Bay of Islands Accommodation

Bay of Islands has some of the most stunning areas that this beautiful country has to offer.

Located in the far north of the North Island, these subtropical locations can seem far removed from the rest of the country, with many hidden gems and hideaway spots that make them all the more special.

From a backpacker on a budget, to a splurgy romantic getaway, to everything in between, we’ve found some of the best accommodations they have on offer:

Budget Accommodation:

Pickled Parrot:

Located in the beautiful beach and culture-rich town of Paihia, this boutique hostel is perfect for both the independent traveller and those travelling with others. With a choice of twin, double, and 2-6 person dorms, this hostel is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate before you carry on adventuring.

Surrounded by stunning nature and featuring a communal veggie garden and fruit trees, you may just lie down on one of their hammocks and stay there for days.

Hotels & Motels:

Bay of Islands Cottages:

These boutique cottages boast stunning sea views across the bay in Russell. An authentic experience in quiet, natural surroundings, this is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing and peaceful time away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Romantic Getaway Accommodation:

Stone Store Lodge:

Situated only 2km away from Kerikeri township, these luxury suites located amongst native flora and fauna with private decks overlooking subtropical bush is the perfect spot for a romantic retreat.

Enjoy a ‘bush bath’ at dusk, surrounded by nature with a glass of champagne in your hand. What more could you ask for?

Luxury Accommodation:

Chalet Romantica:

It doesn’t take a linguist to determine the name of this accommodation - and it’s named like this for a reason.

Located in central Paihia with lush greenery, native birdsong, and a private balcony with spectacular ocean and forest views, this is one luxury accommodation that can easily double as a romantic getaway.

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