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Bella Vista Motel

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#21 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bella Vista was one of many accommodations we selected during our recent visit to NZ, it was easy to find, perfect location for the town and surrounding area, clean and extremely comfortable. Motels can be basic and this was nothing fancy but had everything you needed for a few days stay. The local pie shop right next door sold...

Thank Anna B
BellavistaMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Hi Anna, thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback. Our Housekeeping Team is well appreciated by us. We agree, the pies are good. They should be, they have won a few National awards.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in this hotel. Room was very good, facilities offered were as expected. Only problem for us was that every time we had to climb stairs. Imagine doing it with heavy luggage while entering and leaving the hotel... Other than that our stay was very good.

Thank Sam30091945
BellavistaMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and for liking this Motel. When next you stay with us, please mention under "special Requests" ground floor reservation preferred. then if it is possible for us to allocate a ground floor for you will shall. We very much appreciate your comments. Thank you.

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2017

What an interesting town, Rotorua, and how wonderful to be welcomed by Dennis and Sirin, who have just taken over this Bellavista a month ago. Full of friendly enthusiasm they take us in. At our very first reservation in New Zealand we did not know that Bellavista was a chain, and we have now been following the Bellavista thread through...

1Thank Marion W
BellavistaMotel, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

A huge thank you for your review. Yes, Rotorua is a great place to stay. When we first visited Rotorua last year, I commented to Sirin I really like this town, not knowing that fate would lead us back here to this Motel. There is so much to see and do in Rotorua and with Kuirau Park right next door,...

Basehor, Kansas
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Comfortable motel at a good price with an enthusiastic and helpful owner. It was just far enough from the city center to be quiet and reasonably priced, but only a ten minute walk from downtown. I think we got a great deal.

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BellavistaMotel, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes we agree , we have a good location and are ideally placed to visit different attractions / activities.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Dennis and Sirin were practically waiting for us in the parking lot when we arrived, and Dennis greeted us with a smile and an amazing amount of knowledge of Rotorua. His help made it so easy to find our way around the city and saved us a lot of stress getting our bearings. Because of his help we managed to...

Thank Janice W
BellavistaMotel, Owner at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We love Rotorua and are very passionate about this town and all that it stands for. The location is ideal for starting each day when looking for adventure or just to walk in the park next door. What makes this place wonderful for us is meeting guests from all over the world and being...

Fort William, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of a chain of reasonably priced motels located across New Zealand. The Motel units are spotlessly clean and although small they are perfectly adequate. It is well positioned for taking in the sights of Rotorua and surrounds either on foot, in the car or indeed as a pick up point from some of the main attractions. The...

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Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our hosts, Dennis and Sirin went out of their way to be welcoming and helpful. The motel is well situated within walking distance of a geothermal park with free public access, which was our first experience of the bubbling water and mud. The motel was a great base from which to tour the area and we very much appreciated the...

Thank Heather C
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The owner was very welcoming and helped us with solving our rental car problem. The rooms and bathrooms were decently sized but very clean. And the location of the motel is also very close to the city as well as the Polynesian Spa. I highly recommend travellers to stay here during their visit!

1Thank Julie L
Middletown, Delaware
Reviewed 21 February 2017

New owners Dennis and Sirin welcomed us upon arrival and made sure we were comfortable. They wanted to make sure our stay was as perfect as possible. The room was clean and comfortable and the kitchen was supplied enough so that we could cook breakfast and dinner. The hotel is directly across the street from a park with mud pools...

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We used the Bella Vista as our launching point for many different trips around the area. The service was great, room was clean, and was nice and quiet at night so we could sleep well. We used the kitchen quite a lot while we were there, breakfasts and dinners. The bathroom was clean and water pressure fantastic. A great stay!

Thank Marshall H

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 94-98 Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $96 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Rotorua
#8 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#17 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#18 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#20 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“If you are a senior citizen,ask for a room in ground floor.”
Sam30091945, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“choose a room with a regular door. This means that there are more windows.”
marionw454, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“top floor away from the road traffice”
cassidymarty, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room is good”
chaptokos, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“quieter floor”
bluerose2016, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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