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Rainforest Motel

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15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yeppoon, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly hosts, comfortable twin beds, clean, good service. Fantastic walks in the near vicinity, lake and glacier. Best rainforest walk ever from the Fox Glacier swing bridge to the southern car park. Many thanks Rainforest manager for quick resolution to Mastercard problem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great comfortable and clean accommodation in the heart of Fox village, but peaceful with brilliant mountain views. Owner was very helpful, he knew all the best places to go and made our stay an absolute pleasure - he was really nice to us and we will definitely 'enjoy the rest of our holiday!'. Recommended!

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Really enjoyed our overnight stay in a 2 br cabin. Very clean comfortable rooms. Owner was very helpful and assisted us to get the most out of our brief stay by suggesting a walk round Lake Matheson and sunset viewing of Fox Glacier from a nearby viewing point. Excellent value for money motel.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Initially had a hard time picking between Franz Josef & Fox Glacier as well as between 2 places at Fox Glacier. I picked this place & my husband initially picked a different location but was swayed over with the free wifi. We were both very happy with the pick. I think they look nicer in reality than the photos show.... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very comfortable motel in the heart of Fox village. Located just off the main road so it was quiet at night. Very clean rooms and comfortable beds.Plenty of eating establishments in walking distance. Very friendly owner.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A brilliant motel with all the condiments needed and a friendly manager who goes the extra mile to help you with anything like planning your day. The beds are confortable and the rooms large. TV and sky provided. Nice big bathroom and kitchen.

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Wirral
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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Good sized room, well furnished and very comfortable. Handy for town centre and restaurants. Laundry room was very useful. Lake Matheson is a short drive away as an easy alternative walk to the glacier.

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great staff, lots of local knowledge on where to go for views etc!!!! Wonderful rooms, well fitted out!!!! Great location, right in town!!!! Value for money.!!!!! Very comfortable!!!! Nice and quiet!!!!

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gent/belgium
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99 reviews 99 reviews
39 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Funny and very helpful owner. Charming studio with magnificent view of the mountains. Nice bed, bathroom with free toiletries, fully equipped kitchen with "table and chairs". Located at the sunside. Oudoor sitting/dining possible. Excellent location to visit Franz Joseph and Fox Glacier, Matheson Lake and Gillispies Beach. Only steps away from the cute little town with general store. Highly recommended!

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Pattaya, Thailand
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

In my opinion these units are perfect.We were in Unit 2 and I was concerned maybe noise from nearby road.The owner Andy assured me that I would have no problems, He was 100% correct.These units have everything you need, small oven,2 hot plates microwave oven,toaster, elec kettle,fridge, plus all cutlery and cups / plates etc.Good Bed, big bathroom. You can... More 

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