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Stone Staffordshire
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted a reasonably priced place to stay for a quick trip to Fox Glacier from Queenstown and the Bella Vista fitted the bill perfectly. It is located on the main road through Fox Glacier but didn't suffer from any road noise. The reception was very helpful and friendly and recommended local restaurants (the one next door is excellent). The... More 

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you tried some of the great places to eat in Fox Glacier. We're very lucky to have such good restaurants and cafes to recommend to our guests. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and share your experiences. More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, location is excellent for all Fox Glacier attractions and despite main road location we heard no traffic noise. Room was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. Fab shower! Lady on reception made helpful suggestions on things to do/restaurants to try. Would stay again!

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review Sarah. We're glad to hear you enjoyed staying with us and hope we see you again some time. More 

Scotland
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43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Motel is situated in the centre of the township of Fox Glacier, handy for the few amenities of grocery store and eateries. The quality of the accommodation is very good. There is a guest laundry on site. The hosts are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of the local area.

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in New Zealand. More 

Hong Kong
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60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is located in the city center and is very close to restaurants and activity center (the fox glacier company) etc... Staff is helpful and helped us to arrange coach to lake Mathason. However, the room is a bit worn out, but still acceptable given the price.

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate all feedback, as it helps ensure we are giving our guests the best service possible. More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overnight stop for us but as soon as we arrived we were given information about what we could do in one afternoon, where to eat and our room had been upgraded. Would have been nice to stay an extra night, maybe next time.

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Fiona, glad we could help make your stay memorable. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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94 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint hotel along the main road. We arrived past 8pm but emailed the hotel beforehand - although reception was closed they made special arrangements to make sure we could settle in past the closing time. Sue was friendly and helpful - helped us call some vendors to check if weather dependent activities were cancelled for the day. Rooms were very... More 

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review. Hopefully you'll come back and see us in Fox Glacier again. More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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172 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is super convenient to town and sites. The rooms are small but well appointed. Has everything you need and the room is cozy. Not taking this lightly as many other hotels before had no decent heat and insulated windows.

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It's great to hear you were so comfortable here. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

These guys are great we actually arrived a day later than our booking by accident No problem we can look after you was the simple reply very clean and neat, nice hot showers great reception very handy to town, and local attractions

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bvfox, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and I'm glad our Managers were able to look after you and you enjoyed your stay here in Fox Glacier. More 

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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Clean and comfortable families room, although would have preferred a separate bedroom for the parents. Location is convenient. Free wifi was terrible connection kept dropping out and speed was slow. Hostess was friendly and informative.

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Warragul, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were quite late arriving and left very early the next morning. I think we missed out on not being able to stay longer. The greeting on arrival was so friendly and welcoming. Recommended what I would imaging to be the best restaurant in town. Beautiful clean and warm comfortable room. I hope to stay with you again in the... More 

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bvfox, Manager at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. Hopefully you will come back and spend more time here in Fox Glacier. There is some amazing scenery to see. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newest accommodation complex in Fox Glacier. Superior accommodation in the heart of the Village. Stroll to restaurants and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

Address: 55 Main Road | Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: €94 - €257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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