Hotel Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Meetings and Events Facilities
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • On-Site Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • In-Room Safe
  • Jacuzzi

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands

Waterfront Resort in Waitangi, Bay of Islands


A waterfront location nestled in 60 acres of subtropical gardens, within the Waitangi National Trust Reserve. Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is a harmony of nature and spacious comfort among Bay of island hotels. Our 140 guest rooms include 4 suites and accessible rooms. Each accommodation features its own patio or balcony, assuring great views of the bay, harbour or garden.

Outside, a lagoon style swimming pool and rock pools of cascading water sets the mood. Relax by the pool or get competitive on our tennis courtThe excitement continues in our dining establishment Jimmy Cook's Kiwi Kitchen - classic Kiwi delights complement the spectacular views which await you. Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is a 4-star and Enviro-Gold Qualmark rated hotel, with an Environmental Sustainability Plan for the future.


-Please note that there is a 2.0% transaction fee when you pay with a credit card or a Visa/MasterCard debit card at this hotel.
-There is no charge for payments made with EFTPOS or cash.
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Please be advised, that for the next few months, there may be limited facilities available at this property.


A Vaccine Certificate is required to stay or visit this hotel from Dec 3rd 2021, Click here for more information.

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Hotel Policies

Hotel Amenities

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Meetings and Events Facilities
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Hotel Policies

General Information

It's important to us that you are given appropriate information to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Here you can find details of our Hotel Policies on items such as check-in/check-out times, cancellations, payment and much more. For additional details, please contact the hotel and speak to one of our helpful team members.

Check-in / Check-out

  • Check-In Time: 2:00 pm
  • Check-Out Time: 10:00 am
  • Minimum Age to Register: 18 years

Hotel Currency

  • NZ Dollar

Accepted Payment Options

  • American Express
  • China Union Pay
  • MasterCard
  • Visa


  • We allow only pets for the Physically Challenged Guests.


  • Free guest car parking. Subject to space availability.


100% non-smoking hotel. Please ask the Front Desk for locations of designated outdoor smoking areas.

Awards & Accolades

Our Rooms


Standard Gardenview Room

19 Sqm / 205 Sq FtWake up each morning to the sound of native birds, and enjoy coffee on your patio.
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Superior Harbourview Room

22 Sqm / 237 Sq FtEnjoy spectacular sunsets on your deck or balcony and the tranquil scene of the ships anchored in the harbour.
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Superior Seaview Room

23 Sqm / 248 Sq FtHear the sea calling and wake up each day to the sparkling waters of the Te Tii Bay at sunrise.
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Junior Suite

36 Sqm / 388 Sq FtThe ultimate Waitangi retreat. Spacious with lots of natural light,a separate living area, relish great waterfront views of the ocean from the comfort of your own balcony.
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“Best In New Zealand”

I've lived in New Zealand for 16 years and this has to go down as the best place I've stayed in all those years. The breathtaking waterfront panoramic views were just the start to our 2 night stay for my 26th birthday. All the staff from housekeeping to reception staff were attentive, friendly and always had a smile on their face. The pool area made us feel like we were in an overseas resort, the rooms immaculately clean, very spacious and the bed incredibly comfortable. Can't wait for our next stay here!

08 Apr 2021


“Amazing stay at the Copthorne!”

Me and my partner stayed here for 2 nights and we had the most amazing time. The staff were so accommodating in helping me organise birthday surprises for my partner and nothing was too much to ask. We were given an amazing room on the end that had spectacular views, was extremely spacious and very private. We unexpectedly arrived at the hotel early but we were able to be checked in early, just ten minutes within arriving. Every staff member we saw onsite was incredibly polite and greeted us. The pool area is amazing and very spacious and the location of the resort is very secluded and relaxing. The facilities on site are excellent, such as a tennis court. We could have stayed here for days and days and never left! This is without a doubt the best accommodation I have stayed in and we will definitely be back as soon as we can and regularly too!

06 Apr 2021


“Decent sized rooms with good housekeeping and an outstanding staff”

I booked the room for 3 days and the location of the resort was lovely with ample on-site parking. My stay included breakfast and buffet dinner with good vegetarian options as well. The staff was also helpful. Rock swimming pool is the best thing and main attraction for the resort. I would definitely come back to the resort.

14 Mar 2021

Ayush45Panipat, India
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