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Bella Vista Motel

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an uncomplicated chain motel. The accommodation is clean, spacious and well equipped. Five minutes walk from the lakeside. This is a great place to stay if you are passing through Te Anau. Recommended.

Thank WestCountryFoodie
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 2 nights in Te Anau. Friendly checkin. Room nice. Great location and super easy to get to the lake or downtown restaurants. Has several bad reviews but don't really know why. Nothing special as far as hotels go but clean and more than adequate for sleeping while visiting. This is a chain hotel in NZ and most cities...

Thank Jake K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like our experience at Bella Vista Queenstown , our stay was eminently satisfactory . Walk to town through a park (about 200m) and then all of Te Anau's facilities available , including a great 3 km lakefront walk , room nearly identical design to the Queenstown brother , bathroom larger , quiet fridge , reasonable TV channels ( not utilised...

Thank Ozkiwinasia
Ray_Z764, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Bella Vista Te Anau and Queenstown! We appreciate your review and hope to welcome you again in the near future :)

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two evenings. We had a queen-sized room. It was small, but clean and it was definitely nice to have a microwave. This hotel is a short walk to the lakefront. The service was also friendly.

Thank Sheila514
Ray_Z764, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are happy you enjoyed our motel's amenities.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were heading out for a day tour of Milford Sound and wanted a hotel which was close to town and easy pick up point for tour bus. This was a nice, clean hotel. It had a nice, small kitchen, was easy to walk the ten minutes to town to go for dinner at restaurants. No real view, but that...

Thank easypeasy2013
Ray_Z764, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your recent stay with us at Bella Vista Te Anau. We hope to welcome you again :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights to enjoy our trip to Doubtful Sound. The manager was very friendly and helped us with our Real Journeys booking without a problem. The rooms were very clean and we had a comfy king bed and a kitchenette which also featured a small stove top so great if you wanted to prep meals "at home". Only...

Thank Kathy V
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On arrival the manager was very helpful, explaining all aspects of the local area and he marked shopping and restaurants on a map. The manager advised us about tours of Milford Sound and we booked a cruise through him. We could walk to shops and the lake. There was ample parking in the car park. Our room was a compact...

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were here for 3 nights and used our time to explore Milford Sound and hike the area. It's located almost in town, clean and quiet, with comfortable rooms. It has a great little BBQ area you can cook on and a full size grocery store close by. The owners were quick to help us out with anything we needed....

Thank Ron H
Ray_Z764, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at Bella Vista Te Anau. We are happy you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The room is tiny, the bed was only a standard double and you would be hard pressed to cook a meal in the small kitchen space. Having said that, there was more or less everything you need for a one or two night stopover. Everything was clean and tidy, the shower was large ish and plenty of hot water at...

Thank Michael O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Motel was not anything fancy but, then again, it was very budget friendly and available at a very short time notice. The most importantly, it was clean and had comfortable mattress. Another plus: it is very close to the lake and the downtown area. We walked to and back from our dinner. Property manager was very friendly, motel has plenty...

Thank Karla T
Ray_Z764, Manager at Bella Vista Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again! :-)

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at a quiet location, adjacent to a park and the closest motel to the town centre, just minutes stroll from the lakefront. Bella Vista Te Anau Motel accommodation offers 18 superior quality units with kitchenettes and shower ensuites (3 with shower over spa bath).Te Anau is a beautiful picturesque township nestled on the shores of Lake Te Anau, which is the largest lake in the South Island, and the second largest lake in New Zealand. It is a great place to base yourself when exploring Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. ... more   less 

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
Price Range: $107 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Bella Vista Hotel
Bella Vista Te Anau
Bella Vista Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Te Anau
#2 Green Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#5 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#11 Family Hotel in Te Anau
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“We had a room on the end, which had an extra bedroom but we didn't need it.”
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“Upstairs rooms are quieter. A couple of the ground floor rooms are very handy for the guest laundry.”
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“Downstairs, if available; no elevator.”
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