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Studio & Apartment Accommodation Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

Terrace Motel Franz Josef
Terrace Motel Franz Josef

The Terrace offers spacious hotel and motel style rooms in a quite location yet is still the closest motel to the centre of Franz Josef.

The quality family owned Hotel, Motel and Apartment style accomodation in the centre of Franz Josef, makes The Terrace the ideal choice for a holiday in the spectacular glacier region.


Situated off the main road, but still the closest Motel to the West Coast Wild Life Centre and the Free Glow Worm caves and only a 4 minutes stroll to the Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools. Next to the Motel reception is one of Franz Josef's best restaurants giving you all the benefits of a Franz Josef Hotel at a great price (several other good restaurants catering for all budgets are within a 2 minute walk).

We look forward to welcoming you to our Motel in the heart of Franz Josef and sharing with you our knowledge of the many wonderful activities on offer, please ensure you allow enough time to enjoy all this region has to offer, from:

  • Scenic Helicopter Flights,
  • West Coast Wildlife Centre (home of New Zealand's rarest Kiwi),
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities in the kitchen
    Tea and Coffee Facilities in the kitchen
  • Free Glow Worm Caves,
  • Heli Hikes,
  • Glacier Valley Walks and much much more

2 Bedroom Accommodation
2 Bedroom Accommodation
Relax after a long trip or local activity in our comfortable 4 star all ground floor rooms, with free parking by your door and unlimited free WiFi.

We offer quality, spacious modern apartment and studio accommodation in a peaceful location in the centre of Franz Josef. For information on the individual rooms please click on the photos above.


  • UNLIMITED FREE WiFi in all rooms
  • FREE   Towels for the Glacier Hot pools
  • FREE parking by your door
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities in the kitchen
    Tea and Coffee Facilities in the kitchen
  • FREE activity arrangement (e.g. scenic helicopter flights, Glacier walks etc)
  • Electric heaters, electric blankets & hair dryers
  • Glacier and mountain views from the grounds and some rooms
  • Kitchen facilities and plunger coffee (most rooms)
  • Tea / Coffee and breakfast making facilities in all rooms
  • Sky TV on flat screen tv's
  • All rooms serviced daily
  • Continental Breakfast by arrangement
  • Automatic Guest laundry
  • In house information channel
  • High chair and Baby cot
  • Wheel chair access rooms (2)

Please have a look at what motel accommodation we have to offer and if you have time take a moment to browse picture gallery on the Franz Josef page.

Room with a view
Room with a view

We are a member of the Nationwide New Zealand accommodation network the Host Accommodation Group. Stay with us and other members of the group and qualify for your 12th night stay free bonus.

Bathroom Amenities
Bathroom Amenities

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