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Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2014

The Motel was up to the Bella Vista standards. Lovely ground floor room, could see the glacier. Service - Only in the West Coast. Discovered I had left my handbag on the back of a chair in a cafe on Ross - (On the road between Hokitika and Franz Josef.) when I went to pay on booking in. Not a...

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Pacific Palisades, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This has to be one of the best Motels in the Bella Vista Group. It looked good from the outside and was even nicer on the inside. The location is an easy walk to the town center. The staff was friendly and helpful. A complete kitchenette. The heater pad on the bed is a nice touch for the cool Fall...

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Mt Tamborine, Queensland
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Having spent time in Queenstown on the morning of our road trip to the west coast and then more time on a small hike and glacier viewing in Franz Joseph, we were very happy to spend the night at this lovely motel. There were 3 of us - all adults, and the apartment was roomy and pleasant. I liked the...

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Wilmington NC
Reviewed 24 April 2014

What lovely accommodations! The Bella Vista was sparkling clean, and well-equipped. There was an onsite laundry, too, and the motel was only 1 door down from a great restaurant. The resident manager was very friendly and helpful. We'd highly recommend this motel! It's a gem.

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Algoma, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We stayed one night and it was convenient and close to the glacier. The staff was very friendly and helpful The room was small but clean and fine for a one night stay. There was a BBQ grill available for our use. Nice and quiet. Price a little high but not a lot of options.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Great one night stay. Very helpful staff. Clean & comfortable with a small kitchenette. View of mountain. conveniently located off the main road and near restaurants and shops. Plenty of tours & helicopter tour to visit the Franz Josef is available. There is a master carver just up the road with heaps beautiful carved items on display. Al in all...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Well located with a great view, the Bella Vista is centrally located with sufficient parking. A quiet location just off the main road helps. The rooms a clean and tidy if a little small, but for 1 or 2 nights would be fine. Would stay again if in the area.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay here.The owner was extremely friendly and addressed all our needs. He even went to the extent of sharing his laptop,when we urgently needed one. Helped us with info on Franz Joseph and the nearby places.The room sizes are a bit small, so you might find the place a bit expensive.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Smooth check in and very helpful staff. Nice setting with views of the mountains and very close to all that FJ has to offer. Room was clean tidy and of reasonable size. Wifi was good as was TV channel availability. Overall a comfortable stay and by far the best BV we stayed in - helpful staff added that bit extra.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2014

We had a comfortable one night stay in February 2014. Conveniently located near restaurants and helicopter departure points. Friendly efficient check in. Room well appointed with kitchen facilities, very clean and comfortable. Intercity coach dropped us off on arrival and Newman's coach picked us up on departure at accommodation which was convenient. Excellent breakfast delivered during the evening for us...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are just a minute's walk to a variety of flights, glacier hikes, restaurants, the Wildlife Center with its Kiwis and the Glacier Hot Pools. Offering a range of modern studio accommodation including, spa bath, queen and twin studio, mountain view studio and larger one bedroom family accommodation. All accommodation includes in-room phones, free Wi-Fi, hairdryers, complimentary tea, coffee, drinking chocolate & fresh milk, fridge, small microwave, toaster and a hot water kettle. Some rooms have full kitchen facilities. Off-street parking, guest laundry and BBQ area are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

Address: 34 Cron Street, 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: £57 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Bella Vista Hotel Franz Josef
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Upstairs would be better”
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“Mountain view rooms are on first floor - we thought it was worth paying a little extra for them.”
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“Visitors who may have mobility issues or trouble carrying luggage up stairs may want to consider booking ground floor accommodation.”
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