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Birmingham, UK
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88 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here in April 2016. The room was large and had great sunset views but also sunrise over the mountains too. There was a kitchenette and the room was well equipped. When we checked in we asked about helicopter flights over the glaciers and we had really good advice and a quick phone call booked us in and included... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there with family and booked 4 rooms and only was there for 12 hours and when we checked out they charged us $100 a night each room for cleaning as they mentioned it was extra clean for them. Trust me we have used just a shower in morning. NOT AT ALL RECOMMENDED

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Thank Shivam V
sunsetmotellers, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Mr Verma. We have been waiting for this review, as threatened by you. Yes you were charged a $100.00 cleaning fee for your rooms.... not per room. This was down to the disgusting mess of food, soiled nappies and the state the rooms were left in. It is a shame that we are unable to... More 

Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I liked the room but my wife did not like the bed. She felt she could feel me moving anytime I rolled over. Otherwise a good choice. Off the main road and consequently quiet. Nice view of Mt. Cook out the bedroom window.

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I book a room for 5 people, so I got a family room, 1 main room and sub room. 2 king bed and 1 sofa bed, with kitchenette inside. The cooking tool is good. the Bathroom is big. All room has heater. Everything is great compare to the price. Recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

On road to Lake Mathieson, so a little out of town, very clean and made most welcome from staff. Parking available. Rooms good size with nice view over Mountains. Wifi available although little slow, but you are on the West Coast.

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Frederick, Maryland, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We stayed late March and had booked online (for which you will get free wifi; just don't expect lightning fast speed; you're out in the country!). Reception was welcoming and helpful with a map and suggestions + small carton of milk. Our room had a Scandinavian (like Ikea!) feel to it with an excellent use of space. The word "hob"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

What can be said about a motel room that you don't know already? The room was nice, nothing over the top but very solid room choice. The shower had plenty of hot water, just not a lot of water pressure. Bed was perfect, not hard or soft. The perfect stopping spot after a long day driving.

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We received a warm welcome upon arrival and were given a small container of milk with our room key. We thought this to be odd and nice at the same time. Since we were on our honeymoon I had made a request when booking to have a room with a little more privacy and they did accommodate that request. We... More 

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Thank Andrea F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stayed here one night when visiting Fox Glacier. The motel facilities were new, and overall we had a pleasant stay. The motel is located a short walk from Fox Glacier township, and the view from the living room was incredible. Would definitely recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Even when booking.com managed to stuff up our booking and Sunset had no record of our booking for 2 rooms they were able to work out rooms for us. Very friendly and helpful. Rooms are large with decent views of Mt Cook. Free wifi is acceptable and location is very convenient.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free wifi when booking direct 25 spacious ground floor units.Four star plus qualmark rated with views from every room of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. We have a large back lawn for your enjoyment. Our property is located on Cook Flat Road so we avoid the noise from State Highway 6 that runs through the main town. So no traffic noise or late night bar noise. Sleep in peace with only the views to keep you awake.Studio, Spa and Family units all designated non-smoking, serviced daily, microwave kitchenette with cooking facilities, tea/coffee,32 inch LCD tv's with Satellite television, electric heating , electric blankets, phone, wireless internet available, ironing facilities, cot/highchair available, continental breakfast available, guest laundry, 900 metres to cafes and tour operators. All major credit cards accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 93 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: $79 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Sunset Motel Fox Glacier
Sunset Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
#2 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
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