Located in the centre of the small but vibrant Franz Josef Glacier village, on the West Coast of the South Island, Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier is a modern well equipped West Coast motel providing 18 units with distinctive options to fit your needs and budget. Surrounded by the lush rain forest of the Westland National Park with the high snow-capped Alps above, our well equipped Franz Josef motel provides distinctive self contained accommodation options to fit your needs and budget.
Franz Josef offers a multitude of activities and things to do such as Glacier hikes and scenic helicopter flights, quadbike adventures, kayaking on mirror lakes and a range of other adrenalin and adventure activities, check out the Must Do New Zealand website on other activities in Franz Josef
A good range of restaurants and bars are close by. The Bella Vista Franz Josef provide FREE UNLIMITED wireless internet, off-street parking, guest laundry and a BBQ area available for your use. We provide complimentary towels for the Glacier Hot Pools.
Compact Queen Studio
The compact queen studio room is packed full of features.If all you need is a place to lay your head, have a wash, enjoy a beverage & have breakfast in the morning then our Compact Studio is the way to start the day.
Suitable for 1-2 people. This is a west facing compact hotel style studio with a queen size bed. The private bathroom has a shower, W.C, hair dryer, heated towel rail, along with fresh towels provided daily. The studio includes cutlery and crockery to prepare a light meal or breakfast. Also, there is a fridge, small microwave, toaster, and complementary tea/coffee/hot chocolate, along with a hot water kettle.
Standard Queen Studio
Pause for a night or two at Franz Josef Glacier in our well equipped, self catering kitchenette studio. Our Queen Kitchenette Studios are easy access on the ground floor, with parking right in front of your room.
Suitable 1 – 2 people. An easy access studio with a queen size bed. 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 access 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 and electric fry pan. Also, there is a fridge, toaster, and complementary tea/coffee/hot chocolate, along with a hot water kettle.
Mountain View King Studio
Suitable for 1 – 2 persons. An upstairs studio with a king size bed. Offering an unbroken view towards the impressive Fritz 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 which includes cutlery and crockery microwave and electric fry pan. Also there is a fridge, toaster, and complementary tea/coffee/hot chocolate, along with a hot water kettle.
One Bedroom Family Unit
A one bedroom unit which has a queen size bed in the living area and two single beds in the bedroom. The living area has a dinning table, desk and chairs. Our One Bedroom Family Units are the ideal family accommodation for up to 4 people. Our family units are approximately double the size of a Standard Studio. The facilities in a Family Unit include: A bathroom with a single four jet spa bath with a shower above. The full kitchen includes cutlery and crockery, a bench top oven with two hot plates, microwave, and cooking utensils.