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    The Terrace Motel

    15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good37%
    • Average9%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed here with my family. On arrival , late Saturday afternoon we entered what can only be described as a freezing gloomy end of terrace box with no outlook whatsoever apart from someones untidy backyard. The room did in no way represent the images...More

    Thank getawaygirlNZ
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Getawaygirl I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay and we did not meet our normal high standards. I am pleased you enjoyed our location, and found the room functional. I will address the points you raise with the housekeeping team and get...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our room was huge with living and kitchen area, separate bedroom and large bathroom. Bed was comfortable and room and bathrooms were clean though we did find a lot of dust on our headboard and on top of the picture frames. I know, we watch...More

    Thank Jonathan L
    Response from Tom S, Manager at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Jonathan Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and location. I am sorry there was dust on the picture frame, these are regularly cleaned so I will look into what went wrong and address...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at The Terrace Motel for one night in June. With our schedule- after a 6 hour drive, arriving at 4 and then leaving at 8 the next morning- we didn't spend a lot of time in the unit, but we were happy with...More

    Thank 6Irwins
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Irwins We are happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and would recommend us. We are happy to hear you liked the inbuilt USB chargers to avoid having to use electricity adaptors in New Zealand. We hope you are...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This simply ticked all the boxes for our family of 5. We stayed in a cottage which provided plenty of room for everyone. The mini kitchen was ample for breakfast and the beds were great! We had dinner at the restaurant on the corner Alice...More

    Thank Rynell H
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Rynell We are happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay. We hope the rest of your holiday goes well and you are able to stay with us again in the future - when you do book direct on our website for...More

    Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

    The location is very central and the rooms are very spacious. We had booked a king studio and the room had a double bed and a single bed. The bathroom and kitchenette were well equipped. We did not have a stove, but that was never...More

    1  Thank DeepikaMangla
    Response from Tom S, Owner at The Terrace MotelResponded June 5, 2017

    Hi Deepika, Thank you for taking the time to write a room. We are happy to hear you found the room spacious, the room you were is our smallest room type (I agree it is still spacious compared to many rooms). All our larger rooms...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • $76 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
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    so sorry.I have not logged in for ages and only just saw your question. I see have others have answered ! Enjoy
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    "Could see a Glacier looking out our cottage window. Very quiet and well heated"
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    "Just the right size"
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    "Best to choose a room that isn't next to the caravan park."
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    "Take the free glow worm tour at the motel"
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