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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 1 night on a NZL tour as a family of 4. It was a great space with a separate room for the kids, small kitchenette and all amenities that we could need. Really handy for getting into town as well with a quick shortcut down a hill right to the esplanade. Bright, airy and clean. A good...

Thank Beth L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A colleague and I were booked in here for work overnight and our stay was excellent. The owner went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. He recommended a place we could eat and loaned to us a charger for our phone. The rooms were spacious, spotless and very comfortable. The bed...

Thank Mrsp2905
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a month here whilst being posted in Kaikoura for work. They are lovely friendly owners and nothing was ever a problem. It was a very comfortable bed and there was delicious coffee. I felt at home and well catered for.

Thank nheslop2017
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

44 nights spent travelling round New Zealand and the first time we encountered the remains of a previous occupant's meal in the fridge!!! Quite an off hand response when I returned the items to the reception. Also strangely enough our room, not our travel companion's room had a scent diffuser in the room. This room is dark and it felt...

Thank valeriecollins7
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This property seems to be loved! The rooms are spotless and tastefully decorated! You enjoy a fully stocked kitchen and Big Fluffy white towels in the large bathroom. The bed could be updated, but not uncomfortable. The location is in the business district but off the busy road. Very friendly service. We hope the road reopens soon and your next...

Thank annefirby
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The quality of the room was high. The only critic I have is that the room was small and that the bed was probably not the best. Hospitality and quality though were very high. Support poor Kaikoura though. Earthquakes are unavoidable.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Very small room for 3 people. Lovely sized bathroom , vanity, but you get wet trying to adjust the heat on the shower as the door opens inward. Then Website said we had views of the mountain but only if you sat in a hard chair at the window, Tiny TV to view. Nice and close to be able to...

Thank Jill A
Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had a good stay at this hotel! The manager was very friendly at the check in and helped us out with some good restaurant tips! The room was nice, good bed, good wi-fi, clean bathroom with a good shower!

Thank gini420
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 January 2017

On this first day of 2017, I wish Brendan, Julia and their family a happy and prosperous 2017. With all my heart I hope that the roads to Kaikoura will be opened soon. Bella Vista is simply the best accommodation I have ever stayed in, inside or outside New Zealand. Here is a list of good things:- - The location...

2Thank calvinmfha
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Bella Vista Motel for 8 nights while in Kaikoura assisting in the aftermath of the earthquake. Brendon, the owner was extremely friendly and helpful, and the facilities were excellent. Brendon went above and beyond, accommodating our team at short notice, and he even provided extra beds for some staff that were located off site. In a...

1Thank struxerd

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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 St, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 4,914 - ₹ 7,007 (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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Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
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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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