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Bay Motel is centrally located and very handy to all amenities. 12 spacious, comfortable units and have superb views of Halfmoon Bay and surrounding bush. Two units have wheelchair accessible bathrooms and 2 units have spa baths. Most units have a Queen and single bed and there is a two bedroom unit for larger groups. All units have free WiFi, fully equipped kitchenettes,fridge, microwave TV, deck or balcony, toiletries, electric blankets and central heating. Units all lead to an outdoor deck or balcony. Facilities include covered BBQ and outdoor cooking facilities with a seated area for dining 'al fresco'. Freezer space for storing fish. Laundry service is available for a fee. Courtesy transfers to and from motel - other transfers may be available.
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Property amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Invercargill Airport56 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the two bedroomed unit for three nights. Wish it had been longer. Rhondda and Jeff were excellent hosts. The unit was spacious and clean. The kakas that visited us on the balcony every evening were an extra bit of entertainment!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 304debrag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. Room was comfortable, clean and quiet. While it is a basic motel, the room was very roomy. No food at the motel but they have a nice refrigerator and stuff for using the kitchen. Nice location, just a few blocks...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location in Oban is perfect. Owners pick you up at the ferry terminal. Rooms exceptionally clean and front desk staff superb. Kitchen facilities allow you to cook you own meals rather than relying on the rather limited restaurants in the town. Brilliant!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank toddb106
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much positive to say about this motel. 1) The hosts are incredible. Thanks Rondda and Jeff for making our stay so comfortable and helping us with ideas and advice. 2) The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. 3) The view from our balcony of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the studio spa unit for a night and loved it. The room was spacious and clean and the bed made for a very comfortable night's sleep. The Kakas on our balcony added a special touch. Had the continental breakfast which was delivered...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Parf2014
10 April 2017|
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Hi, I am sorry we have no availability for the dates you have requested. Cheers Rhondda Bay Motel
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"ask before booking about restrictions on the units facilities"
bluemtpestcontrol
13 Jun 2018
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"All rooms have a view of the bay - beautiful for catching the sunrise."
markphillyh
12 May 2018
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"Pay a little extra and get a room facing the bay. It's worth it."
EllzeyB
20 Dec 2017
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"All the rooms are good."
judithbergman18
6 Oct 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$123 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bay motel stewart islandbay hotel stewart island
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionStewart Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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