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4.6 out of 5

"Location was fantastic. Walking distance to fabulous food at Snakebite " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 05 Mar 2021

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Hotel Description

At Alpine Glacier Motel you'll be within steps of Te Wahipounamu and Our Lady of the Alps. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and LED TVs.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 24 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and safes. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient. Hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Franz Josef Glacier motel, you'll be 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Franz Josef Glacier.

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$77* Per night/room 8 Mar. - 9 Mar.

Deck Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

King Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Spa Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Alpine Glacier Motel ratings based on 151 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Alpine Glacier Motel

Everyone (57) Couples (54) Family (36)
5 out of 5
Location was fantastic. Walking distance to fabulous food at Snakebite

Posted by on 5 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very comgortable tidy room. Very impressed. Facilities available to make your own breakfast

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5
Clean and tidy. Great location to village and glacier. Friendly hosts.

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5
Exceptional cleanliness and presentation. Bed linen ironed. Perfect queen bed. Slept restfully. No issues with this property

Posted by on 4 Jan. 2021

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4 out of 5
Older style unit not much parking for larger vehicle's. Nice staff on reception easy walk to the local restaurants

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
I loved how clean and enviting it was. We walked into warm cosy room after drving through the rain for hours, itsvthe little things like that that made it lovely. Highly recommend.

Posted by , from Te Kauwhata on 12 Oct. 2020

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4 out of 5
Walls were thin - noisy next door otherwise very nice for a nights stay

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5
Basic accomodation, but has everything you need. pricey for what you get. Clean

Posted by , from Melbourne, Australia on 15 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Friendly clean and a great spot for your stay in Franz Josef

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Mar. 2020

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Property Features

Alpine Glacier Motel offers its guests tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Franz Josef Glacier motel is smoke free.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hokitika (HKK) (135.9 km / 84.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Alpine Glacier Motel offers 24 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 43-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply).

  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive key retrieval information.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Cashless transactions are available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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