Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge

17 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Day 2 Christchurch to Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by ozbuckleys on May 08, 2014

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Little did we know, today was going to be a vvveeerrryyy loooooooong day. Our first glimpses of the mountains was met with... Are they clouds or mountain tops? I asked to have a drive of the beast in the daylight on a straight road. She was HUGE and really easy to control. Between Christchurch and Springfield, I must've stopped 5 or 6 times for …

Becoming Ice Explorers!

A travel blog entry by laurs-and-matt

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The Maori people call the West Coast 'Poutini' as legend has it this is also the name of a taniwha (monster) which swims up and down the West Coast of the South Island protecting both the people and the spiritual essence of greenstone. Pounamu has always been held in high regard by New Zealand Maori as it has high spiritual significance and is worn in remembrance of passed ancestors as it is often regarded as holding the power of the previous owners.

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This motel, located on 17 Cron Street, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAlpine Glacier Motor Lodge Franz Josef

    Reviewed by ozbuckleys

    Pleasant rooms reasonable price lovely staff

    Reviewed May 7, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    We checked into a spa room. It had a bed. Heating. Spa. Cooking facilities. It was perfect.
    Then I saw the ceiling beam lights and telly alignment.

    Our view from the motel
    Westland National Park, New Zealand

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by brianleubitz

    Clean and comfy, but unremarkable

    Reviewed Dec 18, 2013
    by (5 reviews) San Francisco , United States Flag of United States

    An acceptable motel for the money

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge Franz Josef

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    Our view from the motel
    Westland National Park, New Zealand
    Water Falls
    Franz Josef, New Zealand