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Rainforest Motel
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Fox Glacier
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

We stayed for one night in a studio room for $105. The room was very spacious with the bedroom separated from the living area. Good kitchenette. There were great views of the surrounding mountains from the room. The lady running the place was very friendly. Location is good. Only a couple minutes walk to the town and a few mins drive to Lake Matheson and to Fox Glacier.

Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

A clean and well kept place. Also conveniently located to the main street and a nice bike ride to Lake Matheson. Great service and helpful tips given by the staff.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

The motel accommodation was spacious, clean and very comfortable. It was family run and very friendly. We only stayed 1 night but would recommend for a longer stay. Good value for money with views to the mountains.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 28, 2012

Well designed, stocked and maintained motel. Lovely family run spot that was perfect for our Fox Glacier experience. After driving from Chirstchurch, it was nice to park the car walk to dinner both nights. Decided to stay another night after we booked our Glacier tour and felt so comfortable. We highly recommend the Rainforest Motel.
P.S. I don't think there is a pool, I got carried away with my ratings!

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

We had booked for one night, but when we checked in and the peace and serenity soothed me, we extended our stay to two nights. The unit was extremely spacious: the master bedroom was as large as some entire motel rooms can be. I appreciated the space, and restful colours in the decor. Our girls (10, 8 and 5) was totally delighted by the charming creek on the boundary of the complex, and they built dams and paddled. Fox charmed me with its gentle heart, and we had possibly the most memorable family walk ever round Lake Matheson. Bliss in so many ways!

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

Stayed two nights at the motel. The apartment was quite modern and spacious and well appointed. Had a lot of trouble accessing the free Wi Fi. Easy walking distance to the township and eating establishments. Great views as it snowed on tne mountains the previous night.

Stayed: March 2012
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

we stayed for 3 nights in this beautiful spot and can't recommend the motel and its owners highly enough

especially for families with small children this is the place to stay at when visiting Fox Glacier

a big thank you to the owners for their personal touch

  • Stayed: March 2012
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Additional Information about Rainforest Motel

Address: 15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#7 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Price Range: $93 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainforest Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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