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Sunset Motel

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21/06/2017 22/06/2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We spent two nights here and were pretty happy with everything overall. Arriving when it was dark, we were greeted by friendly staff and check in was a breeze. We had no idea of what the view would be like from our studio room... until the next morning... and wow, what a view. Great to wake up to... or to...

4Thank davecarter01
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We had a great stay here. Always good to spend a few nights in one place in a clean, comfy apartment. The complex is well kept. The apartment was very clean, owners and staff were friendly and helpful. Our self contained apartment had; a queen bed in the lounge/living room, a four seat dining table, lounge, coffee table, and a...

2Thank BrissieAnnie
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

The motel is located about a 5 minute walk from the central portion of Fox glacier. Spacious room with comfortable beds. Shower and bathroom clean. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a meal. Friendly, helpful staff.

Thank Eurotraveller5
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Stayed here while we were driving through the west coast. The staff member was very friendly and advised us on the places to see. The room was perfect, new and very clean. A few mins drive to the restaurants.

Thank jswnz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at the Sunset Motel. Rooms were well planned out with excellent views. Standard of cleanliness were excellent and the Scottish cleaner we encountered was extremely friendly and helpful. We look forward to our next trip

Thank LegallyBrunette1990
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We stayed 2 nights at this motel, arriving around 7:30pm the first night. The owners were welcoming & helpful with settling into our rooms, booking glacier helicopters & recommendations on restaurants and stops in-between Fox Glacier & Christchurch. The rooms themselves are modest, but come with all amenities necessary for a short visit. The kitchenette had plates, silverware, a water...

1Thank C B
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We stayed one night at this motel during a trip to New Zealand and were very impressed. The room was spacious, modern, well appointed and clean. The bed was excellent and we loved hearing the rain on the roof. The clouds cleared just enough for us to catch the wonderful view of the mountains. Highly recommended,

Thank Ruth B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Great motel. Good rooms with all the facilities and a spectacular view of the glacier. The people who run the motel are very friendly and helpful. It is located a short, 10 minute walk from the town itself. A very pleasant stay, highly recommended.

Thank Peter J
Naracoorte, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

When it says mountain views from each room, they aren't kidding - BEAUTIFUL! The room was lovely and clean. Staff were friendly from first meet and greet. The motel is about 1km walk from town and we were lucky enough to have good weather to do this. The hotel is quiet but beware the sandflies. Our rooms windows had been...

Thank Lou G
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stayed two nights at the Sunset Hotel during March 2015. The rooms were very nice, clean and large fir such a small hotel. The owner is quite helpful with directions, restaurants and sightseeing tips. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

Thank rhondatrep

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  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free wifi when booking direct 25 spacious ground floor units.Four star plus qualmark rated with views from every room of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. We have a large back lawn for your enjoyment. Our property is located on Cook Flat Road so we avoid the noise from State Highway 6 that runs through the main town. So no traffic noise or late night bar noise. Sleep in peace with only the views to keep you awake.Studio, Spa and Family units all designated non-smoking, serviced daily, microwave kitchenette with cooking facilities, tea/coffee,32 inch LCD tv's with Satellite television, electric heating , electric blankets, phone, wireless internet available, ironing facilities, cot/highchair available, continental breakfast available, guest laundry, 900 metres to cafes and tour operators. All major credit cards accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 93 Cook Flat 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: $101 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Sunset Motel Fox Glacier
Sunset Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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“We had room number 8 which on a clear day had views of Mt Cook”
blueskytravellers, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are ground level and on a quiet street in the country.”
Yiayia2014, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a mountain view”
  • View from patio
paulmE7674AM, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The east-facing rooms probably have a nicer outlook.”
maureen056, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms in a row so all have same view.”
n6ta, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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