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Bella Vista Motel
Ranked #30 of 71 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level Contributor
31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Would definitely stay again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

We were looking around Taupo for a place to stay the night and most all of them were outrageously priced. we drove around and found this really well priced, friendly, clean & very tidy Motel. As soon as we pulled in and spoke to the lady owner on reception and smelling the cookies being baked by her & her young daughter we knew we were in good hands. Thoroughly recommend this motel if staying in Taupo and we will be back for sure..thanks so much for the pleasant stay and all the best.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Land007
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BellaVista-Taupo, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again. let us know when you are coming and we will ensure that a fresh batch of cookies are ready for you to sample.
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  • Location
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Katikati, New Zealand
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

One of the better motels we have stayed in. Really clean and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful. This may not be important to others but we like a decent bathroom and Bella Vista really hit the spot, it was so nice to see a mixer tap for the handbasin. I don't recall seeing that in any other motel we have stayed in. The bathroom is well laid out and not cramped like many motel bathrooms are.
We discovered the loyalty programme in a brochure in the room and when we saw that there are Bella Vista motels in places we want to go to plus taking the reasonable room rates into consideration it made sense for us to join the programme.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 12 which is a queen studio and ideal for a couple wanting short term accommodation...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Madeleine C
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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

A very cosy and friendly motel, we have enjoyed our time here and the owners have been so accommodating and helpful. Bella Vista is in a great spot for sightseeing and spending time down the street. Free washing machine and wifi have been a refreshing change!

Stayed April 2013
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1 Thank PopFunk
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Hastings, New Zealand
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stay here whenever I am in Taupo as the Corporate rates are very good. The owners are very welcoming and they keep a record of things such as the wifi, breakfasts and even the type of milk I prefer. This sort of service keeps me coming back. :)

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank dtgreigz
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Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

The motel is new and the room was fresh and clean with a comfortable bed and minimal kitchen for a breakfast or to microwave a dinner. The room was also the smallest room we stayed in during a three week tour of New Zealand and lacked a place to put the luggage. It ended up on the table where we wanted to eat and the floor next to the bed. There was a small area behind the motel with a picnic table and grill which was lovely and large enough for a family. It is about a 15 minute walk to town.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Followthesons
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Canberra, Australia
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed here while my partner got ready for and competed in the Ironman new Zealand race. The place was good, heaps of room for his race bike, good service and clean and comfortable.
The location was close enough to town and staff were very friendly.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Difficult_daisy
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

A beautiful well appointed room incuding jacuzzi. Clean and comfortable with good cooking facilities. Good position for town. Owners were very helpful. This was one of the best motels we stayed in over a 4 week trip.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank wodie s
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Property: Bella Vista Motel
Address: 145 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From the moment you arrive at your Great Lake Taupo accommodation, you'll enjoy the comfort of modern rooms and the convenience of being located in close proximity to shops, entertainment and outdoor activities around Great Lake Taupo. Bella Vista Motel Taupo caters superbly well for all your business or recreational needs.Our Qualmark 4 star rated Taupo motel accommodation includes studio's through to larger one bedroom units. We offer a range of facilities and services to enhance your stay.Importantly, where our guests tell us that we really stand out is with our friendly service.Great Lake Taupo is a great place to base yourself whilst experiencing all that the Central Park region has to offer. It is well known for the vast array of activities and attractions in Taupo on offer, you have your pick for entertainment. We are happy to assist with planning your trip away. For a delightful and memorable stay - visit Bella Vista Motel Taupo. ... more   less 
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