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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the Bay Vista after reading the reviews on trip advisor and have to say am so glad we did. What a lovely little Motel, Kerry could not have been more friendly or helpful nothing was too much trouble. I would thoroughly recommend staying there.

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Auckland
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9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

great view, very obliging hosts, tidy, clean and well appointed unit. Stayed here fir a wedding and thought it was just the business. Kerry was great - couldn't have been more helpful. Lovely spot. View out over Waikawa Bay is literally at your front door.

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Waipukurau
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best motel experience we have had! We were in a comfortable spotless spacious 2 bedroom apartment. The decor was very tasteful, and the beds were comfortable. The units are truly waterfront, with only a lawn between the water's edge and our patio with loungers and outdoor table and chairs. The motel is ideally located in a quiet area with... More 

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CHCH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks Kerry – Appreciate. We all DID enjoy the time there- & were able to reminisce over the “Days of Youth”- even if two in the party were not there on our “youthful” visit. Enjoyed by All, thanks. All good though & happy to share with you – found you VERY approachable & Amenable to our requests. 5 of us... More 

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Noosaville, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just five minutes drive out of downtown Picton, the Bay Vista is a great spot to appreciate the beauty of Marlborough Sound. You could not get better views. The units are quite spacious and light looking out across a small stretch of lawn to the waterways and the mountains beyond. There was everything you would need to self-cater, but there... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in December travelled with family had a 1 bed and 2 bed apartments side by side what a calm oasis so restful apartments very clean had recycling facilities plus use of the clothes line would definetly recommend every body so nice we travelled from Ireland would need to get a taxi to Picton but we walked... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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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