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Rainforest Motel

15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 10 hotels in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay in Fox. Very good value, and the place itself is lovely. Rooms are large, immaculately clean and well maintained. Lots of other places look tired and old, but there has clearly been a lot of effort spent keeping this place nice. We were upgraded to a 2 bedroom unit, which was great as we had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious with a large glass door which provides a wonderful view of the grassland in front of the houses. The small river is clear and it is fun to take picture there The hotel staff is nice and good I reccomend this to all

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Clean room 2. Bed is comfortable 3. Quiet room 4. Friendly staff 5. Car parking right in front of the room, convenient! 6. Tidy kitchen with ample supply of kitchenwares

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Arrived in fox in preparation for a helicopter flight in classic west coast rain, it felt like I was in the rainforest so I booked into one! Kate & Andy took me to a very clean, tidy room and I awoke to a beautiful morning , the rain and my head had cleared after the awesome hospitality at the last... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great stay here. Numerous positives - clean, spacious rooms with full kitchen facilities. Area is very quiet. You can drive right up to your room and unpack your bags - everything is ground level. Owner is friendly and flexible, giving us late checkout until after we were back from the glacier. Wireless internet is free, unlimited (unlike the regressive policies... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

like - The staff is very friendly. - The living room is big. - The bedroom is warm. - The kitchen is big and contains fully cooking equipment. - The bathroom is big and warm - The shower is great. dislike - I couldn't access to wifi signal (unit 8).

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Sydney, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We spent two nights at the Rainforest Hotel in a one bedroom apartment. Although the motel was an older style we were happy with our choice. The apartment was spacious and clean. We initially thought it may be cold but the small heater warmed the entire living area and there was an additional heater plus electric blankets in the bedroom.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed here during Easter period 2014 after massive storm. The power had gone out in the complete region but the staff did everything they possibly could to look after us. We ended up having a relaxing stay with some candle lit family dinner memories!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

What terrific hosts. Even after a terrible storm that took out the power to the town, the owners ensured our stay was comfortable and did everything to make our stay really enjoyable. I would recommend this as a great place for a family stop.

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Singapore
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23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stayed for a night here while visiting Fox glacier and Lake Matheson. This property is within walking distance to the nearby town and glacier and has all the necessities you will need in the room to be comfortable. The room itself is spacious, clean and parking is right outside our room making things very convenient. It is a short 5... More

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Address: 15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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