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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

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Room & Suite (118)
Dining (6)
Travelers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Recently we (family of 5) stayed in the three bedroom 'apartment'. It's really more of a house, with loads of space for everyone to spread out. Just lovely, great location near the Waikawa marina. Unfortunately we stayed just for one night as we were passing through Picton, but
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Great hosts. Stayed 10 days and didn't get sick of that amazing view. Private patio with plenty to do. showers , kitchen and bedrooms top notch. Bonza of a place. Will tell anyone that is going to New Zealand it is a must stay.
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Brilliant accomodation in a fantastic location. Our room was very comfortable and well furnished, the staff were super friendly, and we ended up in a gripping game of cricket on the massive lawn with some of the other guests ;-) Was an absolute pleasure to stay here - wish it
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Spent two lovely days here in a room with a fabulous view. Very relaxed place,good welcome from Mani which set the tone for the stay. Great time watching the wild birds. Easy walk to pub close by, and Picton a compact town with lots to see and some stunning views.
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Response from scheerhoorn, Owner at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi RML64, Thank you for posting your lovely review for us, I really enjoyed your company and so glad you left here feeling nice and refreshed. Hope we see you again soon, all the very best for 2019. Kind regards Mani
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My wife and stayed one night here on our south island road trip. The room was clean and the reception was exceptionally friendly and helpful. Enjoyed having a glass of wine on the back patio watching the ducks & seagulls and taking in the wonderful bay views.
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Relax and enjoy your own patiao
Blick von der Terrasse auf die Bucht
view from room
Hi, its Kerry here from Bay Vista Waterfront Motel in Picton. We are 7 minutes by car from Ferry's and Trains. We do have a courtesy transfer service if that is any help. Kind regards Kerry
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"All rooms have excellent rooms."
"all motel rooms are waterfront - great view from any room!"
"They all looked good rooms."
"Unit 4 we always choose as it is 2 bedroom unit and stopping for nearly a week we can spread out gear out. Lovely views from all units."
"4 bedroom house for groups or larger families"
$101 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
bay vista waterfront hotel
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionPicton
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