Bella Vista Motel Greymouth
Chris and Nic welcome you to the Bella Vista Motel Greymouth
This property has been independently assessed by Qualmark as 4-star quality accommodation.
Greymouth is a great base for all your West Coast adventures. From the moment you arrive, you'll enjoy the convenience of being located in close proximity to the town centre for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. At Bella Vista Motel Greymouth we cater for all your business or recreational needs.
We are easy to find on High Street, 100m from the Aquatic Centre, new sports stadium (Basketball / Netball) Tennis and Hockey Turf. We have ample safe parking so you can leave your car, avoid parking issues, walk to work or explore on foot.
Our superior smoke-free Greymouth motel accommodation includes a variety of studios and one-bedroom units. The purpose-built access units have been designed with parking at the door for your convenience. You have a choice of super-king, king, queen or single beds with electric blankets for those cooler nights.
At our motel in Greymouth, 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 evening meals charge back facilities, dine in or dine out.
You can be assured of a warm welcome at Bella Vista Motel Greymouth where we will assist you in every way possible. Experience true West Coast hospitality at its best.
Contact us for more information on availability, rates and rooms at Bella Vista Motel Greymouth.
Distances from Greymouth Motel
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- At a glance
Check-in 2.00pm to 8.30pm
Office hours 7.30am to 8.30pm & 8.00am to 8.00pm weekends
On-site parking Onsite parking free of charge. EV charger available for a small fee.
Breakfast service Continental breakfast available on request.
Available on request Interconnecting rooms, cot.
Value adds Free and unlimited WiFi, free newspaper daily, & guest laundry.
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Phone +64 3 768 7199
Compact Queen Studio
Ground floor and upstairs smaller studios, Queen bed only, ensuite shower, free WiFi, heated towel rail, hair dryer, tea/coffee and toast making facilities, cutlery & crockery, microwave, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater, radio alarm clock, telephone. This room not suitable for cooking meals. Best suited for an overnight stay.
- 16 m2
Upstairs floor studios, queen and single bed in lounge area, ensuite shower, free WiFi, heated towel rail, hair dryer, kitchenette with microwave, cutlery & crockery, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater, radio alarm clock, telephone, Sky TV, electric blanket. These rooms are not suitable for cooking meals.
- 20 m2
King or Queen bed, ensuite shower, free WiFi, heated towel rail, hair dryer, desk & chairs, hotplate available on request, kitchenette with microwave, cutlery & crockery, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater, radio alarm clock, telephone.
- 20 m2
One Bedroom Family Unit
Queen bed in living room with 2 x single beds in separate room. Ensuite shower over spa bath, heated towel rail, hair dryer, table & chairs, armchairs, fully equipped small kitchen, electric heater, radio alarm clock, telephone, free WiFi, Sky TV, electric blanket. A two-bedroom unit (max 6) may be available with interconnecting door to next unit. On request and only when booking directly with the motel.
- 37 m2
- 18 superior smoke-free units
- Studio & family units with kitchenettes
- Super king, king, and queen-size beds
- Spa bath units
- Free abd Unlimited WiFi
- Access units
- Type 2 EV chargers. Please pre-book.
- Electric blankets/heating
- Quiet units back off the street
This is one of New Zealand’s most scenic train journeys. Join the train from Greymouth and travel through some unbelievable scenery, out of your window you’ll be up close to the Southern Alps, Waimakariri River, Arthur’s Pass, Canterbury Plains and so much more. Your train will depart Greymouth in the afternoon, you can overnight at Bella Vista Christchurch and jump back for the return journey in the morning.
Brunner Mine Site Walk
Located about 11 km out of town, take your time and explore one of the country’s first industrial sites where coal was mined. Enjoy a short walk around the historic coke ovens, brick factory and the remains of tunnel entrances. Allow approx. an hour.
A wonderful West Coast lake – Lake Brunner and the surrounding area are popular for world-class fishing (lake and river), stargazing, glowworm grottos, bird watching and the rainforest ecosystem.
Situated at the north end of Lake Brunner, this tiny west coast town is 37 kilometres inland from Greymouth. You can get to it by car, the TranzAlpine train or a daily shuttle service, the town is well known for its fishing.
Woods Creek Track
This is a short (1.1km loop) forest track to enjoy; you’ll pass by tailraces and dams and through tunnels built by gold miners back in the 19th century.
Point Elizabeth Walkway
This walk is great for the whole family, taking you along a coastal walkway and through the forest to a stunning cliff-top viewing platform. Duration approx.: 1 hr 45minutes
An interesting spot to visit, here you can witness the intensity of the river as it meets the sea. Stop for a moment and respect the moving memorials to lives lost crossing the river bar.
Left Bank Art Gallery
Located in a historic bank building, the gallery and shop are home to a range of contemporary paintings, prints, photography, sculpture and crafts, with the emphasis on local talent.
Head north along the wild west coast and visit the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and blowholes. The blowholes operate at high tide and are best on a blustery day.
On Yer Bike
Off Road adventures. Quads, Go-Karts, Argo, Hot Tracks and Hagglunds. True off roading through Native rain-forest, mud, water & Scenery. Excellent attraction.
Little Earth Model Village
Also situated at the On Yer Bike Site. This is an indoor & outdoor model village of the gold mining town of Waiuta set in the 1930s.
