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Glacier View Motel

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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7856 New Zealand
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#12 of 13 hotels in Franz Josef
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If you’re looking for a family-friendly motel in Franz Josef, look no further than Glacier View Motel.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Franz Josef, Glacier View Motel is located a short distance from Tatare Tunnels Walk (1.4 mi) and Callery Gorge Walk (1.4 mi).

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Glacier View Motel offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including baggage storage. Guests of Glacier View Motel are also welcome to enjoy barbeque facilities, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

While staying at Glacier View Motel, you may want to check out King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar (1.2 mi) which is a short walk away.

Should time allow, Church of St. James is a popular architectural building that is relatively easy to get to.

The staff at Glacier View Motel looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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westonc wrote a review Jan 2021
Gonubie, South Africa337 contributions87 helpful votes
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My wife and I and our two daughters spent 1 night at Glacier View Motel. The accommodation was spacious and clean and consisted of 2 bedrooms with a queen bed in one room and 2 single beds in the other room. There was also a separate open plan lounge and kitchen area. The beds were comfortable and the views of the nearby mountains are lovely. The location of the motel is good and it is a short 10 minute drive to the starting point of the scenic walk to the Franz Josef Glacier. Overall, the Motel was an enjoyable and convenient stop-over.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Nicole wrote a review May 2020
Sydney, Australia118 contributions55 helpful votes
We absolutely loved this little motel. It had everything we needed. A great little kitchen, Immaculate bathroom, parking right out the front door. Very, very quiet area only about 5 to 10 minutes drive out of town. There are magnificent views out the front and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Only problem I came across was that it was a little damp.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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BangkokSachse wrote a review Feb 2020
Bangkok, Thailand38,098 contributions498 helpful votes
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We stayed two nights at Glacier View Hotel in Franz Josef Glacier. The hotel is about 5 minute drive from the town center. The room got working kitchen. We could park our car at the front. The WIFI didn’t connect well when the guests were in the rooms.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Richard E wrote a review Feb 2020
Thame, United Kingdom950 contributions108 helpful votes
We stayed here for two nights while visiting Franz Josef, unfortunately the weather wasn’t kind to us, so our helicopter trip was cancelled, the room we stayed in was spacious and was the end unit which was one of the wheelchair accessible units, the bed was not the most comfortable and during the rain storm we felt the full force against the window so took a while to get to sleep. Your accommodation is located outside the town so you need to drive into town to visit the local restaurants and activities
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Marc A. K wrote a review Jan 2020
33 contributions12 helpful votes
We found this hotel to be clean and adequate only. It is well located just outside the town of Franz Joseph, NZ. The king size bed was satisfactory but not firm. Privacy and quiet were the two biggest drawbacks. Almost the entire front of the room is glass. You enter through a sliding glass door that opens to the parking area 5 feet away. The remainder of the room front is more patio glass and a large window. Kids and adults from adjacent units are running up and down the area. Blackout curtains are the only privacy from the traffic. There is no buffer from folks walking back and forth at 11:30 at night talking loud. Kids running back and forth shouting, might as well be in your room. The room is equipped with the kitchen basics like hot plate, hotpot, microwave and refrigerator. Dishes and silverware were also included. But, we had to ask for tissues, as they are not included.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$52 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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glacier view hotel south island
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFranz Josef
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about Glacier View Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Glacier View Motel?
Nearby attractions include Franz Josef Glacier (7.0 km), Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting (2.4 km), and Roberts Point Track (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Glacier View Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Glacier View Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Glacier View Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Glacier View Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Glacier View Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alice May, BLUE ICE RESTAURANT & BAR, and Monsoon Bar & Restaurant.
Are pets allowed at Glacier View Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Glacier View Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of St. James (8.7 km).
Does Glacier View Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Glacier View Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.