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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“compact room”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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4 Star Hotel
Newest accommodation complex in Fox Glacier. Superior accommodation in the heart of the Village. Stroll to restaurants and cafes.
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55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We stayed in the Bella Vista motel for two nights mid December 2017. We had a very spacious, clean room with cooking facility, pre-ordered breakfast which was of a great variety in the fridge, comfortable bathroom and bed. The staff and reception was very friendly...More

Thank Birugito-san
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 30 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Birugito-san. Sorry about the wifi problems, but since then we have installed a brand new system and it is working very well. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure where I would stay the night, and walked in. The lady at the reception was lovely. I wasn’t really organized in what I want to do activity wise. She gave me all the information and more. The room was clean, comfortable. Good...More

Thank liitlekim
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 17 January 2018

It was great to meet you Kim, we're really glad you stopped here. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I'll pass on your comments to housekeeping. Hope you enjoyed your helicopter trip.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We weren't expected much from this hotel, but were pleasantly surprised. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. Our room was very clean and comfortable. This hotel is right in the center of town, so close to restaurant, the general store, and the tour companies....More

1  Thank Emily S
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 10 January 2018

It's lovely to hear we exceeded your expectations Emily! Our location really is an asset and we particularly like being so close to the Minnehaha walk where you saw the glowworms. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip, thanks for taking the time...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Stayed for one night. Room was very clean, reasonably spacious and in a convenient location. Comfortable bathroom. What really stood out though was the service. Despite arriving way too early, the lady who runs the motel was very relaxed about us leaving our luggage and...More

Thank jp321
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks for writing such a lovely review jp321 - I will certainly pass on your comments about the cleanliness to our housekeeping crew! While early check-in is not always possible, we do our best to ensure you have an enjoyable way to pass the time...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and the experience has been quite good. The people who run this motel are extremely helpful.. the lady at the reception and her family/team helped me with the dryer well outside their working hours..i really appreciate that.. the kitchenette...More

Thank anupama m
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 7 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review anupama m. We're happy to have helped you out with your laundry, sometimes it seems like all the guests want to use the facilities at the same time! It is nice to be able...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$65 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$65 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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pandmg
3 November 2016|
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Response from Bella_Vista_Fox | Property representative |
All our rooms have built in heating and a ventilation system to keep the air fresh. The rooms are also double glazed which keeps them quiet and warm. We hope to see you in Fox Glacier soon.
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mayyen2015
5 October 2015|
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Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
As Coaster said, around 450kms, and a pleasant drive, as most in NZ tend to be.
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"Ground floor room, so you don't have to haul luggage up stairs"
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"Pick your time of year carefully as the tourist trade from Asia has made prices over the top."
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"Ask for a ground floor room if you have mobility issues or heavy suitcases."
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"All rooms are fine, those upstairs have a better view of the street but there is no elevator so take your..."
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