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    Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

    55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good40%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    A nice little establishment. Everything neat and tidy. Why those dumb as d.s. squeezy soap dispensers? A lot of us prefer soap. Otherwise, thanks. The town is small. A hop step and a jump to everything. Petrol expensive so fill up at Hokitika.

    Thank Markoledaddio
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Fantastic hosts (Sue and Craig) - friendly, knowledgeable, hospitable, helpful and the place is so clean and comfortable!! Close to lots of walks and places to dine. Such a magical setting. Make sure you do the glow worm walk at night - Sue and Craig...More

    Thank Jamber2017
    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    Very nice place located @ the start of fox glacier town, operated by friendly elderly couple who were always ready to help us out with whatever we wanted also nice & spacious & clean room. All the food places & bus station are walking distance...More

    Thank Dhiraj S
    Response from bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 19 August 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review Dhiraj S. We are happy that you found everything to your satisfaction and enjoyed your stay in Fox Glacier. We trust the rest of your holiday was as enjoyable.

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    We stayed at Bella Vista for a few nights as we wanted to see Fox Glacier. The receptionist was so welcoming and lovely, and gave us a heads up on where to eat and where we had to go for our guided tour. Fox Glacier...More

    1  Thank Grace M
    Response from bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 6 August 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Grace, we really appreciate feedback from our guests. We get so many positive comments about our showers - it's such an important thing, isn't it? Sorry you didn't find the locked together king size...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    After a long night having traveled down from Kaikoura, we did a bit of star-gazing and were delighted to tuck-in to the warm cozy Bella Vista bed, on the recommendation of new friend Bill. The motel is beautifully maintained and the manager, Sue, was just...More

    Thank Mairead C
    Response from bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 6 August 2017

    I love it when people leave here with 'Happily ever after' memories! Thank you for coming back in to share your magic moment with us, and especially thank you for taking time to write a review in the midst of your starry-eyed romantic adventure. Best...More

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    About
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    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$ 78 - US$ 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Fox Glacier
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    pandmg
    2 November 2016|
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    Response from bvfox | Property representative |
    All our rooms have built in heating and a ventilation system to keep the air fresh. The rooms are also double glazed which keeps them quiet and warm. We hope to see you in Fox Glacier soon.
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    4 October 2015|
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    Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
    As Coaster said, around 450kms, and a pleasant drive, as most in NZ tend to be.
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    "All the rooms are quiet and lovely- more importantly, make time to go out at night and stargaze. This is a..."
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    "ask for ground floor if you have trouble with stairs"
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    "Rooms don't have a mountain view but you only have to step into the car park for a view."
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