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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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 March 5, 2015 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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