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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

4.0 of 5 303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel offers 7 units overlooking Queen Charlotte Sound. Although minimal size the rooms are adequate and clean offering basic furniture. The view is wonderful and the motel very quiet. Although boasting to be near the marina a word of caution is that Bay Vista is not near the public marina which is a 10 minute drive and certainly not... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Saturday night here, using this motel as our base for activities in the Picton area. Check in was efficient and the owners are friendly and welcoming, and once we completed check in left us in peace to relax and enjoy the sublimely peaceful outlook from our unit. The unit was clean and well appointed. Nothing ultra flash... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent 3 nights at this fantastic little place (only 7 apartments) overlooking charming Waikawa Bay near Picton. Hiking along the Queen Charlotte Track, and all the other wonderful outdoor experiences in this area are what you come for, but where you come "home" at the end of the day really does add to the pleasure of your vacation,... More 

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for three blissful days in a two bedroom suite overlooking a beautiful boat filled harbour. The suite was very comfortable and clean. The kitchen was spacious and the oven was much appreciated as we cooked our Christmas Day dinner here. Although all units were full, it was quiet and peaceful. The Internet worked very well, important for Skyping family... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in 1 bedroom apartment. The views were fantastic.Very clean & spacious with everything you could possibly need. The beds were nice & Comfortable. Helpful staff nothing was too much trouble. Close enough to Picton for cruises,shops & restaurants far enough away for the peace & quiet! Will definitely stay here again when next in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Waterfront location means that....... Patio outside room leads over grass presided over by a heron to the sea. Large apts, excellent facilities and peace/quiet. Good washer/dryer for a couple of dollars. Can't think of anywhere better in the Picton area .

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

Hi Chris O, I think you were having a great holiday and enjoying every day. Thank you for sharing your holiday with us and for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are already looking forward to your next visit :) and wish you a very Merry Xmas from us all here at Bay Vista. More 

Perth, Australia
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113 hotel reviews
342 helpful votes 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We spent three nights at the Bay Vista Waterfront Motel in September 2014. We wished we could have stayed a month! It was ideal for our needs - clean, comfortable, spacious and well equipped. Unlike most places we stayed in on the South Island during our two week trip, the Internet here was fast, free and flawless! Our unit had... More 

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

Hi Melnq8, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we do appreciate every ones comments and enjoy reading the things that folk memorable about Bay Vista. Our Ducks are quite entertaining and at times quite demanding, especially when the female are sitting on eggs as they only leave the nest to feed. Thank you for staying with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed in a one-bedroom unit overlooking the scenic Waikawa Bay recently. The unit is spick & span, with good quality amenities.. It provided us with all that we need for a restful stay as we explore the Marlborough region for 5 days. It has views to-die-for, at times we even spied the ferries heading back out to the Sounds... More 

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

Hello Mei13, Thank you for your lovely review, we enjoyed having you here. After a short delay we managed to get our Laundry functioning again - the leak in the floor was a challenge to repair. Glad you enjoyed the lemons and hope you had a memorable trip for the remainder of your holiday, Kind regards Grant & Anne. More 

Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed 3 nights as a get away before Xmas rush sets in. Great welcome, were offered a choice of 2 rooms on arrival. Not much sun while we were there but still enjoyed the waterfront views. Just a short stroll to the restaurants on the marina. Lovely spacious unit, warm and cosy. Will be back!

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

Hi Leanne, Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, I am so glad you chose Bay Vista to spend your 3 day break , you will be looking for hopefully to having some more time out over the Xmas new year period. Look forward to seeing you both again in the future when you need to chill... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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

Hi Norell, Thank you for your awsum review, I am so pleased your stop over here with us was a memorable one. I am just disapointed we were not able to provide the "snow" the children were looking for to keep you here a little longer :) All the best and hope to see you again. Kind regards Kerry More 

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Vista Waterfront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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