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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We picked the Bella Vista Motel randomly, and were very pleased with the whole experience. The owners running the desk were incredibly friendly and went out of their way to make sure we had the best experience possible. The room was clean and the rates very reasonable. We HIGHLY recommend this place!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Had a couple of great nights here in Gisborne for work. The rooms were well appointed for what I needed comfortable and clean with free Wai Fi available. The hosts were very pleasant and accommodating when I required an additional night at late notice.

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Bella Vista Gisborne, primarily due to the very good service we received. Genuinely nice people who know their business well. The motel is well situated being near to town and the beach.

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Gerald for taking the time to write a review. Our motel is located only five minutes drive from the airport and two minutes from the beach and town centre. We are also happy give our guests some tips on the best walks around town to enjoy the scenery and take in some historic sites.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2015

As a regular user of the Bella Vista group this has to be one of the better ones. Lovely clean room and extra comfortable bed. Management were very attentive and very accommodating. A great stay. Free wifi is an additional bonus.

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased to see that you enjoyed the comfort of our beds. Our guests, corporates and leisure travellers, certainly appreciate the speed and signal range of our free unlimited WiFi. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bella Vista on your next trip to Gisborne.

Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Eric & Helen were very welcoming and both tried very hard to make our stay in Gisborne as pleasurable as possible pointing out the most popular attractions and eating places. The room was immaculate and very well equipped.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2015

7th accommodation of 19 and our second Bella Vista. Excellent chain of motels. Rooms modern and clean. Very welcoming, the room we had didn't appear to have any cooking facilities but did have crockery. I had hoped to cook some nights so a quick word with Helen, no problem sorted out a hot plate and saucepans and brought it to...

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Pauline for your review. As we have recently added microwave ovens to our Compact Studios, all our units are now equipped with microwaves, the One-Bedroom units also have double hob and mini-oven. In the Queen and Executive Queen studios, a hotplate or electric frying pan can be provided on request.

Apremont, France
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We found this Motel by chance because it had a NZ fern qual mark which I would certainly reccommend. Eric and Helen made our stay there memorable, it was very well appointed with friendly and helpful staff. It was quiet albeit close to the main road.Definately the benchmark for motels in NZ

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Extremely pleasant service and local advice. Compact studio room but with good amenities. Very clean and tidy including outside and grounds. Ample off street parking. Both hard and soft pillows provided. Good sized shower with strong water pressure. An extremely generous amount of free wifi

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and for highlighting the great value for money that we offer. We encourage our guests to check the photos and descriptions of the rooms on our website, before booking, to select the size and configuration that best suit their needs.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We chanced on Bella Vista while driving along the main Gladstone Road looking for overnight accommodation. A lucky find! The owners Helen and her French husband Eric Barbier are a charming and hospitable couple. They extend a genuine warmth to their guests. Our upstairs room met all our requirements – immaculately clean, comfortable bed, spacious and very well appointed. Free...

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Thomas for this great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Like you, many of our guests are pleasantly surprised to see that we offer unlimited free WIFI (by increment of 10GB).

Melbourne
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This is the second Bella Vista we have stayed in (the other one at Wanaka) and it was easy to find as the all Bella Vistas look identical. Eric was very welcoming and gave us a good overview of where to go and what to do in Gisborne. The rooms are quite small but very clean and comfortable. All in...

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Eric B, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging review. As you saw, the Bella Vista motels provide a consistently high quality experienced all over the country (27 locations around NZ). As for our bedspreads, they were chosen to correspond with the Bella Vista colour scheme and as this evolves, the room furnishings will do also.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bella Vista Motel in Gisborne is a modern 4 star (Qualmark assessed) property with 18 units. Situated on Gladstone Road, the main road into the city, we are a 2-3 minute drive away from the central business district, the Gisborne Airport, the Gisborne industrial area, the Gisborne Park Golf Club, Botanical gardens and the magnificent Midway and Waikanae beaches. Our excellent location and facilities will ensure that you have an enjoyable stay, be it for business or leisure. We offer very generous free WiFi throughout the complex. You can enjoy a taste of French culture at breakfast time with fresh croissants, baguettes and other pastries, or opt for a continental breakfast. Our location, set back from the road, ensures a good night's rest. We pride ourselves on customer service and are able to focus on those important little details to meet our guests' individual needs. We look forward to welcoming you at Bella Vista Gisborne. Frik and Marise Badenhorst Proudly part of the Nationwide Bella Vista Accommodation Network ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 511-513 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: RM368 - RM452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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