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    Glacier View Motel

    State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 69
          US$ 70
          US$ 69
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good40%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Breakfast included
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          We had a Double Studio with a patio door overlooking the gardens with a view towards the glacier. Our room additionally had a side window which also had glacier views. The style of the interior - is not especially modern, however it’s been well maintained....More

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          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          The motel was OK but WiFi was dolled out .5 GB per day. What was worse was that the WiFi was the most unreliable we experienced in New Zealand. It was extremely intermittent. Moreover, the motel is far out of town right on the main...More

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          Reviewed 2 March 2017

          You never know when you book online whether you made the right decision on where to stay. No worries booking Glacier View. We drove our car right up to the room and settled in. Our room had a mini kitchen with all the things we...More

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          Reviewed 26 February 2017

          Although this could be considered a 'budget' motel, I could find no fault with the room or the location of the motel. Check-in took about 4 minutes. The room (15) was large and clean. When we arrived it was raining heavily. I was able to...More

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          Reviewed 20 February 2017

          Arrived to a friendly welcome. The room was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. The bed was comfortable and the lounge area lacked nothing. A really enjoyable stay. Would recommend both short or longer stay for exploring the area. Car needed for getting to nearest...More

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          Rainforest Retreat
          1,338 reviews
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          Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge
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          Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier
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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
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 65 - US$ 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
          • Also Known As
          • Glacier View Hotel South Island
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          Room & Suite (27)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (19)
          Bathroom (4)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          k.lo44w
          Hello, dumb question: you have towels and toiletries in your rooms right?
          14 November 2016|
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          Response from glacierviewmotel | Property representative |
          all rooms have towels and toiletries
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          "Room 15 was designated wheelchair friendly and was quite large."
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          "All rooms are of good quality"
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          "One of the rooms furthest from the road is best"
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          "Avoid number 16"
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