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Bellevue, Washington
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137 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to write this review while we are cozy in Unit One and in bed :-) We arrived around 5:00pm after a busy day touring Stewart's Island. Lisa was out front calling our name as we slowly pulled into the driveway. What a warm welcome. She even brought us some ice for our evening cocktail, thank you! Our unit is... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This facility would be an excellent choice anywhere but is all that much better given its commanding ocean view in Bluff. The hostess is super friendly and helpful and our room was spotlessly clean and exceptionally well appointed. Very comfortable and very well equipped room. The heat pump was very much appreciated and was very effective. Bluff was a great... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Lisa offered us a choice between the room we'd booked (upper floor, main house) or a unit out the back. Even though the view from the house room was total sea view and we would have had the top floor to ourselves, we chose the unit to save my wife from having to climb stairs. Unit 1 is warm and... More 

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Greenfield. MA
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had a short time here on our way to Stewart Island. It certainly met our needs for a quiet and comfortable place to sleep after traveling a long way from the US. Lisa, the host, was so thoughtful to immediately urge us to go to dinner before the local restaurant closed when we arrived late in the evening. She... More 

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Salmon, Idaho, United States
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60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We wish we had been able to stay longer. The sea side location was wonderful even though the weather was not. Rooms were large, comfortable, clean and well appointed. The furnishings were not brand new, but tasteful. We were greeted so warmly and time was taken to make certain that we were settled and that all of our needs met... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Loved the accommodation and the host, Lisa. She was bubbly and friendly and gave good advice and booked us in to a great restaurant. Had the best accommodation in a house. Loved it, however disappointed not with the accommodation but the oysters they were not in season bummer.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Our host, Lisa, was charming, helpful and gave us great advice on where to eat and what to do and see during our stay. The one bedroom motel room was bright, cheerful, clean and modern. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening there. Thank you, Lisa, for making us feel at home!

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Costa Mesa, California
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73 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Room is actually a box built on the back driveway. The ocean view is from the front porch looking out the driveway between two buildings-next to the barking dogs. I would recommend against staying here. The odor from the dogs permeated the room. The back unit appeared clean but was not ocean front accommodation as described. The facilities are not... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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342 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The location could not be better: it is on the seafront with excellent views and very handy for the Stewart Island ferry. Parking is around the house. I was warmly welcomed and shown my bedroom with a superb view of the sea. I was in the house accommodation not in the motel rooms. The house is a family home just... More 

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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Well kept accommodation, overlooking the harbour and seafront, close to the end of the Highway, and a good restaurant there too. We stayed in the separate house a block away and it was perfect for our family. Laundry was a bonus! Recommended.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superb new top quality studio motel units with views of Bluff shipping channel. Gas hot water massage showers. Large flat screen TV. Double glazed for warmth & quiet. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Very well appointed. Luxurious linens. Nice bathroom & amenities. We also have three bed & breakfast rooms in the main house - two with fantastic views of the ocean as they are upstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluff Ocean Vista Accommodation

Address: 152 Marine Parade, Bluff, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Bluff
Price Range: ₹ 6,976 - ₹ 8,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluff Ocean Vista Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The two units are at ground level, so no stairs to climb. Unit 1 has a better view than unit 2.”
 of 5 bubbles curan62, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had one of two rooms upstairs in the home. These rooms share a bathroom, but are quiet and have ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles LucyGreenfield_MA, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The two units behind the main house are large en suite rooms and the nicest.”
 of 5 bubbles donnakayej, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay at Lands End or stay in Invercargill if going to Bluff”
 of 5 bubbles JAdventurer, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you want the best view stay in the house rather than the separate motel-like building.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisbeeoxford, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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