The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
State Highway 11, Opua, 0241, New Zealand
4.9 out of 5 rating 16 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.9
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 Bay of Islands Marina. This 5-star hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Paihia Beach and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Paihia Wharf.


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.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


At The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Bay of Islands Marina - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Paihia Beach - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Paihia Wharf - 5 km / 3.1 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
Pompallier Mission - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Russell Beach - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Tapeka Point - 11.2 km / 6.9 mi
Long Beach - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Flagstaff Hill - 11.6 km / 7.2 mi
Bay Of Islands Vintage Railway - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi

The preferred airport for The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands is Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 27.5 km / 17.1 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 may be 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

  • This property accepts credit cards and cash

  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

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

  • Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Restaurant
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby