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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

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Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had booked Bay Vista Waterfront Motel for two nights. This is such a wonderful motel. We loved to stay here and Lilian and Michael are really great hosts. Our room had a magnificent waterfront view. The view across the bay was just awsome. The accommodations are very comfortable and we had everything we needed for our stay. Our first...

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Thank patrickstephan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a 2.5 weeks holiday in NZ. We were greeted warmly by Lilian on arrival. The room is well maintained and clean, with gorgeous views of the bay. Have to thank Lilian for kindly helping us out with our laundry in the dryer while we were stuck at the car rental. Really enjoyed our stay here!

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Thank Jennifer C
Dawson, MN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the 2-bedroom motel room at Bay Vista and wow - what a view! The unit was very comfortable with a nice sofa, chairs, dining, good TV, free wifi, full kitchen and comfortable bedrooms. The view from the unit and patio was just fantastic of the bay and boats. We walked a short way to a good restaurant at...

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Thank Julie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a wonderful motel. We love to stay here and Lilian and Michael are great hosts. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The views from the unit are so lovely and restful. We really enjoy staying at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel.

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Thank Mary C
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a nit before boarding the ferry to the North Island. The view across the bay was wonderful and watching the Oyster Catchers and herons feeding on the lawn added a nice touch to this special experience. The accommodations are very comfortable and stocked with everything needed for our stay. Lilian provided a warm welcome and checked in with...

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Thank dickgreene51
Tairua, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

You just cant fault this piece of paradise right on the edge of the water, it is peaceful and picturesque, the bird life is amazing. Lilian and Michael are fantastic hosts and nothing is too much trouble. Just a stone's throw away from Picton and gateway to the wonderful Marlborough Sounds who could ask for more, we will return very...

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1Thank susan j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An unexpected gem. Beautiful setting overlooking the bay and Waikawa boat harbor with migrating oyster catchers congregating on the lawn. A most friendly, helpful and personal staff makes it a homey stay.

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Thank Romona W
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the 4 Bedroom Apartment. Awesome house big enough for two families. Great views of the waterfront front upstairs. BBQ was great. Kids enjoyed the unlimited WIFI, The weather was awful rained most of the weekend but we found plenty to do. We will be back. If not the long way round because of the earthquakes. Would highly...

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Yes, it is an amazing apartment for families to be able to have their own space but all be together and have fun. With Summer finally coming on children are able to play outside and enjoy the freedom but the safety within. Thankyou for sharing your lovely Review on T/A for us bin282016 and although the weather wasnt so good...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and clean place and very good owners . Great views and easy access to the ferries and Picton. Close to all sorts of activities and drives. We had a great time here and will stay here again no problem .

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Even after the Earthquakes Picton is business as usual, as we are here at Bay Vista, always ready to receive our lovely Guests with the pleasure they give us. Thankyou for taking the time to place your great Review on T/A for us Garry T its always nice to see that our Guests are happy and find plenty to do...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night at this motel. Next time I plan to stay several nights. The location is superb, easy to find and very comfortable. The views are amazing looking out over Waikawa bay. Very handy for catching the ferry.

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

It will be great to have you back for several nights Judy Y - there is just so much to see around this wonderful area. We really appreciate you taking the time to put you lovely Review on T/A for us, thankyou. We look forward to catching up again in the future. We wish you all the very best for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular waterfront location and 500mb Free Wifi. All 7 motel units at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel are situated on the waters edge in Picton's beautiful Waikawa Bay, only 5 minutes drive from the town centre. Set in 2 acres of park like grounds these 7 ground floor units are all self contained with sky TV and stunning views of the Bay and Waikawa Marina. Take a short 7 minute stroll over to the restaurants/cafes located at the marina or down to the swimming beach and boat launching ramp. Wake up to the sound of the native birds and enjoy a coffee on your private patio in the sun. Relax in peace and quiet away from all road noise. As well, we have available off site a selection of 2,3,& 4 bedroom spacious holiday homes for those who wish to spread out and enjoy your own private space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

Address: 303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $172 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Vista Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The upstairs bedroom has great views and is huge.”
 of 5 bubbles bin282016, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“The waterfront 2bdrm apartment was great!”
 of 5 bubbles JulesHyde, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rm 5,6, or 7 all away from reception and have a great lawn in front of the units.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterBurns, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are favorable, with a sea view. The choice depends on the family size.”
 of 5 bubbles 187susan, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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