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Lake Matheson Motel

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Lake Matheson Motel is ideally located 400 metres from the town centre of Fox Glacier. While we have been proudly named after beautiful Lake Matheson for our 22 years in business, we are definitely a town based motel; while we are not on the edge of the Lake, we are only a ten drive away and the same for the Glacier. Our motto is 'simply nice'. This means we provide simple, clean and comfortable accommodation and focus on giving you good quality basics such as quality Sleepyhead beds, cotton linen, good showers, televisions and utensils. We have a 4 star grade with Qualmark. So come and enjoy our studio and 2 bedroom units, with mountain views, in a peaceful location. We have WIFI,undercover parking for all units, some spa units, King and Queen bed units, continental breakfasts, a portable BBQ and a Guest Laundry for your convenience. We hope to welcome you to Fox Glacier soon. Heather and Mike, Motel Managers.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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Hokitika Airport115 km
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This place was perfect! The room was comfortable, and had everything we needed. Our host was helpful and provided some great recommendations for activities in the area - we particularly enjoyed the walk around Lake Mathewson. I would definitely recommend a stay here!
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The day we arrived was raining and this place delivered great amenities and service. The receptionist was friendly. Besides she recommended a top restaurant in town and we were very proud. Parking is convenient next to the rooms. Great Wi-Fi spot. Our room exactly fitted for us a
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We had a great time, despite the rain. Walked to "town" for meals. Close to Lake Matheson. Reception person even loaned us an umbrella! Comfortable rooms, nice little kitchen. A great place to stay in Fox Glacier
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the house was big enough for our group which have 4 people, Kitchen has very nice equipment. Bathroom does not well separate from wet and dry zone. A bit cold, there's only one heater in the house but we have 2 bedrooms.
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There is nothing that we could fault during our overnight stay. Room was very clean and comfortable with everything you need. Quiet location. Short walk to the village for meals. The hosts were most friendly and helpful.
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Carports for every room
View from our room - Fox Glacier
"I am sure all are of equal value"
"10 minutes to Lake Matheson!"
"All rooms have stunnng views"
"motel set back from the main street, so very quiet and peaceful"
"Some rooms are alongside the main road so ask for one away from the road if that bothers you."
US$98 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
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