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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Bangalore, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights. This hotel is managed by a lovely couple. They are very helpful. The rooms were big. The hotel is on the main highway so not so difficult to locate. The small town has very less population so you would find only a handful of restaurants near the hotel. Rooms were clean and decent size parking... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Fox Glacier for a helicopter flight with Glacier Helicopters. The Westhaven provided simple overnight motel accommodation at a good price. We received a warm welcome from reception. Clean motel room with the standard basics. Great to have free wi-fi access. Two doors from Glacier Helicopter office. Short stroll to dinner at reception's recommendation - The Last Kitchen.... More

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kildare
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in Westhaven for 2nightd in late June and were pleasantly surprised, rooms were a good size, very clean, had plug in heater which heated the room very fast and great facilities for making tea/breakfast. Free wifi is a great benefit as many places don't include this. The lady at reception was very friendly a a... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The check in lady was lovely, however the rest not so much. We were told continental breakfast was included and she would make something up and bring it to our room. We stayed for 2 days and no sign of any breakfast. The room was very cold, I would have expected the staff to turn the room heater on in... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we stayed here and the staff were great. Very helpful with everything. The room was comfortable and clean and tidy. Just around the corner for the main eateries and practically next door the the fox glacier guiding building where we did a heli hike. The staff really left an impression on us.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Delightfully warm - clean & comfortable. The motel is conveniently located for the heli flights & the restaurants. When we next travel to the glaciers, we would choose this accommodation again !Good value overall.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed one night before our glacier heli-hike on Fox. It was warm and cosy, quiet and comfortable. Best value accomm we had in NZ The staff gave us helpful info on road closures and local sites. Walking distance to restaurants etc.

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Perth, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We arrived there on the 20th May and was welcomed with a smiling receptionist so it was really good, especially after a bit of a drive from Greymouth. We booked a room with twin queen size beds and they were very nice. Not a fancy bed, but it was lovely. Small town, but the restaurants are very closeby. It only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Very friendly staff.Close to everything.Good pubs nearby. Highly recommended. Very clean and tidy. Centrally located walking distance to the Glow worm caves and restaurant. Owners are very friendly and helpful. If we travel again to Fox Glacier we would definitely stay there again.

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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136 reviews 136 reviews
31 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My friend and I stayed here one night while in Fox Glacier and wish we would have stayed here when we came through and not at The Heartland. Owners were just wonderful and very friendly!! Our room was just fantastic, very spacious, nice comfortable beds, big bathroom and all the small details of a very expensive place. All the little... 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*
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