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Bella Vista Motel
Ranked #23 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Sue and Kevin went out of their way to make our stay at their welcoming motel memorable. They were hospitable and provided us with information and activities to our liking. We would recommend this spotless facility to anyone travelling in Rotarua .

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

We've been staying in Rotorua for many many times, but usually close to the Polynesian Spa. So we decided to stay at somewhere else for a change. The host lady was very very friendly and helpful, gave us some good self-drive suggestions, and it was great!!! Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable. This place wouldn't be the same without you.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank ryba9vg
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

When they are available, I try to chose this motel chain because the buildings are structured in several and articulated units, a fact that meets my needs of privacy and comfort. And furthermore, the lady I met at the reception in Rotorua Bella Vista, probably the manager, was a very nice and helpful person. The night price was surprisingly low if one takes into account the fact that Rotorua is an important centre in terms of tourist attraction. This was my third time in NZ, and if I’m coming back soon or later, I will chose this motel again.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

My first stay in Rotorua and Bella Vista Motel. Kevin and Sue were very welcoming, and gave us advice on things to do, places to eat, and helped to make our stay very relaxing. A few minutes away from the hustle of downtown Rotorua, but not out of walking distance. Only a few minute walk from the therapeutic foot baths of Kuirau Thermal Park. The rooms were very clean and the view was beautiful. The only downside was having to pay an extra $10 for a room with twin beds. I would definitely recommend this motel and would definitely stay again if I am in the Rotorua area again.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Hbracker
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was the least attractive of the 13 hotel/motels used during our 25 day tour of the N/S Islands in NZ. Small and cramped room with very basic facilities. Certainly no more than an overnighter. Receptionist Sue was extremely helpful otherwise 2.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank PAHEngland
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Reviewed February 6, 2014

This was the first time we had stayed at a Bella Vista motel. It was definitely great value.
A warm welcome, good location, pleasing decor, modern bathroom. Had everything we expected for a comfortable stay.
It is next to Kuirau park. The pie shop next door has a large variety of tasty pies, as well as another Kiwi favourite, the cream donut. (A recommended place for breakfast or lunch is the Lime Cafe).

This is a motel that we would be happy to return to, much better than many of the dated jaded motels we stayed in previously when in Rotorua.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

Me an my partner drove down over a long weekend to get away from the big city and spend some time in Rotorua. Bella Vista made our trip so relaxing. Everything was easy and prompt, right from booking our rooms, to requesting extensions, and to checking in and out. The hostess (I believe she was covering for the regular ones that weekend) was wonderful and helped us figure out what to do over the next couple of days. Gave us a wealth of advice about the things to do, how much they cost, and how easy they were to get to. Room was excellent as well. Was clean, quiet, comfortable and excellent value for money. Could not recommend this motel high enough, especially if you're looking for a nice getaway. We'll be back again soon!

Room Tip: The spa unit is excellent! Quiet, private, and you have your own spa :)
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank ADNarayan
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 94-98 Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #23 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Price Range: $98 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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