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Glacier Gateway Motel

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Glacier Gateway Motels is the perfect base for your visit to the Wild West Coast. We are the closest accommodation to Franz Josef Glacier, the complex is nestled within a relaxing native bush setting with terrific views of the majestic Southern Alps.

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef 7859, New Zealand Fox Glacier & West Coast

Phone: view phone+6437520776

Free Phone: view phone0800372694


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- Free Wi Fi
- Free 50 plus channels of sky with decoders each room
- Flat screen TV’s
- Insect screens all windows
- Closest motels to the Franz Josef Glacier with fabulous views
- 7 minutes walking to town
- Quiet location away from the town noise

The accommodation is peaceful and only a 7 minute walk from the Franz Josef village, with the Wahio River on one side and Westland Tai Poutini National Park and Glacier Access Road on the other.

We recommend a minimum stay of 2 nights to really appreciate and enjoy the local activities and scenic attractions which we can advise and book for you from our reception. There is a lot on offer in the area so take the time to visit our Attractions & Activities page. The township has an impressive selection of restaurants and cafes.

The motel complex features 23 serviced units designed for travellers seeking clean and comfortable rooms at affordable rates, guests can also enjoy a daily continental breakfast delivered to their door with a choice of studio, 1 and 2 bedroom motel units available, including a wheelchair access unit.

Families are well catered for with some units available with cooking facilities, baby cot (if required), while the large outdoor area with kid’s playground is always popular. All motel rooms are smoke free, insect screens on all windows, well heated and feature the usual amenities you would expect in a motel unit. The complex has plenty of boat or trailer parking and a shared laundry area with coin operated washing and drying machines.

If you would like to stay with us you can check out our Availability, Rates & Bookings online or if you have any questions or special request feel free to Contact Us.


Glacier Gateway Motel, State Highway 6, Franz Josef 7859, New Zealand

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