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Lake Matheson Motel

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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked the Matheson Motel at the franz josef info desk the day of an approaching storm. We were let to believe that the king bed studio for nz$ 298 would be much bigger. I understand that the prizes would be higher in this situation...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is one of the best motel experience I have ever had in NZ, the room was pre-heated when we arrived in such a code weather, and the staff was very friendly and gave me a lot of tips, especially the best view-point of the...More

Thank Maojun
Response from RobHalsey, Owner at Lake Matheson MotelResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you so much Maojun! Fantastic review. We are all thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to meet you again one day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A conveniently located motel in the township of Fox Glacier with reasonably sized and well appointed rooms. The proprietors, besides being welcoming and helpful, have a sound knowledge of the area and places to visit. A pleasant experience.

Thank grahambone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and basic room but a very nice welcome gesture with the heater turned on for our arrival. The rooms probably need upgrading but they were quiet and comfortable and were ok for our one night stay.More

Thank Christine K
Response from RobHalsey, Owner at Lake Matheson MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Christine. If you get the opportunity, would you be able to email or phone us with what room you stayed in? We have done major upgrades of all of our rooms, and do a block each winter, so we would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A heavy rain warning meant that our planned tramping was curtailed and we urgently needed accommodation for the night. We really appreciated that the hosts understood our situation and gave us an early check in. They even turned the heater on. The unit was very...More

Thank juliestravels2015
Response from RobHalsey, Owner at Lake Matheson MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review Julie! It was great to meet you and thank you for taking the time to write in.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$107 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#3 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#3 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$107 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#3 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#3 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"10 minutes to Lake Matheson!"
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"All rooms have stunnng views"
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"motel set back from the main street, so very quiet and peaceful"
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"Some rooms are alongside the main road so ask for one away from the road if that bothers you."
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