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Bella Vista Motel

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178 Tahunanui Drive Tahunanui, Nelson 7011 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair Access
Golf course
4 Star accommodation
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Nice room, clean and comfortable with friendly service. A good price as has all amenities. No comparison to cheaper places as they don't have the facilities of Bella Vista. Breakfast is available or you can make your own meals in the room.

Thank C0rnelia1234
Response from Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista MotelResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are grateful that you talk about not comparing us to "cheaper" places. At Bella Vista we pride ourselves on offering our guests a comfortable stay and quality amenities. #trustbellavista

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful stay here with a friend, left my headphones in my room after leaving and staff were kind enough to post them to me! Very kind and great amenities! Breakfast was great, and was kindly left in our room for us.

Thank higgiekatie8
Response from Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista MotelResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us, its the little things that count when you are staying away from home. We are happy to have you reunited with your heaphones. #trustbellavista

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst on the way to Franz Josef. Nice clean and comfortable room with good kitchen facilities and a friendly and cheerful owner. We found motel to be great for us as a stopover but it was quite far from attractions.More

Thank lesleyjane
Response from Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista MotelResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are not sure what attractions you are referring to as Nelson is small enough to be 10 mins drive from most attractions here. We are situated a short stroll from the beach and only a few...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The room was clean and tidy but very small and compact and overpriced against other places we stayed in NZ. The staff were friendly enough and they had good laundry facilities. Once whale watching trip done, not much else to do in the area. Watch...More

Thank Dennise F
Response from Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista MotelResponded 13 April 2018

We feel that you may have us confused us for Kaikoura??? There is so much to do in and around Nelson that you can easily fill in a week here. We offer a variety of different sized rooms so you may wish to ask about...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Bruce was a great host in helping us find our way around & helping us in our journey. Rooms were nice & kept very clean. Close proximity to the airport made it perfect for our quick stop for Abel Tasman.More

Thank Aaron E
Response from Nadine H, Manager at Bella Vista MotelResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Our staff work extremely hard to keep the rooms up to such high standards so it is nice to know that it is noticed. Yes it is great that we are so close to the airport (and...More

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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, ...More shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. We are an easy 10 minute drive away from Nelson City. This property has been assessed by 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 CBD. 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. 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. You can be assured of a warm welcome at reception where we will assist you in every way possible. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$88 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (2)
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Rachelle W
10 November 2016|
Response from Nadine H | Property representative |
If you could please phone us 035486948 then we can email it to you as this site does not allow us to put up our email address
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"Book ahead, as was booked out when others werent"
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"There is upstairs and downstairs, so if you want easy access, ask for downstairs."
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"Flat easy access to ground floor rooms."
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