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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 178 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

attended a seminar in nelson and stayed at the bella vista, always know what to expect from bella vista motels throughout new zealand. They are always comfortable, clean and well priced. our seminar was next door at the Nelson Suburban Club so very easy for us to walk right next door to our motel and seminar

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We had been booked to stay here by Relaxing Journeys..the 1st of 4 Bella Vistas we were to stay at in the South Island.All had a standard look, clean ,comfortable with microwave, kettle and fridge. We did have good hot showers to sooth muscles after long walks.We didn't find the hair dryer. may be we should have asked. It didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed overnight here on the way to Abel Tasman Park and had a great nights rest before our 4 day trek. The manager was very helpful and obliging. Like all Bella Vista Motels you know what you get and we were very satisfied and would recommend

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We have loved the Bella Vista chain of motels.This one was clean,and comfortable with friendly staff.The downside was that it is a distance from the town and beach.Smugglers restaurant a good place to eat.!

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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153 reviews 153 reviews
37 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Very clean motel, friendly knowledgeable staff, smallish but adequate room, good water pressure in shower. Big bathroom compared to size of other room. Couldn't cook unless microwaved, and washing up was a container as only sink in bathroom - good excuse for fish and chips down at the beach. Internet not free. Good for one night

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stayed here for a night between couch-surfing locations. The location is nice if it's sunny and you can go to the beach, but a bit far away from anything in the rain. The main highlight was the staff - really friendly and really helpful. They let us drop our bikes off early and check out late so I could visit... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

great place with lots of support from staff.................. Love to go again and stay there coz of the friendly environment .......... woo suggest to all who will go there...... will love and enjoy the best for the best

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Kent, England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Our standard room was clean ad tidy and had all the facilities we would expect, including free hire of a DVD player but it was rather small and I am pleased we were not staying for more than two nights. The free wifi was of good speed but he main problem was the size f the kitchen area which was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Handy to Nelso airport, but not so handy for centre of Nelson - ok if you have transport. Standard Bella Vista arrangement, good to have access to laundry facilities and all bedrooms were clean and well maintained. Couple of restaurants within walking distance down the main road.

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Christchurch
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights on business and found it to be one of the better Bella Vistas I have stayed in - room was very clean and in a great location a short walk to many of Tahunas restaurants and the beautiful beach. Only niggle would be that the TV was abit dodgy and only half the channels worked... More 

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Address: 178 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Nelson

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