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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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Newest accommodation complex in Fox Glacier. Superior accommodation in the heart of the Village. Stroll to restaurants and cafes.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Full view
Getting there
Hokitika Airport115 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A ground floor room which was very comfortable with all the amenities. The lady at reception was bubbly and efficient, checking us in with ease. She called the tour company for our visit to Fox Glacier - unfortunately the road to the main viewing site...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank faroukb103
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 3 days ago

I'm glad you had a pleasant stay with us and hope you both enjoyed the train trip from Greymouth to Christchurch. The glacier road will be open soon, but at least we still have several lovely places to view the glacier from.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a Queen Studio with a separate shower and that's what we got.( not always the case ) The room was clean and the staff were friendly and gave us tips on where to go and what to see. For a main road position,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Barry M
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us Barry M. Our double glazed windows help keep the rooms quiet - but then our road isn't busy at night anyway. Glad you enjoyed our local tips and I hope your onward journey was...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Was greeted at the front desk with an amazing friendly female who was extremely helpful with info about the area. Allowed us to checkin early. The rooms were very clean and the kitchenettes were well equipped. Good value. No complaints here. Highly recommend. From Winnipeg...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Brian S
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 27 October 2018

Thanks for your great review Brain, it was nice to meet you. We're happy to let guests check in a little early if the rooms are ready, so they can relax and enjoy their time here. I will pass on your comment about the cleanliness...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Very warm welcome to this motel. We were immediately given some tips on what to do and see in the area during our stay. The motel is located next to a short path to see glow worms at night, and the village is small enough...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank AnnevHS
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 16 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with us Anne. It was lovely to have you stay and we're always delighted when guests extend their time with us. You're correct, we have a range of room sizes - the one you...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Fox Glacier isn’t very big as a town but that being said we chose this motel cause it was along the main road. It took us a minute to the place where we checked in for our heli-hike and dinner was around the corner. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Renell1990
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox GlacierResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Renell1990 - I'm delighted to hear you've enjoyed good hospitality throughout the country.

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11 November 2018|
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Response from Bella_Vista_Fox | Property representative |
We provide bodywash and handwash.
2 November 2016|
Response from Bella_Vista_Fox | Property representative |
All our rooms have built in heating and a ventilation system to keep the air fresh. The rooms are also double glazed which keeps them quiet and warm. We hope to see you in Fox Glacier soon.
4 October 2015|
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Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
As Coaster said, around 450kms, and a pleasant drive, as most in NZ tend to be.
Room Tips
"Ground floor room, so you don't have to haul luggage up stairs"
9 Apr 2018
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"Pick your time of year carefully as the tourist trade from Asia has made prices over the top."
19 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a ground floor room if you have mobility issues or heavy suitcases."
21 Oct 2017
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"All rooms are fine, those upstairs have a better view of the street but there is no elevator so take your..."
5 Oct 2017
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US$112 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
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