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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed for two nights at the beginning of March.Alan and Marlene were excellent hosts.We enjoyed the breakfasts and dinners which were cooked by Marlene.The views of Mt.Cook and Mt.Tasman from the restaurant were stunnning.The accommodation was first class Malcolm and Norma. Lancashire.UK.

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Riga, Latvia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
77 hotel reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights in April. I picked Fox over Franz Josef as a quieter option. It was that. One thing to note when coming to the glaciers - the weather changes quickly so you may not get to do everything if you only stay 1 night. I was cancelled a lot on the heli-hikes because of clouds.... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This hotel is located just outside of the centre of Fox Glacier which is ideal if you want a slightly quieter location as we did. The rooms are comfortable and there is a restaurant on site that overlooks the mountains. The host is a qualified chef, and the food was outstanding, and the staff extremely friendly with a huge amount... 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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