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Bella Vista Motel

314 Palmerston Street | Buller, Westport 7825, New Zealand
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Herne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reliable and friendly BellaVista have yet to disappoint. Good facilities, comfy bed, quiet enough , and handy for the highlights of Westport. Plenty of TV channels to choose, and range of local eating establishments.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the very warm welcome to check-out the next day, we had a great stay at the Bella Vista motel. The bed was very comfortable and the spa bath was great! The unit was exceptionally clean and had everything we needed. The owner suggested a very nice local cafe for breakfast and was very helpful. We would be happy to... More 

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Burton-on-Trent
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557 reviews
127 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to the west coast of South Island a couple of years ago, but had never made it as far north as Westport. We had stayed in several of the Bella Vista motels on this vacation and this lived up to the brand. It was clean and comfortable and fairly well equipped.

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BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed Bella Vista Motels on your vacation Marilyn & Trevor More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Typical motel. But room #7 seemed tiny is comparison to other motels I've stayed in this price range. Arrived 2pm along with two other guests - owner seemed quite stressed getting rooms ready even though this is the advertised check-in time. Room really not suitable for two people. 4 coat hangers only. Only one bedside table which was quite inconvenient... More 

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Thank TR123456
BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we have noted your issues. Bella Vista Motels have larger studios, if you book direct with the property through their own website the price range would be to your advantage. Regards Marilyn & Trevor More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

When we arrived at Bella Vista it was pouring. Met Marilyn the owner and received such a warm welcome. We were offered umbrellas to help move into our unit by the owner. The Unit was spotless and so well presented and the bathroom which is important to me was excellent. I even commented on it as I thought it was... More 

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Thank Kent R
BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Pleased you enjoyed your Westport experience. Maybe we will see you again some day. Marilyn & Trevor More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I had injured my arm that afternoon & the female owner took me to the hospital & then returned to pick me up when I had completed my visit. Went well out of her way to make sure I had a comfortable stay. Well beyond duties expected of an owner. Rooms were pretty good as well. Well appointed. Lovely West... More 

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BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

We do hope your arm is on the improve, it was a pleasure being able to help you. Hoping you enjoyed the remainder of your train trip. Regards Marilyn & Trevor More 

Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Clean , comfortable Motel unit. With the steam train group so quite a few of us. Nice hosts. Plenty of channels on the TV to enjoy. Good museum on the main street to visit and plenty of pubs with huge meals. Overall a good quality Motel.

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BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely seeing the steam train come into town, we hope you enjoyed your trip. Regards Marilyn & Trevor More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The place is what you expect, notting fancy or elaborated, just a regular Motel, decent clean, the bathroom is not fantastic but nicely maintained, they offered a free LIMITED wifi, which on this time and age still not making much sense for me but if it is for just one night, like for us, it's an ok stop.

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Thank RobMos
BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for staying with us. We do have unlimited wifi available. Regards Marilyn & Trevor More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

we travelled up the west coast and stayed in the Bella Vista's all the way up.We loved that all of them are located close to all ammenites, walking distance to restaurants and shops,very good service and very comfortable

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Thank suntravel2015
BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your Bella Vista Motels experience while travelling the West Coast. We have 27 locations throughout NZ. Regards Marilyn & Trevor More 

Moranbah, Australia
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62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

The host met me and was very helpful showing me to my room. I was happy with a ground floor option and basic kitchenette with microwave. The room was very small. In fact The smallest I've encountered in New Zealand. There was no where to put your luggage at all which is unusual. Room was nice and clean and there... More 

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BVWestport, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments. The Compact studio is a smaller unit and while it suits some people they do not suit everyone. The Bella Vista Motels do have large studios. Marilyn & Trevor More 

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