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Sunset Motel

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93 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hospitality. The owners Linsey and Bruce couln't do enough to make my stay enjoyable. In fantastic location with amazing views of the glacier. The accommodation was well equipped, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable with wonderful views from the huge windows. The garden is well maintained and a joy to sit in. An absolutely first class place and I would... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night but can highly recommend it. Its on the quiet side of town, The owner was friendly and helpful. The rooms modern and lovely. Great big windows to enjoy the beautiful view. Lovely garden to sit in. Bed very comfortable. . Lovely quiet motel with stunning views. Owner friendly and rooms spotlessly clean and modern. He gave... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this motel. At a very busy time of year, we stopped in Fox and dropped in here because of the potential views. Whilst the pricing was quite high .. it was well worth it and once I saw the unit there was no way I could say no. The fittings in the room were great and modern and gave... More 

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Southam, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights. Loved the views from the pretty private rear outside area. Rooms comfy and spacious. The guy running the place really friendly. Very slightly out of the centre but it's only a short walk into the town. Would totally recommend this motel

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Nottingham
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a night in the Sunset Motel on our road trip round South Island. The owner was very welcoming and helped book helicopter flights onto the glacier. The Sunset is about 10 minutes walk from the town centre, the rooms are simple and comfortable but well equipped if you want to self cater. It is an ideal base for... More 

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Bungendore, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Even though it was raining & we knew we couldn't see the glacier, our hosts were so full of information & knowledge of everything 'Fox'. Room had great views & we went to local supermarket & bought stuff to cook. Relaxing & happy!

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Berlin, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Studio, nice view of the landscaped garden, conveniently and comfortably furnished, with kitchenett Good Internet, Breakfast very spartan, given the previous day into the room, all wrapped in plastic, produces a lot of waste

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This place is not quite on the main drag for the glacier however that makes it lovely and quiet. Views from the rooms are stunning and the units themselves are clean and spacious with outside furniture available if the weather is good.

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hants UK
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a superior place to stay. We booked a standard room which turned out to be just great. We had a large, comfortable bed, simple cooking facilities which were enough to prepare a range of meals and a fab shower room. The couple who manage the motel are lovely, helpful and welcoming and other staff we met were friendly... More 

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Preston, Lancashire
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267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We booked a studio apartment for an overnight stay. There appeared to be a musty odour with the room on arrival so we opened all the doors and windows. The room itself was fairly spacious with sufficient room to put out bags etc. Some of the soft furnishing were getting a little tired and the fridge door had a missing... More 

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