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Eastcote, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This is a nice motel. The entrance is extremely tidy and welcoming. Even more so the welcome you get at theReception where the owner is extremely friendly, chatty and keen to provide suggestions for your stay. Beware of the dog!! Not for any there reason that he/she is lovely and friendly. But you must not feed due to health issues!!...

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Ulladulla, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Glacier View for 2 nights. At first glance the motel looks a little old, but the rooms were very clean, quiet, spacious and well appointed for the price you pay. Our room had cooking facilities and had all you would need to cater for yourself. The Host was very friendly and informative. We stayed in the...

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Thank Eric C
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host was very friendly and explained a lot about the region. Can park vehicle in front of the room. Have kids play area as well. And highlight - view from the hotel. Do note that this is approx 3kms away from main city centre and towards north

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Thank Suneesh_anand
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the motel complex is old and dated it was very clean and tidy. The room had everything thing that we needed for our two-night stay. Our host (I can't remember her name) was very welcoming, informative and accommodating. For value for money, this place is a great place to stay, especially if you have kids. Just a short drive...

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Thank RichT76
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Peaceful location with gorgeous view of the mountains and Franz Joseph glacier. Convenient to town and resturant, short drive. The Staff were helpful and efficient. Our room was nice with parking at your doorstep. A plus, by not being in town with lights, the stars were fantastic and clearly seen. Best we've seen in years.

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Thank John S
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Immaculate with everything we needed. Left a jacket behind and the owner organised for it to be brought to me by a guest heading our way. Very helpful and friendly. Loved the setting amongst paddocks and the river.

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Thank Lisa G
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We found it a bir unusual at first to be staying out of the main town area. Then we realised it was very quiet and gave a good west Coast feeling. Unfortunately the glacier was hiding in the clouds. everything was great and we felt welcome even it was only for 1 night.

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1Thank maurice e
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Really liked this motel. Pretty location. Roomy motel with old but well maintained facilities. Comfy bed and very quiet. Host was friendly, chatty and helpful. Good value for money. Only a short drive into the little town.

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Thank Heathermargo
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Motel is out from the town of Franz Joseph a little but this only ads to the experience. You get the sense of quiet while still being a short drive to all the amenities. The rooms are amenable and clean. The lady who we dealt with was very friendly and gave some excellent travelling advice which we took with...

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Thank albieg234
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 8/9/16 close to town and all amenities loved the view. Large clean rooms great showers.Host was very helpful with planning the rest of our itinerary and showing us the sights of franz josef glacier

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Glacier View Motel

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: £63 - £161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Glacier View Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“If you want good WiFi ask for a room closer to reception”
 of 5 bubbles EricC42, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good view of glacier from anywhere in hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Suneesh_anand, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great views as far as we could see.”
 of 5 bubbles albieg234, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“access studio at end has window with farm/mountain views but rooms closer to front of complex have views of the glacier”
 of 5 bubbles emilyo564, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The glacier is a long way away and now receded to the mountain top but stilll visible from the motel.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelwT1736ID, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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