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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Pip and Nick were on the dock to greet us when we arrived. We were made to feel welcome immediately. Setting was beautiful, quiet but accessible to activities in the Sounds. Food was fabulous! We hiked on th the Queen Charlotte Track which is very close by.

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, a wonderful place to base yourself to explore the beauty and activities on offer in the Queen Charlotte Sound. We are happy that your holiday was off to a great start with enjoyable food and accommodation, and we trust the rest of the holiday was fantastic.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Having read many of the reviews prior to our trip to New Zealand I must say they were not exaggerated this place is every thing expressed by the reviewers and more. I could write pages but that's not my style so I will be brief but clear. We stayed here 2 nights we chose the "celebration package" and was an...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

Yes indeed, 'a perfect escape' at the Bay of Many Coves. Thank you TnT for your wonderful feedback and review of you recent stay. We have shared it with the team and especially the talented Chefs. We think the Celebration Package is a perfect 'retreat' treat away and we are glad that it was offered within our professional and yet...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We recently toured New Zealand staying at 12 hotels including other luxury hotels and serviced apartments. The decision to stay at The Bay of Many Coves was influenced by the positive reviews and our desire to spend a few days chilling out in a 5 star resort. Given the price, which was more expensive than 5 star hotels in Hong...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we do appreciate you taking the time to review the resort and facilities. Any feedback is appreciated and helps us maintain the level of guest service as so many have positively reviewed on trip advisor and by other avenues. Your comments about our Foredeck Restaurant and staff are appreciated and the staff are glad you...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 22 March 2015

If I could give 6 stars to this review I most certainly would. This place was like a dream. My wife and I were on our honeymoon (in fact we still are as I write this review), and we had no idea what to expect. Pip is the manager, and she already was helpful a day before our arrival as...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read your review and share it with our onsite team. We appreciate the positive feedback but most importantly, we are all so glad to have been a part of your honeymoon journey with such a happy and memorable stay at the Bay. Our team are proud of their efforts, and are happy that you enjoyed the...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We were blown away by Bay of Many Coves from its' fantastic location in the Sounds, to the well appointed individual Villas up the hillside, the fine dining and the friendly and helpful staff. This was a very late addition to our itinerary and we are so glad that we had the opportunity to stay here. Yes, it is more...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

We appreciate the comments you have made about your recent stay with us at the Bay of Many Coves. It sounds like it was a memorable visit, from the arrival to the departure. We're glad you made it to the lookout for the wonderful views, played fetch with the dog, enjoyed the views and comforts of your room, took out...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Bay of Many Coves is in a stunning location, and is absolutely lovely in several ways, and yet I can't quite bring myself to award it a rating of 5. I'm not sure I can explain why (perhaps partly it's in fairness to other establishments that I rated slightly harshly, such as the Langham in Auckland and Chateau Marlborough in...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review on your recent stay with us. We are glad there were a lot of positives, including good food, dolphins, views, luxurious accommodation and so on. We do have a lot of different rates and I note you stayed during our peak season, when our rates are at their highest, with only 11 boutique apartments...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2015

This place is our escape hole - we love it here and every time we come we still go away refreshed! The views are stunning in rain or shine, the wild life wonderful and the food divine. It's not cheap but it is sheer heaven. It's the only place we have ever been back to by choice more than twice!...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you find a visit to the Bay of Many Coves worthy of repeating - six times! The contemporary apartments are well appointed and well designed for maximum views of the Bay. It is a great getaway for action on the water or chilling out on the balcony, with some good cuisine inbetween! Thank you for...

Essex
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We were greeted by Pip and Nick and the resort dog, Merlot - a real character! There were three generations of family in our party of six and we were shown to our accommodation and made to feel very welcome - until it came to dinner time. We were told that "children are not allowed in the restaurant after 7...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with the extended family . We are glad you enjoyed our beautiful location and the kids indeed had a lot of fun with the dog, down on the foreshore. We are sorry that you were offended by the Foredeck Restaurant's restricted approach to very young children dining - and...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This has to be one of the best luxury treasures in New Zealand. The rooms and location are gorgeous. Add in friendly, attentive staff and its impossible not to be impressed and then there is the food. We have dined around the world but the meals here reached another level. The degustations a must! The dining is intimate as the...

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bomcresort, General Manager at Bay of Many Coves, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your views of your recent stay with us at the Bay. Especially for the Chefs, they are grateful that the Degustation dinner was memorable, they put a lot of passion into the plate and it seems that this was evident to you. Yes, drinking in the atmosphere is a brilliant way to...

Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This stunning resort is located in the gorgeous Marlborough Sounds. The views from the bedrooms are fabulous. The bedrooms are spacious and very attractively furnished with top-grade amenities. The dinner in the restaurant was delicious and of the highest order. The servers in the restaurant are superb. they are knowledgeable and most gracious. The breakfast was also wonderful. There are...

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The team appreciate your comments on the service and the Chefs are thrilled that you enjoyed the cuisine at Breakfast and Dinner. Along with the stunning vistas, there is plenty to do for those who are active, and for those that are not so inclined, the pool and hot tub beckon, a pampering treatment in the Day Spa or other...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a short water taxi ride from Picton Harbour, and within easy reach of all major New Zealand airports, you’ll find a slice of pure paradise.At Bay of Many Coves, we will make you feel right at home in the tranquil Marlborough Sounds. You’ll find a world of adventure waiting right at the end of our private jetty and in the bush-clad hills all around. Or you may simply want to relax within our luxury facilities and beautiful surroundings. So pure, so natural, so full of new experiences: at Bay of Many Coves, luxury has found a new expression. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Many Coves

Address: Queen Charlotte Sound | Private Bag 382, Arthurs Bay 7250, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Arthurs Bay
Price Range: $436 - $1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bay of Many Coves 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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