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    Lake Matheson Motel

    Corner Cook Flat Road & Pekanga Drive, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 78
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          Overview
          • Excellent45%
          • Very good40%
          • Average13%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible0%
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          “lake matheson” (75 reviews)
          “the managers” (10 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 377 reviews

          Reviewed 31 March 2017

          Room met all expectations and more.Checked in by the highly reviewed Heather and she is as lovely as previous reviews say. I consider myself a low maintenance traveller but have high standards as far as cleanliness and hygiene and found the room and surrounding facilities...More

          Thank mcspeedie
          Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

          We booked 10 rooms and arrived in the rain. The hosts were fantastic and made us very welcome. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. The clincher is the covered parking which for us on bikes was great as we could dry gear and had...More

          Thank Paul L
          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          First off, I have to say that I was new to the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef area, so paying what we did and reading the reviews, I was optimistic about the accommodations even though the photo's aren't compelling. I have to say I was...More

          Thank Phillip W
          Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

          We had a warm welcome from Heather with good local advice given as we were in a rush to beat the expected rain. Her restaurant recommendation was excellent too. The room was clean and comfortable in a quiet location. Would recommend. It is nicely placed...More

          Thank Sheila H
          Reviewed 10 March 2017

          We enjoyed our one night stay at this hotel. The staff is wonderful. The rooms are big and comfortable and clean. Walking distance to town. Don't miss the glow worm walk! The glow worms were beautiful. The walk was dark and scary and we had...More

          Thank Cindy F
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 71 - US$ 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
          • #3 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
          • #3 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 21
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Fox Glacier
          • Also Known As
          • Lake Matheson Hotel Fox Glacier ,
          • Lake Matheson Fox Glacier
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          Room & Suite (35)
          Pool & Beach (10)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (51)
          Bathroom (7)
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          "All rooms have stunnng views"
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          "motel set back from the main street, so very quiet and peaceful"
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          "Some rooms are alongside the main road so ask for one away from the road if that bothers you."
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          "don't rush off, explore the many tracks then breakfast at the fab cafes. Visit the local store and servo..."
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