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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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Breckenridge, Colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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
40 helpful votes 40 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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39 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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101 helpful votes 101 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 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Don't expect much if you are travelling to the little town of Fox. Food is bloody horrible & isn't a huge amount to do. Sunset Motel was basic but pleasant. Bed was comfortable & the linen was soft. Television was in the perfect spot to watch in bed for those cold rainy afternoons. DVD player is available for hire for... More 

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sunsetmotellers, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that I helped to celebrate your partners birthday with the gift organised via your travel agent. We have now decided to make our dvd rental free of charge to any of our guests. thanks Linsey Evans Owner More 

Miami, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My partner and myself travelled to Fox Glacier to photograph Lake Matheson so the location of this motel was great. We enjoyed the little town. The room was clean and neat. The shower did not have the best pressure but was still ok. The views from the back of the room were amazing. A highlight to this hotel. The only... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The weather was terrible but the room was great. Well appointed, clean and modern. Located out of the township away from the main road which makes for a quieter stay. Friendly help from the front desk as well! Will be back hopefully for some better weather! Cheers.

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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:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier

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