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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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Kitchenette
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 March 2011

There is a review below - 'Wow what a dump' that was actually written by my partner - 'he' - who management have taken the time to point out was very reasonable and polite - it is a great example of how much the owners...More

5  Thank AEF15
Response from bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 13 April 2011

To carry on with this critism and add further critism re our outdoor spa pool proves what vindictive guests we were dealing with. Our spa pool had recently been refilled with fresh water and had the recommended chemicals added. These further comments are unhelpful and...More

Reviewed 15 March 2011

Its modern and pretty much like all the other motels we stayed in apart from the cost which was top of our budget but then there isn't much choice at Fox. Room was spacious and we didn't have any of the noise problems other guests...More

Thank Lacam
Reviewed 15 March 2011

I've stayed in lots of different types of places in lots of different countries and I'm very prepared to accept that you get what you pay for..... But I also expect to get what is advertised. The room was advertised as having a kitchenette.... which...More

3  Thank joef77
Response from bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 17 March 2011

This review is unreasonable and the guest who has written it needs to retract her diatribe!!!!!!!!! The following points need clarifying: 1. I've just been in the room (7.50am on day that guest departed ) the tv works fine !!!!! At no stage did the...More

Reviewed 2 February 2011

I agree with the views of other contributors that this motel does not give value for money. The equipment is minimal and the sound insulation between the rooms extremely poor. We were given a ground floor 1 bedroom unit and did not manage to get...More

2  Thank CharlieBru
Response from bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 2 March 2011

What a pity the person who wrote this review had not thought to contact Reception re the perceived noise.!!!!! From time to time all motels/hotels suffer from inconsiderate guests who have no respect for other guests. A simple phone call from the Manager to the...More

Reviewed 28 January 2011

We had a ground floor superior room at the side of reception...Excellent up to date facilities for a motel....Kitchinette, with kettle, toaster, microwave, sink unit and full sized fridge....crockery and cutlery....Large queen sized bed, extremely comfortable, with additional bedding if needed. Tv and hair dryer...More

1  Thank babe33
Response from bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 2 March 2011

Thanks for your honest review. We have thousands of guests who enjoy our facilities and hospitality and we appreciate you taking the time to write your review.

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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
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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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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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