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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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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
63 helpful votes 63 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
18 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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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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9 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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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
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 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
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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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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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#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
#20 Luxury Hotel in Taupo

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