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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent find of a hotel. Room is large and spotless. Owners are very friendly and it is obvious that they care! A full cooked breakfast for NZ$20 was good value. Good location - Just a short drive to Fox Glacier and about half an hour from Franz Josef. (We went to both glaciers in one day. It's a longer walk... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We received a warm welcome. Our room was located inside. Nice large room with a double and single and table and 2 chairs. Wheelchair access bathroom with shower. Sink and kettle but no toaster, which would have been nice. One thing we really liked was that there was a portable tabletop fan in the cupboard which we used, as even... More 

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Paris, France
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204 reviews 204 reviews
65 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night after our heli-hike. The room was very clean and spacious but it was the owners who really made this a good stay. They went above and beyond to help us out by kindly assisting us when we needed to print some documents and fax them outside the country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 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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Doha
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70 reviews 70 reviews
70 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — High Peaks Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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