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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Picnic area/ Tables

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Overview

Situated near Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, the modern Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef offers barbeque and a picnic area. Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 2005.

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

The hotel is surrounded by bars and restaurants.

Due to its location 100 km from Hokitika airport, fast access to the Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef is provided.

Rooms

The property offers 18 guestrooms appointed with a writing table, heating, a wardrobe, satellite TV and pay TV. The rooms command a panoramic view over the mountain. They are fitted with a kettle, a microwave and a stove as well as family bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can quench their thirst at Alice May bar with a favorite drink. Offering European, English, continental and healthy meals, The Plump Pigeon is around 100 meters away.

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

Services

The hotel offers messenger service, 24-hour reception and wake up service together with a car park, a storage room and a designated area for smoking for guests' comfort.

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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Fine dining
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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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
  • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
    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 photos Room
Small Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room Mountain View
Double Room
Mountain view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE TREKKING

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
Studio
Mountain view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE STUDIO

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
Standard Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

1 Double bed, Free unlimited 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.

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
King Studio
Mountain view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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.

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
Family One-Bedroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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.

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
Family Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef photos Room
Compact Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center5.5 mi

Places of interest

  • Franz Josef Glacier5.8 mi

Local attractions

  • Franz Josef Glacier4.0 mi
    State Highway 6, Franz Josef
  • Air Safaris7.5 mi
    P.O. Box 71, Franz Josef

Near the hotel

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre200 ft
    Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef
  • Glacier Country Kayaks500 ft
    P.O Box 32, Franz Josef

Restaurants nearby

  • Blue Ice Cafe300 ft

    Address: Main Road
    Phone: (03) 752 0707

    64% likes this, based on 169 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • The Plump Pigeon300 ft

    Address: Main Road
    Phone: 03 752 0721

    Cuisine: European, English
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 25

  • Priya Indian Restaurant1200 ft

    Address: 70 Cron Street

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

  • Alice May400 ft

    Address: Cron Street
    Phone: 03 7520740

    60% likes this, based on 225 reviews
    Cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy, New Zealand
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 27

  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant400 ft

    Address: 46 Cron St.
    Phone: 03 7520 101

    65% likes this, based on 62 reviews
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 28

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

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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
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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
  • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
    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

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