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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

#2 of 17 Hotels in Picton
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303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights. Excellent location and accomadation very clean and staff helpful and friendly. A big special thank you to Lilian excellent host. Would love to come back again and stay longer.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights during mid January. The location and views are second to none. We could not ask for a better place to spend a family holiday. The unit was modern and spacious, clean and tidy and the staff were warm, friendly and very helpful. This motel ticks all the boxes, it simply cannot be beaten. ...very friendly... More 

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Thank Anne G
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Yes, the ducks, we mustn't forget them, as the children love feeding them down on the water's edge (and now and again we catch us older ones feeding them too), thankyou Anne G for taking the time to place your lovely Review on TA for us, its always great reading them and knowing that we have a great place here... More 

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Working in this industry you find it hard not to go through a place like a fine tooth comb. Positives: 1.Huge sized house/land area for price we paid considering it was last minute. 2.All the amenities are inside and clean & tidy. 3.Genuine welcome from Lilian at reception made you feel right at home & personal escorts you to house.... More 

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Thank Kiley D
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Kiley D for taking the time to put a great review on TA for us and as for Constructive comments that is always a positive for us here at BayVista to help with improvements, it's always good to receive them and we Thank You for helping us to make this an even better place to stay. We love what... More 

Vienna Region, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great people, great facility, great position! very friendly people, excellent service, familiar, a lot of good advices for sightseeing, very clean, great laundry, quiet, amazing view on the sea, nice meadow in front of the deck,

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Thank mme2016
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

How amazing mme2016 - you have described our wonderful location perfectly in a few words that say it all. Thankyou so much for taking the time to put a great Review on TA for us , it is really appreciated. We wish you all the very best for 2016 Kind Regards Lilian, Michael and Our Team at Bay Vista More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay. Quiet, stunning views, clean and tidy, comfortable bed, great shower, friendly people.... has everything you need. A great location. Close to Picton but without the noise. Many thanks Kerry!

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Thank Jo1232016
waterfrontPicton, Owner at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Well Jo1232016, there isn't a lot more one can say with our lovely location and being the lucky Owners of this amazing setting makes it so easy to enjoy you all as Guests and we all look forward to having you back again. Thankyou for taking the time to place your great review on TA for us and we wish... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kerry greeted us with a warm, friendly welcome. We were shown to our accommodation, which did not disappoint. It was lovely, spotless with a fantastic view. We had a wonderful 7 nights - blissfully peaceful. Kerry was very helpful, nothing was too much trouble and she, and her staff, we're lovely. We will certainly be returning. Many thanks Kerry.

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

That's our Kerry, tracy20052016 , and we are lucky ones to be Managing it for her. We have a great place to be able to share with so many who appreciate the quietness and tranquil views we have from your rooms and she knows the area better than any of us, so what more can we give to you all,... More 

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

Our two bedroom was perfectly self contained. The views are to do die for. The property is so tranquil and free of noise and people. A great place to visit to unwind and relax. We had three nights but could easily have done more. We plan to make another visit. Thank you Kerry and Lillian for your advice on what... More 

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Thank Rankin71
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Yes, there is so much to do here and if you just want to relax, then it would be hard to find somewhere else as peaceful to just do nothing if that is what is called for. We are looking forward to your next visit Rankin71 and hopefully turn on some more good weather for you. We wish you all... More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only stayed one night before depating on the ferry the next morning. we could have stayed a few more days. it was a very peaceful, relaxing and friendly place to stay plus Picton is such a nice place with more to see than just ferry terminal. Lialian and Michael were lovely welcoming hosts who went out of their way... More 

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Thank barrylyver
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Maybe next time you will have more than one night barrylyver, atleast it gave you a taste of where you can spend more time next time you are down this way. I am glad you say Picton is more than just a ferry terminal (even though through that we get a lot of our lovely Guests), great walks here and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely 2 night stay. Kerry was very friendly and most helpful especially with the wifi issues. The waterfront views were superb so we relaxed and enjoyed the the wildlife. We walked to the marina and and admired the boats! The rooms were clean and comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. One suggestion is to have more... More 

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Thank Helen S
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Kerry's the gun on Wifi if there is a problem as it is always good to be able to keep in touch with Family and Business while you are away. Believe it or not, we have bought another couple of BBQ's to hopefully help with those who do like to cook outside on a nice evening, it is lovely out... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights right after the new year began, and we're very pleased with the accommodations. We were with family, so there were 3 couples as well as a baby. The 3 bedroom house at Bay Vista was the perfect option for us, with good sized bedrooms, ; the master having an en suite bathroom. There was another... More 

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Thank suz952
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

We hope your trip back home went well suz952 - it is so nice to see families staying together and getting on well. I know the Grandma's were able to dote over your little one and the time is precious (secretly the Grandads were definately part of the doting you could tell). Thankyou for taking time to put a lovely... More 

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