Welcome to Alpine Glacier Motel

Make your Franz Josef accommodation the Alpine Glacier Motel which is right in the township of Franz Josef on the West Coast of New Zealand and the closest motel to the Franz Josef Glacier. Enjoy spacious, well appointed units nestled in idyllic West Coast surroundings with views of rain forest and snowy mountain peaks. Alpine Glacier Motel has 24 quality units offering modern facilities, kitchenettes and car parking right outside your unit, many with relaxing double spa baths and spectacular views of some of our smaller glaciers in our beautiful Alpine vista. A wonderful base for your adventure to New Zealand’s most beautiful glacier country, Alpine Glacier Motel is managed by locals with extensive knowledge and experience of the area.

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Alpine Glacier Motel Franz Joseph

Franz Josef Glacier Motel Accommodation

Nestled in rainforest at the foot of the towering Southern Alps, Alpine Glacier Motel offers superior self-contained and studio-style accommodation. Modern and tastefully decorated, all but six units feature kitchenette facilities, the remainder offering breakfast making and tea and coffee making amenities. The range of units features warm décor in golds and caramels, good heating, modern facilities and many offer spectacular glacier views from your own private balcony.

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Local Activities and Attractions

Franz Josef township is about 5 kms from Franz Josef Glacier, one of New Zealand's natural wonders and a sightseeing must. Only 10kms from the ocean on the unique west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, Franz Josef town rests in cool green native bush at the foot of the towering Southern Alps.

A New Zealand World Heritage area, Westland National Park has some of New Zealand's highest peaks including the highest, Mt Cook (Aoraki). A unique and spectacularly scenic spot, Franz Josef is the perfect base for a myriad of adventure, entertainment and sightseeing attractions:

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