Wellington - Great location on Evans Bay close to waterfront
Flexible dates

Bella Vista Wellington


Barney and Bhagi welcome you to the Bella Vista Motel Wellington

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

Wellington is New Zealand's capital and the perfect base for your adventures. From the moment you arrive at our Wellington Motel, you'll enjoy the convenience of being located in close proximity to the Wellington CBD for business, shops, entertainment and other activities. At Bella Vista Motel Wellington we cater for all your business or recreational needs.

We are easy to find on Evans Bay, just minutes from Wellington Airport. From our motel in Wellington the waterfront is easily accessible by car, full of restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries and, most famously Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand. The city also hosts various performing arts, festivals, international and national sporting events and conferences.

Our superior smoke-free Wellington 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 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 which you can order upon arrival.

You can be assured of a warm welcome at Bella Vista Motel Wellington where we will assist you in every way possible.

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


Distances from Wellington Motel

Wellington Airport      

Sky Stadium 15mins
Te Papa Museum  10mins
InterIslander Ferry Terminal   20mins
Wellington City Centre 10mins
  • At a glance
  • Check-in 2.00pm

    Check-out 10.00am

    Office hours 8am to 8pm Weekdays. 9am-7pm Weekends.

  • On-site parking Onsite parking free of charge. EV charger available to book for a small fee.

  • Breakfast service Continental breakfast available.

  • Available on request Interconnecting rooms, port-a-cot, & hot plates.

  • Value adds Free WIFI, Sky+50 Channels

  • Email

  • Address 302-304 Evans Bay Parade, Hataitai, Wellington

  • Phone +64 4 939 4430


Room Options

Room Options

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Compact Queen Studio

Compact-sized ground floor and upstairs studios. These smaller studios feature a Queen bed, ensuite shower, SKY 50+, microwave, hair dryer, tea/coffee and toast making facilities, cutlery & crockery, refrigerator, electric jug, electric heater, electric blanket, iron & ironing board and telephone. Free Wifi and free onsite parking is included. These rooms are ideal for a one night stay.

  • 16 m2
  • 1
  • 2
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Superior Studio

Upstairs and downstairs studios with King or Queen bed. Shower ensuite, table and chairs, iron & ironing board, microwave kitchenette, electric fry pan/hot plate (available on request). Smart TV, 50+ Sky channels and unlimited free WiFi included as standard. Downstairs studio offering easy-access facilities and disabled shower are available on request.

  • 20 m2
  • 1
  • 2
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Queen Twin/Triple Studio

The Twin / Triple Studio sleeps 3 people with ensuite shower. Upstairs and downstairs rooms offer a Queen bed and a Single bed in the same room, including a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, electric fry-pan and a hob on request, electric jug, iron & ironing board, electric heater, electric blanket, and telephone. Free Wifi and free onsite parking is included.

  • 20 m2
  • 2
  • 3
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One Bedroom 4 pax

Ground floor and first floor units with a Queen bed in the main living area and either two single beds in a separate bedroom or one single and one bunkbed (on request). Ideal for families or those wanting additional space. Shower ensuite, full kitchen facilities including small oven, microwave, hot plates, table and chairs, tea & coffee and toaster. Also features telephone, electric blankets, heaters, hair dryer, 50+ Sky channels, free onsite parking and unlimited free WiFi included as standard.

  • 37 m2
  • 3
  • 4


  • Compact and Superior Studios and Family accommodation
  • Access units 
  • Continental breakfasts
  • All units fully serviced
  • Guest barbeque available
  • Qualmark 4 star rating
  • Hairdryers in every unit
  • Cot available 
  • Eftpos and credit card facilities 
  • Modern guest laundry
  • Late checkout by arrangement
  • Type 2 EV chargers. Please pre-book.

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

For more local info – email or give us a ring

Wellington, the Big Little City. Here's why;

Wellington Cable Car

A trip on Wellington’s Cable Car will take you from Lambton Quay up through the hillside-terraced houses to Kelburn.  It’s a wonderful 5-minute ride that takes you to a lookout with special views out over Wellington and the harbour. This is 15 mins along the waterfront from our Wellington motel.

Te Papa

Te Papa takes you inside the New Zealand experience. Permanent Exhibits include: Te Marae - the vibrancy of Maori culture brought close in this living marae. This is only 8 minutes drive from our Motel accommodation in Wellington

Mount Victoria

Climb or drive the 196m up Mount Victoria for an unbelievable view of the city The lookout at the summit will reward you with panoramic views of Wellington city, harbour, and beyond.

Parliament Buildings

A visit to New Zealand’s Parliament introduces you to where the House sits, learn about New Zealand's government processes and perhaps sit in the public gallery if parliament is in meeting.

Wellington Botanic Garden

Access this on your own or via the Wellington Cable Car and discover a well thought out garden with a variety of trees and plants and tracks to explore. Enjoy a coffee in the café when you’re done. 15 mins drive from the Wellington motels

Cuba Street

Cuba Street is always a hive of activity and buzzing atmosphere whenever you venture near. From retro styled shops, gorgeous bookstores, cafes and restaurants. No trip to Wellington is complete without ticking this box.

