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Rainforest Motel

Overview
15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews lake matheson free wifi one bedroom unit the main road few minutes walk bed was comfortable electric blankets within easy walking distance views of the mountains fully equipped kitchen self catering new zealand pleasant stay stayed for one night general store franz josef central location
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has huge suites! A bedroom, bathroom, and living room/kitchen area. All very clean. Huge windows and many rooms have a lovely mountain view (some have only a parking lot view). Conveniently located to the town and Lake Matheson. Definitely not cheap but worth...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located, clean, and practical. Light on decor, but all essentials covered. And they have pots, pans, dishes, a microwave, oven, and stovetop if you care to cook a meal in. Easily walkable to town. The chap who checked me in provided some good advice...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 717sfg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

quick check in and the room was like a motor lodge in the US only better very clean large room with nice bath and kitchen area. walking distance to restaurants and shops. The Man at the desk was very helpful with suggestions for dinner and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank paynefl
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Stayed here for 1 night in early October '18. Very comfortable, and a great location, within easy walking distance to village center, restaurants & pub. I'm assuming it would have great views of the mountains as well, but the weather gods were against us, and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Colin M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

What a lovely young chap 'Dominic' that greeted us at this property. We only stayed one night on our travels but we were so pleased that we had this clean, nice and cosy apartment. It was spacious and warm and we slept like logs in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Susan B
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$92 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier
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Rainforest Hotel Fox Glacier
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$92 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier
,
Rainforest Hotel Fox Glacier
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Terzaghi715
September 13, 2015|
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Response from CherylR87 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a 2 BR with 1 bathroom. It was quite spacious and comfortable. No bath though only shower. Not sure if that is an issue for baby. 2 bathroom unit may have bath in it possibly. We also found the owner very... More
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"Room to the right hand sight of the property were good. Look outside at the Stars !!"
ShaneS32
Apr. 25, 2018
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"All units appeared much the same. Views of the hills and garden were only marred by the shocking rain!"
paul0wnia
Sep. 25, 2017
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"Its a motel, its OK"
violetc2015
May 24, 2017
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"If two couples are booking together, get rooms 5 and 6 - they are separate from other rooms."
MikePatx
Mar. 8, 2017
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