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Overview of Lake Matheson Motel

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Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
292 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available

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Highlights

Popular LocationFox Glacier Glow Worm Forest9 min walk
Popular LocationFox Glacier4 min drive
Popular LocationLake Matheson5 min drive

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  • Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen ( 2 King beds)

    Room amenities

    • 56 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchen

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchen (King Bed)

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Queen and Twin)

    Room amenities

    • 56 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 5
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About this area

Fox Glacier

Lake Matheson Motel is located in Fox Glacier. Franz Josef Glacier and Te Wahipounamu reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Westcoast Wildlife Centre and Glacier Hot Pools. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest - 9 min walk
  • Fox Glacier - 4 min drive
  • Lake Matheson - 5 min drive
  • Sentinel Rock - 35 min drive
  • Alex Knob - 35 min drive

About this property

Lake Matheson Motel

3-star motel in Fox Glacier with free parking
Along with laundry facilities, this motel has tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All 21 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and private yards. Guests will also find TVs, room service and coffee/tea makers.
Lake Matheson Motel offers 21 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. This Fox Glacier motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11:30 AM: NZD 14.00 for adults and NZD 1400 for children
Room service available

Family friendly

Kitchenette
Laundry facilities
Microwave
Fridge

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility

More

Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Hairdryer
Towels

Entertainment

TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Cookware/dishes/utensils
Electric kettle
Kitchenette
Microwave
Fridge

Outdoor space

Garden

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

MastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 14.00 for adults and NZD 1400 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

Lake Matheson Motel Fox Glacier
Lake Matheson Motel
Lake Matheson Fox Glacier
Lake Matheson
Lake Matheson Hotel Fox Glacier

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Lake Matheson Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Lake Matheson Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Lake Matheson Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Lake Matheson Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Lake Matheson Motel located?
Situated in Fox Glacier, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Te Wahipounamu and Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest. Fox Glacier and Lake Gault are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
155
4 - Good
108
3 - Okay
24
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
0
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very friendly and helpful staff. Felt very welcomed. The place was in walking distance to a wonderful friendly pizza restaurant and glow worms. Would definitely recommend

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Location perfect to explore the glaciers and lake Matheson

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice

Friendly staff - at check-in gave us tips and recommendations for restaurants. Convenient for Fox Glacier tramps and Lake Matheson. Comfortable place to stay, but not spend much time in.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very nice property. Spacious and clean.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020