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Fox Glacier Inn

39 Sullivan Road | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for four nights during August. I arrived from Franz Josef just after 1pm and found the Inn, not far at all from where most commercial bus companies drop you. The weather was trult West-coast, rain and wind. I found the hostel which had a sign in the window explaining that the reception is closed between 10am - 2pm... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We did not think much to this hostel. The room was small with squeaky beds, the lady at the desk was grumpy and while we were there in April the oven set on fire. It is a hostel, but for the same price we have stayed in much much better.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at Fox Glacier Inn. The owner Shane does his best to help you make the most of your stay. The staff in general is very friendly and the rooms are clean. Its a cosy place with a peaceful atmosphere and beautiful scenery around. They can help you book your skydive.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Small rooms but beautiful scenery. Great food and excellent price. Yeah I would stay here again. Host was very helpful and had great fun staying here with the group I was travelling with. Stayed here with the company top deck incase anyone is travelling with them and is curious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is such a good accommodation! The price - quailty is really good. I love the place and the manager is really friendly and helpful. Also the rooms/dorms and bathrooms are very clean. I would recommend this for every backpacker and traveller who's looking for a place to stay in Fox Glacier. The food in the restaurant is really good... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

On arriving at fox glacier inn it appeared to be a really lovely place. I got the keys to my room and was pleasantly surprised to find a shower and toilet in the room. I met my two roommates shortly after who weren't exactly talkative so I got ready and went to the bar for some food and a well... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My friend and I booked a twin room at this hostel to escape the camping routine for one night. I had to ring the bell 3 times before someones showed up. The room was pretty small which is fine but the bed were so uncomfortable that we hardly slept. There was some bad stain on our blanket and sheets.The bathroom... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Due to some last minute changes on our trip, we were forced to stay in Fox Glacier for an extra night and the Holiday Park where we stayed the first night didn't have any availability. So, we found Fox Glacier Inn, which was central and affordable (we stayed in a four-bed mix dorm) for about 56 NZD. The room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The host was very accommodating and kept engaged with everyone making sure we were comfortable during our stay. Having a meal at their own bar/restaurant is a MUST. Their lamb shank meal and lamb burgers are to die for!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

It seems there are few hostels in town so there is not really much choice here. Fox Glacier Inn appeared a reasonable option so I booked it up for my two nights in Fox. I arrived around 5:30, after taking a 10 hour naked bus from Nelson in the morning, and checked in. I then picked up some food from... More

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Address: 39 Sullivan Road | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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