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Bella Vista Motel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this motel as it had favourable reviews and it was centrally placed to our visit of close friends in Gisborne. The hotel rooms were small but clean, modern and had free wifi and the owners had the heating on at arrival -great as it was winter. Rooms are located at the rear of the property so traffic... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I should've taken the hint when my booking.com booking was wrong. I mistakenly booked the room type and wrong date. So we arrive a week early and they were able to shift things around for us which was lovely. 2 rooms. i thought i had booked 1 queen room for daughter and I and a 1 brm for my friend... More 

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Thank Lara N
Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

We are really sorry that you feel the way you do as we believe that we did everything in our power to provide you with reasonable alternatives and to seek an amicable resolution. You booked two similar economical compact units online through Booking.com for two nights. When you arrived a week earlier than the booking date we facilitated your early... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the motel for one night for business and was a great place to relax after a long drive to Gisborne. The hotel has free in room wifi up to 5gb and worked really well. I was actually able to watch Netflix on my iPad without interruption. The owner was so lovely and accommodating. The French breakfast delicious and... More 

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Thank Chansina
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Amazing place to stay with really clean rooms for a great price! Great location very close to the township. The service was great the people are very friendly and are always keen for chat (they also have a awesome pug called peanut who comes out and says hi). The room was incredibly clean as well as the bathroom and just... More 

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Thank Joelendich
Melbourne, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Room (7) was small but very comfortable. Walking distance to the CBD if reasonable fit. Pleasent owners. Room and bathroom were clean and wifi reception was excellent. Plently of car parking available. Owners suggested we walk through the Botanical gardens which we did.

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Thank Ron B
Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We've stayed at this motel on multiple occasions. It’s a high quality motel (independently assessed as a four star) well suited for business and leisure purposes. The units are immaculate, beds are super comfortable and the 5gb wi-fi allowance is the most generous we have found so far. Lots of workspace if you want to work in your room or... More 

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Thank 442Cor1978
Eric B, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review. You are right to point out that our motel is consistently assessed by an independent body; Qualmark New Zealand, as are all the 27 Bella Vista motels around the country. We are glad that you enjoyed the free internet (fibre) and our French breakfast. See you next time in Gisborne. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Very clean and tidy place. Handy location and friendly hosts. Even though we had booked compact studio it was adequate for a couple with all the required amenities. The room was well serviced and the shower and toilets exceptionally clean. Would recommend this palce for both leisure and business trips.

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Thank jimmymehta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and nice place in beautiful Gisborne. A nice tidy double unit, with all required amenities. Very green friendly - the shower wash was vegetable based, but still did it's job. Very reasonable rates. Would stay again.

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Thank Dion M
Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for highlighting the eco-friendly approach that we have towards all aspect of our business. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in beautiful Gisborne. More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Was a very handy location to town and friendly staff. Nice and quiet, felt safe and secure. The laundry facilities were helpful for a week's stay. Once I had found the fan in the room it made life more comfortable, as we had days between high 20's and low 30's.

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Thank Axel T
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Bella Vista was everything you could want for in a motel - great location (close to town and beach), friendly owners, super-clean (they do triple-sheeting on the beds!), and exceptional value. We highly recommend!

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Thank dmhillier
Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We were pleased to see that, like many of our guests, you appreciated the European standard triple sheeting on the bed, which does bring another level of freshness to our units. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What makes the Bella Vista Gisborne special? - We offer very generous free WiFi throughout the complex. - You will enjoy a taste of French culture at breakfast time with fresh croissants, baguettes and other pastries. - We are well placed on Gladstone Road, close to the city centre and two minutes drive to the beach - Our location, set back from the road, ensures a good night's sleep - With 18 units, rated Qualmark Four Star, we are able to focus on those important little details to meet our guests' individual needs. We look forward to welcoming you at Bella Vista Gisborne Frik and Marise (Owner/Operators) Proudly part of the Nationwide Bella Vista Accommodation Network ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 511-513 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: $71 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#4 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Gisborne
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