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Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed here just before Christmas going north and again in January going south. All fine. Owner very helpful. Had two bedroom unit first time with heaps of room and studio second time. Was a little small for our family but we were cosy. Shower pressure was amazing.

Thank HughandMedith
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Located on the outskirts of the town as you enter the township. Nice, clean and quiet comfortable room as we would expect from a Bella Vista. The only let down was the manner of the male owner. We arrived early on the off chance for checking in at 12.30pm, we didn’t mind that our room would not be ready until...

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We visited bella vista just after the canterbury earthquake unsure if we would be able to get home on the roads. amazing people made us feel safe and welcome. nice clean rooms. reccomend this place to everyone.

1Thank Rebecca H
242StephenW, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs, responded to this review

Thanks for you comments. It was a pleasure to help you all out at what was a scary time for a lot of people.. kind regards Steve and Julie

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The room was clean, comfortable and more than adequate. Whilst not huge, it was lovely and the heating was excellent. The WiFi was excellent and the view of the mountains from our room was amazing. The staff were really friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely town.

Thank 119kmc
242StephenW, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs, responded to this review

Very happy you enjoyed your stay and our hospitality and our wonderful village look forward to seeing you next time

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Room was quite small but pleasant enough, bed comfortable, only 2 bath towels and no spare ones for 2 people. It was average in most respects. No milk was provided at all for tea or coffee. Service was goog when Hubby couldn't work the sky TV

Thank Catherine H
242StephenW, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs, responded to this review

It is standard practice to supply only 2 towels in a studio unit for 2 people there are towels for the pools in the office for you to use FOC and milk was offered to you when you checked in

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is an aging motel and our room was too small for a couple with nowhere to put the bags.. The property is not the standard i would expect of all bella vista properties.. Its tired and compared to other places stayed around sth island not good value although may be ok for what looks to be an increasingly expensive...

Thank AndyA6836
Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

What a lovely stay. Bella Vista will be our first choice for accommodation whenever we visit. A lovely, friendly and helpful hostess on arrival and check out. Lovely cosy room and very clean and quiet. My only disappointment was not getting to say hello to your beautiful dogs.

Thank Claire R
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stayed one night. Nothing special. Room clean but old hair in bathroom sink plug hole. Also ashtrays placed along the corridor outside the rooms were overflowing with cigarette butts. Won't stay again as there are better places in Hanmer.

Thank susan w
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Last year we stayed here for a weekend and realy enjoyed our stay small room but was clean and tidy short walk to the pools,shops and cafes . Which was nice so we didn't have all the busy traffic and foot traffic right out side our door will be back thank you

Thank Duke1230
242StephenW, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs, responded to this review

Thank you for you great comments and nice to see you back here in lovely Hanmer Springs Look forward to seeing you next time

Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

$330 for two nights with clean sturdy units even in gale winds we experienced easy parking and great info from staff for attractions ..one packet serve to fill coffee plunger ..two wouldve been better so didnt have to go out in dark to find shops for more was only thing left wanting.

Thank Janmarie F
242StephenW, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs, responded to this review

Cheers for you review and your comment about the coffee has been noted

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs NZ has 16 studio units and 2 x 1 bedroom family units along with an onsite tennis court . We have great views of the local mountains and free onsite parking. We cater for wheel chair bound and mobility restricted guests with 2 Access Studios with parking outside the door. Easy 8-10 minute walk to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa and the Local Cafes and Bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs

Address: Cnr of Main Road & Tarndale Place, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $117 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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