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    Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier

    34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good48%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “hot pools” (31 reviews)
    “free towels” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is in a great location. You are spoiled for choice with nearby restaurants on the main street and also on the same street (Cron Street). We had a family room so were also able to prepare a meal for ourselves with supplies from a...More

    Thank Jo F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was the most disappointing accommodation we had during our month long trip to NZ. We arrived about 7:30pm and were given a handicapped room as reception told us they could not give us what we had booked (months in advance) because guests arriving after...More

    1  Thank Chartruse
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I stayed recently. Nice friendly welcome at reception. We booked the smallest room which was fine. Everything was clean, nicely decorated and in good order. The bed was comfortable. For a small room everything was well set out with a place for...More

    Thank Sarah10103
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A small motel with very good views of the surrounding mountain tops from the carpark but not unfortunately from the room windows. The rooms were smallish, in excellent condition and very fully equipped. A good clean more than adequate motel in the right place. Not...More

    Thank Stephen T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here for one night before the helicopter ride over both glaciers. The hotel manager was super friendly and made us feel at home. The room was warm, clean and was more like a hotel rather then a motel. The bathroom was clean and...More

    Thank rajeshp352
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$235 (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 >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • Bella Vista Hotel Franz Josef
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    Khush1609
    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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    "#2 was a quiet room facing the parking lot."
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    "as fro ground floor if you have mobility issues. there is no lift for upstairs"
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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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