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93 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7859 New Zealand
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#6 of 10 in Fox Glacier
Free wifi when booking direct 25 spacious ground floor units.Three star 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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Self-serve laundry
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Coffee / tea maker
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Non-smoking rooms
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l3e13 wrote a review Jan 2021
Invercargill, New Zealand42 contributions4 helpful votes
Great quiet overnight stay. Triple studio unit was tidy and clean. Had everything we needed for overnighter. Comfy bed and Good value for money. We arrived later than planned and check in was easy. Beautiful view of Mt Cook which looked stunnning at sunrise. Good selection.of tea and coffee. We would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled
Ian A wrote a review Dec 2020
Punakaiki, New Zealand6 contributions
There was a great view from the room and good birdlife. The furniture and fittings are newish and the bed is comfortable. Bottle of milk is a nice touch. Lighting a bit dim for reading. We enjoyed the spa bath. The management were friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled
Tracy F wrote a review Oct 2020
Motueka, New Zealand28 contributions26 helpful votes
Loved our stay here . Lovely room with a wonderful view of Mt Cook . Spa bath , everything you needed. Perfectly clean an tidy . Helpful staff . We will be back . We visited in October but it didn’t give Oct as an option for some reason . TripAdvisor ??
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled
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themusketts wrote a review Jul 2020
Auckland, New Zealand111 contributions112 helpful votes
Oh dear we just travelled right around the South Island and Stewart Island for 23 days, unfortunately this motel was not up to standard We booked this motel and were told that the door will be unlocked with the key inside and they would not be there. When we arrived I thought to myself what is that smell? Maybe I am imagining it until my husband came inside and sat down for a few minutes. My stomach started to feel queasy and eyes were watering. My husband complained to me about the smell too. He noticed stains on the bedcover. I decided to go around and find someone - no one available. I then rang left a message, waited ten minutes, no reply, I then rang again, same thing. I noticed that another room was ready for another customer and they hadn’t arrived, so walked in and that room 23 had the same strong smell. I decided I would ring one more time and the phone answered. I explained about the smell and they said they would come in the next ten minutes. By the time I went back to the unit hubby had a headache and not feeling well. Still no one arrived, so we decided to go and stay somewhere else. When we arrived at the next place they ran and I said we couldn’t stay because of the smell, they agreed and said the chemicals were strong- to be honest there is nothing they could do to fix it. When you read the other reviews there is mention of strong smells. They said they air each room out 2 days before guests arrive. I ask them to refund our money but they said no because I had to give more notice. THIS ROOM IS NOT FIT FOR ITS PURPOSE. They told me I was blackmailing then we I ask for my money back and threatened with bad reviews if I didn’t get a refund. Some motel managers obviously don’t know New Zealand law - fair trading act and consumer guarantees act. I encourage them to get fimiliar with the law. they did offer me a free night - why would I want to stay there when it made me feel sick. NOT HAPPY - paid for a room that was a disgrace.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled
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ChasMack wrote a review Apr 2020
15 contributions3 helpful votes
A clean quiet and comfortable motel room at an excellent price. Located a little distant from the centre of the village but with a fabulous view towards the mountains and glacier. We would stay there again without hesitation.
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Travelled
Response from sunsetmotel, Manager at Sunset Motel
Responded 6 Apr 2020
Dear Guests Thank you for your comments and we are glad to hear you had a good stay with us. We would love to seeing to seeing you the next time. Kind Regards
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunset Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Sunset Motel?
Nearby attractions include Lake Matheson Walk (3.4 km), Fox Glacier Hiking Trails (0.9 km), and Fox Glacier South Side Walk (1.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sunset Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, kids activities, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Sunset Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Sunset Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sunset Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Matheson Cafe, The Last Kitchen, and Betsey Jane Eatery & Bar.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sunset Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Sunset Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting River Walk (1.5 km).
Does Sunset Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Sunset Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.