Bay of Islands, Scenic Hotel
Distant Journeys rating
This resort-style hotel, complete with sub-tropical gardens, is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands and only a stroll away from the main wharf. Situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia, the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has island-influenced architecture with beautifully landscaped grounds and light airy rooms. During your stay, you will fall in love with the lush gardens and wonderful water features. Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has achieved a Qualmark 4 star plus rating and has been awarded a Silver Enviro Rating.
Nikau Restaurant & Lounge Bar
The Nikau Restaurant offers casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere, with the Lounge Bar complete with large screen TV an ideal place to unwind before and after dinner.
Sourced from the Bay of Islands rich waters, fresh seafood is a popular feature on the menu in the Nikau Restaurant. So too are other regional specialities such as their selection of Northland cheeses. For something very Kiwi, look out for the Rewana bread (a type of Maori bread) and the country’s national dessert, the pavlova.
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands hotel is often complimented on the friendliness of its staff – as they say, “it’s hard for our beautiful location not to make us happy and we have a tradition of providing high standards of service and a genuine, warm welcome”.