Despite a latish arrival we were welcomed in a wonderful way. The staff helped us with booking a... See full review
30 Sep 2014
Terrace Motel Franz Josef is a great holiday destination and also ideal for business trips. This motel is a perfect base to enjoy the beautiful rainforest and glacial region. This property is situated within walking distance to all the outdoor activities in the Franz Josef area. Alpines of the Southern Alps and New Zealand's highest peaks and glaciers are wonderful places to explore. Helicopter-Hike on the Glacier is an unforgettable experience. Helicopter ride over the Glaciers to Fox and Franz or Mount Cook is worthwhile.
Terrace Motel Franz Josef offers numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, trekking, kayaking and fishing. The glacier area, one of the main tourist attractions is a must visit place and to enjoy all the activities offered by the place.
Terrace Motel is located on Cowan Street in Franz Josef. Camping at the Campervan Park is fun. A short boat ride in the largest lake in Saint Westland cannot be missed.
The onsite restaurant at this property serves continental breakfast. The nearby restaurants serve palatable dishes can be visited.
Terrace Motel features 11 spacious and well designed rooms. All the units are decorated with modern decor. The room amenities include TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.
Terrace Motel Rooms
King Hotel Studio
King Hotel style studios offer double or twin bedding options, ensuite bathrooms, fridges, Tea & Coffee and breakfast making facilities, parking next to your ground floor room. Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV, electric heaters, electric blankets and hair dryers.
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King Studio with Kitchen
Large spacious Studio with fridge, hotplates and microwave in the kitchen along with cooking utensils, King bed and couch/sofa. This room offers an ensuite bathroom and parking next to your ground floor room. Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV, electric heaters, electric blankets and hair dryer.
Two-Bedroom Apartment with Kitchen
Each 2 Bedroom apartment offers a lounge area with Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV. Leading off the lounge area are the two bedrooms, one bedroom containing a queen or double bed and the other containing 2 king single beds, all beds have electric blankets fitted. The lounge area also contains a fold out couch, table and chairs and access to the kitchen with a fridge, hotplates and a microwave.
Family Studio with Kitchen
Large spacious studios with fridges, hotplates and microwaves in the kitchen along with cooking utensils, King and Single bed along with space for an additions fold out bed. There is also a 2 person couch/sofa along a table and chairs for dining. These rooms offer ensuite bathrooms and parking next to your ground floor room. Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV, electric heaters, electric blankets and hair dryers.
One-Bedroom Apartment with Kitchen and Spa Bath
Large 1 bedroom ground floor apartment with parking next to your room. This apartment offers view of snow capped mountains and rainforest covered hills. The bedroom contains a King and Single bed, both with electric blankets and a flat screen TV. The lounge contains a couch, Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV, electric heaters and a kitchen area with a fridge, hotplates and a microwave. The bathroom boasts a two person Spa Bath and separate shower and toilet. This is the perfect room to treat yourself if it is a special occasion or you just want to relax in the two person spa bath after a long drive or local activity and have plenty of space to spread out.
One-Bedroom Apartment with Kitchen
The spacious bedroom contains a King bed with electric blanket, the lounge contains an additional single bed with electric blanket and fold out couch along with a kitchen area with fridge, hotplates and a microwave. The lounge also contains a table and chairs and Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV. The bathroom is accessed from the lounge and parking is next to your ground floor room.
Studio with Kitchen and Mountain View
Possibly the best view in Franz with the main windows looking directly towards the glacier valley. Snow capped mountains and the Croz glacier can be seen year round from the windows. This studio apartment offers parking next to your room, a Queen and Single bed, space for an additional fold out bed, Sky TV on a flat screen LCD TV, electric heaters and a kitchen area with a fridge freezer, hotplates and a microwave.
Free airport shuttle
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free airport shuttle
Wheel chair access
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Despite a latish arrival we were welcomed in a wonderful way. The staff helped us with booking a tour to the Glacier and gave us good advice on facilities in town and other activities. The view of snow-capped mountains was fantastic The manager
gave us a great farewell also with good advice for our drive to Wanaka