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  Average price (weeknight): R1 727

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Misty Peaks - Fox Glacier - Building
1
9,2 Excellent (236 reviews)
R2 903+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Misty Peaks in Fox Glacier, you'll be 9 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Allana was a gracious host - welcoming and knowledgeable about the area, cooking fresh breakfasts everyday, and offering wine and cheese in the evening. Bed was comfortable and room quiet. The stay was very relaxing.
Cons: Disappointed with lack of good access to Fox Glacier but easy enough to get to Franz Josef and preferred the town of Fox Glacier.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Misty Peaks was a lovely spot, and I'd stay there again if I traveled that way. The hostess was lovely.
Cons: Fox Glacier is not accessible anymore, and we were only able to see a tiny part from a long distance away.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful home in a gorgeous location. We stayed in the deluxe suite and it was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Allanah our host was a real gem....incredibly welcoming and helpful in her knowledge of the area and things to see and do. Also a lovely breakfast was provided.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Super nice host and the room was spacious with a top notch bathroom
9,6 Excellent
Pros: We had a delightful stay at Misty Peaks. Our host Alannah went out of her way to share her knowledge of the local area including fantastic spots for photography which resulted in me capturing an amazing sunrise of Mt Cook from a nearby lookout.
7,9 Good
Pros: Nice location walking distance from town. Clean and tidy, friendly host.
Cons: Was a little noisy with comings and goings of other guests. Breakfast options other than eggs would have been good.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Warm welcome, comfortable room and nice mountain view.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Great host, comfortable living room.
Rainforest Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
2
8,9 Excellent (1 251 reviews)
R1 455+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Rainforest Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Nothing at all!
Cons: Friendly and helpful staff, room was tidy and welcoming, very comfortable bed, well kitted out kitchen, and great value for money!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Nice location which is close to point of interest. Well mantained and clean motel. Property owner Mr Matthew is such a kind, humble and sincere gentleman. He took the trouble to courier a jacket belong to a lady free of charge. She received it on time just before we check out at Christchurch. I will surely come and stay at this place of I make a come back. I will surely recommend this property to my friend.
Cons: Nothing that make me dislike this property.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: We found this to be a great spot to base ourselves for 2 nights to explore the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier areas. The unit was clean, spacious and gave you the ability to cook for yourself. There were plenty of shops and eateries within walking distance. A very peaceful spot, also close to Lake Matheson. Matt the owner was very friendly and answered my emails promptly. He helped my husband get a spot on a heli flight at very short notice.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Really only the location.
Cons: The room was run down. For a few extra dollars maybe a second shower screen would be a good idea., so the whole shower area get covered. The lights from th3 fire station shone straight into room at night.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Hospitality-Cleanliness-Facilitates at Rainforest -Location
Cons: weather condition- rainy and foggy
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Reception Staff friendly and helpful. Bed and pillows comfortable. Good location. Enjoyed our walk around Lake Matheson not far away.
Lake Matheson Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
3
8,9 Excellent (513 reviews)
R2 043+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Lake Matheson Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Nice room, comfortable bed, near the ocean.
Cons: No muesli or fresh coffee (pump/perk) options in continental breakfast mix.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean friendly staff
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. The local knowledge shared was amazing, Lyn was super helpful and friendly. The Glow worm walk is not too be missed and the view of the glacier from where Lyn suggested was perfect.
Cons: As we arrived it was pouring down and we thought all our stuff was going to get wet but this lovely motel has a carport for every room. I was very impressed.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: friendly customer service. clean facilities. close to Lake Matheson. lots of stars at night outside the accommodation!
Cons: nothing!:)
10,0 Excellent
Pros: good stuff and clean room.
Cons: nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We're greeted then escorted to our room. Very good personal service. Room was warmed for our arrival. Room was spacious and fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Lovely room, sky tv and overall a very comfortable stay.
9,3 Excellent
Pros: staff friendly.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff were friendly and helpful even gave us a lift to the bus stop. It is a lovely well run motel in a small town. No food but a couple of good places to eat close by and the rooms have cooking facilities.
Cons: Staff were excellent, views were amazing and you got exactly what you paid for
Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier - Fox Glacier - Building
4
8,6 Excellent (1 016 reviews)
R1 646+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier in Fox Glacier, you'll be 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from Fox Glacier and 14.3 mi (23.1 km) from St James Anglican Church. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Location was very convenient, welcome and info provided was excellent and thanks for the advice to see Fox Glacier from the roadside. My was wife thrilled to see it and morning was clear and no rain. Great advice there.
