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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The units are on the smaller side but are very clean and well maintained. The reception staff were very helpful. Overall the units met our expectations for the price.The motel complex is well located within easy walking distance to all the shops and local food outlets.

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

Hi Gavin_Marie, Thank you for your feedback. We are aware that some of our units have been built on the smaller side. Hence why we must ensure that our other facilities for our guests are above the others. And we are glad you noticed that our staff are friendly and helpful, cleanliness and maintenance program are great. Moreover, the guests...

Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This accommodation is well located to the hub of town, easy walking to shops and dining. Comfy room with some kitchen facilities and microwave. Onsite parking available, would recommend. Reception staff very helpful.

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

Hi ShelleyQ008, Thank you for your feedback, we are in such a great and handy location which help providing our guests a more convenient stay in Oamaru than many other accommodation. we hope to see you again on your next visit. Thank you, Ole'

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First motel on your left as you drive down the main drag of Oamaru. Great you think. Well I can't comment on the other rooms, but for $135 you'd expect a bit more space than the tiny room we were given. Paid $130 for a room at another Bella Vista in another town and got twice the size??? In this...

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

Hello Breanda B, Thank you for your feedback, it is much appreciated! We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us as much as it could be. The kettle in your room is a problem that could have been rectified easily and promptly, if you have let us know, as we always have a replacement...

Gisborne Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This motel is fine for a one-night stop over if passing through Oamaru but if you like your space then its a bit pokey (well the room we were in anyway). The room was clean and tidy but I have to say that in comparison to other motels we have stayed at, it was slightly over-priced. But like I said,...

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

Hi Danzak1, Thank you for your feedback, this is much appreciated for our marketing record. We are glad that our standard of cleanliness is up to your satisfactory. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best Regards, Ole' Wallis

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The room we had was a huge one. Furniture a little bit outdated but it s still a motel so it s ok. Bed is comfortable the bathtub very nice with hydromassage. The sink would be better to have one knob to control the temperature better instead of the retro cold/hot. The internet is fast however u need to log...

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

Hi Maiki1978, Thank you for your review. It is great to know that facilities in our room are well-functioned to your liking. We understand your feeling of the hot/cold tap. We have been trying to change them to a mixer too, however, our plumber is still searching for a suitable one that will fit a custom holes of the vanity....

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Clean room, but a very odd shower floor arrangement. The suggested breakfast was at a restaurant nearby that appeared to be owned by the motel management. We ended up going to the McDonald's next door for a couple of muffins and coffees.

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

Hello Ed T, Thank you for your time to let us know your feedback, this is very much appreciated! It sounded like you may have booked a room that is also a wheelchair-accessible, shower area in this room, hence why, a wet-floor shower. Breakfast is served in buffet style and our restaurant next door from Mcdonalds (only 20 meters away,...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

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 11 November 2016 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.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: £68 - £123 (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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“Ask to see your room before you commit to staying.”
 of 5 bubbles 227BrendaB, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get one of the bigger rooms. The standard rooms are too pokey.”
 of 5 bubbles Danzak1, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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