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Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rayong, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location (Fox Glacier is tiny, so hard to be a bad location here), but walking distance from the "Saloon". Owners very nice and helpful. Room maintained perfectly, motel is 6 years old and looks brand new inside and out.

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very average stay. Location was good, but in a town like fox where everything is within walking distance, that doesn't mean much. Paid NZD $100 for the night It was the smallest hotel we stayed in during our travels within the South Island, and with just a fridge and kettle, it had the simplest kitchenette (if you can even... More

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bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, but we wish to respond with the following point. The website clearly describes all the room types with a description of the facilities in the room. The option you took was the cheapest and obviously had less facilities than the larger rooms which all had microwave kitchenette facilities etc. The... More

London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
40 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was well equipped and a reasonable size. The location was superb, although the town is very small so nothing is really too far away. Ideal to cross the road to the main booking office for guided tours. Very helpful staff and the whole place is very clean. The location did it for me.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I chose Bella Vista FG because I saw other reviews on TripAdvisor saying that it is modern and clean. My number one requirement was met! It was a very nice gesture of the owner to have allowed more-than-enough wi-fi access. I was able to keep my family & friends updated while traveling solo. The rain forest and the hiking track... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We are nearing the end of a week-long road trip around the South Island staying in a range of motels and Bella Vista Fox Glacier is without doubt setting the standard for others to aspire to. The building is modern/fairly new with double glazing for peace at night and very smart bathrooms. Everything is compact but stylish, functional and spotlessly... More

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Foster City, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights recently while we visited Fox glacier. It was a great stop and we were Very happy. Bella Vista is right on the main road, across the street from the "last petrol for 120 km" and very close to everything in town. We were able to easily walk to the shops and... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our friends stayed here recently and said how good the motel was and how friendly the staff were. On their recommendation we booked a night and end up staying for 2 nights. Everything they said was true. The staff couldn't be more helpful and arranged a flight for us over the Glacier and also made recommendations of other activities to... More

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Wales
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Stayed here on our recent trip in New Zealand and it was great. Rooms were clean and comfortable. On arrival we were given 1gb on free WiFi which was included in the room rate. Staff were help and friendly giving us information on activities in the area. would certainly recommend tnis motel to others.

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Kincumber, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The weather was pretty wild whilst we were at Fox but our room was warm and cosy. It was a small room but adequate for us. The outdoor spa was a great place to defrost. Nice bathroom as well. Great referral for dinner at The Last Kitchen.

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The staff was very helpful and encourage us to go to her anytime with our questions. The room is large and clean. We had a king bed and it was very comfortable. The motel is located next to all the shops and restaurants. We walked to dinner etc. We appreciated the information the staff gave us regarding hikes. We took... More

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Address: 55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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