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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you to the staff, we had a fantastic stay. We had an ocean view room that was simply beautiful. Our room was very nice overall although coyld do with updated decor. Breakfast buffet was simply wonderful and was great that is was included in room cost. We ate at the restaurant both nights of our stay and found the... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is set in lovely grounds about 20 minutes walk from the Paihia town centre. It caters for large groups and coach parties and does a good job. The rooms are spacious (no air conditioning) with safe. The (pay for) wifi is good. There is an empty fridge which is noisy (unfortunately found the switch off as we left).... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a pleasant stay here in a harbour view room with a glorious outlook. The location is great, the room was clean and the beds were very comfortable. No complaints with all of that but it does need an overall revamp. In the room the carpet was threadbare in places, the wardrobe light didn't work and the bathroom ceiling... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and were happy with our choice. Our room was clean and provided everything we needed. There is a shuttle bus provided to Paihia which can be booked at reception. Although the hotel was busy we did not feel crowded. The staff were friendly and service was good.

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Thank bobandmarguk
Auckland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to stay, fabulous 'resort style' setting. We stayed in a more up-market ocean view room. Beautiful weather which helped! Very friendly and helpful staff on the front desk, room service and restaurant - we did not need to go anywhere else for dinner. Great prices for all types of dining. We will be back!

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Thank DiamondAuckland
Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked online to stay one night- was not told or stated there was a bond fee.. when we came to check in we said we wanted to pay cash which the receptionist some how would not accept and wanted a Visa for the bond. Even after both my partner and myself saying we would pay the bond in Cash... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really should not fault this place because I got such a good deal. Searching for a motel in the area, I found The Copthorne and the deal for two nights in a good hotel, including breakfast, was much lower than any of the motels. The hotel, its location and facilities are great. Good sized rooms with everything you need.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. We were given upgrade which was very nice. Check in staff was very nice and welcoming whereas check out staff wasn't very interested. Rooms are dated and surely needs refurb. Pool water was cold so of no use. Was little hard to find room as hotel is spread out. Will not return.

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Thank 411aneeshj
Gosford, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds of the Copthorne are stunning. The pool was very cold but the spa inviting. The rooms are a little dated, but comfortable. It is a bit of a hike into town so you really need a car. The grounds are expansive so try to get a room closer to facilities. Our major issue with the hotel was the... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel spoilt me and my families holiday. family rooms had spiders and flies everywhere. when opened the back door could see spider webs and spiders jumping inside the room from it ..we had a baby with us and found it very unhygienic therefore ended up paying so much more than our budget to upgrade it . so much noise... More 

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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 stay with us at the Copthorne Hotel and Resort. I am disappointed to hear we did not live upto your expectations. I will ensure you that I will address your concerns with my team. Kind Regards Andrew More 

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $102 - $273 (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 And Resort Bay Of Islands
Copthorne Hotel Paihia
Copthorne Hotel Bay Of Islands
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Of Islands Waitangi
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Be careful running the hot water as it quickly gets very hot.”
 of 5 bubbles AddickMark, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an ocean view room. Ignore the hallway (a little smelly) but these rooms are great - with a balcony too.”
 of 5 bubbles DiamondAuckland, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Have low expectations”
 of 5 bubbles annvan90, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking out to sea”
 of 5 bubbles lloydr879, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The views over the harbour are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles ak490806, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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