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Flat-screen TV, pay-per-view films
Premium bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.8 out of 5 Good
20 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Air conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationAlexandra Park6 min walk
Popular LocationGaiety Theatre10 min walk
Popular LocationStandring Park14 min walk

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About this area


Located in Wairoa, Vista Motor Lodge is near the beach. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Gaiety Theatre, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Alexandra Park and Standring Park.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Alexandra Park - 6 min walk
  • Gaiety Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Standring Park - 14 min walk
  • Lambton Square - 2 min drive
  • Morere Hot Springs - 30 min drive


  • Vista Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Osler's Bakery and Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Club Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Richies - 5 min walk
  • EastEnd Cafe and Bar - 10 min walk

About this property

Vista Motor Lodge

3-star motel with restaurant and outdoor pool
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, a meeting room and a children's pool are on-site. All 28 rooms provide conveniences such as dining areas and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include patios, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding.
Vista Motor Lodge offers 28 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation offers separate dining areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Wairoa motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 14.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Separate dining area


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • In-room dining only
  • Microwave

Outdoor space

  • Patio


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe



Check-in between 2 PM and 6 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10 AM - 6 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 14.00 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining)

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Vista Motor Lodge Wairoa
Vista Motor Wairoa
Vista Motor Lodge Motel
Vista Motor Lodge Wairoa
Vista Motor Lodge Motel Wairoa

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Vista Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Vista Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Vista Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Vista Motor Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Vista Motor Lodge pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Vista Motor Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Vista Motor Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Vista Motor Lodge?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Vista Motor Lodge located?
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Alexandra Park, Gaiety Theatre and Standring Park. Lambton Square is 1 mi (1.7 km) away.
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Awesome place to stay! Will definately stay again, super friendly staff, yum, overfilling restaurant!! Peaceful and quiet considering its near the main drag. Cleanliness is top notch. Was only planning on one nights stay but ended up staying the whole weekend!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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The lady at the front counter was lovely and super helpful. The website I booked though did not select the best room for my family but we managed.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great time, we really enjoyed, looking forward to comeback!:-)
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
As all else nearby taken up by time we looked, we searched further afield and found this place which fitted the bill nicely
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It is ok.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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