Invercargill - Great location, 5 minutes walk to Invercargill CBD
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Bella Vista Motel Invercargill


Tracy and Scott welcome you to Bella Vista Motel Invercargill, quality accommodation near the city centre.  

This property has been independently assessed by Qualmark as 4 star quality accommodation.

Our motel in Invercargill is centrally located to the CBD, with many and varied restaurants, bars, cafes and superb shopping at your disposal. Our Invercargill accommodation includes a variety of studios and one bedroom units, ideal for business or leisure. 

The units vary from just tea and toast making facilities to those with kitchenettes or full cooking facilities. They are serviced daily and cater for singles, couples, families or corporate travellers.

The motel accommodation offers ample parking, along with unlimited WIFI, continental breakfasts are available, plus there is the option of a charge-back meal facility dine in or out with many restaurants around the city.

Our motel in Invercargill is situated closely to the city’s major facilities, Southland Hospital, Stadium Southland and the Velodrome, Rugby Park, Splash Palace Aquatic Centre, Southern Institute of Technology, Civic Theatre, Southland Museum, Queens Park, Bill Richardson's Transport Museum and the soon to be opened Motorcycle Mecca.

Our Invercargill motel is also in a perfect position to stopover coming or going on the amazing Southern Scenic Route including the Catlins, or for those adventures to Bluff (Lands End) and Stewart Island.

Let Tracy, Scott and their team treat you to some real southern hospitality. We will assist you in any way we can to make your stay an enjoyable one.

Contact us for more information on availability, rates and rooms at Bella Vista Motel Invercargill.

Distances from Invercargill Motel

Invercargill Domestic Airport 5 mins
Town Centre 3 mins
Queenstown 188km
Te Anau 157km
Catlins 129km

Photos: Captur8 Photography

  • At a glance
  • Check-in 2.00pm

    Check-out 10.00am

    Office hours 8.00am to 9.00pm

  • 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, high chair

  • Value adds Unlimited free WIFI, guest laundry

  • Email

  • Address 240 Tay Street, Invercargill

  • Phone +64 3 217 9799


Room Options

Room Options

Compact Queen Studio Compact Queen Studio photo 2

Compact Queen Studio

Ground floor and upstairs studios. Features a Queen bed, ensuite shower, heated towel rail, hair dryer, tea/coffee and toast making facilities, cutlery and crockery, microwave, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater and radio alarm clock. Also includes Free WiFi, Sky TV, a writing desk and telephone. Perfect for a one night stay. This room is not suitable for cooking meals.

  • 16 m2
  • 1
  • 2
Queen Studio (includes Access studios) Queen Studio (includes Access studios) photo 2

Queen Studio (includes Access studios)

Upstairs and ground floor studios. Features a Queen bed, ensuite shower, heated towel rail, hair dryer, kitchenette with microwave, tea/coffee and toast making facilities, cutlery and crockery, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater and radio alarm clock. Also includes Free WiFi, Sky TV, a writing desk and telephone. Selected Queen studios offer wheelchair access or contain a Queen and Single bed. If you are a party of three or require an easy-access unit please contact us directly.

  • 20 m2
  • 1
  • 2
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King Studio

Ground floor and upstairs units. Features a King bed, ensuite shower, heated towel rail, hair dryer, kitchenette with microwave, complimentary tea and coffee, cutlery and crockery, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater and radio alarm clock. Also includes Free WiFi, Sky TV, a writing desk and telephone.

  • 20 m2
  • 1
  • 2
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One Bedroom Unit

Ground floor and upstairs units. Features a Queen bed in the living room with two single beds in a separate bedroom. Includes spa bath and shower, heated towel rail, hair dryer, table and chairs, armchairs, fully equipped small kitchen, electric heater, radio alarm clock, telephone, writing desk, electric blankets, Free WiFi, and Sky TV. A two bedroom unit (max 6) may be available with interconnecting door to the adjacent studio.

  • 37 m2
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  • 4


  • Free unlimited WiFi
  • Delicious Continental Breakfasts available on request
  • Guest Laundry
  • Fax, scanning & copying facilities available
  • Port-a-cots & highchairs available
  • Guests free activity booking service
  • Type 2 EV chargers. Please pre-book.

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

For more local info – email or give us a ring

Our Location

Invercargill is also the gateway to Southland from the spectacular Southern coastline of New Zealand and via the southern scenic route to the majestic tranquillity of Fiordland's Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound.

