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Bella Vista Motel & Apartments

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193 Bealey Ave, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here twice and both times, upon our arrival, we were immediately welcomed and taken good care of. The folks that operate this Bella Vista are very nice people (as we have found with all of the Bella Vistas that we have stayed at). They gave us good tips and directions for where to go to eat and visit,... More 

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great location on the ever-busy Bealey Ave, it's close to the shops and easy to get into the city or out to the airport. For my short stay I had a clean, warm room with a comfy bed. Rooms are a bit dark though. Lovely clean bathroom. Great coin operated laundry facilities. Awesome owners and staff that were very helpful,... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Bella Vista Motel is about 15 min from the CBD of Christchurch, which sadly remains in the midst of extensive rebuilding after the 2011 earthquake. Downtown is fairly deserted since 1,700 of the 2,300 buildings were declared unsafe for future earthquakes, and the rebuilding process is still far from complete. You will be hard-pressed to find any restaurants open... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Unfortunately, the once beautiful Cathedral and CBD area of Christchurch remain in a very sad state. The Bella Vista was clean, comfortable and - depending on the type of accommodation booked - provided all that was required for a short stay in Chch. Although situated on a main road, the Bella Vista was fairly quiet and about 15 minutes walk... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Motel is still showing the effects of the earthquakes but nevertheless is still very clean and comfortable. However the unit we were allocated was very gloomy due in part to the closeness of a tall back hedge/fence and building beyond. Motel is on a somewhat noisy main road but is reasonably close to shops and restaurants and what's left of... More 

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108 reviews 108 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have used Bella Vista ChCh on several visits. We had a two bedroom with spa bath which was very spacious and comfortable. Everything was clean and tidy if a little tired from a decorative point of view although this was explained on arrival that they had consent through to carry out the earthquake works and that new bedding was... More 

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206 reviews 206 reviews
31 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We spent our last night at the Bella Vista in a studio unit. The reservation was made at an iSite in Greymouth sight unseen, but as there was a world cricket match in Christchurch, we were glad to have the room. Though the location was good the room was lacking. Very small, very basic, and in dire need of updating.... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was our last stop on the South Island where we have stayed at several Bella Vista motels, and all have been very good for reasonable pricing. This motel in Christchurch fitted very well within the BV mould that we had experienced. The reception was very friendly from the resident owners who proved to be quite helpful with some enquiries... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We were in a group of five and are happy to provide this review because we had a very good stay here. The rooms are medium size and located on the second level, the dining and kitchen are on the first level, with the garage on the ground floor. The staff are very friendly and the place is clean and... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Traveling with a tour - got an apt. suitable for a family. Spacious and clean but way too many stairs . For 1 night it was too much carrying of luggage. A 30 - 40 min walk to Botanical Gardens. Not much for grounds. Others in our group commented that the basic rooms were small.

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