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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

#4 of 17 Hotels in Picton
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303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 4 nights here in March 2015 having stayed here previously in the Spring of 2012 when it was wet. We were not disappointed since it is a great location whatever the weather. It has all been said before about how great this is. It is not in Picton but that is to its advantage. If you really want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel is situated about 5 minutes drive from the centre of Picton and its ferry terminal. It's in a quiet location on the shore of Queen Charlotte Sound and with a car it is easy to access all this beautiful region has to offer. The units all face the waters of the Sound, from which they are... More 

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Palmerston North
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed after taking the ferry to Picton; without a booking. Kerry was very helpful, and helped make our honeymoon stay lovely. The unit had a great waterfront view, very peaceful. We could gently stroll to the marina where there are good food choices. We ate at the Spinnaker as it was quieter than the ground floor bar. That was... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bay Vista is about four kilometers from the Picton ferry dock and easily reachable by car. We stayed here one night each at the beginning and end of our South Island visit. The owners are friendly and helpful. The views of Waikawa Bay from each room are superb. We had two-bedroom units with full kitchen and living room. Each... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we started to book the accommodations for our second holidays in NZ it was immediately sure that we wanted to stay again in the Bay Vista Waterfront Motel where we had been already in 2013. The area is perfect: Very near to Picton to the ferries, shops and restaurants, it is absolutely calm und peaceful. From the apartments and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely 6 days staying at Bay Vista and cannot speak highly enough of this motel. Our unit No 7 was very spacious and very clean and tidy with fresh towels each day, which is a real treat these days. The grounds are kept neat and tidy and are ideal for a family to relax or play in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well equipped units, all with a great view over the bay towards the marina and the Sound. Very peaceful with no road noise or any other disturbance. You are only 5 minutes drive from Picton so easy access to the larger supermarket (situated in the shopping mall). Would have liked to have spent more time here if. We had had... More 

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Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With views over Queen Charlotte Sound, this is the perfect place to relax & enjoy this magnificent region. The Town Centre is only 5kms away &, if you don't have a vehicle, you can walk (as we did), or the very obliging hosts are happy to drop you off & pick you up. They will also take you to the... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights at the Bay Vista Picton during February and thoroughly enjoyed it...delightful place to stay, only a short car drive away from Picton centre. The views across the bay are stunning, the apartment was spotlessly clean and well appointed and the host, Kerry, was extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of the local area. Cannot fault... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to say a big thank you to the owners of this motel. It was an excellent find and so much better than staying right in the centre of Picton. They went out of their way to help us with transport on our first day as we bungled our rental car booking. It is just a 5 minute... More 

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