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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 #5 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Coolamon, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in the dark, no reservation and ate great seafood at a local fish and chip shop where the helpful lad offered advice on accommodation and booked us a 2 bedroom unit at Bella Vista - sight unseen. Woke to find the motel is well named, beautiful scenic vistas of the mountains and the ocean. Great unit with very... More

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

Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in Kaikoura. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip :) More

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We travelled as a family of 4 adults but were arranged in 2 rooms by the tour agent. Most of the time we squeezed ourselves to enjoy our family time in just one of the rooms. Stayed 2 nights in this motel. The manager was very friendly and helpful. Kitchen was well equipped. The spa was a pleasant surprise and... More

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

Thank you for sharing your stay by review. I am pleased you enjoyed Kaikoura and was so happy you had such great weather while here and managed to do all you wanted to. Sorry your single beds were missed in the service. I hope the rest of your trip went really well. Safe travels More

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stayed at BV for the 2nd time while traveling south from Picton, location is so handy (on main road but still very quiet). Free wifi always handy. Staff are really friendly and recommended the perfect cafe for brunch. Walking distance to shops and cafes. Hope your trip to Te Anau went smoothly :-)

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

Thank you for your lovely review and repeat business! We had a wonderful trip to Te Anau :) More

Noosa, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fantastic accommodation, great little family run place who know what service is. The only shortfall of the place is the shower! It's like one if this you find in aged care facilities, or like one that was in the disabled toilet at my old university.. Other than that the place is a great little motel to stay at as a... More

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

Thank you for your review, we pride ourselves on a friendly professional service to suit all guests. The room you had would have been 1 of our 2 access studios and all other 16 units do have regular cubicle showers. Some people love the open showers and others not so much! We are always happy to help with anything that... More

Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed in Bella Vista Motel for one day when we visited Kaikoura last year and found it to be quite good. The hotel is located on the main road from Chritchurch to Kaikoura and easily located. Its just a few minutes walk to the whale watching ferry. Its also close to the town where there are a few more... More

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

Thank you for taking time to place a review on your stay with us, it is appreciated. More

Rangiora
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very clean and tidy motels, best service as mangers are very professional and provide all info regarding what to do while in kaikoura , well done guys, this is a great location and really good views and close walk to town centre

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

Thank you for your lovely review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

Bangalore, India
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was at Kaikoura that we stayed in our first Bella Vista, booked for us by Relaxing Journeys, and we were not disappointed. Comfortable and clean, it had good amenities..Kettle, microwave, coffee and tea sachets. As we are a retired couple, the ground floor room was good for us.One does have to walk up a slight incline , and a... More

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

We appreciate your time to share your visit to Kaikoura and are so glad you enjoyed yourself and saw and did all the great things to do here including the Albatross tour... a common favourite! great photos thank you :) happy travels More

Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

During the Christchurch downpour on 5th March we could not get to our pre-booked site at Akaroa because of road blockages. All motels we passed en route werr booked out. Fearful of having to overnight in our little hired Yaris (two 70 year olds), we contacted our next booking at Bella Vista Kaikoura. The managers re-arranged rooms and managed to... More

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

Thanks for your review and taking the time. Well that was indeed a crazy weekend for weather and we of course did everything we could for anyone who needed help. So glad you felt welcomed and the change to your plans didn't put you out. Safe travels :) More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay. The wheelchair accessible room was well thought out, down to bi-fold cupboard door for ease of reach and attention paid to the gap down the side of the bed for access. Hosts were lovely, very helpful. A good standard of room and service for the price. Will definitely be staying again. Highly recommend.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We enjoy being able to make your stay comfortable and provide everything you need to feel at home. We look forwards to seeing you here again. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

we stayed for one night i couldn't think of any negatives, or if you don't mind a short walk up a hill from the main centre of town to get to this motel then i highly recommend staying here clean room, friendly staff, free wifi, modern toilet - thumbs up

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

Thank you very much for your kind review, nothing makes us happier than a satisfied guest :) happy travels 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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