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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2016

good spot, close to everything. Managers pleasant and helpful. Our unit had kitchen facilities but no cooking, just microwave. Units were clean and in good repair. a bit noisy at night with trucks on main road. Would come back.

Thank Angus L
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff who very helpful, reasonably priced, clean, comfortable and a good location. Walking distance to the town and a great place to stay. We loved this motel and Kaikoura wish we could have stayed longer but we would certainty stay there again.

Thank Grahamarmitage
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This was our first accommodation of a 2 week stay in New Zealand. Staff were polite and helpful. Unit was clean and functional and had it's own kitchenette which was useful for breakfasts. Close enough to walk to town although a bit of a hill coming back!! You also get a limited time of free wifi

Thank Mike H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had to find accommodation last minute and we were very pleased we found the Bella Vista in Kaikoura. Very welcoming owners, beautiful clean room with everything we required and very close to town so we were able to walk in to do anything we wanted. Free wifi that was easy to get on to and even though it was...

Thank PennyPie
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Very comfortable, reasonably priced. All the rooms have everything one requires to ascertain that your stay will be memorable. Car parking facilities, Tea, coffee making facilities including wifi ( a must these days). Within easy reach of the town and all that This beautiful place has to offer.

1Thank Kesh R
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

On a journey from Auckland to Queenstown we planned to stop in Kaikoura - the original intention was to only stop in on the 10th, but had car troubles that caught us having to stay here two nights. Not wanting to try find somewhere we hadn't read about beforehand we called Bella Vista to see if they had any spaces...

Thank zozo1997
Nambucca Heads, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2016

An easy 10 minute walk from town, this quality motel offers rooms with very good facilities including fast free ADSL wifi with 500 megabyte allowance. A mini cooker, toaster, electric jug and microwave oven is included. The managers seemed quite pleasant and the whole place appears to be well run. The room rate was quite reasonable in my opinion.

Thank Brian T
BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review Brian. We value your feedback so we can grow our business and satisfy our customers.

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This motel is ideal for a stop off on a tour. We were touring South Island and whale watching here. The motel is a fifteen minute walk from the whale watching HQ, five minutes from the centre of town, therefore ideally placed for both. The rooms are well equipped and comfortable, clean and tidy. The motel owner was very helpful...

Thank Denverbroncoalan
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Service was good. Room was a bit small, but comfortable and clean. The shower was a bit claustrophobic. Location is up a small hill, and on the main motorway, no view as such, but close to esplanade and walkable (10 mins) from the information center.

Thank Pradeep890
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Managers very nice, room clean and tidy but beware the small rooms are very small, only a toaster and electric kettle and fridge, blue plastic bowl to put washing up in to be washed when room serviced

Thank Teresagreen1942
BellaVistaKaikoura, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Hi Teresagreen Thank you for your review and kind words. The smaller Compact units do not have kitchen facilities and are priced accordingly. We have tried to give you some kitchen utensils to assist you, but the rooms do not have a kitchen sink or cooking facilities but this is well stated in our booking information.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bella Vista Motel in Kaikoura has 18 units. Compact studios with tea and coffee making facilities, accessible units with microwaves, standard queen studios with kitchenettes, king studios with kitchenettes, Spa bath studio with a king bed and kitchenette through to 1 bedroom units with spa baths and cooking facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura

Address: 45 - 47 Churchill Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $102 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ground floor rooms were slightly smaller than the first floor rooms”
Mrsp2905, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would suggest the front units may be a bit noisy.”
brandy126, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid a room that has windows at the stairwell access”
raymondc4, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The small studio is very small. Get a king.”
heatseekerdale, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a queen studio rather than a compact for more space and amenities.”
Suegofar, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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