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Lake Matheson Motel

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Indoor spa bath
40-inch Smart TV with satellite channels, TV, streaming services
40-inch Smart TV with satellite channels, TV, streaming services
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Overview of Lake Matheson Motel

Lake Matheson Motel

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
Cnr Cook Flat Road & Pekanga Drive, Fox Glacier, 7886

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFox Glacier Glow Worm Forest9 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Gault5 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Matheson5 min drive

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About this area

Fox Glacier

Lake Matheson Motel is located in Fox Glacier. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Gault and Gillespies Beach. Westcoast Wildlife Centre and Glacier Hot Pools are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest - 9 min walk
  • Lake Gault - 5 min drive
  • Lake Matheson - 5 min drive
  • St James Anglican Church - 17 min drive
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 17 min drive


  • The White Pub - 5 min walk
  • Cook Saddle - 5 min walk
  • Café Nevé - 6 min walk
  • Hobnail Cafe - 6 min walk
  • The Last Kitchen - 7 min walk

About this property

Lake Matheson Motel

4-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 free WiFi and Smart TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find private gardens, TVs and room service.
Lake Matheson Motel offers 21 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

This Fox Glacier motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 40-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

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

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 40-inch smart TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Garden


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: NZD 50

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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 14.00 for adults and NZD 14.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 50 (subject to availability)

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 167 out of 303 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 107 out of 303 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 24 out of 303 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 303 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 303 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Personal attention
Amazing checkin with smiling helpful advice. Upgraded to be closer to friends who were also staying. Very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location with good mountain views, fast and efficient check in
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good size room. Comfortable chairs. Local knowledge shared.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The location and views of the glaciers. Ideal for exploring both sides of the west coast in the South Island
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021