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The Terrace Motel

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Overview
15 Cowan Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (352)
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All reviews great location glow worms the main road restaurant next door hot scones franz joseph king studio middle of town good size local attractions small place stayed two nights living area walking distance electric blankets comfortable bed helicopter flight
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Terrace exceeded my expectation. First, the staff is very friendly, helpful and speedy. We stayed in a 2-bedroom motel (#13) with a dedicated shaded parking just in front of our motel. The common room is huge with a dining table, sofa and electric fireplace....More

Thank Wahyu H
Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 days ago

Hi Wahyu Thank you for your review, it is great to hear we exceeded your expectations and you enjoyed our location and facilities. We hope the rest of your holiday went well and you can stay with us again in the future, when you do,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Terrace for 2 nights. The Terrace is in the perfect location, just off the main street, and is in very easy walking distance to the restaurants & cafes in Franz Josef. Our room (#17) was huge, with a king bed, kitchenette,...More

Thank KLPD1404
Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and our location. We hope you can stay with us again in the future, when you do, please book directly on our website for our lowest prices. We hope the rest of your trip went...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice motel for a overnight stay, close to the main strip. Extremely clean rooms, comfortable beds and staff were very accommodating when asked for a extra heater for our room.Would definitely stay again :-)

Thank Alannah7511
Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alannah Its great to hear you would definitely stay again, when you do please book directly on our website for our cheapest prices. We hope the rest of your holiday went well. Regards Logan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location 2mins walk from main strip. Also good value with easy parking. Got the 2 bedroom apartment with kitchen which was practical with good heating but smallish. Staff were friendly and check in is easy. Would recommend for short stay.More

Thank TravelxBug
Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your review an recommendation, we are happy to hear you found us good value. We hope you can stay with us again in the future, when you do please book directly on our website for our best prices. We hope the rest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up of the cuff we got a very large room on the terrace, with everything for a comfortable stay. Very clean and modern, a very good shower. Even a electric blanket. Staff were friendly and nothing was to much trouble.

Thank Nadine W
Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nadine We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the room very large. We hope the rest of your holiday goes well and you can stay with us again in the future. Regards Logan

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About
Description
The Terrace is the closest Motel to the centre of Franz Josef Village, yet on a quiet side street. The 4 star Terrace Motel offers views of snow capped mountains and the Croz Glacier from its grounds. More Unlimited Free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking are included. The Terrace offer Hotel style rooms along with rooms with cooking facilities, next to reception is a quiet restaurant operated by two of Franz Josef most experienced restauranteurs. The Terrace is the closest Motel to Franz Josef's free Glow Worm Caves and Franz Josef Kiwi Bird Centre where guests can experience New Zealand's national bird up close. The Terrace offers spacious ground floor accommodation with electric blankets and electric heating, flat-screen Televisions, tea/coffee making facilities and all en suite bathrooms, some feature a Spa Bath. Guests have a choice of studio's or spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Most rooms features stove tops and microwaves along with a dining area (please note Hotel style rooms offer tea / coffee and breakfast making facilities only). All rooms are serviced daily. Guests have access to shared laundry and barbecue facilities with outside tables and chairs. The tour desk can organise a range of activities including discounted helicopter flights, hikes, kayaking, horse treks and glacier walks. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$90 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$90 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Room & Suite (39)
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Pat D
14 August 2018|
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Response from Australian2000 | Reviewed this property |
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Jimmy O
8 June 2018|
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Response from norinebasir | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i have checked with my friends who join me in the trip confirmed there is only heater and you don’t need AC in the room.
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NinjaTravelator
12 March 2018|
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Response from ginger149 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did.
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Room Tips
"Any of the rooms look ok"
kenty
22 Feb 2018
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"Next to the Alice May restaurant. Ask at the motel for a coupon."
joepaulsenngoro2
27 Jan 2018
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"Could see a Glacier looking out our cottage window. Very quiet and well heated"
DenandGrace
21 May 2017
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"Just the right size"
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15 May 2017
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