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Mount Cook View Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped over while travelling up the coast. The room had everything we needed but was basic. The heaters had been left on for us but one was not working. Fortunately the room the kids were in was warm enough but the main room was cold. Also the heater was insufficient to warm the room up again in the morning.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I have never in my life written a trip advisor review but I really felt an urgent need to warn people of the horrors of this place. The experience at this motel was upsetting and terrifying. The owners are nasty bullies which I advise you all avoid at all costs. They are unaccommodating, unhelpful and down right nasty. The room... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

There can be no better place to stay than this motel. It's so lovely, located at such a lovely and scenic surroundings and so very reasonable too. The Mount Cook can be viewed well from here and to have a better view, just drive on cook flat road for another kilometer or so. From here one can see Fox glacier... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The place was great with a friendly reception. It is the closest accommodation you will find to Lake Matheson which was really great for us as this is where we would like to visit in the morning (we stayed over for one night). We stayed in the two room unit and it was very comfortable. Huge rooms and excellent view... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My family & I just been here for a night. It's not too far from the shop & restaurant. We stayed in 2 bedrooms lodge and we got 2 double bed & 3 single bed those were comfy. The room also roomy and kitchen had everything you need like most of the motel. However, the bath room was quite old... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

When we arrived we were greeted by our two hosts for the property. They were pleasant and efficient. I appreciated that they had turned on the heater in the room as it was a cooler night and the room was warm for us once we walked in. We were in room 2 and the room smelled a bit dank. I... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Old style motel and very comfortable. Beautiful view of Mount Cook from room 2 on a clear day. Half way up the road to Mathieson Lake which is a must to visit especially late in the day. Helpful staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Huge room Parking right outside unit Kitchenette for cooking meals Friendly staff Big bathroom Hairdryer included Big TV with good channels Cons: Location a bit away from town but fine if you have a vehicle Dryer left our clothes wet so made things difficult as we didn't have any more change for a second cycle and had to leave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Arrived late in afternoon and after a quick check in, our host was full of great information on what we should do and go to in our limited time. She was spot on and info was much appreciated as we got to see everything we wanted in the daylight hours we had. Accommodation was great and as someone else said,... More 

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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The motel is located away from the main road which is a bonus as it's very quiet, and whilst it is an older style building the bathroom had been updated and was very roomy, and the kitchenette was well stocked and clean/tidy. Lovely friendly hosts too!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Mount Cook View Motel

Address: 203 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $80 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mount Cook View Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Mount Cook View Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Fox Glacier
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