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Bella Vista Motel

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Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Really liked the Bella Vista. Nadine greeted us like long lost friends and made sure we lacked nothing. Also suggested we eat at the RSA Club next door which was superb for the money. Bruce suggested we take a "stroll up the hill to The Centre of New Zealand" It was a "Hike up a Bloody Mountain" but he was...

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track, even if it is a stroll up a hill to the Geographical Centre of New Zealand! Just one of the many fun things to do while in...

Long Hanborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed in four Bella Vistas on our trip to NZ, and this was the best. The family owners have obviously put a lot of time and effort into upgrading the motel and also suggested some good places to go and sorted out some personal admin with the UK for us.

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible here in sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

Cardiff
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

This place is perfectly acceptable to stay. Staff are pleasant and laundry facilities are very useful. The rooms are studio but clean, tidy and large enough. Shower areas are fine. No negatives - it's fine for a short term stay.

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible here in sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

Bodmin, Cornwall
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights... everything you expect from a Bella Vista and so friendly and helpful too.... Good recommendations for evening meals...all within walking distance. .. Would recommend and certainly stay again. .. Thank you

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible here in sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Family run motel. We found the lady of the establishment very friendly and helpful. The room was pleasant and clean and the location good for the beach. Just a short drive into the town centre which has plenty of shops.

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible here in sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights. Location is ideal as you can get to Nelson CBD, the beach or main roads quickly. The road can be busy but it is safe to walk down as you head to the beach (1200 meters away). Our room was a bit small but clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful. All...

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we do offer a variety of different sized rooms starting out with the compact studio units. If more room is required I suggest an upgrade to one of our super king studio units where you will get a much larger bed and plenty of space.

Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night, the room was well presented , clean and comfortable. The room was of a 5 star quality. We intend to us Bella Vista motels in the future we found the staff helpful friendly and helpful. We will be recommending to our friends to use Bellavista motels when travelling throughout New Zealand

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible while visiting sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track. We are confident that you will also enjoy visiting any of the other Bella Vista Motels as we have 27 convenient locations nationwide.

Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We stayed here for three nights on our way down New Zealand's West Coast. We enjoyed our stay. We had a large room with a well-equipped kitchenette. The rooms were simple but had everything we needed. The motel is within walking distance of the Nelson beach and is also situated a bit out of town which is ideal if you're...

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to ensure that our guests have the best stay possible here in sunny Nelson so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the bella vista motel for one night when in Nelson on business. The studio room was small but very modern and comfortable. It had more than the normal studio with jug, toaster, microwave and a small supply of crockery and cutlery. This meant that i could get some breakfast foods in which is always a cheaper option...

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we do offer a variety of different sized rooms starting out with the compact studio units. If more room is required I suggest an upgrade to one of our super king studio units where you will get a much larger bed and plenty of space.

Devon
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A really warm welcome from Bruce & Nadine, immediately made us feel very welcome then went the extra mile to help us with a coupe of requests. Warm and very personable hosts. Great location just outside Nelson but onbly 2 mins from the beach. Beautiful views of surrounding scenery. Thank you!

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Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do try hard to make our guests have the best stay possible so it is always nice to hear that we are on the right track.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We welcome you to our Nelson motel, the perfect base to explore the local wine regions and stunning Abel Tasman National Park. The motel is easy to find on Tahunanui Drive, a short stroll to Tahuna Beach, shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. We are an easy 10 minute drive away from Nelson City. This property has been assessed by independent accreditors Qualmark as 4 star quality accommodation. From the moment you arrive, you'll enjoy the convenience of being located in close proximity to beautiful Tahunanui Beach, as well as both Nelson and Richmond CBDs for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. We have ample safe parking so you can leave your car and avoid parking issues, walk to work or explore on foot. Our superior smoke free accommodation includes a variety of studios and one bedroom units. Our purpose built access units have been designed with parking at the door for your convenience. You have a choice of king, queen or single beds with electric blankets for those cooler nights. At Bella Vista Nelson we cater for all your business or recreational needs. Wireless internet is available with a spacious work desk in every room. Units vary from just tea and toast making facilities to those with cooking facilities. We offer continental breakfasts and evening meals charge back facilities, dine in or dine out. You can be assured of a warm welcome at reception where we will assist you in every way possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 178 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $108 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#19 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Askk for ground floor rooms if you have lots of luggage or a mobility problem”
 of 5 bubbles annebL372KS, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is upstairs and downstairs, so if you want easy access, ask for downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles kimjakcarey, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Flat easy access to ground floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Montybeel, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Good location, free very fast WiFi, and easy parking”
 of 5 bubbles TedV243, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“if you prefer to have a quiet room ask for a end unit”
 of 5 bubbles Hawk0800, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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