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All reviewslake mathesonapartment was cleanfree wififew minutes walkthe main roadtwo nightsliving areaelectric blanketsseparate bedroomsky tvnew zealandfully equipped kitchenpleasant stayself cateringstayed for one nightfranz josefgeneral store
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We stayed for 5 nights in Fox as part of our 4 month tour of New Zealand. We couldn't have asked for a warmer welcome that at this hotel. The owner was very friendly, offered lots of information on where to go, what to do...More

1  Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Booked in, Receptionist was lovely. 2 good sized bedrooms. Kitchen and Family room were well presented and modern. Close proximity to Fox Glacier, city centre and Lake Mathison. As the units are continuous and a bit thin with the main bedroom next to the adjacent...More

1  Thank Shane S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were welcomed by the owner who was very friendly and gave us some good advise on the local area. We had a fairly small studio unit which was fine for a night, but prices in both Fox and Franz Josef seem to be quite...More

1  Thank rowly2015
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Close to everything, 5min walk to happy hour at 6pm. Lake Mathewson pretty. Lovely coffee. View to fox great. Just don't be disappointed if you can't do helicopter ride due to weather. Unfortunately sunny day in fox but to windy and foggy for ride.

Thank Loretta L
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Everything worked ok, staff were friendly, the room was a decent size and the bed was comfortable, but all felt rather bleak. The motel is well located, but not particularly cheap, and I’d have been happier if some more of the rental fees were directed...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$60 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#7 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$60 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#7 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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 !!"
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"All units appeared much the same. Views of the hills and garden were only marred by the shocking rain!"
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"Its a motel, its OK"
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"If two couples are booking together, get rooms 5 and 6 - they are separate from other rooms."
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