If you are staying in the Fox Glacier area this is where you need to stay. It felt like home from the minute we walked in the door! We were able to walk to restaurants and shops. All the updates done to this church are beautiful! The Nespresso machine got me hooked and I had to purchase one when I got home!
This is a converted church that certainly had a wow factor on arrival. On closer inspection we found the large bed wasn't - it had a large base but smaller mattress which was too soft for us. Also no wardrobe for hanging clothes and the fridge freezer in the open plan unit was very noisy. We really liked this unit and find it a shame to comment on these things, which includes scraping the bottom of your car when leaving as there is no permanent cross-over to the road just a piece of wood at the road kerbside.
The building is also next to the main road and whilst windows are double glazed you could certainly hear the traffic noise, early morning and later afternoon, as the road is on a hill.
One further comment which we found off-putting was finding a baited spring sprung mouse trap - as this unit is not serviced daily we were lucky we didn't see any extra visitors!
The Church has its quirky charms and modern amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen. It offered a comfortable stay close to town center. Once you've spent a few minutes going through the instructions everything worked as they should.
If you're staying at the Fox glacier, booking the Church should be a no-brainer. The home is very tastefully done, with a fully equipped kitchen, all modern amenities and yet maintains the feel of an ancient Church. AJ was very helpful during the entire boiling process well. Would love to come back here.
- Interesting building (great idea to restore it), decorated beautifully, well equipped kitchen and facilities, comfortable couch for cosying up, free bottle of wine on arrival.
- FREEZING! Really spoiled the whole experience for me. One AC unit to heat the entire place doesn't cut it. Left it on all night along with a small heater we found and ceiling fan but the building was still ice cold the following morning
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