Looking for someplace to stay with your family? The 4-star Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is rated highly by families, plus it scores an average of 4.04 out of 5 based on 83 guest reviews. Featuring an average guest rating of 4.83, Admiral's View Lodge is also worth a look.If you want to know the best places to stay, why not ask the locals? One popular choice among local travelers is the 5-star The Waterfront Suites, which has received an average rating of 4.71 out of 5 based on 106 guest reviews. Other hotels worth consideration include Sea Spray Suites, with its average guest rating of 4.18; Russell Cottages, with a rating of 4.79; and Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia, which scores 4.23. Locals also have good things to say about the 4-star The Duke of Marlborough Hotel and 5-star Bellrock Lodge. If you don’t have much advance notice, take a look at the 4.5-star Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, a favorite among last-minute travelers and featuring an average guest rating of 4.28 out of 5 based on 144 guest reviews. You can also try Tanoa Paihia Hotel, with an average guest rating of 4.04. Ramada Suites Paihia has a rating of 4.2 and A Tranquil Place is rated 5. The 4-star Base Bay of Islands and 3.5-star Bayview Motel are other popular last-minute picks. Bargain hunters headed to the Bay of Islands area should take a look at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue. This hotel is highly rated, in particular, by people who enjoy scoring the best deal possible. Also popular with bargain shoppers is Nautilus Resort, with an average guest rating of 4.44.