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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   45 - 47 Churchill St, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is quite nice, offering very comfortable rooms with double queen beds, fully equipped and clean,with free wifi. bathroom is large with all amenities. Staff is really friendly and welcoming, ready to help for any request. Price is reasonable. Very good experience for us as well.

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Napier, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This motel is a bit away from all the other hotels in Kaikoura - closer to the whale watching end of the town. It was a good base, bed v comfortable, kitchenette well equipped. Room a bit on the small side and rather dark.

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Valentine, TX
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130 reviews 130 reviews
30 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night and really enjoyed it. The staff was very helpful and offered us milk when we arrived. They were also helpful in suggesting where to eat dinner and had very good recommendations. The hotel is about a 5 minute drive from the town center where all the restaurants and shopping are. The room was clean and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With a view overlooking the mountains this hotel was a nice place to stay. Good facilities & fixtures, very clean & tidy. We stayed in a family unit which had a seperate bedroom for the kids. The only issue was that it was a very hot day & there was no air conditioning, only a very small fan. Staff were... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean. Comfortable bed. Not much noises. Friendly reception. Well priced. Will use again. Overall very good experience. Handy location on Clean. Comfortable bed. Not much noises. Friendly reception. Well priced. Will use again. Overall very good experience.

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon :) More 

Blenheim
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66 reviews 66 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcoming service upon arrival. Rooms are quite small and you can hear a lot of noise from other rooms. Shower has great pressure and I really likes that there was liquid handsoap and not the awful packets of terrible soap! Cleanliness to a good standard

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your lovely review. We try hard to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and are very grateful to be appreciated for it. We hope to see you again in the future :) More 

Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bella Vista Motels have a standard level of quality and this is one was no different. Small but comfortable room with a microwave and everything needed for breakfast. No problem with noise except for a barking dog a few times. I didn't notice the road. We somehow left our car with all the windows open in the rain all night... More 

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it is our pleasure to make your stay a great one! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday :) Happy New Year! More 

Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woman who checked us in was friendly and helpful. We appreciated the milk she provided too! Room was clean and comfortable. Free wifi was great. No air conditioning so room was hot since it is summer here; however, we have found this to be the situation everywhere we have stayed on the South Island. Rooms eventually cool down after nightfall.

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your lovely review and kind comments, we appreciate you taking time to share your opinion. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels :) More 

Wiltshire, UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The room was a good size, very clean and well equipped. Being a motel, it was close to the main room but, having requested a quiet room, we were put in an adapted room which was fine with minimal traffic noise. Outside seating areas and barbecue were also available. It is a short walk into the town so conveniently placed.... More 

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay. Happy travelling and merry Christmas! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Room was average sized, bed was OK, bathroom was large. Unfortunately being on the main road you do hear trucks passing by. If you are a heavy sleeper this should not be bothersome for you to sleep through it.

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BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

We are situated in a great location 5 mins walk from town and beach front, we are easy to find being on the main road and although the trucks can be noisy at times we do have full double glazing in all our rooms. We are sorry it bothered you. We are happy you enjoyed the room and gave us... More 

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Address: 45 - 47 Churchill St, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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