on the waterfront about a half mile walk, including over a bridge, from the town. The Waitangi Treaty grounds are literally in the hotel's back yard! I was told I'd been given an upgrade and allocated a harbour view room on the first floor. Unfortunately there wasn't a lift to this level! The room was...

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Andrew708, General Manager at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Copthorne Hotel and Resort in the Bay of Islands. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us during your time in the Bay of Islands. The Bird life and Wildlife is one of the small beauty's that you can expect when you stay at the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $119 - $264 (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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Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Of Islands Waitangi
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“Ocean or Harbour view rooms are better”
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“Rooms with balcony and views of bay are the ones to ask for”
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“try for upgrade to room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles GDBkiwi, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A sea view away from the hotel entrance”
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“Any room with a view of the Bay of Islands”
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