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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A very average stay. Location was good, but in a town like fox where everything is within walking distance, that doesn't mean much. Paid NZD $100 for the night It was the smallest hotel we stayed in during our travels within the South Island, and with just a fridge and kettle, it had the simplest kitchenette (if you can even...

1Thank Homerbalboa
bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, but we wish to respond with the following point. The website clearly describes all the room types with a description of the facilities in the room. The option you took was the cheapest and obviously had less facilities than the larger rooms which all had microwave kitchenette facilities etc. The...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The room was well equipped and a reasonable size. The location was superb, although the town is very small so nothing is really too far away. Ideal to cross the road to the main booking office for guided tours. Very helpful staff and the whole place is very clean. The location did it for me.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I chose Bella Vista FG because I saw other reviews on TripAdvisor saying that it is modern and clean. My number one requirement was met! It was a very nice gesture of the owner to have allowed more-than-enough wi-fi access. I was able to keep my family & friends updated while traveling solo. The rain forest and the hiking track...

4Thank Single_Traveller08
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We are nearing the end of a week-long road trip around the South Island staying in a range of motels and Bella Vista Fox Glacier is without doubt setting the standard for others to aspire to. The building is modern/fairly new with double glazing for peace at night and very smart bathrooms. Everything is compact but stylish, functional and spotlessly...

3Thank Paul S
Foster City, California
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights recently while we visited Fox glacier. It was a great stop and we were Very happy. Bella Vista is right on the main road, across the street from the "last petrol for 120 km" and very close to everything in town. We were able to easily walk to the shops and...

1Thank Jenn D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Our friends stayed here recently and said how good the motel was and how friendly the staff were. On their recommendation we booked a night and end up staying for 2 nights. Everything they said was true. The staff couldn't be more helpful and arranged a flight for us over the Glacier and also made recommendations of other activities to...

1Thank Sally B
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Stayed here on our recent trip in New Zealand and it was great. Rooms were clean and comfortable. On arrival we were given 1gb on free WiFi which was included in the room rate. Staff were help and friendly giving us information on activities in the area. would certainly recommend tnis motel to others.

1Thank SueVoisey
Kincumber, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

The weather was pretty wild whilst we were at Fox but our room was warm and cosy. It was a small room but adequate for us. The outdoor spa was a great place to defrost. Nice bathroom as well. Great referral for dinner at The Last Kitchen.

1Thank dyannegreg
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2014

The staff was very helpful and encourage us to go to her anytime with our questions. The room is large and clean. We had a king bed and it was very comfortable. The motel is located next to all the shops and restaurants. We walked to dinner etc. We appreciated the information the staff gave us regarding hikes. We took...

1Thank Vickie M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Pleasant staff and made welcome on arrival. All very clean throughout and everything required was provided. Large comfy bed, no duvet cover only a sheet, which I wasn't happy about and the room was a little on the small side. Walls not sound proof and could hear people in the next room talking and using the bathroom facilities. Not happy...

1Thank sue56_11

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newest accommodation complex in Fox Glacier. Superior accommodation in the heart of the Village. Stroll to restaurants and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

Address: 55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $95 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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