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Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

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Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

We are planning a trip to South Island in Dec and plan to stay 2 days at Franz Josef. We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids) and so far, I've narrowed our accomodation choices to Punga Grove and Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge. Does anyone have any recommendation as to wich is better?

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1. Re: Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

We recently stayed at Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge in the Family room NZ190/night. I felt it was fairly nice. It was a corner room and we could see the Mountains clearly. from the various windows. If just exit at the back, there is nice shack that opens at night for dinner, sells pizza fish and chips etc. Excellent Value for money. But with a very funny title. Some thing like

Pizza, Fish & Chips , Laundromat. Guess it is also a laundromat. But Excellent Pizza and lightly battered fish. very delicious food!!!!

Edited: 6:19 am, April 09, 2011
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2. Re: Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

Hi there,

We are a family of 6 going to South Island in for 17 days in June. At this point, we haven't booked our acommodations yet. We are looking at either Wanaka Alphine Resort (thanks to your post) OR Mantra Marina in Queenstown. In Franz Josef, we are looking at Jag Escape Alpine retreat.

Thanks

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3. Re: Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

gruffbrothers, we have decided on Wanaka Alpine Resort for our one night stay in Wanaka, and Punga Grove for our 2 nights stay in Franz Josef.

Let me know how you like Wanaka Alpine Resort. :))

BTW, we are going for Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartment in Queenstown.

Edited: 8:51 am, April 24, 2011
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4. Re: Punga Grove or Alpine Glacier Motel Lodge

Ok. Will send you an update after our trip. Our Itineraries are quite similar.

Thanks

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