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Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

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Melbourne
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were greeted by Kerry who was very friendly and welcoming. Our lounge room area provided views of the bay dotted with boats. Everything was clean and tidy with smallish bedrooms but a good size lounge and kitchen area. It met our needs and we enjoyed our two nights there. We dined in one evening to relax and enjoy the...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is 5-star: fantastic views and peace. Only 4.5 km from Picton. Rooms and amenities are excellent. It is a relatively small motel. Managers are friendly and professional and provide very personal attention to your needs.

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Staefa, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bay Vista is really true to its name: wonderfully placed right at the seafront with a nice lawn between the rooms and the shore. The room was clean, nicely furnished and a very good standard. Waikawa and the Bay Vista are very close to Picton and absolutely quiet. Thank you Kerry for your warm welcome, your good tips where to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed with our family of 4 for 4 nights and we loved it! The beds were so comfortable, the kitchen was well equipped and the views were truly magnificent. Lillian even did our smelly washing for us (!) and offered to help us with sorting out cruises, restaurants or sights to see - thank you Lillian for making our...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, close to Picton and marina's, easy drive to Blenheim and Havelock. Relaxing and quiet motel. Each unit has its own patio on which to relax and enjoy the spectacular view. Lillian and Michael were incredibly helpful and friendly and made our stay a real home from home. The unit was clean and tidy and plenty of room. A...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed with our family of 4 for only 1 night but was one of the best stays during our trip. The place was Super well located and the host was more than helpful with logistics in the area. We would have liked to stay a bit longer however we needed to catch a boat. I will recommend to anybody...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location 2 minutes drive from Picton centre. Peaceful with views of marina and sound. Large grassy area for kids to let off steam after morning on Interislander. Small shore area with shells and flat pebbles - taught my daughter's how to skim them! Clean and comfortable. Free wifi. Pleasant owners. Booked online with small deposit up front.

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

We wish you all, all the best for 2017 barryOliver - thankyou for your lovely Review on T/A it's always great to get the feedback for others to compare and come and enjoy our lovely setting here. Take care. Kindest regards Lilian, Michael and our Great Team at Bay Vista

Langen, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our short stay at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel was great! Lilian is the loveliest Person we met in pur while 4 week trip! She was friendly and very helpful. She even drove us back in the city. We would have given 6 stars if possible!!!

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

WOW, that almost brought tears to my eyes Jessica G - Its certainly a very special place we have here to work in and it makes it so easy for everyone to be happy. Thankyou so much for taking the time to put your great review on T/A for us and we wish you all the very best for 2017....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is without doubt the best of the 8 motels we have stayed in in New Zealand. Lillian and Michael were so welcoming and helpful. All accommodation had a wonderful view of the bay and the beautiful gardens. The apartment had everything we could wish for. I look forward to returning in the future.

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

It was lovely to hear you really enjoyed staying in our very special location devonwarmore, I think the peaceful location would be hard to beat and we really appreciate and thank you for taking the time to put a great review on T/A for us. We wish you all the very best for 2017. Kindest regards Lilian, Michael and our...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 stayed here for 1 night. The motel was very clean, tiny and well equipped. The waterfront view was superb. The host Lilian is the best host we encountered so far. Thank you very much ! Your kindness is greatly appropriated.

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waterfrontPicton, Manager at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

That's really neat Johnasonn - we do love it here and it is so easy to share the peacefulness with all our Guests. So glad you arrived home safely and hopefully the jacket will arrive soon. Have a wonderful 2017. Kindest regards Lilian, Michael and our Great Team at Bay Vista

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular waterfront location and 500mb Free Wifi. All 7 motel units at Bay Vista Waterfront Motel are situated on the waters edge in Picton's beautiful Waikawa Bay, only 5 minutes drive from the town centre. Set in 2 acres of park like grounds these 7 ground floor units are all self contained with sky TV and stunning views of the Bay and Waikawa Marina. Take a short 7 minute stroll over to the restaurants/cafes located at the marina or down to the swimming beach and boat launching ramp. Wake up to the sound of the native birds and enjoy a coffee on your private patio in the sun. Relax in peace and quiet away from all road noise. As well, we have available off site a selection of 2,3,& 4 bedroom spacious holiday homes for those who wish to spread out and enjoy your own private space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

Address: 303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: €102 - €244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Vista Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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