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Bella Vista Motel

4.0 of 5 178 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Collingwood, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

I fell ill at Bella Vista Nelson over the weekend and the host, Nadine Hunter, not only rang the ambulance but sat and rubbed my back and comforted me until the medics arrived. She rang my husband, remade my bed, ensured my things were safe, and when I was discharged at 12:30am came and picked me up and ensured I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While recently traveling in NZ with a group of friends, we ended up at the Bella Vista in Nelson on short notice. The management team were very cordial and even allowed us to keep our baggage stowed after we'd checked out while we went into the city center to take in the Saturday market. The rooms were very clean and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

STAY HERE! The motel is in a good location (walking distance to the local beach and restaurants) and the room was well-equipped, clean, and comfortable, but it was the owner Bruce and his wife that really made our stay here memorable. They were the epitome of Kiwi hospitality and we were so grateful for their advice, knowledge, and going out... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner was happy to clean the BBQ for us then later came. And had a drink with us very pleasantries nice clean motel close to supermarket would stay there again Had topper pats on the beds so very comfortable

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great motel, friendly and helpful staff, and fresh, clean and spacious rooms. No need for air conditioning, we found we could cool off from the summer heat by opening windows to get a through draught. And despite being close to a busy road the room was quiet and peaceful.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 via mobile

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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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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37 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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#2 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nelson

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