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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   511-513 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in Gisborne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014
NZMark141 Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The very first thing that I noticed when entering the room was how spotless it was....there was no trace of any dust anywhere and was very, very clean. As I travel on business a great deal I am familiar with motel and hotel rooms....very compfortable, great sized TV, spotless bathroom and shower....really spotless and the rooms are quiet also. Good... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Our first time in Gisborne and decided to stay at Bella Vista. Lovely clean tidy room not too far from the town centre. The Manager was really friendly with some good tips on things to do and places to eat.

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Gisborne. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Eric and Helen made us real welcome for our recent one night stay. They explained everything to us and the room was just what we needed. All very clean and quiet. Steps to the first floor were no hassle and Eric even asked to make sure we were ok with a room on the first floor. Well done and we... More

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. You mentioned an important point that is, our property has two floors. For guests booking online, do not hesitate to let us know if you have a preference for upstairs or downstairs as we always accommodate these requests whenever possible. More

Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in March and couldn't have wanted for more. Our room was very clean, with a comfortable bed, free WiFi and in a quiet position upstairs. Small well stocked kitchenette and tea and coffee making facilities. Eric and Helen were very welcoming hosts and helpful with information on places to see and great restaurants to experience.... More

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you appreciated the effort that our team puts in to provide consistently clean and comfortable rooms. It is great that you are recommending us to your friends. More

LONDON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great centrally located motel with very friendly hosts. Nothing was to much of a problem. The room was very clean and well appointed. Very good value for money. Will stay again next time I am down under

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

From the moment we walked in, Bella Vista was welcoming. Genuine, warm, friendly and helpful service. We were able to view several rooms before making our choice of a suite, which had a large living/dining area with a single bed, a separate bedroom with queen sized bed and a spa bath with shower over in the bathroom. Great little but... More

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Auckland
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Very clean and functional, great, friendly service, quiet location, we had the cheapest room,which still had basic kitchen facilities so we could prepare breakfast and lunches, great value for money, located 3 min drive from city centre

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive feedback, great value for money is definitely what we want to offer. We emphasize comfort and cleanliness as essential elements of a good stay. We look forward to seeing you next time. More

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We discovered the Bella Vista chain in July 2013, and we love staying at them. They're good value for money, reliable, and best of all they're always owned by the most charming locals. This one is owned by a Kiwi/French family who were lovely and enthusiastic. The place is very nice, and not far to town if you have a... More

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Bella Vista chain all around New Zealand. As you have seen, we all make sure that you get the same high quality wherever you stay. See you again soon in Gisborne . More

Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Run of the mill room, but it was comfortable, warm and clean. Two nights in Gisborne was plenty of time to explore Poverty Bay. The Inner Harbour was where we found a selection of restaurants and beautiful views. Try "The Works" you will enjoy the historic setting.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

My trips around NZ become more comfortable if I get a good nights rest when my Motel/Hotel is comfy. Thee huge advantage this Motel has is the way this Motel stores their extra pillows. In all my 10years of travel I have never experienced the comfort of clean stored extra pillows. I experience sleeping issues and generally need extra pillows.... More

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

We agree that it is very important to feel confident in the cleanliness of your accommodation if you are to enjoy your stay. Placing spare pillows in a storage bag is just one of the many things we do to make sure you will always feel comfortable. It was good to see you back in Gisborne, until next time. More

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Address: 511-513 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
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