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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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NZ$23 off room rate
1 room 1 adult
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just stayed here for two nights and it was a really good base for our exploring. Kaz our host was friendly and as soon as we arrived she gave us a map and recommended places for dinner, telling us about the menus and offering to book a table if we wished. She also talked to us about some... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The owner personally welcomes you and explains the amenities. We had a suite in the main lodge that was beautifully done, roomy, and spotless. Excellent breakfast included. The owner called to confirm our tours, recommended two wonderful restaurants and even arranged rides to and from the restaurants for us.

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Scarborough, New York
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219 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge looks pretty basic from the outside but the rooms are large, clean and well equipped. Good TV reception with many channels and good wifi compared to other places we stayed. The breakfast and service were excellent and the manager had good insights on local attractions .Also had nice mountain views from the back of the rooms and terrace

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Overton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights at this very stylish lodge. Lovely sociable open plan breakfast and lounge, creating a homely place to relax with the other guests. The main house grand suite was spacious and light, with a sitting room, entrance hall, bedroom and bathroom, opening on to our private terrace. Unfortunately we experienced torrential rain for 2 days but the facilities... More 

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cheshire
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this doesn't look too promising - a motel type configuration but log cabin- style. However the rooms are extremely large - plenty of space with a sofa/ coffee table area and large bed. The bathroom is also very large with twin hand basins and plenty of shelf/storage space and large shower. The room standard and size beats... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms here are GREAT! The common area are quite expansive. Massively large gathering area for having a drink, lighting a fire or just hanging out. The deck outside our room was really cool. Very friendly. Breakfast is awesome, too.

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Naples, Florida
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197 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spacious well appointed lodge style bedrooms grouped around the main building with a huge lounge and dining room. Hyper friendly welcome and service. This is really the only game in town for those who want a bit of sophistication and comfort. The only sleigh snag it is about a mile from the town, but Ice blue restaurant, the best of... More 

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59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

One night stay before a visit to the glacier, the accommodations were cozy, warm, comfortable. Nice lounge for meeting other visitors, beautiful views, and a spectacular brunch. A bit of a walk to go to dinner in town, though.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Came upon Westwood by chance on the way south on New Zealand's South Island. Located off the main road and only a small sign on the east side of the highway. Luxurious rustic room with upscale amenities and breakfast included. Since the rate was more than I wanted to pay for a quick overnight sop the manager kindly accepted us... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This facility has everything. The rooms are comfortable and complete. We had a suite in the Main House which was quite comfortable. Breakfast was well prepared and a good selection of fruits, breads and cereal. Great view of the glacier from the Lodge. Our hostess, Kaz, was very helpful. She knew the area well and provided us with great information.... More 

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