Cons: The Rain but can't complain about it, local eateries where close by but lacked a bit of choice, not Motels faulty there either.Parking was a little bit tight but superior to most others we had stayed at.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Had great recommendations
10,0 Excellent
Pros: very nice accommodation, clean,well equipped and good location.
Cons: nothing
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic friendly host with good local information offered Clean, comfy, good size unit with everything we needed
9,4 Excellent
Pros: Glacier location and in town for restaurants in the evening.
2,0 Mediocre
Cons: The hot tub was closed but we were not notified at check-in. No view from any room.
5,7 Okay
Cons: It was like a hostel for the price of a hotel
Mt Cook View Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
5
8,5 Excellent (1 112 reviews)
R1 705+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Mt Cook View Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from Fox Glacier and 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from Franz Josef Glacier. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, laundry facilities, and a vending machine. Free self parking is available onsite.
7,0 Good
Pros: Great location and value OK due to remoteness
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Great located close to the town-centre. Rooms are large and have anything you need for a comfortable stay. The view is asesome.
Cons: There was nothing negative to mention.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were so friendly and helped when our daughter was having a tantrum outside.
Cons: The spa in the bath didnt work at all.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Large comfortable and clean room.
Cons: The outside patio lights were too bright and the rear door did not have a curtain. Therefore too bright...
Sunset Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
6
8,4 Excellent (1 161 reviews)
R1 720+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sunset Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 9 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The view to the mountain is amazing. Staff are friendly and helpful.
Cons: Some heating facilities seem not working too well( but warm enough for us)
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The website does not do this property justice. I was expecting an older motel but this motel is quite modern & the views of mountains from most of the rooms is amazing. Dont miss this one but ask for the view
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Good view.
Cons: Nothing
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic well equipped spacious comfy rooms with very friendly helpful staff and garden terrace with spectacular mountain view.
Cons: The proximity of the helicopters ferrying people to see the mountains but then that is part of the tourist amenities here.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The room have very good view to look mountains. The car parking is very good.
Cons: Nothing.
The Westhaven Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
7
8,4 Excellent (664 reviews)
R1 705+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Westhaven Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be in a national park and 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Friendly reception on arrival, nice little breakfast put in the fridge, very clean, great location.
Cons: The tv reception was a bit dodgy.
7,5 Good
Pros: relatively spacious
Cons: no heater in bathroom
6,3 Good
Pros: Location. Good proximity to restaurants and bus pick up and drop off.
Cons: Internet not great. Second bed was a sofa bed not a proper bed
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Lots of room clean and convenient. No problem at all
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Large comfortable functional room. Well equipped kitchen for those that prepare their own food. Able to walk to a number of bars & eating options.
Cons: This was not the best property we stayed at in NZ, however it was the most expensive.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Superb staff, extremely friendly and knowledgeable about local attractions/places to visit/eat.
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Distinction Fox Glacier Te Weheka Boutique Hotel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
3,0 Mediocre
Pros: Check in easy
Cons: Overpriced over glorified motel No restaurant when we arrived 8pm told to go down the road. Breakfast closed 9am?! Over $1000 for 3 rooms for one night. I expected a good meal at least.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The location was an easy walk to restaurants and the helicopter rides. Good breakfast and hospitable staff.
2,5 Mediocre
Cons: Hotel didn't return expensive equipment left in the room until 2 phone calls and 2 return trips. Wi-Fi was useless. Martin in particular was rude and did not return the items
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The staff were incredibly friendly and kind, helping us plan our days and even bringing us complimentary glasses of wine! The room was impeccably clean, with a comfortable bed and big bathtub. Great base to explore the area.
Cons: The breakfast was relatively limited and not great quality. Recommend bringing your own food to cook for dinner as local restaurants were not good.
6,3 Good
Pros: Freddie at reception was excellent
Cons: It is not a hotel it is no better than a motel breakfast only no dinner restaurant no bar
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Really friendly staff so helpful. Nice sized room and good facilities. Nice lounge with views of the sunset.
Cons: View from room a bit disappointing but views from corridor outside room good.
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country - Fox Glacier - Building
9
8,0 Excellent (268 reviews)
R2 425+
Overview Reviews
The Heartland Hotel Glacier Country was recently refurbished, and being only 3km from the Fox Glacier car park, it is the ideal location to base yourself the explore this special part of the country. The upgrade guest rooms and ensuites, restaurant, bar and reception area have created a warm welcome to our guests, and a cohesive feel inside and out. Take advantage of our Visitor Information and Booking Service, free WiFi and our delicious Sir William Fox Restaurant and Bar.
