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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
    Free Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

    A mix review on Bella Vista Franz Josef. A good resort to come too and Bella Vista being a chain you should know what you're going to get. On the positives, the reception staff member was very helpful and cheerful, a good asset for the...More

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    Response from Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef GlacierResponded 1 October 2015

    Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. Yes, we are lucky to have the English style Alice May Restaurant next door. I hope you found some warmer weather as you traveled. Your stay was during the coldest week of the winter. You are...More

    Reviewed 22 August 2015

    A good accommodation for couple of days for the price they offer , nothing extra special, The team there was very helpful.Their help guided me to the beautiful locations in and around Fox glacier that too when you have to make the best use of...More

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    Reviewed 19 August 2015

    The rudest man to deal with. Our mistake we had booked wrong date! We did not get a email and he overcharged us by double. We had stayed at Bella vista Wanaka the 2 nights before with friendly staff, franz Josef has put us off...More

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    Response from Adam H, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef GlacierResponded 1 October 2015

    Thank you your review. My sincere apologies if I came across as being rude, I certainly did not mean to come across that way. My aim was to find the best solution in line with our network policy on no-shows. This policy is clear, and...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2015

    So-so hotel in a great location. Biggest complaint, we checked out early (6am) and the front desk was locked with no where to drop the key. There was a number to call but no one answered. With left our keys in the room and hoped...More

    Thank jebian
    Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

    Clean and friendly and amazing views from our mountain view room. Heating was a little quirky and the bathroom floors were freezing but they have heated towel rails and the best shower heads and water pressure.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$183 (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
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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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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