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Ivory Tower Lodge

PO Box 30, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was uninterested and not helpful, the rooms were filled with a stench. Would not recommend to stay overnight here unless absolutely stripped of choices. There were many better hostels around the area.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights and I would recommend it for a very short stay only. The rooms are very small with not much place to keep your luggage. However, for the cost it was what i would expect to have. Just a bed to sleep and if all the four people stand up they will be able to feel... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Not to many options in Fox Glacier Village, but we were happy to stay at Ivory Tower. We had the Superior two persons room and it was quite big for a backpacker accommodation. The price was good value, the room was clean and the staff was helpful.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Room is cold, heaters do not work, free 200MB WIFI for 24 hour. When asking the owner questions he just told us to search on internet ourselves. Maybe it is because there is no competition in Fox Glacier...I will suggest avoid staying overnight and stay in Franz Josef instead.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I stayed in Ivory tower backpacker for a night. The owner seemed quite friendly at first. After my dinner time (after 7pm) I went to borrow a DVD from him, and he asked for NZD20 for deposit (as on bbh brochure DVD should be free, but since deposit will be given back so it's fine), I gave him his bank... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We checked in here late in the afternoon, the lady at reception was laid back, friendly and could not have been nicer . She showed us our room ( at the end of the block at the back ) and it was heaven ! Clean , bright and with a full kitchen and bathroom . To be honest it was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in End of March. We had family room with own shower and toilet and a little kitchen. Our room was clean, comfort and lovely bright decor. The room located at the end of the main building so was away from the noise from the common area / kitchen. The kitchen was huge and fits... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in 4bed dorm room, comfy and clean. Huge well equipped kitchen. Bucket head power showers were an unexpected happy surprise! Spotless bathrooms. Big hot tub. Owners were great with advice on restaurants, weather and the Copland track route. Definitely stay here again.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Was a bit nervous after some of the reviews but found a friendly clean place. Heaps of room in the kitchen, lots of outside seating and a great free spa. Right in the middle of the village. Sure the rooms are small and not overly sound proof but it is a hostel after all. Would stay again.

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Jindabyne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Big kitchen with an awesome chunk of tree as a main table, it spacey for everyone to cook at the same time. The hostel is homey and comfortable, with small bedrooms but it's alright. The bathroom are modern and the showers feel great. Really close to the supermarket and, most of all, right after Fox Glacier. There's a great atmosphere... More 

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