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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We stayed two nights at this wonderful motel and Phil made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. The unit was large and comfortable and with our family we appreciated the space - it easily accommodated 2 parents and 3 teenagers with a separate bedroom with 3 single beds plus a queen bed in in the living space, as... More 

Thank kdtotara
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The units are modern, spacious, clean with big comfortable bed. The welcome and service were fantastic, with lots of extra little touches, like turning your heater on before you come home for the evening. :) Great for plane spotters - they fly low overhead but not overnight, so all good.

Thank TeddyRiva
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The room was great-very comfortable with a small kitchenette. The host was very helpful as we were trying to figure out where to catch the motor coach to Abel Tasman park: he even called the company for us to get everything straightened out.

Thank jm20132013
Oxford New Zealand
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I have stayed here a number of times on business and its always a pleasure to pull into the car park knowing Phil is there to meet me. Nothing is a bother for him and he goes above and beyond every time. He advises on where to eat and has restaurant offers on hand. He is currently tending a baby... More 

1 Thank Caroline S
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming host, the units are clean and comfortable. Ample breakfast included in the room rate. The airport flight path is over head but may only be a problem if you like a sleep in , ok for business stay's, all that said the flight times do not keep you awake or wake you early.

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Thank 447steve046
Auckland, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I decided at the last minute to keep moving on my road trip and stay in Nelson for the night. I gave them a call and asked if they had rooms and if it was OK if I arrived on the late side. They said not a problem and Phil was so nice when I arrived, ensuring that I had... More 

Thank livetravelbig
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Extremely friendly host, even stored our bags and returned them to our room ready when we arrived back. Everything is clean comfortable, shower nice and hot, bed superb We would use Baycrest again. Ideal access to Nelson, airport or a walk along the beach 200m away.

Thank TramperNZ
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My family (2 adults and 2 children) stayed in this super clean and cozy motel. The owner was very friendly, greeting us with milk and a wide variety of options for dinner and things to see. The apartment we stayed in was a corner unit on the bottom floor and it was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The kitchenette had... More 

Thank Vanda_Andel
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Phil was really hospitable throughout our visit, from welcoming us upon our arrival to recommending and arranging a dinner venue. We lived in the family room with 4 of us and it was clean, well-furnished and had plenty of supply of amenities, especially towels. Highly recommended.

Thank yuda10
Wabeno, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We arrived in Nelson in the evening and were promptly welcomed by Phil. He took us up to our room, and even suggested a place to eat that would pick us up and drop us back at the motel! We grabbed that opportunity in a flash! Phil suggested that we leave our laundry in a basket in the room, and... More 

1 Thank caroldebbout
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Bay Crest Motor Lodge

Address: 87 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $82 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Crest Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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