5,8 Okay
Cons: Tiny room, uncomfortable bed and overpriced. Only positive at all was the staff
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Nice and cosy room
Cons: The bathroom is a bit too small
7,9 Good
Pros: Good location, clean.
Cons: Front desk staff was good service, but waitress in its restaurant was not friendly.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Accidentally ordered a room with two twin beds. We just rolled them together. Very comfortable room, great size. Bathroom was very clean and looked updated. The staff was very friendly.
Cons: The shower wouldn't hold the temperature.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: All the staff were great from the bar staff to the General Manager. I did need to speak to Management about a noise issue but it was dealt with very well. Lovely room which was done out very nicely.
Cons: More of a back-packers feel rather than a hotel but room was still very nice.
7,9 Good
Cons: Room was a little small for the price paid. Parking unless you need disabled parking of which there is an excess. Parking outside on the street
7,1 Good
Pros: Location excellent
Cons: Over priced for the quality and facilities provided. Noise from adjoining rooms
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier - Fox Glacier - Bedroom
10
7,9 Good (258 reviews)
R2 146+
Overview Reviews
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier offers warm hospitality and a cosy setting for people exploring this rugged adventurers paradise. The White Pub Caf and Bar has a large screen TV and pool table for some fun times getting to know the locals and other guests alike, while the free WiFi and internet kiosk ensure that you can share your stories with loved ones at home.Overlooking NZs highest tallest peaks, Aoraki Mt Cook and Mt Tasman, we are a great place to stay for your West Coast experience.
7,5 Good
Cons: Plastic undersheets on bed. No comfortable chair to sit in room
5,8 Okay
Pros: location was good
Cons: pokey little room for 3 people
7,9 Good
Cons: sofa in the room
High Peaks Hotel - Fox Glacier - Building
11
7,4 Good (644 reviews)
R1 308+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at High Peaks Hotel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 10 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
6,3 Good
Pros: It was quiet and easy access to room and large bed
Cons: Poor wifi, poor shower pressure, lack of staff for help didn’t answer phone
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The room was nice and bed comfy. The bathroom was extra large. The host left us some flowers and a note for our honeymoon, which was lovely. The view was good also.
Cons: Prices were high for accomodation in Fox
7,5 Good
Pros: The room was big and well equipped. Very comfortable bed. Very big parking outside.
Cons: The reception was not available all the time.
7,1 Good
Pros: The location was excellent and the bathroom was huge!
Cons: There were no tables to place things on. No bedside tables. No real place for food prep. No hot water in the sink in the main room. Although there are some new facilities for the price there was a lot missing!
7,1 Good
Pros: Quiet, clean. Good value for a short stay.
Cons: Room heaters could be better. Kitchen facilities, hot water in the sink lacking.

Best rooms in Fox Glacier

Lake Matheson Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
1
8,9 Excellent (513 reviews)
R2 043+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Lake Matheson Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Nice room, comfortable bed, near the ocean.
Cons: No muesli or fresh coffee (pump/perk) options in continental breakfast mix.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean friendly staff
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. The local knowledge shared was amazing, Lyn was super helpful and friendly. The Glow worm walk is not too be missed and the view of the glacier from where Lyn suggested was perfect.
Cons: As we arrived it was pouring down and we thought all our stuff was going to get wet but this lovely motel has a carport for every room. I was very impressed.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: friendly customer service. clean facilities. close to Lake Matheson. lots of stars at night outside the accommodation!
Cons: nothing!:)
10,0 Excellent
Pros: good stuff and clean room.
Cons: nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We're greeted then escorted to our room. Very good personal service. Room was warmed for our arrival. Room was spacious and fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Lovely room, sky tv and overall a very comfortable stay.
9,3 Excellent
Pros: staff friendly.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff were friendly and helpful even gave us a lift to the bus stop. It is a lovely well run motel in a small town. No food but a couple of good places to eat close by and the rooms have cooking facilities.
Cons: Staff were excellent, views were amazing and you got exactly what you paid for
Misty Peaks - Fox Glacier - Building
2
9,2 Excellent (236 reviews)
R2 903+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Misty Peaks in Fox Glacier, you'll be 9 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Allana was a gracious host - welcoming and knowledgeable about the area, cooking fresh breakfasts everyday, and offering wine and cheese in the evening. Bed was comfortable and room quiet. The stay was very relaxing.
