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Bella Vista Motel Whangarei

322 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whangarei has a lot to offer and after driving through it, we decided to come back for a night's stay. Motel is conveniently located by the highway, but it is a bit of a hike to the downtown business area. Room was clean and comfortable and on site laundry was a nice touch. Lots of counter space made was a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated on the busy S1 road with ample off-road parking. The manager was welcoming and the rooms were clean, well decorated and very well equiped although for anybody staying for a length of time, storage space is a bit limited. The motel has no restaurant although they will provide a Continental Breakfast (delivered to your room the night before). The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

On arrival, received a very warm welcome from friendly host. Grounds are tidy and very well kept and even the entry level room type is perfect. Modern bathroom, clean room and decent facilites. Would highly recommend for anyone wanting the basics done well and at a good rate.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

In Whangarei for one day on business with a colleague. The room was very clean and spacious, however if you need wifi for work then I cannot recommend this place. It was unreliable, and you only get 200mb free which isn't even enough to open a couple of pdfs depending on the size. I must say though that the bathroom... More 

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BellaVistaWhangarei, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Whangarei, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Once we were advised at reception, by a couple of guests staying that there appeared to be a problem with the wifi we notified the technician who has been on the property to reset the channel. Internet is always a source of frustration as it is not our area of expertise and we rely on... More 

Masterton, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Nice place and comfortable rooms. I stayed here on a business trip and so part of that having internet in the room is nice. Unfortunately the WiFi in the room I was in was pretty poor. I connected well enough but the connection was patchy. I work in IT so i knew what i was looking for also (just to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I stayed here for business. Great room, wonderfully comfortable bed and a good rate. The staff were warm, welcoming and very helpful. Considering it is on the main road it was very quiet. Ten minute walk into town for breakfast and a stroll round the marina.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Bella Vista was easy to find, had plenty of off street parking, a quiet garden area to sit in the sun, and the units were well designed and appointed. The motel was in easy walking distance to the centre of the city and the owners were very helpful and friendly. I would happily stay here on my next visit.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here with my family at last minute on the weekend. Fitting in 5 was never a problem and we received wonderful hospitality! Would come back in a flash! Hosts were great for sourcing information. Thank you :)

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Lovely service, clean facilities, free wifi, and fairly modern. The studio room was a little small with little space to put a full sized suitcase but this was only a minor thing. Would recommend for a quick stay in Whangerei.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have stayed at the Bella Vista Whangarei twice during the past month. What warm and welcoming hospitality! Over this past weekend, the weather was atrocious; cold, wet, & miserable. I returned to the motel very late in the afternoon to find the curtains drawn, lights and heating in my room were on and the room was welcoming and very... More 

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