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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly hosts, spotlessly clean and generous provisions of tea/coffee and toiletries. Good location. Plenty of space and within walking distance of Christchurch and many good restaurants. A great location to return to before flying home again.

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui, thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated. Happy New Year to you and your family. Regards Graeme and Janice

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Bella Vista's in provincial towns in the South Island on a few occasions during 2016 so were accustomed to the model and standard. This one is pretty average by comparison. Same format as others but not as sharp as most. Well located and I found a yummy yummy Gluten Free Fish and Chip shop around the...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your feedback. We do pride ourselves on providing clean, tidy accommodation with friendly and helpful service and this is backed up by the feedback we have received from our guests. We have also recently completed a major renovation of our motel complex, inside outside and the grounds, and the feedback...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice comfortable hotel well situated near to the city. Like home from home adequately suited our needs, reception staff were friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast was excellent loads of food and different everyday I would highly advise you to stay. I would also like to thank Claire and John

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and we'll pass on to Clare and John your comments. We hope the rest of your holiday went well and we'd love to see you back when you're next in NZ. Many thanks and Kind Regards Graeme and Janice

PAEROA
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Our team members thoroughly enjoyed their motel room, and the service provided by your team there. They found the service and facilities exceptionally wonderful, and noted how clean everything was. Will definitely go there again.

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Graeme and Claire the right people to run a motel .Stayed here for my 75th birthday 11.10.2016 and Graeme was the great host manager you would like to have in all motels.Clean and comfortable this motel is ,close to city area and bus route,would recommend the place to stay.Rosemary and Peter South Australia

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments Peter and Rosemary and it was great to have you both stay with us. We hope your flight home went well and please come back and see us again. Many thanks and kind regards

Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Graeme, you are a gem. So polite and helpful. We were fortunate enough to stay here the first and last night of out trip. So clean, quite and comfortable. I am looking forward to visiting again and the only motel I would book is a Bella Vista. Thank you for suggesting Speights Ale House, fantastic meals both nights. Thank you...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Claire thank you for your great review and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. I will pass your comments on to all our staff who I'm sure will much appreciate the great feedback. Many thanks and kind regards ,Graeme and Janice

New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

As this trip was planned at the very last minute, we were happy we could get accommodation here. Especially with Saturday 17th being the All blacks rugby game and most of the accommodation throughout the city was booked out already. It is located within the Christchurch central area and it's very close to town. There's a restaurant and bar within...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We hope your visit to Christchurch was enjoyable and hope to see you again shortly.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for work and with family. The smaller room is perfect for a business visit; warm, comfortable bed and very clean. There is space to park and a couple of chargeback restaurants. The family villa also was excellent and had plenty of space. It was, for the longer stay, perfect for a family to cook in, hang out and...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks you for your positive comments and we hope your visit to Christchurch went well for you and your family. We're soon to conduct a complete renovation of the apartment complex and hope you'll be back in the near future to enjoy the new look. Many thanks

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Bella Vista is on the main drag of Bealey Ave. Very easy to find, within walking distance of the CBD and many, many eateries. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment unit. The room was fantastic, there was plenty of space, the kitchen was well kitted out. It was great. And internet was free! Even though it was only...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review our apartments and your positive comments. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Christchurch. We are about to commence a major renovation of the apartment complex and insulation and heating is on the agenda. We do accept cash and EFTPOS also that don't attract the credit card fees if you prefer....

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My stay here at the Bella vista motel for 3 nights was excellent. Nice clean and cosy room, great service and it was quite central to everything. The owners were very friendly very hospitable and went that extra length. Will definately be back again to stay. Thank you Bella vista for making my stay so comfortable! I will definately reccommend...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and positive comments. We hope to see you again soon and we'll pass on your comments to our team. Kind regards

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Vista Motel and Apartments is located within 15 minutes flat walk of the Central City. We offer great well priced accommodation, comprising two and three bedroom apartments and studio units to suit all requirements. We are Qualmark Rated 4 Star. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel & Apartments

Address: 193 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $123 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel & Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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#45 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Request further back from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 195jacquit, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road and upstairs.”
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“Ground floor very quite”
 of 5 bubbles B9851WRpeterm, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be clear when booking how far back from the road you desire to be.”
 of 5 bubbles llewelynr2015, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms away from the main road, and the apartments are very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles yippopotamus, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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