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94-96 Lake Road, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
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#25 of 89 in Rotorua
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We welcome you to our Bella Vista Rotorua Motel accommodation. Located only a short way from Rotorua town centre and the lake front, the property has been independently assessed by Qualmark as 4 star quality accommodation. Just under three hours from Auckland, Rotorua is the perfect base for your North Island adventure. We are easy to find on Lake Road and from the moment you arrive, you'll enjoy the convenience of being located in close proximity to the CBD for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. Our customers are fascinated by the scenery, history and culture of Rotorua. We are directly across the road from Kuirau Park which has a steaming lake and bubbling mud pools. We can advise on local tours and attractions and offer you a free of charge booking service and some attractions offer concessions should you stay with us. We are also situated close to the Aquatic Centre and the Rotorua Hospital. We have ample safe parking, leave your car and avoid parking issues, walk to work or explore on foot. There is also a private lawn area with outdoor furniture and barbeque for guest use. Our superior smoke free accommodation includes a variety of studios and one and two bedroom units. The purpose built access units have been designed with parking at the door for your convenience. You have a choice of king, queen or single beds with electric blankets for those cooler nights. Wireless internet 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 chargeback facilities for dining in or dine out at numerous Rotorua cafes, restaurants and bars. You can be assured of a warm welcome at reception where we will assist you in every way possible. Please ensure you contact us in advance if you expect to arrive later than 8pm.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Self-serve laundry
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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393Kiwi wrote a review May 2021
Wellington, New Zealand21 contributions15 helpful votes
Very good facilities. Helpful and friendly check-in. Excellent breakfast. Served in the unit. Distance from CBD so car needed. However there are shops across the road from motel. Situated on a busy road but did not notice the road noise.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: Ground floor option. Does face a busy road but no problem with noise.
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Robo Cop wrote a review Apr 2021
Hamilton, New Zealand8 contributions9 helpful votes
The Motel is located conveniently close to town and the unit was presented well and very clean. The beds were extremely comfortable and had lovely clean linen. The shower had great pressure with the added bonus of pumps of shampoo & bodywash inside the shower. Sadly the negatives.... the windows are not double glazed so you heard the constant noise of traffic going past all day/night. The worst thing of all was the terrible smell of the unit. The moment we opened the door we smelt the strong smell of curry. I went straight to the office where I asked for some air freshener and to his credit, the office man came over straight away with some. He sprayed the unit and left the cans with us. He commented that perhaps someone had cooked something strong. The smell unfortunately remained and smelt terrible. Coming back to the unit later from a lovely evening in town we were hit by the stench of curry on our return, putting a dampener on the evening. I actually had trouble going to sleep due to the smell. The is no doubt in my mind that the unit must have had strong ethnic cooking done in it for quite some time due to the intense constant smell we experienced. Unfortunately we will not be returning here again.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled
mariano wrote a review Jan 2021
Waikanae, New Zealand2 contributions
We had a dream week from 28 Dec to 3 Jan 2021. The management was pleasant helpful and efficient. We took our dog with us and were treated with care and kindness. The room was clean and very close to the lake and the city center. We were able to eat outside in the garden just beside our unit door. We highly recommend the motel but, above all, the management of Bella Vista Rotorua
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: Unit 6 if you have a dog, it is right next to the garden
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Joyce wrote a review Oct 2020
Napier, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed for one night excellent staff room was on the ground floor very clean bed was comfortable we ordered breakfast but felt wasn't worth the $16 per person will take our own next time will stay again
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled
Jackie E wrote a review Jan 2020
Abergavenny, United Kingdom108 contributions46 helpful votes
POSITIVE the room was clean and tidy and the beds were comfortable. The WiFi was free and very good. NEGATIVE For three people the room was too small , we were falling over each other and tripping up on suitcases. CONCLUSION For two people the room would be fine, but with any more than that the room ismtoo small. I probably would not stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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US$98 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bella Vista Motel Rotorua
Which popular attractions are close to Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Nearby attractions include Rotofobia (1.1 km), Fancy Meow Cat Cafe (1.0 km), and St. Faith's Anglican Church (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Conveniently located restaurants include EL Mexicano Zapata Cantina, Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine, and Gelato Mio Ice Cream.
Are there any historical sites close to Bella Vista Motel Rotorua?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tamaki Māori Village (1.5 km), Te Puia (3.9 km), and Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village (3.8 km).
Is Bella Vista Motel Rotorua accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.