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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with free breakfast and seasonal outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property


Situated by the sea, this luxury hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of St Paul’s Church, Paihia Beach, and Paihia Wharf. Opua Forest and Action World are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a seasonal outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and multilingual staff. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a front-desk safe and free breakfast.

Room Amenities

All 4 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and DVD players. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. This luxury hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

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.
No cribs (infant beds) available


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.

Optional extras

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.

Hotel Name

  • Sanctuary Bay Islands
  • Sanctuary Bay Islands Hotel
  • Sanctuary Bay Islands Hotel Opua
  • Sanctuary Bay Islands Opua
  • Bay Of Islands Hotel Opua
  • The Sanctuary @ Bay Of Islands Opua, New Zealand

We should mention

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.

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.

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