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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This motel is situated near the end of the main road in Fox Glacier, just next to the trail leading to the terminal face of the glacier. There are supermarket and restaurants on the main road near this motel. While it is a motel, the standard room is still big enough for us 2 persons to stay comfortably. The room...

Thank Thomas L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely three night stay. Good location right next to the information centre and walk to the local restaurants, friendly lady in reception, rooms equipped with everything you need, very clean, hot shower with decent pressure and best of all if you have teenagers, unlimited internet. We stayed in a room facing the car park, so noisy in the morning but...

Thank 21DaysAway
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room 8 was at the end and on the ground floor and appeared to require noise proofing. The plumbing in the room above was noisier than the plumbing in our room and there appeared to be a heard of lead footed elephants installed in the room above us. The heating was perfect and it was a good place geographically perched...

Thank Andrea T
bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks Andrea for your review. It is unfortunate that you didn't mention to us about the noise above. We would have addressed the problem. Your mother visited reception many times and never complained of any problems. Trust the rest of your holiday was enjoyable and you saw some sun shine.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic motel style, nothing flash, very dated but clean and staff great. My room had a blocked sink which I reported but nothing was done about it. It rained constantly in Fox Glacier the whole time we were there (2 nights) and we were pretty much confined to our rooms. Bed was reasonably comfortable compared to others I stayed in...

Thank Blackjenmay
bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Blackjenmay, we appreciate all feedback from our guests. Sorry I didn't get the chance to tell you, we did take a look at your sink but decided fixing it properly at the time would cause too much disruption during your stay with us. Hopefully you'll come and see us again and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to stay, great room and great service. The lady at the front desk was very helpful and suggested some great restaurants. We also used the washing facilities there which were great!

Thank Sharni P
bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Sharni P. We love hearing about our guests' experiences and we're pleased to have such good restaurants in Fox Glacier. We hope to see you again some time.

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the centre of the village and comes with the usual Bella Vista facilities. Clean and comfortable and would recommend if you are in the area. There are a few places to eat in the village, but be aware most close between 3 & 5 pm. A small convenience store is available too

Thank Mick W
bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Mick, hope to see you in Fox Glacier again some time.

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed here for a night in room no.24. When pointed out to staff about 9 inch width cupboard for hanging clothes, she replied saying that the motel is in existence for 8 years and no one complained. There was fire alarm nearby and some of inmates including me went to reception before 1700 hrs to enquire about alarm but...

Thank Bhaskarbvr
bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

As business owners we take all reviews seriously, both positive reviews and others which are not so positive and are often inaccurate. All guests are entitled to have an opinion and we respect that, however it is hard to respond to a reviewer that describes fellow guests as "inmates". Mr Bhaskarbvr has published a review which is very much at...

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Clean, well presented room, everything works well. Fox glacier is well worth seeing .Traffic noise was low good places to eat . Lake Matheson is also a very lovely place and a great place for a 90 minute walk

Thank Stephen L
bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for the nice comments about your room. We are glad you had the opportunity to do the walk around Lake Matheson and hopefully we will see you back here again.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

we were welcomed warmly and the room was large and spacious with everything we needed. there was a good laundry room and we had a wonderful stay for a couple nights. The staff were able to guide us to local attractions. The facilities were a little dated but adequate. We have been travelling NZ a while and fox glacier was...

Thank xavier N
bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

It's great that you enjoyed your time in Fox Glacier - we love our little town and think it has a lot to offer. Thanks for taking time to write a review, feedback helps us ensure we're offering the best possible service.

Stone Staffordshire
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted a reasonably priced place to stay for a quick trip to Fox Glacier from Queenstown and the Bella Vista fitted the bill perfectly. It is located on the main road through Fox Glacier but didn't suffer from any road noise. The reception was very helpful and friendly and recommended local restaurants (the one next door is excellent). The...

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you tried some of the great places to eat in Fox Glacier. We're very lucky to have such good restaurants and cafes to recommend to our guests. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and share your experiences.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newest accommodation complex in Fox Glacier. Superior accommodation in the heart of the Village. Stroll to restaurants and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

Address: 55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: ₹ 4,554 - ₹ 21,106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Avoid room no.24”
 of 5 bubbles Bhaskarbvr, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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