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4.6 out of 5

"This was within walking distance to town, spacious and clean. Only stayed one night but it was a pleasant one and I'd definitely recommend it. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Sep 2018

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Hotel Description

At Alpine Glacier Motel you'll be within steps of Our Lady of the Alps and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

All 24 rooms feature satellite TV, coffee/tea makers and free local calls. Fridges, microwaves and room service make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, safes, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are 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.

In the area of this 3.5-star Franz Josef Glacier motel, you'll find Franz Josef Glacier.

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$114* Per night/room 18 Oct. - 19 Oct.

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 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Spa Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Alpine Glacier Motel ratings based on 136 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 (53) Couples (46) Family (35)
5 out of 5
Great location and really nice updated bathroom. Only negative was the element for cooking was very slow to heat up.

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2019

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4 out of 5
Unit size, heating, window view of mountains and location was excellent for 2 couples. Kitchen facilities were adequate but limited.

Posted by on 27 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Super friendly people - Super friendly!! Place was very tidy, and well maintained.

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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5 out of 5
The Manager is a Filipino and just the loveliest guy.Great service from house keeping.

Posted by on 11 May 2019

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5 out of 5
The room was super clean. Very friendly staff. Highly recommended

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Close to centre, parking outside property. Met our needs for travelling in local area so only stayed one night. Lack of privacy from kitchen and 3 beds, 2 double and 2 single so not all needed ad booked as couple.

Posted by , from South West, UK on 7 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Central to town amenities good laundry Comfortable bed

Posted by on 1 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
The motel style rooms were simple, with a recent fitout which meant it was all new, clean and fresh. Nice sized room, comfy bed, close to everything in the town. Recommended for a no frills inexpensive accomodation.

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very close to town, a minute walk to the main strip, super friendly manager.

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved it, friendly staff, great location close to all the tour companies to get us into the glacier.

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2018

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Property Features

Alpine Glacier Motel offers its guests tour or ticket assistance and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free. 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 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Satellite televisions are provided. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply).

  • In-room dining
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

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

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.

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.

Pets

  • 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 are 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in all accommodation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) 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)

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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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.