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Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We Really enjoyed our overnight stay in a 2 br cabin. Very clean comfortable rooms. Owner was very helpful and assisted us to get the most out of our brief stay by suggesting a walk round Lake Matheson and sunset viewing of Fox Glacier from a nearby viewing point. Excellent value for money motel.

Thank CherylR87
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Initially had a hard time picking between Franz Josef & Fox Glacier as well as between 2 places at Fox Glacier. I picked this place & my husband initially picked a different location but was swayed over with the free wifi. We were both very happy with the pick. I think they look nicer in reality than the photos show....

Thank madannie55
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Very comfortable motel in the heart of Fox village. Located just off the main road so it was quiet at night. Very clean rooms and comfortable beds.Plenty of eating establishments in walking distance. Very friendly owner.

Thank Maurice F
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2015

A brilliant motel with all the condiments needed and a friendly manager who goes the extra mile to help you with anything like planning your day. The beds are confortable and the rooms large. TV and sky provided. Nice big bathroom and kitchen.

Thank HadF
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Good sized room, well furnished and very comfortable. Handy for town centre and restaurants. Laundry room was very useful. Lake Matheson is a short drive away as an easy alternative walk to the glacier.

1Thank SallyannWirral
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great staff, lots of local knowledge on where to go for views etc!!!! Wonderful rooms, well fitted out!!!! Great location, right in town!!!! Value for money.!!!!! Very comfortable!!!! Nice and quiet!!!!

Thank Pgjoh
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Funny and very helpful owner. Charming studio with magnificent view of the mountains. Nice bed, bathroom with free toiletries, fully equipped kitchen with "table and chairs". Located at the sunside. Oudoor sitting/dining possible. Excellent location to visit Franz Joseph and Fox Glacier, Matheson Lake and Gillispies Beach. Only steps away from the cute little town with general store. Highly recommended!

Thank guid0vanleuven
Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 24 March 2015

In my opinion these units are perfect.We were in Unit 2 and I was concerned maybe noise from nearby road.The owner Andy assured me that I would have no problems, He was 100% correct.These units have everything you need, small oven,2 hot plates microwave oven,toaster, elec kettle,fridge, plus all cutlery and cups / plates etc.Good Bed, big bathroom. You can...

Thank Barry-Jang
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

The Rainforest is a nice motel which features an interesting design. One complete wall is made up of a sliding glass door and window which affords you of a super view of the mountains. A functional kitchenette allows you to prepare your own meals but be sure to bring your own provisions as the little general store in the area...

Thank TravelBobCanada
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Great location. Comfortable room. Owner was really helpful and informative and told us where the best viewpoints were and what time of day was good to visit them. Apartment was well equipped, clean and comfortable. Short walk to the local restaurants.

Thank CatandS

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Rainforest Motel

Address: 15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: ₹ 5,052 - ₹ 12,561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainforest Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Rainforest Hotel Fox Glacier
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“Corner rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles ShaunSNJ, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room number the further away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles reinhard0753, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unit 12. Running creek off to the right of the unit provides great soothing sounds in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles nerdilingus, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of either the mountains or the surrounding hills.”
 of 5 bubbles peterfX4901MK, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I was told rooms between 5-12 has good views .... if you can get one!”
 of 5 bubbles Victoria996, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
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