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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

Convenient location right in town next to the bike path to the glacier..Very basic accommodation however everything is sparkling new. $130 for 1 night was a fair price. There are other options around a bit cheaper that were good too but were booked out.

Thank chfalcao
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2013

We stayed at this Motel for 2 nights, really enjoyed our stay, on arrival we received a friendly greeting and some excellent advice from the owner. It was really appreciated as it added to our Fox Glacier experience! Would recommend.

Thank Simon F
Nidderau, Germany
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We only were staying one night as we were on our way northward. But Bill & Jill made us feel very welcome anyway, as if we would stay for month. They took great care on us and Bill gave us very good recommendations where to go for nice places and great views. When we once will have the chance to...

Thank Michael K
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I was there at the beginning of October 2013. It's a nice hotel, and the room was very neat and clean, but rather small. It had a fridge and a flat screen TV, and a big, comfy bed. I stayed one night and then I went up north to Punakaiki, where I realized that I had forgotten my clothes in...

Thank KrammyTheOneAndOnly
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Bella Vista Fox Glacier is a nice comfortable motel. The rooms are small but clean and well equipped. Unfortunately some of the equipment was not working- towel dryer, clock and one light so needs some maintenance. Good helpful staff and right in the main street.

Thank barry1943
Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Unexpected, because the four of us had booked 2 rooms at the BV Motel at Franz Josef, but when we arrived there it was full and our booking had apparently been cancelled. As I type this we do not know why but it could have been our UK travel agent's error for all we know. It wasn't welcome news as...

Thank StellaCaroline
Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Free internet allotment of only 100mb had to be shared between two of us. We asked for additional and were told only that it could be purchased (if I remember correctly it was about $10 / 100mb after that). Otherwise the front desk was reasonably helpful, offering to let us leave our car there after checkout the next day when...

1Thank ctc10s
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2013

We only stayed for one night, but it was very comfortable. The bed and sheets seemed brand new as did the room. It was a very large, well appointed room and bathroom. There was room to hang clothes and also a little kitchenette with basic utensils and plates. You could borrow a microwave from reception though!

Thank Davadking
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Our main reason for visiting Fox Glacier was the Heli Hike with a few other walks to start our holiday. The room was on the ground floor and had an amazing view of the greenery outside next to the spa. We were very comfortable and did our own breakfasts and dinners, with lunch out. It offered us all we needed...

Thank Geoff H
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2013

The bella vista in fox glacier is basic and cheap, as most of them are. Perfect for a one night stay, there isn't too much to do in Fox Glacier beyond Glacier hikes or an overnight stop so there is really no need to look past a motel such as this one. Hosts were nice, enquired about the activities we...

Thank Ellen2211

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 4,618 - ₹ 21,098 (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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