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Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge

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Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed two nights at the Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge, the staff were really friendly, rooms really clean and we managed to get our laundry done there too. The motel was also very close to everything.

Thank Fleur L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A self sufficient motel tucked in glacier town of franz Joseph glacier in South new Zealand. centrally located with restaurants at walking distance. Parking available in front of room. Was a delight staying here.

Thank Rashmi K
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location close to town and restaurants. Unit was spacious and well equipped, Parking in front of unit but exit from the motel can be a bit difficult when full. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank swissjoron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay, quiet location next to garage station and cafes. Staff are friendly and helpful, can suggest places to eat and best activities. Located just off main road in and out of town. Personal parking space outside each room. Wifi was a bit slow at times.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly welcome with information on area provided. Quiet and clean studio unit 25 but need to be careful when using shower as can leak into room. Good value given the price of other accommodation in Franz Josef as was our pleasant meal a short walk down the road at Alice May.

Thank carolbAuckland
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Good basic style unit in a very good location to town services, restaurants, cafes, etc. The car parking spaces are a little short, luckily we had a corolla.Warm welcome by the manager and the rooms were clean with all the necessities.

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great unit, very spacious, very comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean. An Ideal location for getting to the glacier ( pity the weather was so awful - and cloud base so low that we didn't get there!)

1Thank Mumsie42
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Had a really good 2 night stay easy walk to town .Great outside balcony to take in the views .Room a really good size with good cooking items. The walk to the glacier takes about 1.30 return take car as quite a distance to start of walk.Views are great.Had meal in monsoon bar and snake bite both good .

1Thank rosiejacq
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nothing to write home about. Adequate room - poor and variable speed internet. All rooms are at a single level with a parking spot for your car. Has a small supermarket nearby. The location is away from the area with the restaurants but within walking distance of them.

Thank Aunachalam V
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place had by far one of the nicest people on the phone when I was calling around to find out about availability, pricing and general information about places to stay in Franz Josef, New Zealand. Not only was the booking a breeze and we could have cancelled up until 48 hours before the actual booked arrival time with refund...

1Thank Nat M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
24 spacious, well appointed, ground floor studio and family units. Central village location with spectacular alpine and rainforest views, walk to restaurants, shops and attractions. King, queen, deck and spa units with kitchenettes, ensuite bathrooms, Sky TV, DVD players and complimentary DVD library. Spa pool, guest laundry and activities booking service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge

Address: 17 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $93 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Alpine Glacier Motor Hotel Franz Josef
Alpine Glacier Hotel
Alpine Glacier Motel
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
#4 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
#4 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Room 16 had a pleasant view.”
 of 5 bubbles 476leilam, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view - it is stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles 4haywoods, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms were very good”
 of 5 bubbles 57iainc, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room #12 is a handicap accessible room.”
 of 5 bubbles Pangea422, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to reserve one with a balcony. Worth the little bit extra.”
  • View from our personal balcony. The next morning the clouds lifted and we had a view of snow-cap
 of 5 bubbles moorpwr, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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