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    Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

    34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
    Booking.comUSD 78*
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          USD 78*
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          USD 79*
          Traveller (64)
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          Mid-range Free Parking
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          Overview
          • Excellent30%
          • Very good45%
          • Average18%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Free Airport Transportation
          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          Babysitting
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

          Well situated with free parking. Super friendly and helpful staff. Clean and well presented room, towels changed daily etc. I especially liked the personal touches like the welcome note when we arrived after a very long drive from Milford Sound - the guys had also...More

          Thank Vickie T
          Response from Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

          Hi Vickie, You did well in your mission drive from Milford Sound. It is about 7.5 hrs drive from TeAnau to Franz, with no stops! I'm pleased you found your room to be clean and well presented. Hope you had some shorter driving days after...More

          Reviewed 9 January 2017

          A lovely motel to stay for 2 days for us.The room had everything we needed.There were heaters in the bedroom and bathroom what we needed to dry our wet clothes after a rainy Franz Josef day :) Umbrellas were provided at reception too. Free towels...More

          Thank kumargaurav83
          Reviewed 8 January 2017

          This was a lovely motel. The room had everything you needed for a stay in Franz Josef. There were heaters in the bedroom and bathroom, just what you needed to dry your wet clothes! Umbrellas were provided at reception. Free towels were also provided if...More

          Thank LesleyHopson
          Response from Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

          Hi Lesley, Yay, I'm really pleased your enjoyed your visit to Franz Josef Glacier. Yes the pools are really great. Thanks for the positive feedback. Kindly Adam

          Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

          Stayed overnight at Bella Vista in Fox Glacier Town. The motel is very conveniently located next to restaurants, shops and fuel station. The rooms are nice and modern. Jill and Bill, the owners were very helpful. It was a nice stay, unfortunately there was no...More

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          Reviewed 6 January 2017

          It's a nice place and convenient location. Check in was friendly and efficient. The staff were very knowledgeable on what to do around the area. Everything is close by so with a short walk around you'll find something to do.

          Thank Ronald_DLC
          Response from Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

          Hi Ronald, Thanks for the positive review and for stopping the night with us. You are quite right, Franz is small and a short walk does take you right around the village. Cheers Adam

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Laundry Service
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 70 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #5 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
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          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
          • Also Known As
          • Bella Vista Hotel Franz Josef
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          Room & Suite (45)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (30)
          Bathroom (7)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Khush1609
          what about breakfast?
          22 July 2016|
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          Response from mikeymush | Reviewed this property |
          Like many other guests we took our own. With supermarkets close by we were never short of any fresh produce. Alternatively there are many facilities within a stones throw that serve breakfast if you require cooked.
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          "None of our (18 people) group had anything negative to say about The Bella Vista Motel at Franz Josef."
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          "Upstairs would be better"
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          "Mountain view rooms are on first floor - we thought it was worth paying a little extra for them."
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          "Visitors who may have mobility issues or trouble carrying luggage up stairs may want to consider booking..."
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