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Bella Vista Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the first stay I was in one of the upstairs Queen rooms, and was grateful for the assistance offered with carrying my luggage up to the room, although given that I was about to hike 60km over the next 4 days, the one flight of stairs was not going to be much of a challenge even if help had... More 

Thank G F
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained, has all the essentials - friendly, helpful reception. Close to main street. Good heating. The room we had was rather cosy, but well organised. Would definitely recommend. Only thing 'Bella Vista' had no bella vista!

Thank Stephitch
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51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was good. Portable cooktop was a little odd but worked ok but bench space is really limited. Hairdryer was in the drawer of the main room, rubbish bins in the bathroom but once you find your feet it is a well priced room in Te anau. Not the flashiest place and we have stayed in nicer for less but... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only here one night, leaving early in the morning for a Milford Sound tour. The rooms are quite small, but the bed was great - comfortable and clean (we booked a king room and the bed was definitely king size). Everything was clean and tidy, with a good, efficient heater. No noise during the night, the internet connection... More 

Thank DandS_2
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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82 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room in this motel (#17) was called a queen studio. There was barely room for the bed in the room, with only two chairs and no place for luggage. It did come equipped with a small refrigerator and was clean. The WiFi was very slow and intermittent.

Thank Brad H
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2 night stay was very comfortable. This property has changed staff recently and our manager was not up to speed on all the local tour operators. But that didn't effect us as we had prebooked our trip to Milford Sound. Our room was on the top level. It would have been rated higher if the staff had offered to... More 

Thank Jeff C
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable rooms. Common laundry facilities provided. Toiletries, fridge, microwave, plates/bowls and cutlery provided. Rooms were heated and was cleaned daily. Staff were helpful and gave us tips on the locality. Walking distance to local restaurants and super market.

Thank Sahani D
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fairly standard motel nice clean rooms but the name is a misnomer unless you have a thing for carparks.Friendly helpful staff and a short walk to the lake and town centre. Te Anau gets quite busy at this time of year so it pays to book accommodation in advance

Thank richard h
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94 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was perfect for the $$. Refrigerator, ok size bath, comfy bed, plenty of hot water and heat. Stayed 3 nights and would recommend staying here. Also we were on the Real Journey's pickup route. Good food and souvenir shopping in Te Anau!!

Thank Kathleen_M68
Newcastle, Australia
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Bella Vista in Te Anau for two nights and this Motel was the cleanest we stayed in during our two week stay in NZ. Motel close to town Town Centre just a quick quick walk through the the park. Kitchenette contained all the essentials. Free unlimited wifi provided. Would definitely recommend this Motel.

Thank Michelle M

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at a quiet location, adjacent to a park and the closest motel to the town centre, just minutes stroll from the lakefront. Bella Vista Te Anau Motel accommodation offers 18 superior quality units with kitchenettes and shower ensuites (3 with shower over spa bath).Te Anau is a beautiful picturesque township nestled on the shores of Lake Te Anau, which is the largest lake in the South Island, and the second largest lake in New Zealand. It is a great place to base yourself when exploring Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 9 Mokoroa Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: RM474 - RM786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Bella Vista Hotel
Bella Vista Te Anau
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Te Anau
#2 Best Value Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#11 Family Hotel in Te Anau
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“Upstairs rooms are quieter. A couple of the ground floor rooms are very handy for the guest laundry.”
 of 5 bubbles gf760, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs, if available; no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles bradh554, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lake views but close to town which was a better bonus as we were out all day”
 of 5 bubbles RETaylor2014, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and very comfortable rooms. A lovely park opposite with a walking teach to the centre of town, about 3 minutes”
 of 5 bubbles THEATREMAN188, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed just as good as each other”
 of 5 bubbles Kimplusthree, 1 May 2016 | Read review
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