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    The Terrace Motel

    15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
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    Travellers talk about
    “glow worms” (22 reviews)
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    “great location” (33 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    A very comfortable place. Big studio with full kitchen. Table with 2 chairs and a sofa. Lot of room for the suitcases. Huge modern bathroom. Free parking and WIFI. Very clean and nice. Flat screen TV with few channels.More

    Thank milorr
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded yesterday

    Hi Milorr We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and your room. It sounds like you were in our Mountain View studio. We hope you are able to come back and stay with us again, when you do please book direct on our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here in a two bedroom apartment for one night on our journey up the West Coast. The motel is in a great central location within walking distance of cafes, shops and restaurants. The apartment was very clean and comfortable, the bathroom looked freshly...More

    Thank FoggyHoggy
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and our central location. If you are coming back this way we do have larger houses also available, you can find these on our own website (where we offer the cheapest...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The motel is one block way from the main road, no traffic noise at night. From the motel easy walk to restaurants and helicopter trips trips to the glaciers and other activities. Room was clean and well maintained. Staff were very helpful with any request...More

    Thank ginger149
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear your enjoyed our location and found the rooms clean. Regards Logan

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed for 2 nights. Quiet and clean .You need to keep all available heating on if it’s cold or wet and it will be. Restaurant next door Alice May okay as well. We went twice as not much else. Both meals were really good.More

    Thank Hemel1
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Hemel I am sorry the weather seems to have affected your stay, we do get a lot of hot sunny days as well as a bit of rain (today the sun has been out and I have been sunburnt myself unfortunately). We have plenty...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We took a long while to decide on where to stay and finally we chose The Terrace. Stayed in the King Studio with kitchen for 3 nights during the low season and it was a lovely and quiet place to be at :) Nice room...More

    Thank NightingaIe
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Thanks for your review, it is good to hear you enjoyed your stay. I will look into the points you raised. We hope the rest of your holiday went well. Regards Logan

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    9 February 2017|
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    Response from nursenancy2013 | Reviewed this property |
    so sorry.I have not logged in for ages and only just saw your question. I see have others have answered ! Enjoy
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    "Could see a Glacier looking out our cottage window. Very quiet and well heated"
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    "Just the right size"
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    "Best to choose a room that isn't next to the caravan park."
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