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Bella Vista Motel

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145 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed here on are 4 trips to new zealand. Just a short walk to town and lake front ,easy car parking .New owners are very easy to talk to and good information about eating places. Would happily stay again.

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By the time we rolled in late to this Hotel Bella Vista we had already been to 2 Hotel Bella Vista's in New Zealand, in Fox Glacier and Wanaka, and had come to expect certain consistencies in the chain's product. Each motel is individually run by a live in owner-family. Service is always friendly and chipper in the New Zealand... More 

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BellaVista-Taupo, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

It is with regret that we failed to explain our internet system to you, we load 50, 100 or 200mb of data with an access code. However our wifi is unlimited, we top up whenever the guest requires more data, and we keep an eye on usage and top up if we see the data has been used. Regards, Laurelle... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The rooms at the Bella Vista in Taupo are very clean, but quite small. We felt pretty packed in there with each of us only having one piece of luggage plus a backpack. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable, and the parking lot was very convenient to the room. There is a bbq in the back of... More 

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NSW
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We usually stay on the Lake front but this motel was considerably cheaper this trip. It was very clean, very quiet and met all our needs. Our room wasn't huge. We had a kitchenette with microwave, kettle etc. The bathroom was quite spacious. Staff were excellent. It was a 10 - 15 minute stroll in to town. The motel is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Perhaps my expectations are different to others who have reviewed this - as I wouldn't have described the unit I stayed in here (Family room - #9) as "no frills" at all - it was LOVELY and had everything you could want, including a spa bath. Was spotlessly clean and smelt fresh - lovely quality sheets on the beds and... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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165 reviews 165 reviews
42 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just needed somewhere to stay for the night whist travelling back from Auckland to Hawkes Bay. Had seen it on expedia and wotif but just wanted to check it out before we booked. So easy and friendly, happy to show us the last 2 rooms they had, cheaper than both web sites. Rooms where spotless, really powerful shower and roomy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We only stayed here for 1 night as we were passing through Taupo. The room itself isn't huge but we only needed a bed, bathroom and fridge (which luckily we got). The bed was comfy and as it wasn't that warm when we visited, the air-con wasn't needed. The bathroom is big and there's plenty of room for two (but... More 

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Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a simple yet charming motel. Very accommodating owners. The room was comfortable and very clean. Town centre and the lake are about 2 minutes drive or 5 minutes walk. Washing machine usage is free while dryer can be utilised at 2 dollars per usage. Only minus point is free wifi is only given for 50MB. Other than that,... More 

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Leeds
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Our room in this hotel was a bit small in terms of being able to accommodate all our luggage. The stairs up to the 2nd floor are short and no problem to negotiate, but there is no lift. The room had everything we needed and was very clean. However, what makes this place is the friendly people, beginning with the... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Facilities are pretty basic, but clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. Bella Vistas tend to be a good choice if you're looking for something nicer than a hostel, but still relatively affordable. This location was a standout for us because the owners were extremely helpful. We had problems with an online booking agency which inexplicably cancelled our reservation at this motel... More 

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