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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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.

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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
Goondiwindi, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stopover here on was down west coast to Queenstown. Motel was for 4 with a king bed, single and roll-out. Small kitchenette and single bathroom. Wasn't a lot of room when roll-up was up but beds comfortable for sleeping. Close walk to restaurants and to book local tours.

1Thank DrLee70
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Good clean hotel. The king sized bed was comfortable. Quiet location, walking distance to restaurants and cafes. Small kitchenette. Free Wi-Fi. Parking outside the door. Family of four stayed but the boys had to flip a coin as the roll out bed didn't look that comfortable. Would still recommend.

1Thank Marlisa B
Paris, France
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Rooms are quite big, got an upgrade when checking in and motel us in the city center. Forget about any view as you are looking onto the car park. Free Wi-Fi included. Only disturbing thing was a light smell in the room.

Thank Franco8375
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The rooms are spacious and very clean. Both of our rooms had magnificent views of Franz Josef glacier. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is great, just a short walk to the main street of Franz. We'd definitely stay there again!

1Thank 4haywoods
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights, wish it could have been longer. Bed comfortable, room a good size. Very well appointed.breskfast brought to the room and was substantial. Room very clean, staff friendly, Convenient for shops and eating places.

1Thank HKinsey

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $98 - $261 (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
#5 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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