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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   94-98 Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #27 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ayden, North Carolina, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a price over $110 NZ, I found this hotel wanting. Two narrow spongy twin beds, a smallish bathroom and a noisy street right outside. The room looked. "Cheap". The staff were friendly and had good suggestions on where to get a hot breakfast--Lakeside Cafe.

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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to echo the point made by one or two other reviewers - Sue was so helpful that we didn't need to visit the i-Site. Good accommodation, well situated and good breakfasts. Highly recommended - we would gladly have stayed at other Bella Vistas if we had not already booked all our accommodation.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here Feb/March 2014. Originally booked for one night, but due to unexpected change in plans, ended up staying for three. Despite lateness of change, Sue and Kevin couldn't do enough to help, Kevin saying, 'Don't you worry, we'll find you a bed somewhere' - and they did. Without me asking, they also delivered information about an event I needed... More

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Carmarthen
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friendly welcome with useful advice for local visits, including vouchers for discounts. However the room was very small with very limited catering facilities. With lots to do in the area we needed to spend little time in the room, which was fortunate. The location is not ideal for eating down town and there are no real eateries in the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was very clean and modern. Sue was very helpful in pointing out places to visit. We slept well and appreciated the laundry facilities, clothes line and pegs and the bar b q. Very friendly, caring staff. It felt more like a B&B than a motel.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

In mid February 2014 we stayed with Sue and Kevin. So congenial. Great location, close to Thermal Pools and downtown. Rooms are clean and well appointed. Quiet area yet close to amenities. Keven and Sue went out of their way to help point us to local attractions and made many suggestions of things to see, like the Museum, the Gardens,... More

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Ann Arbor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Sue, the owner, is a gem. She is the most helpful owner that we have ever met. Friendly, warm, and extremely helpful. Since our bus did not drop us off at the motel as expected, Sue picked us up in her own car at the I-Site with all our luggage! She gave us a brief tour of the area where... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed one night and found the motel exactly as we expected, clean, tidy, modern, good parking, small room (but we knew it would be as that what we chose). Very handy location. Sue told us about a free concert on the lake front, which we wouldn't have know about other wise. It was fantastic and only a 5 minute... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We spent one night here en route to Auckland and wanting to see the geysers. The Bella Vista is a great accommodation choice and the one in Rotorua didn't disappoint. Only thing that saddened us was we wished we could have stayed longer! Accommodation was to a great standard, everything we needed was provided and our hosts, Kevin and Sue,... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The Bella Vista is well located near the centre of Rotorua just across the road from the park with the mud pools. Access to the town centre is easy, 2 minutes drive and loads of free parking. Teh motel is very modern, the rooms are well appointed and include a small kitchen aea that is very useful. Sue and Kevin... More

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Address: 94-98 Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #27 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
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