The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
State Highway 11, Opua, 0241, New Zealand
5.0 out of 5 rating 150 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands in Opua, you'll be by the sea, within a 15-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia Beach. This 5-star hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Paihia Wharf and 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from Waitangi Golf Club.


Make yourself at home in one of the 4 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


This smoke-free hotel has 2 floors in 1 building and offers wheelchair access. Recreational activities include ecotours nearby, golf lessons nearby, and bicycle rentals nearby.


A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Paihia Beach - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Paihia Wharf - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Waitangi Golf Club - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Waitangi Mountain Bike Park - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi
Haruru Falls - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Russell Christ Church - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Russell Museum - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Russell Beach - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Flagstaff Hill - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Long Beach - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Hundertwasser Public Toilets - 11.5 km / 7.2 mi
Bay Of Islands Vintage Railway - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Tapeka Point Historic Reserve - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Kawiti Caves - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands is Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 27.6 km / 17.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

National Rating
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Know Before You Go

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Total number of rooms - 4
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Year Built - 2005