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Glacier View Motel

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really liked this motel. Pretty location. Roomy motel with old but well maintained facilities. Comfy bed and very quiet. Host was friendly, chatty and helpful. Good value for money. Only a short drive into the little town.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Motel is out from the town of Franz Joseph a little but this only ads to the experience. You get the sense of quiet while still being a short drive to all the amenities. The rooms are amenable and clean. The lady who we dealt with was very friendly and gave some excellent travelling advice which we took with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 8/9/16 close to town and all amenities loved the view. Large clean rooms great showers.Host was very helpful with planning the rest of our itinerary and showing us the sights of franz josef glacier

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Overall this hotel was good value for money. The room was quite large with a good sized bathroom and kitchen facilities. The room was cleaned and restocked everyday. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Loved their dog Kate wandering around the hotel, she was very cute and friendly. Only 2 minute drive from town, but due to bad weather... More 

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Sydney Australia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Clean and quiet, well equipped kitchen, great bathroom. Only area for improvement - pillows on the bed were not to my liking (too high/thick) and my partner and I could not share a bed as it dipped too much and we ended up rolling into the middle! Lucky there was a single in our room as well - problem solved.... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

So it's not much to look at from the outside I'll be honest. But the title of my review is no lie, on a clear day you can in fact see the glacier. Plus the location itself is nice, with the surrounding mountains and greenery. The lady who runs it is really lovely. Talking to her I felt like I... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

A very enjoyable stay. The hostess gave us so much information on the area,and advised us to visit Peters Pool first thing in the morning which proved to be excellent.A wonderful photo opportunity. We made good use of the facilities,as we self catered,used the laundry,and sat in the lovely grounds to relax after a busy days walking. Would recommend this... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Clean, the dog is friendly as are the owners who were very helpful. The carport was covered, a nice feature given all the rain. Basic accommodation, but it included a mini kitchen which is nice. The desk was open till 8pm.

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Thank solarrichard
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88 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We spent ten nights on New Zealand's west coast from Te Anau to Karamea in self catering accommodation. We arrived after a rainy morning and appreciated being able to check in just after lunch. We spent one night in a studio unit. The kitchenette was very cramped. The two element cooking unit had to be taken off a shelf and... More 

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Thank HineNZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Good clean traditional motel. Warm welcome and lots of useful tourist info from reception. Well equipped for self catering and a bbq and laundry are on hand if required. Comfortable stay. Located on outskirts of township made good base for visiting Franz and Fox Glacier.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Glacier View Motel

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $82 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Glacier View Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Glacier View Hotel South Island
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