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Rainforest Motel

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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here two nights around our Fox Glacier heli hike. It was one of the best motels we stayed at in New Zealand. Big and spacious, great kitchen and fast working wifi. A great view of the mountains and parking outside your door. The owner was very friendly and had some good tips of places to visit. Definitely worth... More

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Karikari Peninsula
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26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night Large very clean room with comfortable bed. Minimal road noise meant restful stay and management very obliging Ideal base for Fox or Franz Joseph glaciers and better than Franz as less annoying helicopter noise Recommended The Minstrel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit for 4 adults. Very spacious, clean with fully equipped kitchen. My unit was next to the garden which we laid on the grass overlooking the snow capped mountain. Friendly and helpful staff. Easily my best stay for my 16 days trip in South Islands. There is a free glow worm place nearby town.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed for one night but wish it could of been longer Large clean comfortable room with an awesome view The bed was comfortable and we awoke to the sound of birds singing what more could you ask for Dave on reception was great really friendly and helpful Stay here if you are visiting Frans Joseph

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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cosy clean and spacious, with picture perfect views,the manager was helpful friendly and very knowledgeable about the district this place is kept pristine with lawns and garden looking lovely GR8 views of the surrounding snow capped mountains and only a short drive to both the fox and Franz Joseph Glaciers.......this is truly a hidden gem. we loved it

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Hobart, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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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35 helpful votes 35 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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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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Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
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