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Beachside Sunnyvale Motel

384 Waikawa Road Waikawa Bay, Picton New Zealand
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#11 of 18 hotels in Picton

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Picton, Beachside Sunnyvale Motel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Beachside Sunnyvale Motel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Picton.

Rooms at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel provide a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel guests have access to a concierge, express check-in and check-out, and baggage storage. You can also enjoy barbeque facilities. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel.

Close to some of Picton's most popular landmarks, such as Picton Sound (2.6 mi) and War Memorial (2.6 mi), Beachside Sunnyvale Motel is a great destination for tourists.

While in Picton be sure to experience local tapas favourites at Café Cortado.

If you are interested in exploring Picton, check out a history museum, such as Edwin Fox Maritime Museum.

Beachside Sunnyvale Motel is sure to make your visit to Picton one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Seating area
Separate dining area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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Ruth wrote a review Aug 2021
Sydney, Australia20 contributions
Comfortable / clean accommodation to stay within the Picturesque Picton (Waikawa), New Zealand. The owners are most beautiful souls which is an extra bonus. Would stay again and highly recommend to all. Only down side is the wifi. Comes and goes. But this is national issue within New Zealand. Travelling for work and relaying on good connections - its annoying at this. But if you are purely on holidays and enjoy gadgets free time - its Paradise!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Chris R wrote a review Feb 2020
Rotorua, New Zealand81 contributions3 helpful votes
What a lovely motel. we got in at midnight. Owners left key in the door and home made shortbread. We stayed there overnight on way to Nelson. Very clean and tidy. Shower was brilliant. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Next trip to Nelson, we will stay a couple of days and visit the Picton area. across the road from the beach, bbq ,boat ramp. Would recommend to anyone stopping in Picton to book in a stay a day or more.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
MICKYL wrote a review Feb 2020
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One of many great memories of our family reunion over the Waitangi Day break 2020 was the absolutely outstanding accommodation and hospitality provided by Colin and Tomoko Lowe at their Beachside Sunnyvale Motel overlooking the beautiful Waikawa Bay This motel that has everything you could possibly need in a home-a-way-from-home; crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, even egg cups and wine glasses, extremely comfortable beds, a pristine bathroom and free WiFi. If you're planning a holiday in the Marlborough Sounds, we can highly recommend you stay at the Beachside Sunnyvale Motel Michael & Kate Lynch
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Date of stay: February 2020
Deborah B wrote a review Jan 2020
Bath, United Kingdom65 contributions10 helpful votes
We only stayed one night. The kitchen area is a bit outdated, the cupboards are fairly old but perfectly serviceable with a range of kitchenware. A proper size electric cooker and fridge. The owners have obviously been updating areas and the bathroom is modern and nice and the small lounge area is comfortable with patio doors to a small seating area out the back. There is a table and chairs out the front of the chalet to sit out as well as a decked area with table and chairs where you get a view of the harbour. There is a laundry room with a washer and a dryer that you can use for a small cost. The laundry room could do with a tidy up to make it look a little nicer. Not luxury but little welcoming touches. Homemade biscuits were left for us in the room and milk in the fridge. Colin the owner came out to great us when we arrived. He was extremely helpful and friendly. Nice to get such a warm welcome. Too far to walk into town but a nice quiet area.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: There are only 6 chalet rooms in a row it doesn’t really matter which one you get.
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NZ traveller wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand3 contributions
If it was the mid 70s the decor would be top notch. Bed old soft and uncomfortable. Cockroach removed from kitchen. Window sills dirty. Wifi slow. I could put up with this if it was $25 cheaper. Out side the units messy, All quite easy fixes. Upside, host very nice, but after 30 years guess they’re just capitalising On the high demand Picton summer market. So why change?
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$70 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionPicton
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beachside Sunnyvale Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Nearby attractions include Edwin Fox Maritime Museum (4.2 km), Queen Charlotte Sound (4.9 km), and Picton Sound (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Picton Village Bakkerij, Gusto, and Seumus' Irish Bar.
Are any cleaning services offered at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Beachside Sunnyvale Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Edwin Fox Maritime Museum (4.2 km).