Bay Vista Waterfront Motel Picton

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Private beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing
In-room safe, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
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Overview of Bay Vista Waterfront Motel Picton

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel Picton

3.0 star property
3-star motel in Waikawa Bay with private beach

9.8/10 Exceptional

114 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Lounge area
303 Waikawa Road, Picton, Marlborough, 7220
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Living room
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Waikawa Bay
  • Picton Harbour - 39 min walk
  • Waikawa Marina - 2 min drive
  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 6 min drive
  • Kenepuru Sounds - 81 min drive

Getting around

  • Picton (PCN) - 13 min drive
  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 39 min drive

About this property

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel Picton

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel Picton puts you 2 mi (3.3 km) from Picton Harbour and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Picton Ferry Terminal. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with onsite scuba diving and snorkeling. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. The helpful staff and family-friendly amenities get great marks from fellow travelers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Private dining

Taking the kids

  • Baby bath

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach access
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Portable shower seat
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Roll-in shower

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Highchair


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Bay vista waikawa bay
Amazing place to stay...been on the bay access to the water was great and private with park like grounds were amazing. Had great time paddleboarding in the bay and staff were friendly.
Tracy, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice quiet sleep
Perkins Contracting, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It says it in the motels name.
Lovely staff. Excellent veiw from room.Comfortable room
I, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing spot
Warren, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location 10 min out of town, clean with a stunning view of the bay.
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was simply beautiful. Gorgeous setting calm and peaceful. The unit was excellently set out and oh it was just a fantastic restful couple days at this wonderful wonderful motel. The people who run this them and their staff so so friendly and chatty and made us feel totally like home away from home. Will stay again for sure.
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We loved the welcoming friendly staff the beds were very comfortable great view and handy to restaurants and marina we will certainly recommend to family and friends thankyou
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great- arrived late but room and key all ready for us. Very comfortable
John, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jo-Anna, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Our host was very friendly and welcoming including giving us a courtesy call beforehand, telling us about local food and offering advice on our travel route. The view and amenities were amazing, very clean and comfortable. Thank you for accommodating our family.
Marama, 2-night family trip
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