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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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  • 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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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the Sunset Motel for one night. It's about a 15 min walk from town, the rooms were beautiful with spectacular views of the mountains. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and spacious with small kitchenette. There is plenty of free parking if travelling by car. Would highly recommend this motel.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the nicest place that we stayed in on our LOOP journey around the South Island. Clean, modern, great bed. Beautiful garden and views of Mt. Cook. Great kitchenette. Highly recommend. This place is a great value.

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new orleans
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The view of the mountains was breathtaking.! It did change everyday as is nature and weather. The rooms are clean and have everything you could need. Very comfy beds too. Close to town and lake mathison, perfect for a stroll. Family run and very friendly and hefpful. Just don't have the cold breakfast, not worth the money.

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed in the 2 bed family suite in this lovely motel. The rooms are modern and very clean with everything you need to self cater and have a lovely rural outlook. Fox township is just up the road. This is the perfect base for Glacier trips, we booked for one night but stayed for two.

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights in this motel and found it to be very comfortable. We were very lucky as we had clear sunny days and were able to explore the glaciers as planned. Check in was very smooth and we were in our rooms within a few min. The room was very spacious with a stunning view... More 

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hong kong
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132 reviews 132 reviews
39 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not far away from the city centre. The backyard was very nice. Clean and tidy. Rate is average. Staff was helpful. The bathroom was big. Because we stayed at room 3, it's the one near the road, but still quiet! The heater was too heat, we need to turn it off in the midnight!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Sunset Motel at the start of our two week holiday - we were amazingly lucky with the weather, and we had stunning view of the mountains from our unit. Lovely, comfortable beds and the lounge suite was perfect for relaxing on after a day out walking. Nice clean units as well, and the owner... More 

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Prophetstown, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
52 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After reading reviews of Sunset Motel we were looking forward to our stay. When we arrived we drove through sleet and some snow. We arrived at 5 p.m. with a reservation. They expected our arrival. I had to use a restroom on arrival and the only one I could use was in our room. I ran into the room and... More 

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sunsetmotellers, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our rooms are aired daily and the windows are left open to ensure that our rooms stay fresh, due to our location and rainfalls we have to ensure our rooms do not become damp or musty. Our process has been to turn on the heaters from 5.30pm. Since you stayed we have changed this timing... 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 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier

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