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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   145 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #32 of 72 hotels in Taupo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us stayed here recently went we went to Taupo to run the Half Marathon. Very friendly service and nothing was too much trouble. They even washed and dried our running gear for us - and supplied us with extra towels as they knew we would be needing additional showers (after the run and because it was very wet).... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed one night en route to Rotorua. Clean tidy rooms and helpful staff made the short stay excellent value for money. Used the laundry which was good value and took on board the advice for local pubs, shops and sights. All in all another great stay in a Bella Vista - well done

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The Bella Vista motels may not be pretty but they do what it says on the tin.This motel is great value, and great location - just a 10 minute walk down the road and you're in the heart of the town. Very well equipped, incredibly clean, comfortable beds and spacious rooms with a small sitting area. Only negative comment would... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This motel has it all. The young family staff greeted us warmly and showed us to the room. It was spotless, felt brand new, and even had towel warmers. In a quiet area but still within a nice walking distance of the restaurants and clubs. Would definitely stay at this small chain of motels again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed at Bella Vista on our way down to Napier and on our way back to Auckland. The rooms we stayed in were clean, modern and comfortable. It was in easy walking distance to all the restaurants and bars and very close to the Lake. The owners were really friendly and happy to help us out when we needed... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed here for one night as seeing Taupo lake the next day before continuing on to Napier! Arriving late evening after a long drive greeted by a friendly face who was very helpful Great night sleep, only issue was we think there was an open sewage plant near by as there was an awful smell. Possibly we were just unlucky... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

You always know what you are getting when you stay at a bella vista and this one is no exception. Friendly host. Clean and pleasant room. Good shower and comfy bed. This is the first time we've stayed in a small studio and it was small but perfectly acceptable for an overnight stay. Recommend bella vista.

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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

A great two night stay in the Bella Vista with really friendly and helpful hosts. We had an upper floor room which was nice and quiet. The room had everything we needed. We took a trip up to visit Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon which were both really enjoyable. We really enjoyed our Huka Falls River Cruise and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A very well-presented motel in a quiet part of town, but still close to the centre. The staff are friendly and the grounds are very tidy. My room looked recently renovated, the decor was modern and in great condition. The real coffee was a nice touch. There's plenty of natural light, and many power points. Very well priced and I... More

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Nice quite location. Very friendly management and very helpful. The Restaurant (Dixie Brown's) they recommended for dinner was a great choice. We had a first floor room which was more than adequate for the job. Parking was nearby and with plenty of room to manoeuvre. Good place for a stopover.

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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*
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From the moment you arrive at your Great Lake Taupo accommodation, you'll enjoy the comfort of modern rooms and the convenience of being located in close proximity to shops, entertainment and outdoor activities around Great Lake Taupo. Bella Vista Motel Taupo caters superbly well for all your business or recreational needs.Our Qualmark 4 star rated Taupo motel accommodation includes studio's through to larger one bedroom units. We offer a range of facilities and services to enhance your stay.Importantly, where our guests tell us that we really stand out is with our friendly service.Great Lake Taupo is a great place to base yourself whilst experiencing all that the Central Park region has to offer. It is well known for the vast array of activities and attractions in Taupo on offer, you have your pick for entertainment. We are happy to assist with planning your trip away. For a delightful and memorable stay - visit Bella Vista Motel Taupo. ... more   less 
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