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Bella Vista Wanaka

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the Bella Vista chain recommended to me by a friend who had visited NZ several times. So after our first stay with them in Franz Josef we decided to seek them out I other resorts if we could. This motel did not disappoint, it had a brilliant location just a five minute stroll from the lake and resort... More 

Thank Derek P
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price we paid for this room we expected more. It was a VERY small room with basically only the bed to sit on to eat/watch tv. It also had no kitchenette so I assume the dishes are to be washed in the bathroom sink? Also, the toilet constantly sounded like it was filling so we turned the tap... More 

Thank kiwitraveler92
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I stayed at the Bella Vista Motel on a recent overnight stay in Wanaka. This is an ideal motel for a stay in Wanaka - as it is smack in the middle of the town centre. That being said, the Bella Vista was quiet and serenely perched 100 metres from Lake Wanaka. Our room had a superb... More 

Thank eastaroadster
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect and it is quiet while being centrally located. The rooms are clean, spacious and bright and the bed was extremely comfortable. The front desk were helpful about local attractions too. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank ivalee9
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bella Vista is a nice central motel, near to the lake, the shopping precinct and good restaurants. I stayed for business so only needed a comfy bed and a good shower - got both of those. Parking is provided and free unlimited wifi which is very generous! Walked to a get dinner and to meetings - simple! This hotel... More 

Thank Colleen F
Australind, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked a Spa bath studio for our stay in Wanaka and it was lovely to use the spa after a busy day including a climb up Mount Iron and long walk along the lake. The hotel is in a brilliant location, right in town, close to the supermarket, the lake and all the eating options. The room was well... More 

Thank Kerry C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy room yes, but it was the most convenient hotel in town. Clean and quiet. Would stay at a Bella Vista again. Good information from the owners. Good restaurants within walking distance. Good value, and easy to find.

Thank Que-girl
Urunga, Australia
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We booked this accomodation last minute as we had a change of plan and boy are we glad. You just can't go past Wanaka in NZ and the Bella Vista is in a perfect spot! Lovely short walk to the lake and shops

Thank MattDan89
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Nice tidy hotel for a transit stop in the beautiful town of Wanaka. Wish we were here for longer. Facilities were all you need for a family of four. Very clean with comfy beds. Wifi for free was good.

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142 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Very centrally located one street back from the lake, great views to the mountains from the rooms. Room is on the small side with only enough room to walk around the bed. Bed was comfortable and room warm. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Cannot take ski gear into room but they have a locked room for storage and drying ski... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LOCATION – LOCATION – LOCATION. We are situated in a fantastic location in a quiet cul de sac in the centre of town, just 150 metres from the lake front. Stay in one of the 18 modern, affordable, comfortable fully serviced units and enjoy the beautiful views that Bella Vista Wanaka has to offer. Park your car, stroll everywhere and take in the unforgettable alpine scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park and Lake Wanaka. Stop for a lunch by the lakefront or enjoy a wine and evening meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Wanaka

Address: 2 Dunmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $134 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Wanaka 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
#7 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
#9 Family Hotel in Wanaka
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 3 was great!”
 of 5 bubbles KerryC_11, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 16 and had perfect views of the snow capped mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles MattDan89, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles 11Seamount, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The family unit has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles mayes_nz, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If a couple choose upper deck for the view, only stairs access , so not good for small children.”
 of 5 bubbles mariej681, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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