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Rainforest Motel

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See why so many travellers make Rainforest Motel their motel of choice when visiting Fox Glacier. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. Rooms at Rainforest Motel include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. In addition, as a valued Rainforest Motel guest, you can enjoy breakfast served in the room that is provided on-site. Getting online is possible, as Rainforest Motel offers free wifi. Also, guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking. While visiting Fox Glacier, you may want to try some fish and chips at one of the nearby restaurants, such as The Last Kitchen, Bigfoot Bar and Restaurant, or Cafe Neve. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Skydive Fox Glacier (0.2 km), Fox Glacier Hiking Trails (0.2 km), or Minnehaha Walk (0.3 km), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Rainforest Motel as you experience all of the things Fox Glacier has to offer.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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Getting there
Hokitika Airport115 km
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All reviews lake matheson free wifi one bedroom unit the main road few minutes walk bed was comfortable electric blankets within easy walking distance views of the mountains fully equipped kitchen pleasant stay new zealand self catering stayed for one night general store franz josef central location
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has huge suites! A bedroom, bathroom, and living room/kitchen area. All very clean. Huge windows and many rooms have a lovely mountain view (some have only a parking lot view). Conveniently located to the town and Lake Matheson. Definitely not cheap but worth...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located, clean, and practical. Light on decor, but all essentials covered. And they have pots, pans, dishes, a microwave, oven, and stovetop if you care to cook a meal in. Easily walkable to town. The chap who checked me in provided some good advice...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 717sfg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

quick check in and the room was like a motor lodge in the US only better very clean large room with nice bath and kitchen area. walking distance to restaurants and shops. The Man at the desk was very helpful with suggestions for dinner and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank paynefl
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Stayed here for 1 night in early October '18. Very comfortable, and a great location, within easy walking distance to village center, restaurants & pub. I'm assuming it would have great views of the mountains as well, but the weather gods were against us, and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Colin M
Reviewed 17 October 2018

What a lovely young chap 'Dominic' that greeted us at this property. We only stayed one night on our travels but we were so pleased that we had this clean, nice and cosy apartment. It was spacious and warm and we slept like logs in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Susan B
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Response from CherylR87 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a 2 BR with 1 bathroom. It was quite spacious and comfortable. No bath though only shower. Not sure if that is an issue for baby. 2 bathroom unit may have bath in it possibly. We also found the owner very... More
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"Room to the right hand sight of the property were good. Look outside at the Stars !!"
25 Apr 2018
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"All units appeared much the same. Views of the hills and garden were only marred by the shocking rain!"
25 Sep 2017
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"Its a motel, its OK"
24 May 2017
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"If two couples are booking together, get rooms 5 and 6 - they are separate from other rooms."
8 Mar 2017
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US$97 - US$244 (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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