Cons: Disappointed with lack of good access to Fox Glacier but easy enough to get to Franz Josef and preferred the town of Fox Glacier.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Misty Peaks was a lovely spot, and I'd stay there again if I traveled that way. The hostess was lovely.
Cons: Fox Glacier is not accessible anymore, and we were only able to see a tiny part from a long distance away.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful home in a gorgeous location. We stayed in the deluxe suite and it was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Allanah our host was a real gem....incredibly welcoming and helpful in her knowledge of the area and things to see and do. Also a lovely breakfast was provided.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Super nice host and the room was spacious with a top notch bathroom
9,6 Excellent
Pros: We had a delightful stay at Misty Peaks. Our host Alannah went out of her way to share her knowledge of the local area including fantastic spots for photography which resulted in me capturing an amazing sunrise of Mt Cook from a nearby lookout.
7,9 Good
Pros: Nice location walking distance from town. Clean and tidy, friendly host.
Cons: Was a little noisy with comings and goings of other guests. Breakfast options other than eggs would have been good.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Warm welcome, comfortable room and nice mountain view.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Great host, comfortable living room.
Ropatinis Homestay B&B - Fox Glacier - Building
3
9,2 Excellent (290 reviews)
R2 411+
Overview Reviews
Located just 700 m from the remarkable Fox Glacier, Ropatinis Homestay B&B offers cozy accommodation in a well-landscaped garden appointed with outdoor activities ground and free WiFi. Guests can witness the spectaculars views of Mount Cook and the Southern Alps from each unit. Boasting breath-taking views, all rooms at Homestay Ropatinis come with a TV, a heating system and an outdoor dining area. Electric blankets and a sofa are standard in all units. All en suite bathrooms are supplied with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. At Ropatinis B&B, guests can enjoy mini golf, continental breakfast on site or watch the friendly sheep and chickens.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: It is clean and friendly . We leave early next morning , the owner prepared lots food for our breakfast , Thank you very much !
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was a wonderful host, gave us lots of local tips and provided a fabulous buffet breakfast! We had a great stay.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Location
Cons: Breakfast could have had a wider spread
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and helpful hosts. Great breakfast. Comfortable room. Close to Fox Glacier township, but surrounded by green fields and spectacular mountain views.
Cons: Nothing.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The property has stand-alone cabins. They are spacious and comfortable, very clean and well equipped. The shower water pressure was awesome! There are sheep and chickens in the farm area and the sweetest little poodle-mix dog named Teddy greets you every morning! The Ropatini’s provide a delicious breakfast with many options, including toast, cereal, fruit, hardboiled eggs, muffins, meats/cheese, coffee, juice, etc. They are very friendly and able to give lots of advice on places to go and good sites to check out.
Cons: It was great, nothing negative to say.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful hosts. Spectacular breakfast. It is like coming home-we have been here before and would love to come back.
Cons: nothing
Rainforest Motel - Fox Glacier - Building
4
8,9 Excellent (1 251 reviews)
R1 455+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Rainforest Motel in Fox Glacier, you'll be 8 minutes by car from Fox Glacier. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Nothing at all!
Cons: Friendly and helpful staff, room was tidy and welcoming, very comfortable bed, well kitted out kitchen, and great value for money!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Nice location which is close to point of interest. Well mantained and clean motel. Property owner Mr Matthew is such a kind, humble and sincere gentleman. He took the trouble to courier a jacket belong to a lady free of charge. She received it on time just before we check out at Christchurch. I will surely come and stay at this place of I make a come back. I will surely recommend this property to my friend.
Cons: Nothing that make me dislike this property.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: We found this to be a great spot to base ourselves for 2 nights to explore the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier areas. The unit was clean, spacious and gave you the ability to cook for yourself. There were plenty of shops and eateries within walking distance. A very peaceful spot, also close to Lake Matheson. Matt the owner was very friendly and answered my emails promptly. He helped my husband get a spot on a heli flight at very short notice.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Really only the location.
Cons: The room was run down. For a few extra dollars maybe a second shower screen would be a good idea., so the whole shower area get covered. The lights from th3 fire station shone straight into room at night.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Hospitality-Cleanliness-Facilitates at Rainforest -Location
Cons: weather condition- rainy and foggy
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Reception Staff friendly and helpful. Bed and pillows comfortable. Good location. Enjoyed our walk around Lake Matheson not far away.