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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

During our time in NZ so far, the hostess Kerry at Bay Vista Waterfront in Picton was the most friendliest and helpful. She gave us great recommendations and fantastic places to stop. The Lakefront units had spectacular views. We booked 2 units as we were travelling together with my parents and our children. They were very modern and clean. My... More

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GlobalKiwi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this was a fantastic way to end my road trip of the South Island. I was dog tired and had slept in some rumpty places so this was like heaven. The welcome was supremely warm and I loved the layout of the unit and the amazing view to the harbour, where I chilled out in the sun and dozed.... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We arrived on the late ferry to a friendly welcome and a warm unit with heating on. Looks as though the units have been recently refurbished. Very fresh & lovely colours. Great views from a ground level waterfront unit with kitchen containing everything we could need. Very clean. The operators had only been there a week & we wish them... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to stay in a very beautiful part of New Zealand. I stayed in a one bedroom unit which was really clean, cosy, well appointed and nicely decorated. There are a couple of places to eat in the nearby marina which are in very easy walking distance, otherwise it's only 4km to Picton town centre. The... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Bay Vista is in our opinion one of the best places you can stay at on the South Island. Close to the ferries and views to die for. We booked a one bedroom unit and got the same unit as last time, which suited us perfectly! Thanks Lillian!

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River Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

What a wonderful place. The view from our room was so great, we wound up bringing food back to the motel for two of the three nights we stayed here. Even if you think Picton is a little out of the way for touring the Marlborough wine region, Bay Vista makes the extra drive well worth it.

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Marton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great service. Fantastic location along the bay. The four of us arrived late at night and in the morning we awoke to view the bay in all its glory. The gentleman at reception (John, I believe) was very nice and showed me different directions to take on our journey down south to Queenstown.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The Bay Vista is beautifully situated on a small bay just outside Picton with gardens sweeping down to the beach. The motel units are modern, sparklingly clean and well equipped. Our welcome could not have been warmer from the very friendly couple who run the place. We only managed a one night stay, since we had onward travel plans, but... More

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palmerston north
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We could not get into the motel itself and so we stayed in the holiday apartment across the road (owned by Bay Vista). What a fantastic spot. It was really a two bedroomed house and it had absolutely everything that we needed and more besides. The managers were fantastic and so helpful and chatty and 'real'. I slept like a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky to be upgraded to a two bedroom unit which was spacious but could not fault this motel for its location, with superb views down the bay, facilities, which while not luxurious were all clean and serviceable, and service which was excellent, including an offer to iron our clothes we had just washed in the on-site laundry!

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Address: 303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Vista Waterfront Motel 4*
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Spectacular waterfront location! All units at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel are situated on the waters edge in Picton's beautiful Waikawa Bay only 5 minutes drive from the town centre. Set in 2 acres of park like grounds these 7 ground floor units are all self contained with sky TV and stunning views of the Bay and Waikawa Marina. Take a short 5 minute stroll over to the restaurants/cafes located at the marina or down to the swimming bay and boat launching ramp. Wake up to the sound of the native birds and enjoy a coffee on your private patio in the sun. Relax in peace and quiet away from all road noise. ... more   less 
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