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Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel

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4.5 of 5
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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a beautiful suite with a very large room, small living room and entrance hall, well equipped kitchenette, and nice patio. The place is very nicely decorated and the host is very helpful.highly recommended !

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A clean and well managed lodge within an easy five minute drive of Frans Joseph. Rooms are spacious with good sized bathroom and sitting area. Friendly welcome and helpful staff with hot well cooked breakfast.

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Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What an amazing place! The owner Kaz, and her cute companion Benson definitely know how to welcome their guests. There was a delicious ready-made hot breakfast each day for our 2 night stay. The location is ideal for a short drive into town and suitable for both fox and franz josef glacier tours. Would highly recommend for those wanting a... More 

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Castle Hill, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What a fabulous place!! We were welcomed by Kaz and her faithful "companion" Benson and thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night luxurious stay in this beautiful accommodation. Our spacious suite did not disappoint in any way and set the benchmark for the rest of our holiday in the scenic South Island. Breakfasts were scrumptious and evenings in the wonderful lounge were... More 

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Rebecca Watts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful setting, fab rooms and friendly staff. We were lucky enough to take advantage of the June special and it was certainly worth the money! The room was very well kept and warm, the bathroom spacious and inviting. We will definitely return.

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North Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This Lodge is about 2km north of Franz Josef so very well located. The lodge is of log cabin construction and has about 9 suites in all set in attractive grounds. Although it does not do evening meals the owner arranged for a local restaurant to collect us and bring us back after the meal. The breakfast served was excellent.... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed only one night at this good motel-style B&B. After the family-style B&Bs we had been spoiled by this far on the trip, this place was impersonal, more like a good Best Western. The room was clean and well appointed. Breakfast was excellent, order taken and served by a waitress.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The rooms here are nice and the bathrooms are amazing--huge shower and bathtub. The setting is very pretty and the staff are friendly. The location is very convenient too--right off the main road. But for the price, I would expect a bit more in terms of the included breakfast, especially the coffee. Everywhere we went in NZ, the coffee was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Westwood is a lovely place with very spacious and cozy wooden rooms, very clean. The common area is a gorgeous place with excellent decoration and a delicious garden. We arrived late in the afternoon and we were stoned the morning after with the views of the Franz Joseph glacier.

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Collierville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely stay here. The room was large, comfortable, and impeccably clean. We found the hot breakfast delicious. The gathering room with its soaring views of the glacier was exceptional. We would recommend this for a visit to Franz Josef.

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