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Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I have stayed at Bella Vistas elsewhere and the one at Franz is of a hugh standard. Warm comfy rooms, warm bed and plenty of extra blankets, clean bathroom and friendly service. Continental breakfast available in your room. Thanks very much.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Only stayed one night but two of us got a room each on ground floor. Very clean and tidy with wet floor bathroom (excellent). Good selection of teas and coffees in unit and heater was already going - very nice to arrive to warm room. Reception was expecting us and friendly and helpful regarding places to eat. Milk supplied came...

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Thank John B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Pretty small village which contains all restaurants and hotels. The motel is little away from main road which gives you a peaceful atmosphere. Nice place to stay for a couple or small family. service is quite good.

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Thank Ravikanth12784
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

My Fiancé & I stayed here for one night. We were very impressed by the friendly man at reception (Adam?). He gave us great advice on dinner options & the glacier tours and even gave us extra towels to use down the road at the hot pools. He was a delight to deal with. The room was clean, tidy &...

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Thank LeishBatch
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The location is very good, just in the town centre. The room is clean and comfortable. The spa bathtub is a bonus. We got mountain view in our room. There is mountain view the front yard as well. Staff are very friendly and helpful. This motel is the most generous one among all the motels we stayed when it comes...

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Thank Zoe W
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Staff is very friendly, helpful, cheerful and nice. Location is excellent, as it is just minutes walk away from the main street. I didn't expect there'd be utensils and hot plate for cooking, which was quite a pleasant surprise as I was a bit tired of eating out every meal during my visit. So it was a good change that...

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Thank 700Anne180
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location walking distance to everything. The man on reception was so nice and super helpful. Room was clean and warm. Nice to come on from a cold night to warm soft beds that already has electric blanket on.

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Thank Tez4553
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The hotel room was small, basically had a double bed, built in wardrobe, desk unit with TV on it and a bathroom. There was one armchair squashed between the bed and the wall. Bed was comfortable, room was heated and it was convenient to the town. I think they charged more than the room was worth, even though it wasn't...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The tripadviosr ranking has me a bit nervous but we had the one bedroom family room for our family of four and it was great. Small very well stocked kitchenette with pots and plates. Coffee, hot chocolate and lots of tea. Nice hot shower, soap provided in wall dispensers. Wall heater kept things nice and cozy. Comfy beds. Best were...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 April 2015

The motel is in a great location, walking distance to all the restaurants, spa's and hot pools. They also give you complimentary towels for the hot pools which is a bonus. The rooms are very simple, clean and tidy. The bed was amazing! Very soft and luxurious linen. This was a surprise given the very affordable rate. The staff were...

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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
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are just a minute's walk to a variety of flights, glacier hikes, restaurants, the Wildlife Center with its Kiwis and the Glacier Hot Pools. Offering a range of modern studio accommodation including, spa bath, queen and twin studio, mountain view studio and larger one bedroom family accommodation. All accommodation includes in-room phones, free Wi-Fi, hairdryers, complimentary tea, coffee, drinking chocolate & fresh milk, fridge, small microwave, toaster and a hot water kettle. Some rooms have full kitchen facilities. Off-street parking, guest laundry and BBQ area are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

Address: 34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $103 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Upstairs would be better”
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“Mountain view rooms are on first floor - we thought it was worth paying a little extra for them.”
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“Visitors who may have mobility issues or trouble carrying luggage up stairs may want to consider booking ground floor accommodation.”
  • A view of the mountains from across the car park outside Bella Vista Motel
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