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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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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I booked a king studio with mountain view room nearly six weeks before our arrival in Franz Josef via the hotel's website. Upon arrival, we were told they had re-accommodated use at a motel up the street due to continued construction at Bella Vista. This...More

    Thank Ed K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Clean room with all the necessary cooking equipments. Strong WIFI and located near to supermarket and cafes as well as the Franz Josef glacier. Nice selection of DVDs at the counter free for guests. Fast check-in and check-out.

    Thank Eleawong14
    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    It's a good option around the area, the beds are comfy, the bathroom is well equipped, but the kitchen could be a bit more modern. Excellent Wi-Fi connection and nice receptionist. Laundry service works great. Room price for 4 people: 190$

    1  Thank Kaikota
    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    Our visit to Bella Vista was for 2 nights. Upon arrival we were greeted by a lovely lady who told us what there was to do in the town and gave us a map, helped us confirm one of our tours, offered us an umbrella,...More

    1  Thank ReneeMillsom
    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    The motel is very close to the center of town. good off street parking and on street parking. the motel offers free unlimited WIFI with a very good strong signal. modern facilities throughout. ground floor options available

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$80 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family 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
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    • 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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    "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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    "Mountain view rooms are on first floor - we thought it was worth paying a little extra for them."
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