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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My least favorite hotel we stayed at in New Zealand. Location was good. View was good, but that was about it. The rooms smelled weird and they charged for every little thing. We stayed two nights and they were going to charge for a packet of coffee for the second night. Charged for local calls to our next hotel. We... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in March of 2015, and we were very happy with our stay. They most memorable thing about the room was the amazing view. It was great to wake up to, and nice to enjoy after a long day out and about. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed and furniture... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights here and were pretty happy with everything overall. Arriving when it was dark, we were greeted by friendly staff and check in was a breeze. We had no idea of what the view would be like from our studio room... until the next morning... and wow, what a view. Great to wake up to... or to... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a great stay here. Always good to spend a few nights in one place in a clean, comfy apartment. The complex is well kept. The apartment was very clean, owners and staff were friendly and helpful. Our self contained apartment had; a queen bed in the lounge/living room, a four seat dining table, lounge, coffee table, and a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The motel is located about a 5 minute walk from the central portion of Fox glacier. Spacious room with comfortable beds. Shower and bathroom clean. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a meal. Friendly, helpful staff.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed here while we were driving through the west coast. The staff member was very friendly and advised us on the places to see. The room was perfect, new and very clean. A few mins drive to the restaurants.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had a fantastic stay at the Sunset Motel. Rooms were well planned out with excellent views. Standard of cleanliness were excellent and the Scottish cleaner we encountered was extremely friendly and helpful. We look forward to our next trip

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at this motel, arriving around 7:30pm the first night. The owners were welcoming & helpful with settling into our rooms, booking glacier helicopters & recommendations on restaurants and stops in-between Fox Glacier & Christchurch. The rooms themselves are modest, but come with all amenities necessary for a short visit. The kitchenette had plates, silverware, a water... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed one night at this motel during a trip to New Zealand and were very impressed. The room was spacious, modern, well appointed and clean. The bed was excellent and we loved hearing the rain on the roof. The clouds cleared just enough for us to catch the wonderful view of the mountains. Highly recommended,

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great motel. Good rooms with all the facilities and a spectacular view of the glacier. The people who run the motel are very friendly and helpful. It is located a short, 10 minute walk from the town itself. A very pleasant stay, highly recommended.

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