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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Outlook straight onto Picton Harbour & super friendly couple hosts. Bedrooms on the smaller side but not a problem with main room warm & cosy looking to that great view! Little patio w Tables & Chairs that would be lovely in summer. Perfect for families.

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Takaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Picton overnight in the midwinter. Our room was perfect! Quiet, well equipped, well heated and comfortable beds. We were competing in a trail run the next day along the Queen Charlotte track so were able to prepare our pre race dinner and breakfast easily with the excellent facilities in our room. We both got a great sleep... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so lucky to find this Hotel. The beautiful scenery out onto the water was just amazing, and the kids loved playing down by the shore finding rocks and shells. It was so relaxing to just sit on the porch star gazing at night, or watching the water while reading. The apartment was clean, well equipped, and cozy for... More 

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

It's really special seeing children enjoying themselves on our great expanse of lawn down by the water jvlobello. There is something about children being happy and I guess that makes Mum and Dad happy and relaxed. We do appreciate you sharing your great Review on T/A for us and we look forward to catching up again some time in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a superb water front accommodation for value. Very spacious and clean unit. Super kind staff. This is just 3 minutes drive from CBD. Very close to all facilities. We love the scenery at backyard and would love to stay here again if we visit Picton.

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

It's great that we can share with the rest of the World on T/A the special places that guests like yourselves choose to visit and stay , we are such a small delightful country and we really appreciate you taking the time to share you special time on T/A Wasantha G. We wish you all the very best and hope... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we needed a place for 7 nites and couldn't have picked a better place to stay, on arrival we were meet by two very charming folk who looked after us from the time we checked in till we checked out, the room was lovely, spotless and homely and warm on arrival , the views with peace and quite were amazing... More 

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

Thankyou raymondtwomey for taking the time to place such a lovely Review on T/A for us and we are glad you found us as you know where to come to next time. Having 7 days here gives you a great rest and there is so much to do and it was great that you saw so much of your family.... More 

Tasman, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are looking to chill out for a couple of days, this is the place for you! All day sun, a beautiful outlook and peace and quiet. Only a short drive to Picton to get supplies and check out the cafes and shops then back to relax. Wonderful hosts and was most grateful that Lillian called to let me... More 

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

Well BleuKristal I hope you are revived after your quiet break here and that you received your jacket back ok. It is always lovely to read the great reveiws and we thank you for sharing yours and taking the time to place it on T/A for us, it is very much appreciated. We wish you all the very best Kindest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late about 2100 after ferry from Wellington. Owner Lillian was waiting up for us. Room was lovely and warm with heaters on for us and electric blankets turned on. Was staying with my daughter and granddaughter so double bed was all set for little one to go straight down. Single bed in lounge room for me was very... More 

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

What a delight your dear wee Granddaughter was kiwipaul_8 (not to say you and your daughter weren't of course) but its always great to see children happy and what better place to stay for that, I think the ducks and water with the large lawn helps to make life peaceful for everyone and we really appreciate you taking the time... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Absolutely loved our stay at the Bay Vista Motel. Such a stunning view and a great space for the children to play. Very friendly service! It was very comfortable and warm. Thanks very much for a pleasant weekend in Waikawa.

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

Thankyou bindyjohn for taking the time and sharing your special time in a lovely Review on T/A for us. Its great to see that children can have lots of fun on our big lawn by the waterfront while the Adults can watch and still relax. We wish you all the very best. Kindest Regards Lilian, Michael and our Great Team... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel proved to be an excellent find. Very peaceful, wonderful views of the water, the boats and the birds. Very comfortable accommodation. Would definitely recommend this Motel to others

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Thank 355hilary
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

So pleased you found us 355hilary and thankyou for taking the time to place a lovely Review on T/A for us, its the way to share with the wider world about lovely places in New Zealand. We wish you all the very best and look forward to a return visit some day. Kindest regards Lilian, Michael and our Great Team... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My daughter and I and three grandchildren from three families decided to escape for a few days in the school holidays and show the kids some different scenery . Our accomodation at Bay Vista was perfect and had everything we needed plus a wonderful view and big expanse of lawn for the kids to run around. The swimming at the... More 

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

Thankyou for your lovely review debmegmckay and for taking the time to place it on T/A for us. You just got in time with the swimming as now I think the water may be "frozen" (thats what it feels like as the winter progresses). It is always nice to see children having fun and with so many places to go... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular waterfront location and 500mb Free Wifi. All 7 motel units at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel are situated on the waters edge in Picton's beautiful Waikawa Bay, only 5 minutes drive from the town centre. Set in 2 acres of park like grounds these 7 ground floor units are all self contained with sky TV and stunning views of the Bay and Waikawa Marina. Take a short 7 minute stroll over to the restaurants/cafes located at the marina or down to the swimming beach and boat launching ramp. Wake up to the sound of the native birds and enjoy a coffee on your private patio in the sun. Relax in peace and quiet away from all road noise. As well, we have available off site a selection of 2,3,& 4 bedroom spacious holiday homes for those who wish to spread out and enjoy your own private space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

Address: 303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $90 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Vista Waterfront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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