Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef

34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856  show map
 4 stars
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Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The modern Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier features a panoramic view of West Coast. Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 2005.

Set next to pure beaches close to a wildlife park. Franz Josef city center is 9 km away.

Franz Josef Glacier is 6.5 km of the property, while Fox Glacier is around 16.2 km away.

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier is 100 km away from Hokitika airport.

Rooms

There are 18 guestrooms featuring Family One-Bedroom Double Room, Compact Studio and Small Studio equipped with ironing facilities, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, central heating and climate control. They feature bathrooms with a spa bathtub, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can quench their thirst at Alice May bar with a favorite drink. Serving continental, healthy and new zealand specialties, Monsoon Bar & Restaurant is about 150 meters away.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs NZD 12 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers a designated smoking area, free private parking and a safe deposit box for general needs and a photocopier, a business center and a meeting room for corporate travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   18.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Fine dining
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of NZD 20 per person per night in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Franz Josef location
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Hotel Address:

34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856

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City Center
  • Franz Josef
    5.5 mi
Airports
  • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
    61.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
    400 ft
  • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    18

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Rooms and availability

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier photos Room
Small Studio
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 185 sq. feet
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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    • Private bathroom
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      Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier photos Room
      Studio
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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      1 double bed, Free Umlimited wi-fi available, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, bathroom with shower, toilet, hairdryer, mirror. Work table with chairs, radio alarm clock, microwave kitchenette – refrigerator, hot plate, electric fry pan, coffee/ tea/fresh milk, cutlery / crockery. DVD library, guest laundry, BBQ area.

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        Family One-Bedroom Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
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        1 Double bed in living area, 2 singles in separate bedroom, Free Unlimited wi-fi available, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, bathroom with shower over four jet spa bath, toilet, hairdryer, mirror. Work table with chairs, dining table with chairs, radio alarm clock, fully furnished kitchen - stove, microwave, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker dishes. DVD library, guest laundry, BBQ area.

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          Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier photos Room
          Family Studio
          Size: 400 sq. feet
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            Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier photos Room
            Compact Studio
            Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed
            Size: 185 sq. feet
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            1 Double bed, free multi device wi-fi, direct dial telephone, TV, bathroom with shower, toilet, hairdryer, mirror. Work table with chairs, radio alarm clock, breakfast making facilities – refrigerator, small microwave, coffee/ tea/fresh milk, cutlery / crockery. DVD library, guest laundry, BBQ area.

            Room facilities
              Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier photos Room
              Executive Studio
              Size: 220 sq. feet
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Franz Josef location
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                Hotel Address:

                34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Franz Josef
                  5.5 mi
                Airports
                • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
                  61.7 mi
                Restaurants
                • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
                  400 ft
                • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
                  400 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  10 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of rooms:
                  18

                Hotel Awards

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                Best Family Hotels in New Zealand

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                What's nearby

                Popular areas

                • City Center - 5.5 mi

                Places of interest

                • Franz Josef Glacier - 5.8 mi

                Local attractions

                • Franz Josef Glacier - 4.1 mi
                  State Highway 6, Franz Josef
                • Air Safaris - 7.5 mi
                  P.O. Box 71, Franz Josef

                Near the hotel

                • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 300 ft
                  Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef
                • Glacier Country Kayaks - 600 ft
                  P.O Box 32, Franz Josef

                Restaurants nearby

                • Alice May - 400 ft

                  Address: Cron Street
                  Phone: 03 7520740

                  64% likes this, based on 233 reviews
                  Cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy, New Zealand
                  Price Range: USD 8 - USD 26

                • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant - 400 ft

                  Address: 46 Cron St.
                  Phone: 03 7520 101

                  64% likes this, based on 67 reviews
                  Price Range: USD 6 - USD 26

                • Priya Indian Restaurant - 1100 ft

                  Address: 70 Cron Street

                  52% likes this, based on 77 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indian

                • Blue Ice Cafe - 400 ft

                  Address: Main Road
                  Phone: (03) 752 0707

                  71% likes this, based on 144 reviews
                  Cuisine: International

                • The Plump Pigeon - 400 ft

                  Address: Main Road
                  Phone: 03 752 0721

                  Cuisine: European, English
                  Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  10 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of rooms:
                  18

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                Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef

                Average guest rating

                8.2out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 95 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Older travelers
                  3.8

                  It was clean and within walking distance of restaurants.

                  We chose the unit as it promised a "private jacuzzi" - turned out to be no more that a single spa bath in the bathroom, with the shower over - we consider this this false representation. When we arrived the place was freezing as three windows were open - it was 5 degrees outside. The old wall heater didn't work on the second heat setting, although we did find another fan heater in a cupboard after a while which helped. Iron but no ironing board, broken venetian blinds on the door, stained curtains in the bedroom, and low wattage bulbs in ceiling lights making them extremely dim. We confirmed we didn't want the towels changed when asked the next morning, but unfortunately this was interpreted as we didn't want the room serviced at all, which it wasn't until we asked. Extremely disappointed, particularly for $300 for 2 nights.

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  The friendly staff, cleanliness of the rooms, and the short walking distance to everything was good.

                • Older travelers
                  5.4

                  Unpleasant smell in room when we first entred. Cleared once heater had been running for a bit.

                • Older travelers
                  6.2

                  1. Room to cold, more or better heating needed. 2.No "mini-Bar".3 Hole in floor in bathroom near drain.

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  Hotel Staff , services and comfort

                  No Wi-Fi

                • Family with children
                  7.0

                  Close to main road, restaurant and visit site.

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  friendliness of stupgrade to larger room for longer stay

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  We had a lovely upstairs motel room with fantastic views across to the glacier. Staff very helpful and cable internet for a modest sum per day. Very good facilities, clean and comfortable. Extremely close to everything you will need in Franz Josef.

                • Older travelers
                  7.8

                  Well situated modern motel with a good view of the mountains.

                  The room was a lot smaller than other motels we stayed in on our trip.

                • Family with children
                  7.0

                  Clean, nearly and good location in franz Josef

                  small room,

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  We were very comfortable at the Bella Vista. It was an excellent location for visiting the Fox and FranzJosef Glaciers. The manager made good recommendations for places to eat. We would recommend this motel.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  The view from our room was wonderful.

                  The owner was not as friendly and helpful as others we have experienced. There was no wifi.

                • Older travelers
                  6.2

                  Nothing in particular - the weather was crap, we couldn't do the activities we'd planned, so we only stayed one night instead of two.

                  Room was small and cramped compared to other accommodation we had experienced in NZ.

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  The hotel room was equipped with cooking utensils, so you could do your own cooking there. In addition, the room was very clean and comfortable.

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  It was perfect for the price. Convenient location, the rooms were a good size and clean.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Franz Josef location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                34 Cron Street, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Franz Josef
                  5.5 mi
                Airports
                • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
                  61.7 mi
                Restaurants
                • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
                  400 ft
                • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
                  400 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  10 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of rooms:
                  18

                Hotel Awards

                New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFranz JosefBella Vista Motel Franz Josef

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Family Hotels in New Zealand

                Use Badge