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Rainforest Motel

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationlake mathesonapartment was cleanfree wifione bedroom unitthe main roadtwo nightsfew minutes walkliving areaelectric blanketssky tvfully equipped kitchenstayed for one nightself cateringgreat staynew zealandgeneral store
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for 2 nights and had unit 13 (I think) which had a kitchen and lounge area as well which was great. The accommodation was 3-3.5 star and slightly expensive for the quality offered but it is probably the norm for the...More

Thank Jeanie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rainforest Motel was by far the worst place we have stayed in the three weeks we have been travelling in New Zealand. While the surrounding gardens were lovely and clearly well cared for, this did not extend to our room which hadn’t been cleaned...More

Thank Beck00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rainforest Motel manager was helpful and efficient, getting us to our room quickly. The room was a good size with all basic amenities. A bonus with our room was that, when the curtains were opened, we had a marvellous view of the mountains (not...More

Thank Rimala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife stopped through here on our visit to Fox Glacier while we touring the South Island. We stayed for one night at this small but pleasant motel in the tiny town. We were surprised by the comfortable bed and the well stocked...More

Thank ERavat
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The welcome was great! Enthusiastic and happy young couple are a great asset. The rooms were ok, bed was small. My issue - with a 10am checkout the cleaning trolley across the stones and talking outside my window by the cleaners at 8am was annoying....More

Thank Fish096
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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
Details
Price range
US$95 - US$235 (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
Details
Price range
US$95 - US$235 (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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Traveller (97)
Room & Suite (48)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Terzaghi715
14 September 2015|
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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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"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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"Corner rooms are best"
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