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Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room was big for a dorm room, plus it was mostly single beds and few bunks. But there was a lack of storage space, no lockers or tables and only two hooks. Room was comfortable, and kept warm, however the hallways and bathrooms were freezing....More

Thank Johnna R
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Cheap place but very basic. Might be Ok for 1 night. Mattress was weak. Not much space in the room. Very slow internet and failed frequently. Parking is a bit tricky due to narrow spaces. Close to the center of this small uninteresting village.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here in the doorms for two nights, and even though our helihike was cancelled due to bad weather twice(!) we had a great stay! Nice & clean rooms, big kitchen and both a cosy movie room and a sauna (+...More

Thank rhaellat
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

No words can described clearly how good this lodge it would be, I will say Absolutely I will be back Staff : extremely helpful & best in the planet 4 of us stay in share bed but share shower & toilet but at the beginning...More

Thank Ruby Y
Reviewed February 10, 2018

We were stuck in Fox Glacier for two nights due to the Cyclone storm and ended up at the Ivory towers for both nights. The staff was incredibly kind in a very stressful situation and helped us out tremendously! Despite not having power at the...More

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$38 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Fox Glacier
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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"Rooms 15-17 are very quiet in the back"
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"double room wth ensuite was good"
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"Only very few rooms with a private bathroom"
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"Avoid the small single room on the first floor by the toilet."
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