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Mudgee, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely little country motel!! The owners were friendly, helpful and lovely. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. The location was great ... a short distance into Fox Glacier and out to Lake Matheson.

Thank Jeff W
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214 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The standard of accommodation was not as high as others we stayed at, however the people were very nice the apartment was spacious and the bed comfortable We were able to cook on a stove some simple food we had been missing. The view from the window was wonderful especially next morning when we could see Mouth Cook & Tasman.... More 

Thank screennamechalky
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night while travelling around New Zealand's South Island. The hotel is about 2 kms from the centre of town which would make it tricky if you didn't have a car. When we checked in the guy was friendly. However we were disappointed by the room. While it was nice a warm (with an electric blanket... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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536 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night at this motel. It is situated half way between Fox Glacier and Lake Matheson. Good views up towards the Fox Glacier are evident from the motel grounds. The motel complex is rather dated and overdue for a makeover. The units are spacious. We had an oil storage heater which provided good warmth in our room. Electric... More 

Thank Marque01
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My friends and I arrived very late, almost to the closing time, and was received by a very friendly lady. Believing that we are tired, she informed that she had prepared the apartment and made the check in process as smooth and quick so that we can rest early. When we wanted to see glow worms, she even recommended a... More 

Thank jianlunl
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped over while travelling up the coast. The room had everything we needed but was basic. The heaters had been left on for us but one was not working. Fortunately the room the kids were in was warm enough but the main room was cold. Also the heater was insufficient to warm the room up again in the morning.... More 

Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have never in my life written a trip advisor review but I really felt an urgent need to warn people of the horrors of this place. The experience at this motel was upsetting and terrifying. The owners are nasty bullies which I advise you all avoid at all costs. They are unaccommodating, unhelpful and down right nasty. The room... More 

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New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

There can be no better place to stay than this motel. It's so lovely, located at such a lovely and scenic surroundings and so very reasonable too. The Mount Cook can be viewed well from here and to have a better view, just drive on cook flat road for another kilometer or so. From here one can see Fox glacier... More 

Thank shubha24
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The place was great with a friendly reception. It is the closest accommodation you will find to Lake Matheson which was really great for us as this is where we would like to visit in the morning (we stayed over for one night). We stayed in the two room unit and it was very comfortable. Huge rooms and excellent view... More 

Thank tripp3r
Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

My family & I just been here for a night. It's not too far from the shop & restaurant. We stayed in 2 bedrooms lodge and we got 2 double bed & 3 single bed those were comfy. The room also roomy and kitchen had everything you need like most of the motel. However, the bath room was quite old... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Mount Cook View Motel

Address: 203 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: £83 - £171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mount Cook View Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Mount Cook View Hotel Fox Glacier
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
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“at the back for the view Probably the older appartments”
 of 5 bubbles screennamechalky, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Select the corner unit (unit 6) each room had very pretty views!”
 of 5 bubbles tripp3r, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 had a nice view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles Lolacova, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“1 and 2 have best views”
 of 5 bubbles ansbnks2016, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get room with a view of Mt Cook, it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyJ315, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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