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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 1 night before flying from Christchurch. Easy to find, typical Bella Vista group motel, however studio apartment was minute. Unfortunately we had a poor night probably due to the overnight roadworks on Beasley Avenue. It is walkable into the centre of Christchurch, so from that point it's good.

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Trevor, Thanks for your feedback. As we've mentioned before we have numerous types and sizes of rooms depending upon your needs and budget. Your room was the entry level room and all Bella Vista motels have them called the compact studio which by definition are compact. These are very popular and are always first to go however if you...

cairns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to stay for a night. Great room and great bed. Clean and great managers. Great area to get together for some wine with friends. Has internet which was running fast. Friendly staff and helpful with tips on where to eat and drink close by.

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at Bella Vista motels in other towns but this was rather disappointing by comparison to others. We had booked a double room so didn't expect a vast space but it was tiny. No kitchen facilities so was ok for a one night stay but not suitable if you want to self cater.

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We have numerous room types from the entry level compact studio (the one you booked and stayed in) through to our larger studio units. We also have 1 , 2 and 3 bedroom units and it all depends upon each individual needs and budget. All Bella Vista Motels are the same in that we all have...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very friendly hosts, spotlessly clean and generous provisions of tea/coffee and toiletries. Good location. Plenty of space and within walking distance of Christchurch and many good restaurants. A great location to return to before flying home again.

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui, thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated. Happy New Year to you and your family. Regards Graeme and Janice

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have stayed in Bella Vista's in provincial towns in the South Island on a few occasions during 2016 so were accustomed to the model and standard. This one is pretty average by comparison. Same format as others but not as sharp as most. Well located and I found a yummy yummy Gluten Free Fish and Chip shop around the...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your feedback. We do pride ourselves on providing clean, tidy accommodation with friendly and helpful service and this is backed up by the feedback we have received from our guests. We have also recently completed a major renovation of our motel complex, inside outside and the grounds, and the feedback...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Nice comfortable hotel well situated near to the city. Like home from home adequately suited our needs, reception staff were friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast was excellent loads of food and different everyday I would highly advise you to stay. I would also like to thank Claire and John

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and we'll pass on to Clare and John your comments. We hope the rest of your holiday went well and we'd love to see you back when you're next in NZ. Many thanks and Kind Regards Graeme and Janice

PAEROA
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Our team members thoroughly enjoyed their motel room, and the service provided by your team there. They found the service and facilities exceptionally wonderful, and noted how clean everything was. Will definitely go there again.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Graeme and Claire the right people to run a motel .Stayed here for my 75th birthday 11.10.2016 and Graeme was the great host manager you would like to have in all motels.Clean and comfortable this motel is ,close to city area and bus route,would recommend the place to stay.Rosemary and Peter South Australia

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments Peter and Rosemary and it was great to have you both stay with us. We hope your flight home went well and please come back and see us again. Many thanks and kind regards

Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Graeme, you are a gem. So polite and helpful. We were fortunate enough to stay here the first and last night of out trip. So clean, quite and comfortable. I am looking forward to visiting again and the only motel I would book is a Bella Vista. Thank you for suggesting Speights Ale House, fantastic meals both nights. Thank you...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Claire thank you for your great review and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. I will pass your comments on to all our staff who I'm sure will much appreciate the great feedback. Many thanks and kind regards ,Graeme and Janice

New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

As this trip was planned at the very last minute, we were happy we could get accommodation here. Especially with Saturday 17th being the All blacks rugby game and most of the accommodation throughout the city was booked out already. It is located within the Christchurch central area and it's very close to town. There's a restaurant and bar within...

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Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We hope your visit to Christchurch was enjoyable and hope to see you again shortly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Vista Motel and Apartments is located within 15 minutes flat walk of the Central City. We offer great well priced accommodation, comprising two and three bedroom apartments and studio units to suit all requirements. We are Qualmark Rated 4 Star. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel & Apartments

Address: 193 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: £77 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel & Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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#44 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Studios are small but ok for 1 night”
 of 5 bubbles 747trevorb, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request further back from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 195jacquit, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road and upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles nzweekender, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor very quite”
 of 5 bubbles B9851WRpeterm, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be clear when booking how far back from the road you desire to be.”
 of 5 bubbles llewelynr2015, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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