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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 145 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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Havelock North, New Zealand
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165 reviews 165 reviews
42 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 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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Katy, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed at Bella Vista while on a motorcycle tour of New Zealand. The motel is well-run and very clean, with the owners living on site. The room was basic, but comfortable and just what I was looking for. It included a refrigerator and work desk and a comfortable bed, and they have included menus from nearby restaurants as well... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our room was very clean and comfortable, close to town for walking, only 5 minutes from Lake and most importantly the owners were very helpful and friendly at reception. Very good value for money and would stay here again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We booked a 1 bedroom apartment for an overnight stay on our way to Napier. The apartment was very clean, bed was comfy, kitchen was well equipped with hob, over, microwave, toaster, pots & pans, cutlery, plates, etc. Coffee & tea was provided as well. A nice touch was the carton of milk given to us at checkin. The person... More 

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Tarwin Lower, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Met my Mum at this motel & stayed in a family unit. Very friendly reception staff & the unit was very clean & comfortable. One of the plusses we found, was they give you a small carton of milk, not those little plastic containers that other places seem to favour. The complimentary shampoos etc supplied, were really nice. We were... More 

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Perth, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Better internal fit out than many hotels, lovely helpful front desk, and an awesome spa bath that the kids loved. You can't go wrong here. As my husband said, it's the little things: the fresh milk they gave us, the plunger in the room with decent coffee, really nice soap etc in the bathroom and super clean and new looking.... More 

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Address: 145 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#19 Family Hotel in Taupo
#20 Luxury Hotel in Taupo

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