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Bella Vista Motel & Apartments

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193 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Updated 19/06/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#61 of 159 hotels in Christchurch
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We welcome you to our Christchurch motel, offering high quality accommodation near the city centre. Newly renovated, our property has been assessed by Qualmark (independent accreditation) as 4 star quality accommodation, and we have also been awarded a Qualmark Silver rating under the Sustainable Tourism Business Criteria. Christchurch is the hub of the Canterbury 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 Christchurch CBD for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. At Bella Vista Christchurch we cater for all your business or recreational needs. We are easy to find on Bealey Avenue. Our great location makes it an easy walk to the city centre, Casino and Southern Cross hospital, tourist attractions, the information office, restaurants, bars and entertainment. We have ample safe parking so you can leave your car and explore the city on foot.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Self-serve laundry
Complimentary tea
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Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Desk
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Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ruth wrote a review Dec 2021
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The location was close to the CBD, & to Southern Cross Hospital, the later is where I needed to get to/from Reception was excellent : they helped with getting dinner ( no car ) , they helped with getting a few things from supermarket ( again because I couldn’t get there ) They looked out for my safety &checked on my welfare ( I was disabled )
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Gvipin wrote a review Jun 2021
Auckland, New Zealand211 contributions197 helpful votes
On advised opted for superior studio instead of compact and was not disappointed. Clean room with everything that I would expect from a good motel. Though on ground floor, had sound sleep. Special thanks for early check in. Reached by 9.00am and was offered the room immediately and that really helped. Customer service was excellent. Warm and friendly host. Will recommend based on my experience and is also centrally located.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Budget to mid range motel
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CollRr wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland, New Zealand313 contributions77 helpful votes
Bella Vista is within easy distance of a great coffee shop and within walking distance of the centre of town. It is also close to the bus route. The unit we had was small, but clean and tidy. It was functional as we were touring and only needed to sleep there at night. We arrived fairly late and the person at reception phoned a local pub to stay open to provide us with a meal, which was helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Kate wrote a review Jun 2020
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Thank you for the hospitality. We loved our stay! It is such a great location being so close to the city. We were able to walk to most places which was very convenient. WiFi and services were excellent. Will definitely stay here again!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Karen W wrote a review Apr 2020
Fareham, United Kingdom518 contributions152 helpful votes
First experience at the Bella Vista chain and it was fine. I arrived early evening and stayed two nights to allow a day to explore the city and its surroundings. The Bella Vista is a little out of the centre so you'll have a reasonable walk or short drive to reach the sights and main restaurants. Perhaps more nearby are open weekdays... but I was there on Sunday. No hot water for the shower on my second day but I was leaving early and no-one was around to report it to...
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Date of stay: March 2020
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barbarajandrews wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia111 contributions37 helpful votes
We found this place by accident, no booking, Carol (Manager) gave us an excellent price for a 3 bedroom apartment. Very clean, only downside was 2 lots of stairs to get up to the bedrooms. But it was very clean, beds were very comfortable, quiet and Carol was very helpful and friendly. Would easily go back there again.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Munrox wrote a review Mar 2020
London, UK126 contributions48 helpful votes
We stayed here at the start and finish of a self drive tour round the South Island. The place is motel style and the bedroom and shower room were fairly basic. Tea etc supplies and cooking facilities if wanted. It was convenient for the rental car pick up a couple of blocks away but I suspect not much else. There's not much in the way of restaurants round here but the pub up the road did adquate pub grub. Coffee bars are around for breakfast if you don't self cater. Reception was friendly and helpful but closes at 8pm so care with check in.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Request a downstairs room if you don't want to lug cases up steps.
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Diane H wrote a review Dec 2019
Palmerston North, New Zealand8 contributions
Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment as we had my mother with us, greeted warmly at reception and taken to our room, everything explained from operating wifi to restaurants and shops nearby, rooms lovely and spacious, beautifully clean and tidy would highly recommend. We went back for a 1 night stay in New Year in a Studio, same great service and lovely clean and tidy rooms. Will definitely come back
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Graeme S, Owner at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Diane, Thank you for the great feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We'll pass on your comments to our staff as its always nice for them to know that their hard work is appreciated. Kind regards Graeme and Janice
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Waynedvh wrote a review Dec 2019
Palmerston North, New Zealand3760 contributions140 helpful votes
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Visiting Christchurch and once again stayed at a Bella Vista, this time in one of their apartments. Wow so spacious with two deck areas, all the mod cons you need and car parking for two vehicles. Staff so friendly, grounds so tidy plus a nice bbq area.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 29 Dec 2019
Thanks for your feedback Wayne and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that the rest of your travels went well and love to see you again next time you're visiting our great city. Kind regards Graeme and Janice
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MrsEveryday wrote a review Dec 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom26 contributions46 helpful votes
We stayed for two nights in this motel. It was the third Bella Vista motel we had used in our trip (and the first which did not have a view). Clearly they communicate with each other because i was impressed that both the second and third provided us with the disabled room. I have arthritis and whilst I can manage the stairs, it is a bit of an effort. The host in our first one must have noticed and told the others. One of the best things about the disabled room is the higher toilet seat - many toilets are very low in NZ which I found a struggle. This motel has the same high standards of the others but two good additional features: a plastic box for recycling and a proper full-sized teapot.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Responded 4 Dec 2019
Thanks for your feedback and we're very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We'll pass on your comments to the rest of the group. Kind regards Graeme and Janice
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US$85 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bella Vista Motel & Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Escape Artists (0.8 km), Margaret Mahy Family Playground (0.9 km), and Quake City (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
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 & Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Permit Room, Pedro's House of Lamb, and Christchurch Tramway Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Bella Vista Motel & Apartments?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Riccarton House & Bush (3.2 km), Mona Vale (2.5 km), and Ferrymead Heritage Park (7.3 km).
Is Bella Vista Motel & Apartments accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.