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Glacier View Motel

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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews double studio wifi reception minute drive south island trip the main highway well equipped kitchen free wifi comfortable stay comfy bed new zealand long drive franz joseph motel town glacier signal tv
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

A nice place slightly out of town. It is better if you have a transport as it is quiet a walk to the town. The motel has nice views though you cant see the glacier as the name proclaims, which is bit of a disappointment....More

Thank Raja V
Response from glacierviewmotel, Owner at Glacier View MotelResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks for reviewing your stay with us. Actually sitting writing this looking at a sun drenched Franz Josef Glacier so unsure why you didnt see it, maybe the cloud cover was low. Guests appreciate the undercover parking and our quiet location although during the summer...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

No, you can't really see the glacier from the motel, but it none the less is a good value in accommodations when visiting Franz Joseph. Quiet, clean, comfortable, with all the basic amenities you's expect from a motor lodge, .it lies just on the outskirts...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Smaller efficiency room but provided with utensils for cooking. Owner is a bit strange with lots of restriction re: cooking but okay for us. Best thing about this place is great view of forest and fogs in the morning. It is reasonably priced. Pretty quiet...More

Thank bigboy61455
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Helpful staff , rooms well equipped with comfy bed and views of rural NZ Very quiet for sleep , always pleasant to wake up to the sounds of sheep Parking space outside room , a longish walk to village - prob 35 mins with no...More

Thank flatworm
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The view from the motel of the glacier is in fact much better than what you see on the glacier walk on the other side of town. The motel buildings on first impressions looked quite dated but on entering the unit we were pleasantly surprised....More

Thank Trish S
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$77 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glacier View Hotel South Island
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$77 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glacier View Hotel South Island
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Traveller (57)
Room & Suite (34)
Dining (4)
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Raja V
20 November 2017|
Response from glacierviewmotel | Property representative |
reception is open from 8.00 am until 8.00 pm
14 November 2016|
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all rooms have towels and toiletries
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"All rooms are the same so no need to choose"
1 Sep 2018
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"Furthest from the road"
30 Nov 2017
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"Room 15 was designated wheelchair friendly and was quite large."
25 Feb 2017
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"All rooms are of good quality"
19 Feb 2017
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