Bella Vista, Franz Josef Glacier

The small but vibrant Franz Josef Glacier village is surrounded by the lush rain forest of the Westland National Park with the high snow-capped Alps above.

The Bella Vista Franz Josef motel provides six distinctive self contained accommodation options to fit your needs and budget. We have ample safe parking so you can explore on foot.

Our superior smoke-free Franz Josef motel accommodation includes a variety of studios and one-bedroom units. Our purpose built access units have been designed with parking at the door for your convenience. You have a choice of king, queen or single beds with electric blankets for those cooler nights.

Along with great accommodation, Bella Vista Franz Josef also offers free and unlimited WiFi with a spacious work desk in every room. Rooms vary from just tea and toast making facilities to those with cooking facilities. We offer continental breakfasts and evening meals charge back facilities, dine in or dine out.

You can be assured of a warm welcome at reception where we will assist you in every way possible.

Queen Studio





This studio is ground level with views towards the peaks of the Glacier Valley. Parking is available directly in front of your studio.  The private bathroom has an wet floor accessible shower with full shower curtain. W.C, hair dryer, heated towel rail, along with fresh towels provided daily. The studio includes a kitchenette which includes cutlery, crockery, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle and electric fry pan. 


King Studio





An upstairs studio with a king size bed. Offering an unbroken view towards the impressive Fritz mountain range and its many small glaciers, including the Croz glacier. The Franz Josef Glacier is just over the bush lined horizon. The private bathroom has a shower, W.C, hair dryer, heated towel rail, along with fresh towels provided daily. The studio includes a kitchenette with fridge, toaster, kettle, cutlery and crockery, microwave and electric fry pan. 


One Bedroom Unit




The One Bedroom Family Units at our Franz Josef Glacier motel are the ideal family accommodation for up to 4 people with a queen size bed in the living area and two single beds in the bedroom. The living area has a dining table, desk and chairs. Our family motel units are approximately double the size of a Standard Studio. The facilities in a Family Unit include an en suite bathroom with a single four jet spa bath with a shower above. The full kitchen includes fridge, cutlery and crockery, a bench top oven with two hot plates, microwave and cooking utensils. 


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