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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We stayed there for one night, room was spacious and clean. There's a small kitchen and a big plasma tv. We where given a Internet access code but we couldn't reach the wifi, perhaps because we where in one of the further away rooms. Overall, room was warm, clean and we had a good night sleep which is the most...

Thank Jquezadan
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Did not know what to expect. I wanted to stay in another and the wife wanted to stay here. In the end, it was a good choice. First thing to remember is that Franz is not a very big place, in fact you can walk it in a few minutes (the town). Very near the only grocery store available (5...

1Thank ViciousTravelling
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We planned to stay there for 2 nights during our roadtrip in December 2012. We finally stayed for one night as we preferred to spend the one more night in Queenstown. The place is clean but we got an old not renovated room as seen in the most pictures. The bed was not an actual double bed but two single...

Thank dleliot
Reviewed 27 May 2013

The Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge was in a great location and definitely met our needs. The staff were really friendly, our only issue was that our room smelt off, like dry cleaning fluid and the smell clung to our belongings when we left. Otherwise recommended as a stop for a Franz Joseph visit.

Thank Hannah B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2013

What a great little place! When we arrived we got a little nervous as it was quiet and looked a little shabby. Then we opened the doors to our room and were extremely happy!! Very well presented rooms, spacious and immaculate. The host is super friendly and is more than happy to give advice and recommend places. Walking distance to...

Thank AustThomas
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

Thank you guys for making this legit the best motel I have stayed at my whole trip. The staff's attitude on life is just amazing. Such happy people to be around and they just make you feel so welcomed. The rooms are beautiful, spacious and luxurious all combined. The beds were comfortable and everything was just right. I have no...

Thank BostonianReporter
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Its an ok place to stay but definitely not deserving of 4.5 stars. The room was of good size and reasonably priced. It is also close to the center of the Franz Joseph village which is convenient. Car parking seemed plentiful. A couple of issues though: firstly the heater is on a fixed timer so during the night it switched...

Thank EvilParrot
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The motel appears to be relatively new. It is a short walk to town and restaurants. The rooms were clean and a good size. It had a small kitchenette. The bathroom was a wet room style which meant that water went everywhere when showering - including toilet. The parking infront of your unit was a bit difficult if you had...

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 19 May 2013

On the outside the Alpine Glacier lodge appears like your standard 70's motel, nothing to get excited about - nor should you for the modest tariffs in a tourist town. But for its calibre you can't go wrong. The human touch was remarkable, amazingly friendly and helpful service all the way to such a degree it was a talking point....

Thank nielsmarston
Doncaster East, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Close by the main part of town, easy walk to the shops etc. Very spacious rooms which were neat and clean and also comfortable with its own kitchen. Very friendly staff who were very accommodating. Recommended.

Thank JayCeetrips

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: ₹ 4,629 - ₹ 12,441 (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
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#3 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
#4 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Room 16 had a pleasant view.”
 of 5 bubbles 476leilam, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view - it is stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles 4haywoods, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
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 of 5 bubbles moorpwr, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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