Tours 7 days a week showing the history and making of our wonderful beer. Tours take approx 1 1/2 hours with a tasting season at the end.
Step back in time and gain a sense of the past. Gold panning, steam train rides, a timber mill and a township, make up the recreated 19th Century pioneer attraction.
Dating back to 1881 this miner’s track allows an insight to what life was like back then, with the ability to overnight in the historic Croeses Top Hut or by taking a look at the Garden Gully Hut. The walk is approx. 18km and takes 1 – 2 days.
Greymouth’s historic (built in 1935) cinema that has been recently renovated, head along to catch the latest new release movies.
Glowworm Tubing, Zipline & Abseil
New Zealand Discovery Adventures will take you to a location that’s as good as it gets - a rainforest canyon! You’ll find yourself floating through a world of glow-worms. The tour starts with a short bush walk, then onto a 30m abseil down a rainforest covered cliff and into the river below, enjoy the bulge rock hydroslide and onto the cave entrance. Not for the faint hearted. Combine this also with ziplining and abseiling.
Another wonderful west coast adventure, you’ll ride your horse into the waves, and perhaps chat with the local gold miners who are happy to share their knowledge and show you the sparkling gold in the sand.
The newly built Aquatic centre is only 100met up the road and features Lap pool, Toddlers, learners, Hydrotherapy pools. Spa pools and 2 Hydro slides along with a Courtyard and playground.
Wild Wests Adventures
For all Black-water Glow-worm Caves, canyons, Tubing and white water rafting.
Arts & Crafts
Jade Boulder, Stuart Nimmo Photography, Left Bank Art Gallery, & Shades of Jade all centred in the Hub of Greymouth.
Lots of Bush walks to choose from as well as the Lovely beach just a short distance away.
Bella Vista Greymouth will happily offer local advice on any of these activities and will gladly facilitate complimentary reservations should an activity require a booking.
New Zealand's West Coast is known for its warm hospitality, great hosts, good food and a refreshing beer. When in Greymouth you need look no further than the famous Montieth's Brewery. Monteith’s Brewing Co. is an iconic craft brewery known for its strong tasting, full-bodied ales, rich and silky stouts, and classic brews. Brewing for over 150 years, an easy 10 minute walk from Bella Vista Greymouth will have you on the doorstep of this West Coast institution. Beyond the fine brews, you can enjoy a full talking and tasting tour experience to remember your visit to the brewery.
10% Off Food, Entry and Drinks at the Monteiths Brewery
Book to stay with Bella Vista Greymouth and enjoy 10% off entry, food and drinks at the celebrated Monteith's West Coast Brewery, Greymouth's #1 visitor attraction.
To secure your 10% discount, simply show your Bella Vista room key fob
Your hosts, Chris & Nic Neame
Welcome to Bella Vista Greymouth, we look forward to looking after you during your stay with us. We enjoy meeting new people and hearing their stories about where they’ve been and where they are going.
Born and breed Coasters we can offer you our knowledge of this beautiful part of New Zealand so you can get the maximum benefit of your time in Greymouth.
Our Town - Greymouth
Greymouth is on State Highway 6, which connects it with Hokitika in the South and Westport in the north. It is the largest town on the West Coast, making it the perfect place to base yourself for a few days.
We love living on the Coast! There is never a shortage of things to see and do. We have many natural landmarks right on our doorstep – the Pancake Rocks, beautiful rainforest walks, and the bike trail which begins right in the heart of Greymouth.
The Monteith’s Brewery is also popular for tourists and locals alike.
Home of the famous West Coast Whitebait Fritter, a must experience when on the Coast!
There are many local restaurants & cafes to relax in. The world famous TranzAlphine train departs daily, where you can travel to Christchurch, stay the night and then retune to resume your stay on the West Coast!
We donate old bedding, towels, curtains, working appliances to local charity shops.
We support local sporting clubs and charities with gift vouchers for raffles for a stay any of our 27 Bella Vista Motels nationwide.
We buy products locally whenever possible to support locals in jobs.
We donate yearly to the following organisation: Westpac Trust Rescue Helicopter, St Johns Ambulance, The West Coast Penguin Trust and West Coast Caring for Families.
Our Sustainability Practices
· We have recycling bins in all our rooms and encourage our guests to use these.
· We have soap dispensers in our bathrooms to reduce wastage.
· We have installed energy efficient lighting inside and outside the rooms.
· We donate all old linen and unwanted clothing items to our local charity shops.
· We buy locally whenever possible to reduce transport emissions.
· Our energy supplier buys from renewable generation resources like hydro and wind.
· New heaters are more energy efficient.
· We are members of the Astro Weka Programme which recycles plastics into concrete.
- 1km south of town centre
- 2nd closest motel to town
- 150m from Restaurant and Aquatic centre.
Travel distances in kilometres to Greymouth
- Ashburton 271 kms
- Blenheim 324 kms
- Christchurch 241 kms
- Dunedin 544 kms
- Fox Glacier 196 kms
- Franz Josef Glacier 173 kms
- Hanmer Springs 214 kms
- Hokitika 39 kms
- Invercargill 697 kms
- Kaikoura 327 kms
- Mosgiel 558 kms
- Nelson 287 kms
- Oamaru 431 kms
- Queenstown 525 kms
- Te Anau 682 kms
- Wanaka 457 kms
- Westport 100 kms