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Rainforest Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

2 spacious bedrooms, a small kitchenette, free wifi and beautiful views of the mountain. Adequate for a few nights for 4 people. Easy walking distance (300m) to town centre. Very clean and neat. Enough blankets to keep you warm through a cold night. Helpful onsite staff.

Thank WandavdB
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Check in was good and welcoming and we ordered a continental breakfast which was delivered bang on time at 8 the following morning. Accommodation was spacious and comfortable and well equipped and we had all we needed for the 1 night stay.

Thank 453MikeandGill453
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We stayed in a studio unit which was plenty big enough for the two of us. Nice view of hills towering above the village. Good location just 3-4 minutes walk from shops and restaurants. Friendly staff member checked us in and out.

Thank Geewiz81
Adelaide South Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had a studio room that was simply furnished, only one bedside cupboard, no where to put your suitcases, the unit was clean but basic. The curtains were hanging off the rails. The location was very convenient and quiet. Large grounds and plenty of room for parking. Very limited cooking utensils and the frypan had seen better days. The room...

Thank BilferG
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Not a great first impression: the reception desk wasn't manned, just a note saying that they are somewhere else on the property so go and find them. The rain was absolutely hammering down outside, so we drove around the site a few times trying to find anyone who might work there, to no avail. On our third try at reception...

Thank JohnMenzies
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Sadly we only stayed here one night, more would have been wonderful. Not only do you have magnificent views, the cabin itself was so homely and comfortable, it was warm and felt much more like a home than a motel room. Would definatly stay again.

Thank Scarlet45Australia
Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 October 2015

About what you expect: large rooms, good beds, well furnished, good WiFi, plenty of parking, and really helpful staff, all at a reasonable price. It's just a bit off the main road, so quieter than some local places. No restaurant, but several options are within easy walking distance.

Thank GeezerEd
'Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Our room had standard layout and pleasant kitchen and table area. My first impression was of a somewhat tired but pragmatic accomm. You need to go out of the room to see the views. Upon settling in, we were assailed by prior guests pungent cooking practices. They must have stirfried up a lamb/beef/venison storm, which you could still taste! Ah...

Thank francesca082
Miri, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Huge accommodation. Andy & Alice, the cat were very nice & pleasant. Andy recommended us where to dine & have our breakfast. Very nice location and walking distance to nice food. The motel are equipped with basic necessities. We had a great stay even though its just for the nite.

Thank sadtab
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

I was wary of staying here because some reviews mentioned there would be bugs here. There was, but just close the windows shut at night (they tend to leave it open after servicing and before you check in) before you turn on your lights to prevent those bugs from flying in. You could hear them flying at the Windows over...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Rainforest Motel

Address: 15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $88 - $184 (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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Also Known As:
Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier
Rainforest Hotel Fox Glacier
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#1 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#7 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If two couples are booking together, get rooms 5 and 6 - they are separate from other rooms.”
MikePatx, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms are best”
ShaunSNJ, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room number the further away from the road.”
reinhard0753, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unit 12. Running creek off to the right of the unit provides great soothing sounds in the evenings.”
nerdilingus, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of either the mountains or the surrounding hills.”
peterfX4901MK, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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