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    Rainforest Motel

    15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good45%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “great location” (24 reviews)
    “lake matheson” (35 reviews)
    “free wifi” (19 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Accessible rooms
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    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 February 2016

    This motel was only 200 metres from the town and facilities. The views were truly amazing. The owner and staff were really friendly and he booked our helicopter ride with his neighbour and that was spectacular. The 2 bedroom apartment was exactly what we wanted...More

    Thank Peter F
    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    We booked this accommodation based on Trip-advisor reviews and it was the first time it has let me down! We arrived and were given room 4, right by the laundry, and when we asked if we could have a room between nos 5-12 we were...More

    Thank Victoria996
    Reviewed 27 January 2016

    Rain Forest Motel is in a lovely part of New Zealand. We booked there because we had a helicopter flight booked for the Glacier, so it is close by. The area is picturesque and the glacier can be seen from the hotel. The rooms are...More

    Thank Larkins2014
    Reviewed 22 January 2016

    I arrived way to early and they checked me in at about 11am ( no extra charge). I loved everything about this place. Views outside of my room were stunning. Lake Matheson is just a short drive away. If you go for a walk all...More

    Thank NorthShore777
    Reviewed 22 January 2016

    Good clean, comfortable well equipped motel. Nice position, close to shops, cafes and adventure companies. East to drive to glacier and close to brilliant Mount Cook lookout. Really helpful host. No complaints. Happy to recommend

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Fox Glacier
    • Also Known As
    • Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier ,
    • Rainforest Hotel Fox Glacier
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    Room & Suite (31)
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    Hotel & Grounds (53)
    Bathroom (8)
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    Terzaghi715
    14 September 2015|
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    Response from CherylR87 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed in a 2 BR with 1 bathroom. It was quite spacious and comfortable. No bath though only shower. Not sure if that is an issue for baby. 2 bathroom unit may have bath in it possibly. We also found the owner very... More
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    "All units appeared much the same. Views of the hills and garden were only marred by the shocking rain!"
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    "Its a motel, its OK"
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    "If two couples are booking together, get rooms 5 and 6 - they are separate from other rooms."
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    "Corner rooms are best"
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