We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Mission Belle Motel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Mission Belle Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 56: English reviews
Start your review of Mission Belle Motel
 Click to rate
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must have been coming here for over 20 years. I remember my brother's company did the wiring when they originally built the place. There may be better places to stay in The Mount, but this place is always very good, the staff are great, and it is as close to the main drag and restaurants as it is possible...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Loones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel a lot for work and I've got 3 accomodations I always look forward to staying at and this is one of them. Beautiful modern and tastefully furnished rooms, great bathrooms, spotlessly clean, fantastic location with ample free parking and Nate at reception is simply sensational.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank anjad211
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling with the family we stayed overnight at the mission belle. Lovely recently modernised motel in the heart of mount mauganui. Room had all you need with brand new appliances and furniture. Very comfortable stay and the host was really friendly and helpful. I certainly would recommend this lovely motel as its well appointed and well priced.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Lea C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Lets start with the positives. The Motel is in a good part of the Mount. It is easily accessible and walking distance to pretty much everything that one would need. The room was exceptionally clean and well cared for. The staff were friendly and polite. The negatives are that there are a lot of pubs/restaurants behind the motel. This meant...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank TheTravellingSaffa
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

It looks nice. Did not get the room we booked for my birthday with the spa bath, The manager blamed it on the booking online form through AA Traveller. If you have proof of your booking it wont help! I was not happy so i was given the room with a shower and an old dated room that was not...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank karlascott002
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome location close to beach, walks and restaurants. Very friendly staff. Accommodation was in excellent condition with all the basics available. We only stayed one night but would gladly have stayed longer.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Elize M
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

recently refurbished clean, but noisy at night . Shower base very slippery and no expel air in bathroom.Also no where to put toiletries on. Tad overpriced Pay on arrival not offered to show the rooms. This is not good policy no matter how good a property is

 Report
Helpful?
Thank teddy762016
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here a couple of years ago and wasn't terribly impressed. However after thorough renovations by the new owners this has to be my top pick of accomodation in the Bay area. Many other places here are a bit run down and tired so I would recommend the Mission Belle to anyone! Fresh milk, not long life and truly...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Matt K
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 November 2016

What can i say? Mission Belle Motel is the top spot, in a top spot. Nate & Emma were incredible hosts - from the initial booking all the way through to our check out. Nothing was ever any trouble, and they made the Motel feel like our home away from home. The rooms were always immaculate, and perfectly sized. Ideal...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ReganMiles
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Mission Belle motel at Mt Maunganui recently. Emma and Nate were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The motel is clean and fresh following a renovation earlier this year. The location near the mount, and shops and cafes, is very handy. Walking distance to the ocean and harbour. Would recommend this venue.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heather S

41 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (18)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (23)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Mount Maunganui
5.6 km away
Hotel on Devonport
Hotel on Devonport
#3 of 57 in Tauranga
493 reviews
4.5 km away
Trinity Wharf Tauranga
Trinity Wharf Tauranga
#4 of 57 in Tauranga
1,029 reviews
0.4 km away
The Atrium Apartments
The Atrium Apartments
#6 of 13 in Mount Maunganui
108 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.5 km away
Summit Motor Lodge
Summit Motor Lodge
#2 of 57 in Tauranga
267 reviews
1.0 km away
Baywatch Motor Inn
Baywatch Motor Inn
#1 of 13 in Mount Maunganui
120 reviews
0.6 km away
Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers
Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers
#2 of 13 in Mount Maunganui
164 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mission Belle is a family run motel in Mount Maunganui (Mauao). The Belle's hosts are Cathy and Ray who came over from England in 2008 and fell in love with the place as soon as they saw it. One of their favourite countries in the world is Spain and because it reminded them so much of the spanish buildings they were used on the coast it seemed to be the perfect scenario - a little piece of Spain in New Zealand - what more could they want??!! Unfortunately it wasn't available for them to own at that time but as soon as it came on the market, they snapped it up! They've been in the motel since December 2011 and have so far loved every minute of it. There is a sizable barbeque area and various seating areas dotted around the property, with or without shade and they have improved on the landscaping. The rooms were originally decorated with a "spanish' feel about them (hence the name) and now Cathy and Ray feel that updating the rooms is high on the agenda of plans that they have for the place. It is ideally located, close to all amenities that the Mount has to offer - fantastic cafes, amazing restaurants, and the beautiful stores that are all very appealing. With only a couple of minutes walk to the quiet Pilot Bay beach and a five minute walk to the main beach, there really is no need of a pool! Having said that, the Hot Pools are at the base of Mauao and are easily accessible with a ten to fifteen minute walk from the Belle. A beautiful walk around Mauao where you can take in some fantastic sights, or a more energetic or if preferred, a slow climb up to the summit will be an effort well rewarded with the magnificent views over the town and the sights of Tauranga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mission Belle Motel

Address: Corner Victoria Road and Pacific Avenue | Mount Manuganui, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $151 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mission Belle Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Mission Belle Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Mission Belle Motel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Mission Belle Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book a level 2 room that has been renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles karlascott002, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family Rooms are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles ReganMiles, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have great view of the mountain”
  • Awesome view to wake up to!
 of 5 bubbles sammiim2016, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The motel was full so maybe we got the last offering .....and the other rooms have better specifications (I hope so).”
 of 5 bubbles q'meister, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We liked the room next to the office.”
 of 5 bubbles 807brads, 29 May 2015 | Read review
5 of 5