Zealandia Sanctuary

This is the world’s first fully fenced ecosanctuary, the 225 hectares has to date reintroduced 18 species of native wildlife back into the area (6 of which hadn’t been in New Zealand for over 100 years). Visit by day or night (torchlight) for a memorable experience.

Oriental Bay

One of Wellington’s real gems is Oriental Bay, whether you visit for a walk, ice cream or to sit on the beach, you’ll love the vibe and views of the harbour in action. This is only 6 minutes drive from our Wellington motel accommodation

Cable Car Museum

Step into this marvelous museum and understand how Wellington’s most iconic transport system has evolved over time. Housed in the original winding house for the cable Car, this museum is both informative and interesting.

Adrenalin Forest

Get the heart pumping at this fun multi level obstacle course, suitable for a range of ages and fitness levels. Try out the rope bridges, Tarzan swings and flying foxes.  Featured within the park are seven different courses that can see you progress in difficulty and height.

Wellington Zoo

A recent upgrade has seen some great changes and enhancements go into Wellington Zoo. The layout is user friendly, animals happy, and enclosures well cared.  It’s a fun day out for all and only 7 minutes drive from our Wellington motel nz.

City to Sea Bridge

This waterfront eye catcher is a quirky and fun piece of art that connects the Wellington waterfront with the Civic Square. As bridges go this is a class above the rest.

Katherine Mansfield House and Garden

Only a 10-minute walk from Parliament Buildings you can visit the childhood home of New Zealand’s most famous author, Katherine Mansfield. The home has been lovingly restored and you can view items that belonged to her and the family.

City Gallery Wellington

This wonderful art gallery showcases artists from around the world, it also dedicates specific galleries to Wellington artists, Maori and Pacific arts, and the future programmes. Well worth a visit.





Wellington Night Market

Operating Friday and Saturday nights 116 Cuba Street (Friday) and Lower Cuba Street (Saturday) you’ll find local entertainment, ethnic food stalls and wonderful stalls on offer.

Embassy Theatre

Well known as New Zealand’s grandest picture theatre, the Embassy was built in 1926 and then completely restored in 2003. It has hosted many world premiers for Peter Jackson movies and you too can head along a view the latest movie in style. Its only 8 minutes from our motel in Wellington.

Staglands Wildlife Reserve

Take the opportunity to feed and interact with a wide range of international and exotic birds and animals. Located in Upper Hutt, Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe will see you discover the wonders of the natural world in a safe environment.

Space Place at Carter Observatory

This fun planetarium will share with you a virtual space journey from Wellington, through the Solar System and beyond.

Old St Paul’s

This iconic Wellington church is a listed New Zealand heritage place and one of the best examples of timber Gothic Revival architecture in the world.

Rimutaka Cycle Trail

Part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, you can choose to ride sections of this trail on various lengths depending on ages and skill levels. Choose from half day through to 3-day options. Prepare yourself to be blown away by the magnificent views and rugged coastlines you’ll pass by.

City to Sea Walkway

A fantastic walk that starts in central Wellington (near Parliament) and heads 12km out to Island Bay. The walk generally takes about 6−7 hours and can be done in direction, catch the Number 1 bus out to Island Bay and walk back towards the city if you have no car.

Island Bay

Located on the Wellington’s South Coast, Island Bay is a lovely community where you can stroll around the village, enjoy the shops, cafes, hit the beach for a swim and snorkel around the rocks to spot some marine life.

Queen Elizabeth Park

Located on the Kapati coastline and steeped in history, Queen Elizabeth Park consists of  650 hectares edged by a sandy beach. There is so much to do in this beautiful area: swimming, fishing, walking, cycling, you name it.

The Interislander

The Interislander is the Cook Strait Ferry from Wellington & Picton crossing between the North & South Islands of New Zealand. Being only a 12 minute drive from the terminal, let Bella Vista be your port of call for your journey north or south.

The Weta Cave

Come and visit the Weta Cave in Miramar, Wellington. The Weta Cave screens a first-ever behind-the-scenes look at Weta and interviews with Weta co-founders Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Jamie Selkirk.

Wellington International Airport

Wellington Airport is the gateway to the coolest little capital in the world! Only 10 minutes from our Wellington motel.

Greta Point Cafe

Just a 3 minute walk from our Wellington motel is the Greta Point Cafe. In December 2013 it was voted Wellington's Best Cafe. Serving an award winning breakfast and lunch menu Greta Point Cafe also boasts a relaxed rustic atmosphere with constantly changing scenic views of the bay. Open Tuesday-Sunday 8am-5pm.


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



  • There is a popular cafe just along the road.
  • 10 minutes drive from Central Wellington
  • 10 minutes from Wellington Airport
  • 20 minutes drive to Ferry terminals
  • 5 minutes drive to local beaches

302-304 Evans Bay Parade, Hataitai, Wellington

+64 4 939 4430

[email protected]

Travel distances in kilometres to Wellington

  • From:
  • Gisborne 518 kms
  • Hamilton 510 kms
  • Napier 309 kms
  • New Plymouth 346 kms
  • Palmerston North 134 kms
  • Rotorua 450 kms
  • Taupo 365 kms
  • Whangarei 799 kms


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