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Glacier View Motel

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Stayed here with friends whilst visiting the Franz Jozef glacier. We had a two bedroom lodge with shared bathroom. Clean and comfortable accommodation, helpful and friendly staff. Well equipped kitchen, laundry facilities on site. Free wifi but restricted to 500 mb. Restaurants in Franz Jozef, about a 10 minute drive. Nothing luxurious but clean and comfortable.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Efficient friendly check in and out and on a clear day spectacular view of the glacier. New bedding but old mattresses that sagged. Kitchen well set up with an old stove oven and electric cooktop. Everything harked from the 70s..... But was spotless except for the mould in the shower recess. Very good towels. Expensive but peak season.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a triple room at the end of the row of rooms and had a fabulous outlook over the motel gardens and near by fields. It was a spacious room, suitable for wheel chair access. The beds were comfortable and it was well equipped. A great place to stay when stopping to enjoy the beauty of the nearby...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean and comfortable room, peaceful surroundings. Stayed for 2 nights with my brother and his girlfriend. Had a double and single bed, along with kitchen/dining area, all within one room. Maybe would be nice to have a curtain or something dividing the beds slightly. Bathroom was huge, along with walk-in shower and heated lights - perfect for the cold...

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a simple motel slightly outside of town. The manager was extremely friendly and helpful. Everything about the motel was adequate. The room was goos sized and the beds were comfortable Free wifi was nice.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a typical motel with spacious, well-appointed rooms, and is located within an easy drive of the town of Franz Joseph and the glacier. However, there were three issues with our room - the hotplates did not get hot enough to boil water let alone cook food, the TV controller only worked a few inches from the screen, and the...

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Thank Jenni w
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Glacier view has glacier view except when it is clowdy. You can not blame the staff for it. He is nice and willing to tell you all about things to do. The motel is quite. 5 km outside town center. There is a kitchenette, so you do not have to go to a restaurant. Bed is big enough. Bathroom small...

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via 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 28 November 2016

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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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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: £56 - £166 (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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“One of the rooms furthest from the road is best”
 of 5 bubbles sarah14387, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid number 16”
 of 5 bubbles Jenniw430, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
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