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The Westhaven

3.5 of 5 Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a superior room which had 2 double beds! Nicely appointed rooms, with everything we needed. Good bathroom and kitchen facilities. Although 23 kms from Franz Joseph, we were glad we were here as it was a nicer location on the edge of the village. We had two nights here and don't think we could have bettered it. Clean... More 

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Southsea
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a warm welcome here and the room was clean, comfortable and quiet, though the one we were allocated was very dark as it was at the end and the back patio doors opened onto a fence. Also there was a single camp bed in the middle of the room that took up quite a bit of space. However... More 

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Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, modern and conveniently located, the Westhaven was just what we needed! After a dreadful experience in Hari Hari this facility exceeded our expectations! A large, clean room with all the fixin's! We had a handicap acessible room which made it extra roomy. The kitchenette included everything we could have needed and they have a covered patio with grill (barbie)... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night to be able to do a glacier helicopter trip. Room was very large, and had everything we wanted or needed. Perfectly located on the main street, and ony a 5 minute (if that) to the helicopter company base, which the owner booked for us at a discount. Perfectly adequate for a quick stop over.

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Kent
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly our time in Fox Glacier was accompanied by the tail end of a storm front. So damp that Mt Cook was invisible the whole time we were in the area. It was just as well that the welcome at the Westhaven was so warm. The young female receptionist was very chatty and friendly, giving lots of local knowledge as... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

West Havens Motel is a great place to stay.Especially in Fox glacier,because you barley get anything to eat .In west havens motel there is a very nice combination of fruits,cereal and juice as breakfast which comes free with the room.The bedding is also great.There are two single beds and one king size bed. It is also very close to al... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I was passing through for only 1 night but mega lucky to get lovely weather in Fox. Given a great welcome from Sandy and Mario, all so simple. Great location, very comfortable and great tips, including glow worms and ace place from which to see Fox, on way to the beach. Would def stay at Westhaven again. Hugely recommend Fox... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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188 reviews 188 reviews
43 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We've stayed at other motels on previous occasions when visiting this area and this motel is nicely maintained. It's located a short walk into town. The room was quite spacious and clean - my only complaint is that the cleanliness of the crockery is not checked and our cups were quite stained. It's a good base to explore the Fox... More 

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Shropshire
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night on our way down south, approachable reception staff who gave us a room away from the road on request. Room was really big, clean tidy and kitchen area was sufficient for our needs. Under floor heating was a nice surprise (room 9), and greatly appreciated as it was a wet cold night. Walked up to the... More 

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Shanghai
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We Stayed here for only one night in a king studio early december. The room was clean, and it had everything we needed. The room was bigger than i expected. It was ok for 2 adults and 2 kids. For a longer stay with small kids it may not be the best place, but it was fine for one night.... More 

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Address: Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier | 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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Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Westhaven 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
The Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Westhaven Fox Glacier
Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
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#3 Family Hotel in Fox Glacier
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier

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