Accommodation

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.

Our 24 units are available in five ideal categories and offer a variety of bedding configurations to meet your travelling needs. Ideal for long stays, mid-week holidays or a weekend break, Alpine Glacier Motel is located in the centre of Franz Josef township, handy to cafes, bars and many neighbouring attractions.

  • Daily reception desk open from 8am to 8pm
  • Continental breakfasts
  • Heating in all rooms
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Guest Laundry
  • Storage room
  • Parking directly outside your unit
  • An ideal, scenic location with plenty of free parking
  • Tour desk for knowledgeable, local information and all your tour and activity bookings

2 Bedroom Apartment

Sleeps up to 5
Alpine Glacier Motel's Two Bedroom unit provides a spacious, comfortable suite of rooms for all your holiday needs.

Ideal for couples travelling together, a small group or family looking for plenty of space to move around, the Two Bedroom Unit offers a cosy haven to come home to after a big day out on Franz Josef Glacier. Park right outside your unit and easily carry your luggage to and from your car.Wireless internet now available from the comfort of your room.

Complete kitchen amenities, modern facilities and roomy interiors mean you can relax in comfort.
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Spa Studio

Sleeps up to 2
Alpine Glacier Motel's Spa Bath Units add a touch of luxury to your Franz Josef holiday accommodation.

After a day helihiking or walking the amazing Franz Josef Glacier, kayaking nearby lakes, visiting the kiwi sanctuary or hiking through New Zealand the alpine rainforest, wouldn't it be wonderful to come back to a soak in a bubbly hot spa bath, with a gorgeous glass of New Zealand wine, before heading out to one of many excellent restaurants we have in Franz Josef?
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Deck Studio

Sleeps up to 2
The Deck Studio is a popular choice, affording beautiful views of the smaller glaciers and mountains from your very own balcony. Gaze out over pure New Zealand rainforest with mountain and glacier views, breathe in spectacular scenery and return indoors to relax in your spacious, comfortable studio room. The Deck Studio category also provides disabled facilities, so be sure to request this when booking online.
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King Family Studio

Sleeps up to 4
The King Family Studios offer 1 x superking size bed and 2 x single beds, kitchenettes with plunger coffee and ensuite making them suitable for a stopover or an extended stay. Our King Family Studios allow up to 4 people to share a room. Tailor your holiday in Franz Josef by selecting the Alpine Glacier Motel studio to suit your vacation needs. Alpine Glacier Motel's King Family Studio provides a comfortable, warm and spacious studio room. Modern facilities, reliable heating and parking right outside give you a home away from home feel.
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King Studio

Sleeps up to 2
Alpine Glacier Motel's King Studios are spacious and are designed with comfort in mind.

The King Studios offer super king size beds and a single bed, kitchenettes and plunger coffee making facilities making them suitable for a stopover or an extended stay.


Tailor your holiday in Franz Josef by selecting the Alpine Glacier Motel studio to suit your vacation needs.

Alpine Glacier Motel's King Studio features a king size bed in a comfortable, warm and spacious studio room. Modern facilities, reliable heating,all day sun and parking right outside give you a home away from home feel.
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Queen Studio

Sleeps up to 2
Alpine Glacier Motel's Queen Studio features a queen size bed in a warm,comfortable and sunny studio room. Modern facilities, breakfast making facilities (not full cooking) reliable heating and close parking , a comfortable unit without mountain views for the more budget conscious.
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