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Bella Vista Motel
Ranked #29 of 91 Hotels in Rotorua
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

This property is located out of town about a mile, and it's very close to the lake and a very nice walking / running path. My room was clean, and Sue helped me to organize a Maori experience while I was there. She even provided discount coupons for local attractions. there is an on-site laundry that was very useful, and there's a cute little backyard with a picnic table. across the street is a small market for basics.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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3  Thank Leah W
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

The room I stayed in was a Superior studio I loved the colour on the wall and would have them in my own home so decor is very calming I needed to catch up on business so plenty of space and plugs to charge up the phone IPad and laptop.
I was given fresh milk for coffee and tea I cooked a healthy meal in the microwave and frying pan everything was perfect all useful utensils provided.
The bathroom is compact and had a very large bench so I had plenty of room to layout my cosmetics.
The bed was great,good sleep, I recommend this room No5,the road noise is nil the glass is hushed the room is comfortable and easy to live in. Top people in the reception friendly and helpful
They explained the Bella Vista rewards plan and gave me a card.

Room Tip: Superior studio ideal for a business traveller
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

On arrival the lady was lovely and friendly. Room was sufficient heater was on as it was freezing outside. Heater was not positioned very well on the wall and the bed got very warm on one side. The heater was nearly down on the floor. Appreciated towel warmer and heater in bathroom. Very well equipped with fresh milk and not UHT milk. Overall a pleasant overnight stay.

Room Tip: Get a room on the top level not ground.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank Amanda J
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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Great friendly place to stop..........very helpful managers...not quite in town but close enough.. ...warm spacious room....Great parking... (spa suite)..........Would highly recommend to fellow travelers..........

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Karl V
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

We stayed here on our way south and were so impressed with the owners' hospitality, friendliness, knowledge & advice regarding the area, the cleanliness and lovely decor, the location. Everything was so great that we changed our route coming back up north from the South Island to Auckland, especially to stay there again. We arrived after midnight and had to wake them up and out of bed to settle us in and they were so kind and wonderful. I cannot express our appreciation. One of the nicest, cleanest rooms in 32 days of travelling. !!!!!

Linda

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Lesruby
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Bella Vista and thought it was fantastic. Great location and the studio unit was well appointed and exceptionally clean. The motel is in a great location only a few minutes drive from the centre city or about a 10 minute walk. The owners were brilliant, really friendly, knowledgeable about their area and offering discounts to local attractions and even offered the use their own mountain bike so I could follow a runner in the Rotorua marathon. The studio unit was not overly large but perfectly functional and the pricing was great. Would definitely stay again

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

Here for the Marathon and had a super unit with spa bath and a huge bed which was very comfortable.With a microwave just heated my food l bought with me and loved the little cookies.
Lovely clean unit and l had a ground level one with car right in front of unit.You can quite easily walk into town but plenty of parking available if you don't.
Motel is on quite a busy road which did not bother me as we do as well at home.
If you need any advice on anything at all just ask at reception and they will help you for sure so will definitely be back here.

Room Tip: Ask for a ground floor unit if you don't like stairs.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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1  Thank Robert R
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 94-98 Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #29 of 91 Hotels in Rotorua
Price Range: £71 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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