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“Pretty little motel”
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Bella Vista Motel
Ranked #8 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
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Reviewed 25 February 2007

To say we had only booked a mini studio it was about the same as you would get in the UK as normal hotle room! It's a very pretty little motel only 10 mins walk across the park to shops and the Esplanade. Lovely clean town. We enjoyed our stay at Bella Vista and would highly recommend it!

  • Stayed: February 2007
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Reviewed 22 May 2006

Bella Vista Te Anau

Bella Vista Te Anau is part of a nationwide chain of motels across New Zealand and they are all pretty much the same. The plus with this particular motel is that it is located off of the main streets on a side street, so you miss all of the traffic. Also it is a small motel that doesn’t cater to the tour bus crowds going to Milford Sound, so you miss all of the associated racket that goes with tour groups.

It’s about a 2 minute walk to Lake Te Anau and about 3-4 minutes to the main street where most of the restaurants and shops are located.

The room I had was very clean and well presented. I got the smallest room available, but since it was just me that worked fine and the room was stocked with everything one could need.

I highly recommend this motel and will stay there again when I return to Te Anau.

  • Stayed: May 2005
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Reviewed 12 April 2006

We have just arrived home after 16 days in NZ and we stayed in Bella Vista's in more than 1 city - including Te Anau and they were very good. Rooms are all the same, staff helpful in making bookings and the beauty is that it's like MacDonalds - you know exactly what to expect. It made travelling without advance reservations easy. It was very reasonable accomodation for Canadians.

  • Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed 4 May 2005

I would have to say of all the places I stayed in on the South Island, this place was definitely the best in terms of value for money. The room was spotless, beds were comfy, bathroom was super clean and the room rate was very reasonable at $110/night. And so close to town that you can walk into the city to grab your dinner. The hotel owners are extremely friendly and make you feel welcome. Although I did not get a chance to stay at any of the other Bella Vista locations, I definitely will try the other ones on my next visit to the South Island due to my great experience in Te Anau. Would highly recommend this motel and will undoubtedly return.

  • Stayed: April 2005
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Reviewed 2 March 2005

This low to moderately priced modern chain has been rapidly expanding all over New Zealand and it is welcome in Te Anau where accomodations tend to be overpriced especially in the summer. The mini studio I had was new, quiet, clean, comfortable, and very reasonably priced. It was small and perfect for one person or two people who don't need much space. It was designed well to take advantage of the space since the large suitcase I had fit on the shelf in the closet. The room had a TV, phone, alarm clock, bathroom, comfortable bed, and that's about it. However I don't need kitchen facilities or other extras so it's perfect. It is a quick 2 minute walk into town. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel

Address: 9 Mokoroa Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#7 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#11 Family Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range: £71 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We welcome you to the Bella Vista Te Anau Motel. Te Anau is the hub of the Fiordland region and the perfect base for your adventures. From the moment you arrive, you'll enjoy the convenience of being located in close proximity to the Te Anau town center for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. We are easy to find on Mokoroa Street, just two hours' drive from Queenstown and two hours drive north of Invercargill. Situated in a quiet location, adjacent to a park and the closest motel to the town center, we are just a few minutes stroll from the lakefront. We have ample safe parking so you can leave your car and explore on foot. Unlimited free WIFI is available with a spacious work desk in every room. Units vary from just tea and toast making facilities to those with cooking facilities. We offer continental breakfasts and evening meals charge back facilities. You can be assured of a warm welcome at reception where we will assist you in every way possible. ... more   less 
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