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Sunset Motel

4.0 of 5 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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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185 hotel reviews
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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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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

With not a tonne of options in Fox Glacier and a last minute holiday booked we were really happy with the accommodation. It was spacious enough, with awesome views over the mountains. Super close to Lake Matheson (famous for its reflections of Mt. Cook), and close enough to a few little eateries. Only disappointing thing was not being able to... More 

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Minnesota, USA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lucked into the Sunset Motel at the last minute. Had terrible experiences with wifi throughout NZ. Either no real service or you get a card for 100 mb and by the time you check in and start a search, you were out of minutes. Almost every place we stayed ended up saying that the internet provider choices in NZ were... More 

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Address: 93 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunset Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Sunset Motel Fox Glacier
Sunset Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
#3 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier

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