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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura

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45 - 47 Churchill St, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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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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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay. Arrived late evening, owner had put the heater on so was lovely and warm. Room was spacious and clean. Lovely large bathroom. Didn't hear any traffic even though close to main road. Close to town and tourist attractions.

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San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large room very clean and modern - all you need is available. Large fridge with ice maker and coffee tea condents including milk. Close to the city center. We had a quiet no hassle one night stay , wish we'd had more time here.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stayed here in late April. Rooms are nice, clean and tidy and well presented. All rooms were well priced - I stayed in a Compact Queen room which had enough room for me as I was travelling by myself - the 2 friends travelling with me had a Queen Studio room. A short walk down to town with great local... More 

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Northern Ireland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We, family of four, stayed for one night in April. Unfortunately a very wet night. Accommodation was fine, clean and spacious, but main bed is in the lounge area with small kitchenette and sliding door through to twin bedroom. Located near top of the hill on main road into the town - while busy road no noise to disturb us.... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed for several nights. Room was clean, location is up the hill. During the night could get a little bit noisy as the trucks are passing nearby. Equipped with small kitchenette, which was quite handy. The reception staff seems efficient, but a touch of sarcasm is a minus to our opinion. All in all, it was a pleasant stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This Bella Vista motel was one of the finest places I stayed in a 1 month trip around New Zealand. I was made to feel very much at home by the owner and taken to my unit which was bright and airy as well as being spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The bed was wonderfully comfortable. The unit and bathroom... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights in a small studio. The room itself was a little squishy with 2 people and luggage inside but otherwise it was clean, the bed comfortable and the bathroom facilities very good. The owner was helpful and friendly and the service was very good, Location was easy to find on the main highway but we never... More 

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Liverpool
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Neat and tidy motel on the edge of town with free wifi. Good size room well appointed. Only down side was getting woken up early on Sunday morning by a car engine left running in a neighbouring property for 10 or 15 minutes.

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

Hi Ken, thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. This neighbor starts work early in the mornings and has done this for years, we are in a residential area so things like this are a tad out of my control but will keep it in mind for other light sleepers. Safe travels! More 

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very Tidy and central, was priced well and room well back from road noise. comfortable stay, good recommendations for eating out given by Manager. Well heated as it was a cold night, good for a quick stay

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a lovely review :) It is always a pleasure to make someones stay memorable for good reasons! Happy, safe travels! More 

Tuscany, Italy
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The room was quite small but very clean and modern. The location is also very good. We only stayed one night but would have liked to stay another one... we came from Wellington on the ferry very early rise so we were quite tired to visit the lovely place.

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

Hello thank you for taking the time to write a review for us :) We are glad your enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again. More 

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