After a half day hike at the Franz Josef glacier, Lake Matheson Motel was a comfortable treat! We had decided to stay at Fox Glacier as it is less crowded as compared to Franz. This cozy motel is located in a peaceful location, half an hour drive from Franz Josef.
Our cottage was neat, roomy and had all the necessary amenities like a heater, microwave, sink, kettles, crockery and TV. The motel staff is very helpful and friendly! Also, you can park for free, right outside your cottage. The motel helps order food from the nearby Lake Matheson Cafe.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Lake Matheson Motel is ideally located 400 metres from the town centre of Fox Glacier. While we have been proudly named after beautiful Lake Matheson for our 22 years in business, we are definitely a town based motel; while we are not on the edge of the Lake, we are only a ten drive away and the same for the Glacier. Our motto is 'simply nice'. This means we provide simple, clean and comfortable accommodation and focus on giving you good quality basics such as quality Sleepyhead beds, cotton linen, good showers, televisions and utensils. We have a 4 star grade with Qualmark. So come and enjoy our studio and 2 bedroom units, with mountain views, in a peaceful location. We have WIFI,undercover parking for all units, some spa units, King and Queen bed units, continental breakfasts, a portable BBQ and a Guest Laundry for your convenience. We hope to welcome you to Fox Glacier soon. Heather and Mike, Motel Managers. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Lake Matheson Hotel Fox Glacier
- Lake Matheson Fox Glacier