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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want friendly service, a location to die for, great r & r, peace and tranquility, nice crispy white sheets, sparkling white towels and good old Kiwi hospitality, this is the place. The carpets look due to be replaced and there looked like a big roll of carpet outside ready to be moved in - that will take the... More 

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Thank Jill M
Brisbane, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have stayed in a lot of motels both here in NZ and Australia and Asia and this is the best one by a mile. The peace and quite made you think you are the only guests staying and so did Lilian and Michael. It was the little things they do that made the stay special. We... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regrettably we were only able to stay one night, however we shall be returning. Very spacious unit, spectacular views, friendly hospital hosts. The grounds are large, great for children to run around. The views are spectacular. It is located only 5 minutes drive from the ferry. Would be great for a longer stay.

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Thank Rose955
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

You will just have to come and stay longer next time Rose955 its magic and the setting is the perfect spot for children too. Thankyou for taking the time to place your great Review on T/A for us to share with others and we look forward to a return visit. We wish you all the very best. Kindest regards Lilian,... More 

Takaka, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful waterfront setting and away (but not far) from the noise of Picton. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the managers are very helpful. We will stay there again. We walked to the local restaurant for dinner and enjoyed the walks around the bay to the Pa. Still just 5 minutes to Picton but feels a world away.

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

I think it is the tranquility of Waikawa Bay that helps you to relax Judithhoch and it doesnt seem far at all to town. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate you taking the time to place your lovely Review on T/A for us. We wish you all the very best. Kindest Regards... More 

Lumsden, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't planning on staying in Picton, but was too tired to drive on so stumbled upon this place while on the ferry. The hosts were very friendly and helpful, and the room was superb. I was a bit gutted our stay was so short, and we didnt have enough time to experience the wonderful outdoor area and views. Had... More 

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

Great to hear you enjoyed your short stay Rob S and thankyou for taking the time to put your lovely Review on T/A for us. Certainly much appreciated. We wish you all the very best. Kindest Regards Lilian, Michael and our Great Team at Bay Vista More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most hospitable hosts at a motel we have ever experienced. The weather was glorious but freezing and as we were within walking distance of family we were visiting to return late at night to the motel with heater and electric blankets on was amazing. Best motel bed I have ever slept in.

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

Glad you enjoyed your walks to the family Karen S and what a pleasure it is to be able to give you that little bit of comfort to walk in to on these chilly nights. Thankyou for taking the time to put your great Review on T/A for is, we really appreciating you sharing your experience with the rest of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First ever time staying in Picton! And what a great experience the Motel was lovely looking out to the sounds. The inside was was great felt like home. And the 12 Lemons from the tree were delicious. Hosts #Keery very friendly, helpful would definitely go back have also recommend it to our family. Thank you very much Kerry Wayne Tracey... More 

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Thank Kara G
waterfrontPicton, Owner at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Well, no doubt you wont let that be your first and last time staying in Picton Kara G, it's a great place and so much to do. Thankyou for your lovely Review and we certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your special stay with others to see. We wish you all the very best. kindest Regards Kerry and... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Warm hostess, always welcoming. Stayed many times before . Excellent place for ferry journey next day. Rooms always tidy and clean, Couldn't rate it highly enough. Walking distance to restuarants etc.

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Thank Bruce and Rose H
waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

I guess once you have been here once and realise what a great atmosphere here in the Bay it is and how lucky we are to be so peaceful and close to the water, it makes for a very good break away here with us at Bay Vista. Thankyou for taking the time Bruce and Rose H to share you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

Hi there Alexandra M - thankyou for taking the time to put your lovely Review on T/A for us, the view of the Waikawa Marina is just lovely and to be able to see so much of the Bay is a real treat from your room and patio. We look forward to a return visit and wish you all the... More 

Takaka, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

I wonder how things went for you both Suzie B - I was thinking of you during the day and unfortunately didn't get to see you leave since you went early on that day. Thankyou for taking the time to put a great review on T/A for us, its always nice to share your experience with others and helps to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
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: $92 - $156 (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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