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The Westhaven

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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We pulled in late afternoon so were cold and a bit tired. The room was a great price, spacious and the beds were comfortable. The heater was not on so the room was freezing and took until the middle of the night to warm up. We were cold and didn't feel very comfortable. The entrance door was not sealed well... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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18 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the checking in was confusing and tough. there was no occupancy in the hotel. the rooms are very average. there was no breakfast . since it is not the season and the town is very small the shops close by evening.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well priced. My room was spacious and comfortable.clean and modern. Warm, good tv, nice bathroom, comfy bed, clean etc all you would expect. Not a lot of personality and no views etc, it's a functional and nice motel. The staff were very friendly. The shower had low pressure so I called reception and the man was there immediately to fix... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Nice, spacious room, good bathroom and a kitchenette. Good beds, tv and wifi. Everything in Fox Glacier at walking distance. Open doors at arrival for inspection. Never seen this before. Great choice. The nice lady at the front desk was very helpful. Maps and tips for trips or booking a heli flight.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stayed only for one night at this motel as a means of breaking the long drive from Greymouth to Queenstown. Whilst it is located on the main west coast road the room was peaceful and quiet. Check-in and out was very friendly, efficient and easy. The unit comprised a combined lounge/bedroom/small kitchen area which was totally adequate for our short... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We arrived late, with pouring rain at the Westhaven. Host was very nice and friendly. We booked two rooms, one had a little weird smell and the other one the back door was fully opened when we arrive. With the weather being rather cold and pouring with rain one would have thought the doors would be closed. Rooms were fine,... More 

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Rhode Island
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66 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We booked a last-minute room here on our journey of winging it up the West Coast. Got a very clean, efficient, comfortable king with a sofa and kitchenette for $130. It's in a walk-to-everything location. You could rent a dvd player for a small fee; DVDs were free. It was spacious with a good heater. What set this apart was... More 

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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here for two nights so that we could trip to the glacier. We had a really warm welcome and found the room to be large and comfortable with a clean and well equipped bathroom. The patio window leads to a small seating area which is quite pleasant. Didn't use the cooking facilities much as we took the manager's... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We arrived here later in the day after supper and our room while small was comfortable. With the parking area right out front, luggage handling was not a problem, but there seemed a lack of privacy in the unit if you left the sliding door open. A good night sleep and helpful friendly staff provided us with lots of local... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were just here for the night driving our way from the south. We had a nice welcome from the managers who took the time to discuss the eating and sports-watching options available. We were pleased with the clean, well-presented, large rooms with very comfy beds and pillows and free WiFi. We would stay for a short time again.

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