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The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
4.5 out of 5
35 The Strand, Bay of Islands, Russell
The price is NZ$135 per night
3.86 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (412 reviews)

"Great atmosphere suits the location, the staff were great"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia
3.5 out of 5
104 Marsden Road, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$119 per night
7.18 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (775 reviews)

"Great location, few restrictions in place due to Covid-19 but nice room and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia
Paihia Pacific Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
27 Kings Road, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$99 per night
7.53 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (299 reviews)

"The property was off the main road and rooms very quiet"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Paihia Pacific Resort Hotel
Edgewater Palms Apartments
4 out of 5
8 - 10 Marsden Road, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$197 per night
7.3 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (166 reviews)

"Brilliant location, great facilities and excellent rooms. The manager was fantastic and had great local knowledge. Will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jun. 2020

Edgewater Palms Apartments
Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
138 Marsden Road, Bay of Islands, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$123 per night
7.33 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (567 reviews)

"Reception staff very helpful & friendly. Lots of recommendations as to things to do & see."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Collection
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands
4 out of 5
58 Seaview Road, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$122 per night
7.51 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (727 reviews)

"The staff were absolutely awesome. Loved the location - just enough away from the busy bit of town."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands
The Waterfront Suites - Heritage Collection
5 out of 5
100 Marsden Road, Paihia
The price is NZ$170 per night
7.2 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (601 reviews)

"Good, clean accommodation, excellent service . Good location right bext to Paihia town."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

The Waterfront Suites - Heritage Collection
Dolphin Motel
4 out of 5
69 Williams Road, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$70 per night
7.58 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (338 reviews)

"Great spot to stay, lovely clean & cosy room. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Dolphin Motel
Averill Court Motel
3 out of 5
62 Seaview Rd, Paihia
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$83 per night
7.35 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (388 reviews)

"There was more than enough room for us. Spacious and family friendly"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2020

Averill Court Motel
Hananui Lodge and Apartments
3 out of 5
4 York Street, Russell
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$129 per night
3.98 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (257 reviews)

"Fantastic location, management are very accommodating and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2020

Hananui Lodge and Apartments
Aloha Seaview Resort Motel
4 out of 5
32-36 Seaview Road, Paihia
The price is NZ$79 per night
7.9 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (192 reviews)

"Cozy and clean room with table and chairs just outside to enjoy the nice weather!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Aloha Seaview Resort Motel
Breakwater Motel
4.5 out of 5
1 Bayview Road, Paihia, Northland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$145 per night
7.22 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (402 reviews)

"The owner was welcoming and available. The view was stunning. The room was spacious."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020

Breakwater Motel
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel
5 out of 5
130 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
The price is NZ$208 per night
7.3 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (212 reviews)

"Lovely outlook."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel
Abri Apartments
4 out of 5
10-12 Bayview Road, Paihia
The price is NZ$139 per night
7.46 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (137 reviews)
Beautiful view!

"beautiful view! clean and tidy and set up perfectly for travellers:). thank you!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Abri Apartments
Donkey Bay Inn
4 out of 5
38 Long Beach Road, Russell
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$426 per night
3.01 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Eclectic and magical

"Antonio, Amelia, Tosca and Anita are lovely, generous and very hospitable hosts. Donkey Bay Inn is a one off peak experience -it's operatic, visually sumptuous, and serene while at the same time oozing non intrusive conviviality and friendliness. We had a truly wonderful stay and came away from this ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Donkey Bay Inn
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Accommodation in Bay of Islands

If you dream of hanging out in a little slice of paradise where fishing and sailing are all the rage, it’s time to plan a holiday to lovely Bay of Islands, New Zealand. This amazing destination boasts a natural harbour and 144 charming islands. You can plan a magical itinerary that includes stops at the Parrot Place, Rainbow Falls, and the Cape Brett Walkway. You’re also sure to love going back in time with visits to Rewa's Village, Saint James Anglican Church, and the Russell Museum. If you’re eager to embrace the lush greenery and marine creatures that bring Bay of Islands to life, the Aroha Island Ecological Centre is a sure bet. Of course, nobody would blame you if you made a plan to relax on the beach all day during your upcoming holiday. Many travellers come to this gorgeous spot to do a little snorkeling or scuba diving. The lovely landscape here is also peppered with some very inviting wineries and vineyards. You’ll be happy to discover that there are many Bay of Islands hotels that offer exceptional views of the water. Take some time today to plan an amazing getaway that fits your budget.

Hotels and Accommodation

When it comes to finding a Bay of Islands accommodation, you can count on cheap deals from Expedia.co.nz to help you snag the best room at the best rate possible. Whether you plan to stay in a lovely fishing village or near a sprawling vineyard, we’re here to make sure you get a dreamy view. What’s more, we give you the freedom to choose between luxurious resorts and family-friendly hotels. You never have to sacrifice between location and comfort again.

Best time to Travel and Getting There

New Zealand’s semi–tropical maritime climate is a dream for anyone who loves a good holiday any time of year. In fact, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to climb up near 23 degrees Celsius here during the winter. The average daily temperature typically ranges between 15 and 28 degrees Celsius. If you’re looking for the easiest way to get to Bay of Islands, landing at Auckland Airport (AKL) is your best bet. Once you land, rent a car and relax as the rolling landscape of New Zealand passes by your window during your drive to your hotel.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Bay of Islands?
Bellrock Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free WiFi and free parking. Traveller reviews also recommend Ounuwhao Harding House and Admiral’s View Lodge as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bay of Islands, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Bay of Islands.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Bay of Islands?
Based on reviews, Casa Bella Motel is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Bay Sands Seafront Studios and Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Bay of Islands?
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel is a property with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options to stay with the children include Breakwater Motel and Aloha Seaview Resort Motel. Also, attractions in the area such as The Parrot Place and Hundertwasser Public Toilets are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Bay of Islands?
Cloud 9 Luxury Villa is a favourite 5-star holiday home for couples, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Orongo Bay Homestead and Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Bay of Islands?
Alfa Boutique Motel is a top dog-friendly property, and offers a restaurant along with in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Bay of Islands?
Bellrock Lodge is a top 3.5-star beachfront property with free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Dolphin Motel and Edelweiss Motel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Russell Beach or Paihia Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Bay of Islands?
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel is a 5-star resort with a poolside restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Cliff Edge by the Sea and Orongo Bay Homestead are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Bay of Islands?
The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel.
What's the best golf hotel in Bay of Islands?
Blue Pacific Quality Apartments is a 4-star aparthotel featuring free parking and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Waitangi Golf Club during your trip.

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