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Within a short walk of Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is within a mile (2 km) of Waitangi Golf Club. This 184-room, 4-star hotel has 2 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and a restaurant. On the beach, the hotel is also close to Paihia Wharf and Paihia Beach.


This hotel serves as home to a bar, along with a restaurant that specializes in local cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


All 184 rooms provide balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 42-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free newspapers, ceiling fans, and safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands, guests have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and an outdoor tennis court. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include WiFi in public areas, 4 meeting rooms, and laundry facilities.


  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • 2 outdoor pools

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands

1 Tau Henare Drive Waitangi 0200

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands features 2 outdoor swimming pools and an outdoor tennis court. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

4 meeting rooms are available. This beach hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Total number of rooms - 184 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 3.00 per hour )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands offers 184 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 42-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Waitangi hotel provides wired and wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Phone 
  • Desk 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Waitangi Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Cafe Bar - This poolside bar specializes in local cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Pure Bliss Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and massages. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 19.50 and NZD 26.50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 3.00 per hour (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Copthorne Bay Islands
  • Copthorne Bay Islands Waitangi
  • Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Islands
  • Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Islands Waitangi
  • Copthorne Hotel Resort
  • Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay Of Islands Waitangi
  • Copthorne Hotel And Resort Bay Of Islands
  • Copthorne Hotel Bay Of Islands
  • Copthorne Hotel Paihia
  • Copthorne Hotel Resort Bay Islands Waitangi
  • Copthorne Hotel Resort Bay Islands

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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