The Terrace Motel

Address: 15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, is near Franz Josef Glacier.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Terrace Motel Franz Josef

    Reviewed by oneworldonebike

    Comfy bed

    Reviewed Dec 4, 2015
    by (9 reviews) Andover , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very comfy, clean, free WiFi yes Free. and the cheapest place I could find that had a room left. Very friendly staff.

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

    Reviewed by dickd

    Excellent place to stay.

    Reviewed Feb 27, 2015
    by (6 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Lovely place to stay. Lots of space, clean, all the faciliites you need, and very helpful/friendly staff. And the owner Logan bakes a very nice scone!
    Wifi a bit flaky at times, but generous allowance when working OK.

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

    Reviewed by tanglt

    OK motel

    Reviewed Jan 19, 2015
    by (31 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Good place to stay. Owner quite helpful. No cooking facilities in the room but has a reasonable BBQ area.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Terrace Motel Franz Josef

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

    Franz Josef Glacier

    A travel blog entry by harryandnorah on Apr 16, 2008

    20 photos

    The weather, same as what was becoming usual. We headed north and soon reached another enormous, glacial lake, 'Lake Hawea'. Twelve miles up the side of the lake we turned north west, crossed a small range and met the upper reaches of Lake Wanaka again. At this point we could see 'The Southern Alps' in the distance and continuing north, entered the …

    A little bit of sun on the west coast

    A travel blog entry by oneworldonebike on Dec 04, 2015

    10 photos

    Friday 4th Dec
    Woke up early and the sun was out so I got up and packed up the tent while it was dry. The forecast for the next couple of days was not bad for the west coast so I left for Franz Joseph via the Haast road. A little chilli but sun all the way and a very good days riding. Thankfully my phone's and camera are all working fine, I …

    On the edge

    A travel blog entry by mike.koch on Nov 20, 2015

    4 photos

    Not a straight or level piece of road anywhere to be found on the west coast of the south island. Sheer cliffs that you feel you might be able to reach out the window and touch on one side of you and a sheer drop to a ravine far below you on the other side. We took this route up the west coast to try to do a helicopter tour of the glaciers at Fox …

    Day 14: On top of the world....well, a glacier

    A travel blog entry by dickd on Feb 27, 2015

    2 photos

    Another amazing day, in most ways. We woke to great weather and what looks like by far the best day for weather in the middle of a set of rainy days (like yesterday). We have therefore been very fortunate for our helicopter ride today. Unfortunately for Trish, however, she stubbed her toe in the middle of of the night and it looks badly bruised. …

    Heli hike & hot pools

    A travel blog entry by sophie.guy on Sep 01, 2014

    2 photos

    ... coming out for summer. The girl was local but the guy, Andy, was from Devon! He had a massive ego. About two hours later the photographers were surprised we were still there, and they asked us and an American to be in the background of some shots. So we were there for another hour, until we decided we were so prune-like it was best to leave. We've spent the evening planning the next few days - time is running away too fast! Who decided a month would be long ...