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Reviewed 20 February 2021

Stayed for 2 nights . Owned and operated by a good “ kiwi” bloke . Check in was easy
The room was pretty basic but had everything we needed
Not as clean as we normally expect and could do with some R & M
Unfortunately the bed was uncomfortable and the stunning unusually hot weather during our stay with no aircon in the room added to the discomfort.
However if you are on limited budget I’d recommend rainforest motel
The owners dog is a bit of a character and very friendly as is the owner himself

Date of stay: February 2021
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Thank Hondarider1
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Reviewed 29 July 2020

We stayed three nights and found this motel excellent; even more so since we were travelling with our dog. Very friendly, nothing was a bother. The room was very clean and had everything we needed. Great view of the mountains from the property (weather permitting), refer to photo.. Would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: July 2020
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Thank 393LuC
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Reviewed 4 July 2020

We stayed at this lovely motel in Fox Glacier. You never know what you will get when you pull into a new motel, but wow, this was the best little motel we stayed at in the South Island, it was the cheapest too!
The owners were so kind and helpful, full of local advice.
The room was perfect, comfy beds, electric blankets, heaters, Sky TV, full kitchen, lovely big bathroom with the strongest shower I have had in a motel.
There was no noise at night whatsoever, and we slept so well.
Just down the road is Lake Matheson, and the view point for Fox Glacier as well.
Also just back up the road to the intersection is a restaurant called "Cook and Saddle" where we had a delicious meal.
Also this Motel has a pet friendly room, so our little Maltese could stay with us.
The owner has a friendly labrador that welcomes you to the motel.
So if you want a quiet and comfy motel in Fox Glacier, Rainforest Motel fits the bill completely.

Room tip: Any room is quiet and peaceful
Date of stay: June 2020
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Thank bellettboy
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night. Very friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The room was excellent..spacious, clean, modern, comfortable beds, an excellent shower and bathroom. Easy parking right next to the room. All motels should be like this.

Date of stay: February 2020
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank GlobetrotterJSH
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Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

This is a typical motel for New Zealand with well equipped kitchen and en-suite. Rooms are comfortable and clean. It is situated within walking distance of the Fox Glacier Township where you will find restaurants and a short drive to Lake Matheson and Fox Glacier walk. We received a very friendly welcome and great information on things to do. Would certainly stay here again and recommend if you are walking in the area or as part of you New Zealand road trip.

Date of stay: January 2020
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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