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Was a very nice business stay, and accomodate special requests without hesitation which was nice. Good internet, good TV, nice to have a bed and couch given the smaller size of the room. Kitchenette facilities were ok, only one microwaveable dish was provided for cooking...More
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Response from Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista MotelResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review our motel.
We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the facilities but it is always disappointing to hear that noise from an adjacent unit was an issue. While we can't do anything about the size...More
Worst motel in NZ. Group of guests partying and shouting and swearing and playing loud music next to and outside our room all night until 3.30am. No sleep. Management doesn't care. Says this organisation are regular guests at motel but 90% of guests are well...More
Response from Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista MotelResponded 14 April 2018
I am truly sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. However, there are quite a few inaccuracies contained in your review, and we would like to address those.
The comfort of our guests is our number one priority. This is what I...More
This was our second stay at Bella Vista. There are new owners since we'd been in 2015, but the new owners are also great people, very helpful and pleasant.
I stayed in a smaller room, but it was nicely appointed. A small "kitchen" area had...More
Response from Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista MotelResponded 20 March 2018
Hello dear reviewer,
Thank you for the comprehensive review and your kind words. We understand that the rooms tend to heat up when Gisborne is hot (and this was a particularly hot summer) and we're sorry to hear that you did not have a comfortable...More
We decided to stay two nights here allowing us time to both explore the region and to relax. On arrival we were met by a happy smiling welcome and shown to our room. The motel is well located for most amenities though the walk to...More
Response from Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista MotelResponded 19 January 2018
Thank you for your detailed review of our motel, we look forward to welcoming you back to Gisborne in future!
Frik & Marise
We stayed here overnight in December 2017 - chosen on the basis of good reviews and a handy location for the birthday party we were visiting Gisborne for. The room was comfortable and clean and had everything we needed. The excellent selection of teas was...More
Response from Frik_B123, Owner at Bella Vista MotelResponded 7 January 2018
Ahh, finally somebody mentioned the selection of teas! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the room and your stay in Gisborne and hope to see you again!
Frik & Marise