Overview of Alpine Glacier Motel

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4.4/5 Excellent
446 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry



Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre3 min walk
Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps3 min walk
Popular LocationSt James Anglican Church5 min walk

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  • 2 Bedroom Apartment

    Room amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Deck Studio

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    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Queen Studio

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Spa Studio

    Room amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • King Studio

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Family Studio

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    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Alpine Glacier Motel is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Glacier Hot Pools and Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 3 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 3 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 5 min walk
  • Glacier Hot Pools - 6 min walk
  • Sentinel Rock - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive

About this property

Alpine Glacier Motel

3.5-star motel in Franz Josef Glacier with free parking
Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and free self-parking are available at this smoke-free motel. WiFi in public areas is free. All 24 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and satellite TV. Room service, coffee/tea makers and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Alpine Glacier Motel offers 24 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Satellite televisions are provided. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply).

Property amenities


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 8 AM–10 AM: NZD 20 per person
Room service available

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Guest services

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

Languages spoken



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


Smoke-free property

Room amenities




Free toiletries


Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Local maps



Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types


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 20 per person (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.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

Property is also known as

Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge
Alpine Glacier Motor Franz Josef Glacier
Alpine Glacier Motor

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Alpine Glacier Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Alpine Glacier Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Alpine Glacier Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Alpine Glacier Motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Alpine Glacier Motel located?
Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this motel is steps away from Te Wahipounamu, Our Lady of the Alps and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. St James Anglican Church and Glacier Hot Pools are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

Property was very central, facilities good, staff helpful Would stay again

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Great location close to all amenities. Didn't like that had to park car right up against the door into the room.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Good motel, in a lovely small town

Stayed here for 1 night on our way down the west coast. Excellent location, with glacier views from right outside and right in the middle of the town. Lots of choices for eating out.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020