Explore Southland’s key attractions such as Stewart Island, New Zealand's new national park, the Catlins, and the Southern Scenic Route, New Zealand’s most diverse touring route. Bluff, a 20 minute drive south from Invercargill is famous worldwide for its oysters, the signpost at the end of Highway One and its port. Here you can catch a ferry to Stewart Island.

Bill Richardson's Transport World

This world class attraction boosts the largest private collection of over 300 vehicles, wearable arts and children's entertainment.  Bill Richardson Transport World is proving popular with guests from all walks of life.  Utilise the wonderful Grille Cafe as part of your memorable experience at this very unique display. Bella Vista motel is the closest accommodation to this great activity. 

Oreti Beach 

10 kilometres from the city of Invercargill, Oreti Beach is the central bay of three lying on the Foveaux Strait coast of Southland. It is 26 kilometres long, it is very accessible to drive on to.  This is the site where Burt Munro practiced riding the Indian Motorbike with which he went to break records at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

Stadium Southland

ILT Stadium Southland is a world class and multipurpose venue, capable of conducting a wide range of event modes from sporting events to conferences, exhibitions and large scale concerts.  Ideally located in the heart of Surrey Park sports centre, ILT Stadium Southland is just 10 minutes from Invercargill airport and 5 minutes from the city centre shops, restaurants and cafes. Stadium Southland is a 20 minute walk from Bella Vista Invercargill Motel.

Queens Park

Harking back to Victorian times where every city could boast a large park with avenues of trees, a band rotunda, exotic animals, an aviary - Queen's Park delivers in every sense and is a must visit. A terrific children's playground and a cafe for a hot drink, snacks or lunch is also within the extensive grounds. 

Dig This

This attraction leaves you grinning from ear to ear. Promoted as New Zealand's only heavy equipment playground, Dig This is grunty fun for everyone.  No prior experience is required so leap outside your comfort zone and get your blood pumping!

Motorcycle Mecca

Widely regarded to be a world class display, classic Motorcycle Mecca is a truly magnificent collection.  Housed within two beautifully restored buildings are around 300 classic motorcycles, and extensive international motorcycle themed artwork collection, along with the Meccaspresso Cafe.

SIT Zero fees Velodrome

The indoor $11 million velodrome is adjoining the ILT Stadium Southland and is home to Cycling Southland and the venue is used for many and varied events of all natures.

E Hayes & Sons

Ranked #1 Trip Advisor things to do and certainly an experience not to be missed!  Not only is E Hayes Burt Munro country where the story is told of the passion and determination to become the fastest man on two wheels, the Burt Munro story and display is absolutely amazing. E Hayes family business and history is also extremely enlightening. This shop must be seen to be believed, something for everyone, world known.  Allow some time as there isn't another hardware store like it!

Shopping, Cafe and Restaurants

Invercargill has a great abundance of diverse shopping, many and varied Restaurants, cafes and bars, there is a taste type for everyone.



Bella Vista Invercargill will happily offer local advice on any of these activities and will gladly facilitate complimentary reservations should an activity require a booking.



Invercargill is the southernmost city of New Zealand, and commercial heart of the region. It is your gateway to Stewart Island, the Catlins, Fiordland and Southern Lakes. With a population of 48 000, Invercargill welcomes all tourists with an excellent standard of service and southern hospitality.

Invercargill shares in a unique Scottish heritage, as can be seen by the numerous Victorian buildings that line the wide boulevards. It is a city of beauty with many historic buildings to explore.

No visit to this city is complete without a visit to Southland Museum and Art Gallery, home to the only living species from the Jurassic Age, the New Zealand Tuatara.

Housed under the largest pyramid in the Southern Hemisphere, watch the tuatara go about their daily business. The Museum and Gallery are situated in Queen's Park Gardens. Take in the panoramic views at Stirling Point, the southernmost point of the South Island. Invercargill is adept at providing facilities for all travellers, there are numerous cafe/bars, as well as many fine restaurants.

240 Tay Street, Invercargill

+64 3 217 9799

[email protected]

Travel distances in kilometres to Invercargill

  • From:
  • Ashburton 478 kms
  • Blenheim 869 kms
  • Christchurch 566 kms
  • Dunedin 205 kms
  • Fox Glacier 501 kms
  • Franz Josef Glacier 524 kms
  • Greymouth 697 kms
  • Hanmer Springs 693 kms
  • Hokitika 659 kms
  • Kaikoura 740 kms
  • Mosgiel 192 kms
  • Nelson 974 kms
  • Oamaru 318 kms
  • Queenstown 189 kms
  • Te Anau 158 kms
  • Wanaka 243 kms
  • Westport 797 kms


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