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Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Room was nice and service fantastic and very friendly. Shower a bit average but otherwise perfect. Heater was even put on for us when we arrived. Wifi was free and unlimited which was a big plus. Not a 5 star hotel but brilliant value for money.

Thank tommykb_
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Great place and fantastic location. Would stay again anytime. Rooms well decked out and staff go out of their way to assist. Close to the glacier and everything the location has to offer. Good food close by

Thank hoss_13
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We went to NZ on our honeymoon and Franz Josef was part of the itinerary. The bookings were done by our travel agents so we did not had any idea of the place. It came as a beautiful surprise to us, as we found the room extremely cozy and comfortable. The breakfast arrangement was a delight as we did not...

Thank Vips05
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Stayed here with my girlfriend. the backdrop to the town is utterly amazing, right in the centre of the glacier park. The room is very uninspiring an OK location on the road behind the main drag. quite stay, beds comfy tiny tiny room. you do get a pint of free milk everyday.

Thank craig m
Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier, responded to this review

Hi Craig, Thanks for staying with us during your December visit to Franz Josef Glacier You timed your visit right to see some terrific West Coast rain. You did well to see some mountains! The winter special deal you booked was for one of our Queen Compact Studio. We do have a range of larger studio. I'm pleased you found...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We stayed for one night at Bella Vista and had a very pleasant experience, the staff was extremely helpful and provided everything and more to ensure that our time there was great, including extra towels to go to the hot pools, milk for coffee/tea, umbrellas, vouchers for dinner and recommendations for activities to do in Franz Josef. In comparison to...

Thank NathShani
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I have stayed at Bella Vistas elsewhere and the one at Franz is of a hugh standard. Warm comfy rooms, warm bed and plenty of extra blankets, clean bathroom and friendly service. Continental breakfast available in your room. Thanks very much.

Thank Sunnydaz73
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Only stayed one night but two of us got a room each on ground floor. Very clean and tidy with wet floor bathroom (excellent). Good selection of teas and coffees in unit and heater was already going - very nice to arrive to warm room. Reception was expecting us and friendly and helpful regarding places to eat. Milk supplied came...

Thank John B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Pretty small village which contains all restaurants and hotels. The motel is little away from main road which gives you a peaceful atmosphere. Nice place to stay for a couple or small family. service is quite good.

Thank Ravikanth12784
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

My Fiancé & I stayed here for one night. We were very impressed by the friendly man at reception (Adam?). He gave us great advice on dinner options & the glacier tours and even gave us extra towels to use down the road at the hot pools. He was a delight to deal with. The room was clean, tidy &...

Thank LeishBatch
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The location is very good, just in the town centre. The room is clean and comfortable. The spa bathtub is a bonus. We got mountain view in our room. There is mountain view the front yard as well. Staff are very friendly and helpful. This motel is the most generous one among all the motels we stayed when it comes...

Thank Zoe W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are just a minute's walk to a variety of flights, glacier hikes, restaurants, the Wildlife Center with its Kiwis and the Glacier Hot Pools. Offering a range of modern studio accommodation including, spa bath, queen and twin studio, mountain view studio and larger one bedroom family accommodation. All accommodation includes in-room phones, free Wi-Fi, hairdryers, complimentary tea, coffee, drinking chocolate & fresh milk, fridge, small microwave, toaster and a hot water kettle. Some rooms have full kitchen facilities. Off-street parking, guest laundry and BBQ area are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

Address: 34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 5,059 - ₹ 12,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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