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  • Excellent41%
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
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Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviewsone nightlake mathesonmt cooknew zealandrooms are modernhot watersouth islandfantastic viewsclose to townsmall kitchenettetwo nightsviews of the mountainsfresh milkshort drivethe main roadgood sizespa bath
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming and obliging - nothing a problem - great knowledge of the area and recommemdations were well worth folliwing clean and cosy room - fantastic views - would definitely return and highly recommend

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Back again for our 2nd stay, Wiley was great ( he even had a bottle of red and note for a birthday ) !! Very clean rooms in excellent condition, great views of the snow capped mountains ( when clear). We will be back again!!...More

Thank Neil B
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mr Baker We do appreciate you taking time to share your stay experience in Fox Glacier. We were glad that the weather got better on your arrival and hope you enjoyed the wine with the views. We would certainly like to welcoming you the...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice clean room. We arrived at night and were amazed at the view the next morning. Breathtaking view of the mountain right outside the window. Very good location just a few mins drive from Lake Matheson and fox glacier viewpoints.

Thank Shamus C
Management response:Responded 28 June 2018

Thank you for taking time to share your stay experience with us. We are proud to be surrounded by the beautiful views and hope you have a good stay in Fox Glacier. Best Regards Sunset Motel

Reviewed 12 June 2018

The hotel itself was pretty nice, albeit expensive, at US$200 a night. The problem was the management's way of handling a bad situation. We arrived after driving a very long day after a hurricane, which knocked the power out in many places in the area....More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed here approx 3 years ago and have come back while showing friends around south island. Beautiful views of the mountains. Nice quiet location and approx 10 minute walk to town. Nice and clean. Very helpful on arrival.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$61 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
#2 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$61 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
#2 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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B1RD1E2014
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
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Jessocca
25 October 2015|
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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
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C B
16 May 2015|
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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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"We had room number 8 which on a clear day had views of Mt Cook"
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"All rooms are ground level and on a quiet street in the country."
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