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Best Bay of Islands Historic Hotels

Image for The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
4.5 out of 5
35 The Strand, Bay of Islands, Russell
per night
20 Sep. - 21 Sep.
4.4/5Wonderful! (345 reviews)

"The location and the history being retained and restored is to be commended and valued"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2019

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
Image for Blue Pacific Quality Apartments
4 out of 5
166 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay Of Islands, Paihia
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4.7/5Exceptional! (118 reviews)

"We loved our stay. We were a party of 3 and stayed in a 2 bd 2 ba. It was such a great apartment with full kitchen and beautiful view. It was a short drive to restaurants and shops."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug. 2019

Blue Pacific Quality Apartments
Image for Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel
5 out of 5
130 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
per night
25 Sep. - 26 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (180 reviews)

"The room was spacious and quiet with a great view of the bay. My only negative is that the heating wasn’t sufficient to warm the rooms."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2019

Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel
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3.5 out of 5
52 Marsden Road, Paihia
per night
20 Sep. - 21 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (58 reviews)

"Lovely hosts,excellent position,great value for money,spotlessly clean"…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2019

Ala Moana Motel
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3 out of 5
60, Seaview Road, Paihia
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20 Sep. - 21 Sep.
3.7/5Good! (156 reviews)

"The bed was comfortable and room tidy. The customer service guy waiting for us to get to motel as we were running late and he was fine with it."…"

Reviewed on 19 Apr. 2019

Marlin Court Motel
Image for Eagles Nest
5 out of 5
60 Tapeka Road, Bay of Islands, Russell
per night
22 Sep. - 23 Sep.
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
1st Wedding Anniversary

"Perfect romantic escape for our 1st wedding anniversary. Stunning and private location and in room chef was a fantastic way to cap the experience."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2018

Eagles Nest
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4 out of 5
17 WELLINGTON STREET,, Russell, Northland
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4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
home away from home with 5 star service!

"We loved every minute of our stay in Russell. Our accommodation and hosts were fantastic. Enjoyed our pre dinner wine tasting and chats with the friendly hosts and other guests. Breakfast served al fresco was delicious every time. Highly recommend as a peaceful break in a busy travelling schedule. ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan. 2017

Flagstaff Lodge Day Spa
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3.5 out of 5
10 Chapel Street, Russell, Far North
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4.5/5Wonderful! (78 reviews)

"Very helpful and friendly location was great"…"

Reviewed on 8 May 2019

Seaport Village
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3.5 out of 5
22 Chapel Street, Russell
per night
22 Sep. - 23 Sep.
5/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)

"Everything excellent, view, bed, all the extra thoughtful additions and helpfulness from the owners."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2019

Bellrock Lodge
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5 out of 5
45 Russell Heights, Russell
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Cloud 9 Luxury Villa
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4 out of 5
32-34 School Road, Paihia
per night
20 Sep. - 21 Sep.
4.8/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)

"Nice quiet. Good location Good staff Good facilities"…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr. 2019

Bay Cabinz Motel
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3 out of 5
24 Goffe Drive, Paihia, Northland
per night
25 Sep. - 26 Sep.
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"Beautiful setting. Room was big and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. Bigger bath towels would be nicer and an extra set in the room for use after the spa would be beneficial . But all in all a very pleasant experience and would highly recommend. Mike is a very gracious host."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2019

Image for Opua Boutique Seaview Motel
3 out of 5
24 Franklin Street, Opua, Bay of Islands
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per night
30 Sep. - 1 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
I'll stay there again

"Very nice place"…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov. 2018

Opua Boutique Seaview Motel
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3 out of 5
4 York Street, Russell
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22 Sep. - 23 Sep.
4.7/5Exceptional! (226 reviews)

"Great customer service and communication. Lovely spot perfectly clean."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2019

Hananui Lodge and Apartments
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4.5 out of 5
16 Hope Ave, Russell
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4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)

"Lovely hosts and excellent breakfasts!! Fantastic heritage sea-view property!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr. 2019

Ounuwhao Harding House
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4 out of 5
1 Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi
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22 Sep. - 23 Sep.
4.2/5Very Good! (1,374 reviews)

"Friendly, helpful staff. Awesome spa for massage/facials. Comfortable bed. Great location. Lovely pool/spa. Enjoyed dinner in the restaurant and the buffet breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep. 2019

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands
Image for Waitangi Holiday Park
2 out of 5
1 Tahuna Road, Waitangi, Paihia
per night
20 Sep. - 21 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (32 reviews)

"Loved the cabin. Really clean property.good amenities."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2019

Waitangi Holiday Park
Image for Bay of Islands Gateway Motel
2.5 out of 5
2 Puketona Road, Paihia
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4.5/5Wonderful! (34 reviews)
Good, easy & convenient.

"Good, easy & convenient."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2018

Bay of Islands Gateway Motel
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There are many things to love about Bay of Islands. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Bay of Islands is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Bay of Islands.

Historic accommodation in Bay of Islands will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Bay of Islands to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Bay of Islands historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Bay of Islands accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

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