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High Peaks Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand (Formerly High Peaks Motor Lodge)
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Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving at reception we received a very warm welcome from Marlene who was very polite and very helpful. We got a great deal on the hotel and lots of free wifi vouchers. She gave us excellent information on what to do around the area and sent us to the best restaurants. This hotel is excellent, great size rooms and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a warm welcome from our attentive hosts, we settled into a nice studio unit (#20) with parking right in front. The unit is one of the smaller units (although the bathroom is quite large) but just fine for us. It has coffee& tea making facilities and a cooler type fridge but no cooking facilities. Food may be stored in... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights to go on the Fox Glacier Heli-Hike. Marlene made us feel welcome straight away and gave us plenty of information about the area including local restaurants. Unfortunately, when we booked the room the bar and restaurant were open but due to under-use they are no longer used except for breakfast. The room was spacious, well... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This motel is a short drive out of town. When arriving it has a great view of Mount Cook and Mount Tasman, you can see the view on the web cam of NZ. The room was very comfortable and quite. Access is via doors at either end of the building plenty of parking.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night and it was a great stay. Room was nice and clean with a great comfy bed. The owners were very attentive. We had a good breakfast too at the hotel. The hotel is few minutes drive from the city centre, but it is a very small town, so that shouldn't be a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at this most comfortable hotel. The main reason we returned was for the warm greetings previously provided by the charming host Marlene & the excellent value for money..... both of which are still provided.

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Hahnstaetten, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We chose this hotel as a location to visit both glaciers for what it is perfectly situated. The rooms were large enough even for 5 weeks worth of travelling gear as we had. The hosts were welcoming, helpful and charming. We ate in their restaurant several times and were always happy with the food's quality. Not a large menu but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We spent 2 nights in Fox Glacier at this Hotel. The town is smaller that Franz Josef but still close enough, and we used it as a base to visit both. The hotel is comfortable and the attention by the owners is very good. It's not located in the town itself but close. We didn't have the opportunity to eat... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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28 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I don't ski, let's get that out of the way, and I stayed at this hotel during off-peak (no skiing) season. The hosts are very, very nice. My fiance and I had arrived very late in the evening after spending the whole day in the car driving to Fox Glacier. The host was kind enough to open up the bar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed one night. The restaurant was closed and we were recommended to go out to a restaurant for dinner. We were traveling with my old parents and unfortunately, my father got sick at night. The host was very helpful and we got a registered nurse visited to the hotel and we managed to move to the next location. Without... More 

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Address: 167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand (Formerly High Peaks Motor Lodge)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — High Peaks Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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