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Sunset Motel

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Free wifi when booking direct 25 spacious ground floor units.Four star plus qualmark rated with views from every room of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. We have a large back lawn for your enjoyment. Our property is located on Cook Flat Road so we avoid the noise from State Highway 6 that runs through the main town. So no traffic noise or late night bar noise. Sleep in peace with only the views to keep you awake.Studio, Spa and Family units all designated non-smoking, serviced daily, microwave kitchenette with cooking facilities, tea/coffee,32 inch LCD tv's with Satellite television, electric heating , electric blankets, phone, wireless internet available, ironing facilities, cot/highchair available, continental breakfast available, guest laundry, 900 metres to cafes and tour operators. All major credit cards accepted.
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Wheelchair Access
Paid Wifi
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Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Hokitika Airport115 km
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All reviews one night lake matheson mt cook new zealand hot water rooms are modern south island spa room fantastic views views of the mountains close to town two nights dvd player sliding door fresh milk the main road great accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros- room was clean and had small view. Cons- room absolutely stunk of fake air freshener, enough for even a non allergy sufferer to react. Water pressure was dismal, hot water mixer was very finicky and hard to get anything other than boiling or like...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 11,001,010,010,110
Response from sunsetmotel, Manager at Sunset MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments. We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay. However, we surprised by what you said as we would not say anything was the only to the guest and we tried to provide you as much...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The motel is nicely located off the main road and has pleasant surroundings. Not far from lake Matheson if you are keen. A couple of issues, the shower pressure is terrible and I nearly had a birthday waiting for the hot water to come. The...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank jasonbQ9599NO
Response from sunsetmotel, Manager at Sunset MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guests Thank you for your comments. We hope you enjoyed in Fox Glacier while you stayed with us. We were sorry for the low water pressure and we have been trying to find a solution due to old building design. And unfortunate to hear...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Clean tidy rooms, about 700 meters from the centre part of town.... Your standard type of set up for this style of room....bathroom with heated towel rails and a wall heater. Kitchenette, tv, DVD player, bed and a small area to sit. Lovely views (that’s...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Daniel B
Response from sunsetmotel, Manager at Sunset MotelResponded 12 October 2018

Hello Daniel Thank you for your time to place your comments with us. It's good to know that you had enjoyed in Fox Glacier. Kind Regards

Reviewed 10 October 2018

We booked a 2 bedroom family room for our family of five. Wiley at reception was very welcoming, and was able to give us a map and recommendations of places to go in the area. The free DVDs to borrow at reception were a nice...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank yaven
Response from sunsetmotel, Manager at Sunset MotelResponded 12 October 2018

Hello Yaven We appreciate your reviews of your stay experiences and unfortunately to hear you had an unpleasant stay with us. The smell could be from the drain after heavy rain the last a couple of days, especially it could rain a lot in Fox...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Stayed for one night which was enough. Room needs updating as it was showing its age. Hot water pressure just average. Pleasant view in the morning up to the glacier. The flashing advertising lights outside need to be turned off at night as it kept...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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20 June 2017|
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Response from sunsetmotellers | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I'm not sure why this has come up now when you stayed in 2012. I can't find any reviews on tripadvisor from you. As you can imagine many things have been replaced, changed or fixed in 5 years... More
25 October 2015|
Response from sunsetmotellers | Property representative |
Hi The lake is about 4 minutes by car and a 40 minute walk. Sunrise is at 8:00am Thanks Bruce
16 May 2015|
Response from sunsetmotellers | Property representative |
Hi Yes all bathrooms have hairdryers and we have a safe in our own home for guests to use. Regards Bruce
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"Try elsewhere!"
11 May 2018
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"Be aware helicopters start flying about 8.00 am."
20 Jan 2018
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"We had room number 8 which on a clear day had views of Mt Cook"
21 Mar 2017
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"All rooms are ground level and on a quiet street in the country."
14 Mar 2017
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US$116 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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