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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Very basic accommodations for what we paid so my view is that it is a little overpriced for what is in the area. They advertise a personal balcony but it's really not that. More a 5ft by 5ft square deck that's not elevated more than 6 inches above the ground. Temperature control of the room was difficult. the inside is...

1Thank GatorNYC
Reviewed 30 December 2013 via mobile

Centrally located in the heart of the town with ample parking on site. Extremely clean room with Good in room facilities including a microwave and clean utensils. I would recommend this to families visiting from India with strict dietary requirements wanting to make a quick meal. Very helpful and friendly staff. Had an amazing stay. I would rate them higher...

Thank Jacinta S
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Great location ; very clean rooms and excellent staff.. all in all a very enjoyable 2 night stay - the room had decent views of the glacier - though the spaciing between rooms ( you could see other rooms from your balcony left a lot to be desired )

Thank abhishekdalmia11
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Basic and well used equipment but clean enough. Walls are thin and you can easily hear the people next door making noise, in our case till 2am!! Beds are compy and clean, maid service each day. One washing machine and 2 dryers for the whole place could do with another washerashad to wait a number of times! The town is...

Thank cherryleo
Reviewed 24 December 2013 via mobile

Friendly welcome on check in with milk, internet and restaurant recommendations provided. Room looked fairly recently refurbished and very clean and tidy. Shower was particularly good. Plenty of noises from surrounding rooms suggesting insufficient sound proofing and like most accommodation in Franz Josef, lots of helicopter noise during the day. With the window open, noise was worse but with it...

1Thank StevenC75
Union Bridge, Maryland
Reviewed 24 December 2013

We were walk-ups, we picked the place based on it outward appearance. Nice, friendly clerk at front desk. The car parking a little tight, The sofa in the room was a little over used, The lighting in the room was not all in the best locations, none over table or sofa. There was a full kitchen.

Thank Brian M
Grimsby, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Overall a good stay at this property. The room was reasonably spacious and the bed was comfortable after a long day's drive. Free WiFi. No side table in the room made playing cards with our friends a bit of a creative experience...but that is a small nitpick...overall a good place to stay.

Thank Grim B
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2013

We stayed two nights at this motel. We were greeted to this 'wee village' motel by our very friendly host who provided us with milk and vouchers for free WiFi. Handy. The room was very spacious with couch, kitchen and king bed. Also clean and comfortable. The bathroom was also large but had the open disabled type shower rather than...

Thank 21girlie
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 18 December 2013

The town is very small and all of the motels are within a couple of blocks of each other. The staff was very helpful. The room was nice, large and clean. Our room had a balcony which was ok, but not worth the upgrade. The rooms in this area are limited in quantity and expensive for the quality.

Thank Sandy2645
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Stayed here initially for one night but extended it for another. Can't fault this motel. The owner is a great guy, always welcoming with a smile and nothing was ever a problem. There's free WiFi ( get the voucher from reception) & milk etc supplied upon checkin. The rooms are very large with comfortable beds, ensuite and a kitchenette ....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
24 spacious, well appointed, ground floor studio and family units. Central village location with spectacular alpine and rainforest views, walk to restaurants, shops and attractions. King, queen, deck and spa units with kitchenettes, ensuite bathrooms, Sky TV, DVD players and complimentary DVD library. Spa pool, guest laundry and activities booking service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge

Address: 17 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 4,695 - ₹ 16,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Alpine Glacier Motor Hotel Franz Josef
Alpine Glacier Hotel
Alpine Glacier Motel
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
#4 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
#6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Double rooms were very good”
 of 5 bubbles 57iainc, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room #12 is a handicap accessible room.”
 of 5 bubbles Pangea422, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to reserve one with a balcony. Worth the little bit extra.”
  • View from our personal balcony. The next morning the clouds lifted and we had a view of snow-cap
 of 5 bubbles moorpwr, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“on the ends, away from the center where it is crowded and noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 926cm, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 8 and there was a little porch with seating and a view of the glacier - had it not been raining.”
 of 5 bubbles Delightsingoodfood, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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