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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guy at reception was very pleasant the room was ok for one night, much smaller than the one we had stayed in the night before in Dunedin. Disappointed with this group of hotels, although they provide all you need and are clean.

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BellaVistaOamaru, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Dear Screennamechalky, Thank you for your feedback. We provide as much details and information on the websites as practical including rooms size and floor space. As most of the new motels built after year 2000, the design and room configuration has been built to the new regulation and to support seismic activity (earthquake proof). This can be noticed by the...

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd definitely book this motel when I return to Oamaru. The host was friendly and helpful in providing the map and information on places of interest. The pressure of shower was really strong and great. The room was just right for two and had the facilities of microwave, tea/coffee making facilities and fridge which I thought was really great and...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We have stayed at this motel previously and with no previous concerns I booked again. It seems to be under new management from our last visit and I thought that overall the accommodation was good value. The room was clean, with what looked like a new bathroom (a good shower) and heating was good. I would recommend.

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BellaVistaOamaru, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Thank you LTK1999 for your time to review us, very much appreciated!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We booked direct on theur website from Australia and didn't have to pay until wr checkrd in. We didn't incur the 1.5% credit card surcharge as we booked direct. We had a compact studio room. Yes it was small but had everything you need for a one stay while travelling - microwave, crockery, cutlery, glasses, a couple of glass cooking...

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BellaVistaOamaru, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Thank you very much Jenny for your time to review us. Gladly, we can assist and make your holiday in Oamaru a very enjoyable one.

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Was just an ok stay. lady at desk was lovely and room was nice but a little over priced there was also damage in the bathroom. Overall was just average and would not recommend if you looking to stay more than one night.

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BellaVistaOamaru, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Hello Alice J, Thank you for reviewing us. Could you please also let us know a bit more detail of the damage in the bathroom? So that we can have them fixed. Also, if you are planing to stay longer than a night, and contact us directly. We normally will recommend you a few other options that will suit you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

After touring the south Island for 9 days and choosing Oamaru as our last stay before heading back to Christchurch we decided on Bella Vista, purchased accommodation very last minute online through TripAdvisor. Got there to find our room taken, luckily there was a 'king upgrade' available. The room was clean and cheap but that's about all that was good...

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BellaVistaOamaru, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Dear Lin J, First of all, thank you for your time to review us, your comment is very much appreciated. The room upgraded is a Free-of-Charge for you as explained on your arrival. This is due to your online double-booking which is an unfortunate situation. Hence why we have upgraded you. We are lucky to have such a prominent location...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We choose the Bella Vista due to it's location and it belonged to the Bella Vista chain. We did expect a little more but it was adequate for our one-night stay. We were upstairs and away from the road - we got more noise from guests, then the road. Our studio was very compact and the bathroom needed an update....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Love the location, very easy to find as it is located on the main street. Not only surrounded by fast food restaurants e.g. KFC, McDonald's and Burger King, petrol station is just next door! The heater was not really working and it was noisy.

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Livingstone, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Extractor fan in bathroom was not working so bathroom was full of steam, the window in the bathroom was near shoulder height the bathroom became very wet due to fan not Working, floor looked dirty, toilet roll cover kept falling off, the very small heater was not very powerful for a north Otago winters night, the queen bed was very...

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travelearnz, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

Hi Gaynor, Thank you for your time to review us. In a case of finding any appliances not working, letting us know on the spot would be very much appreciated and will also help solving your issue straight away too. In this case, I have checked the ventilation fan in your room, it is still working, you may have turn...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Nice family room, not 5* but it did the job nicely and all was very clean. Reception lady v.friendly and helpful and helped us plan our penguin trip. Right on the main street and next to supermarkets & restaurants. We would stay again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Oamaru

Address: 206 Thames Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: £72 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Oamaru 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Some of the rooms are interconnecting.”
 of 5 bubbles annetteb118, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor - is very noisy. Try getting a room on the end to avoid foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles Shmoozylla, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles 494trevw, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room as it will have more light”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerNZ007, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a ground floor room as it is long haul up the stairs and along a landing to take your bags (No Lift Available).”
 of 5 bubbles pjc195410, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
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