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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%
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    • Average18%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “hot pools” (29 reviews)
    “free towels” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 328 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Bella Vista Motel is a chain establis; there are umbrellas for guests. The location in Franz Josef was excellent: practically next door to the TripAdvisor top-rated restaurant and a short walk to the forest where you can see glow worms after dark. The room...More

    Thank simcha
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We got a studio at ground floor with mountain view, car park in front the room but doesn’t matter, we consider as easy access... the town is very small so it’s convenient to walk around including to the glow worm place... friendly staff...

    1  Thank Kelly T
    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    The Bella vista was a nice place to stay in FJ, good location (almost right opposite the wildlife centre) and clean, comfortable self contained rooms. Nothing remarkable but a good place to stay in FJ.

    Thank Hannah S
    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    Stayed two nights to see the Glacier and enjoy the areas sights. The Motel was still under a large fit out and the Building contractor was working hard to complete the work. Booking was efficient, the room clean and tidy. Room was rather small, bed...More

    Thank 52Diane
    Reviewed 20 September 2017 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
    Aspen Court Franz Josef
    1,241 reviews
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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$77 - US$229 (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 ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
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    • 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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    "#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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