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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A great modern, spacious apartment with fantastic ammenities, without being a full-kitchen and extremely cleanly. This was in my experience (travelling up the west-coast/Christchurch and staying in places within a similar price-range) the best place I stayed in New Zealand. The one staff member I met was super-lovely and helpful and even helped me get to Lake Matheson (not easy... More 

Thank Michelle W
Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Studio unit was huge with a large sofa area and a simplified kitchen (microwave, fridge, and sink). The room looked very new with soft fresh carpets, simple wood-finishing furniture, and a free carton of milk! The bathroom was more basic with no tub but very clean. Water pressure wasn't too great but the water was hot! Reception was friendly and... More 

Thank hkg2009hkg
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Booked this location on the fly as our trip for heli hike was delayed. Location is pretty much in the middle of town, right opposite where we needed to be (Fox Glacier Guiding). Dining and Cafe next door as well, so its a good place to be. Accommodation was good, room was spacious and clean, could do with a little... More 

Thank Joseph Y
Cromwell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Good handy place to stay in Fox Glacier,handy to shops,restaurants etc,not far to glacier viewing. Motel was clean,tidy and warm with everything supplied,washing machine and dryer available,free limited wifi. Friendly service

Thank Dave W
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

The room has everything you need for a comfortable rest at night, and is close to most of the eateries in the small town. The room is spacious and comfortable, and the heating on the floors made the room warm and toasty especially during the winter months. The host was friendly and happy to offer advice to make our stay... More 

Thank xiaohuiho
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

The lady(Rose) who was looking after the Motel was very nice.Unfortunately that is the only good thing to say about this Motel. Water leaked onto the floor from the refrigerator making the floor dangerous and slippery. Exhaust fan in bathroom sounds like plane taking off. Could not sit on the couch as it smelled so bad from body odor. Other... More 

Thank Turtle286
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stayed two nights. Walking distance to everything in the village of Fox Glacier. We drove to the carpark to hike the glacier. Free laundry and wifi. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were large, spacious and had patios to sit out side and relax. What more can you ask for.

Thank MikeKWoodstock
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

well i was booked into the Heartland Fox Clacier Hotel but due to over booking I got bumped to the westhaven motel. As I have stayed at the fox clacier hotel before I can safley say I got the better deal. The rooms at the West Haven are much bigger, has limited cooking facilities and nmore up to date furniture,... More 

Thank jonof
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

Very comfortable king room with spa tub and comfortable bed. TV with dvds including NZ movies available at reception. Friendly staff. Onsite laundry was useful. Wifi worked well. Great location right in Fox Glaciar within walking distance to restaurants. View from hotel was clouded most of the stay but we were fortunate for clear skies at check out and were... More 

Thank HojasRojas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

To be fair, it is pretty hard to give a true indication of this Motel because it was an absolutely miserable day when we were there i.e. heavy rain, very grey cloud & cold. The room itself was ok, it is located right in the middle of Fox Glacier so you can walk to everything.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Westhaven in Fox Glacier is located right in the heart of the Fox Glacier township. We are a modern stylish complex with 23 large studio units. Each room is self contained with private en suite bathroom with bath, shower and toilet. All rooms have a kitchenette which includes a fridge, microwave and kitchen appliances. Our beds are really comfortable, queen, king and super king beds are all available and all rooms have good heating, beds have electric blankets. We offer FREE internet access and have a guest laundry facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westhaven

Address: Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $99 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Westhaven 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
The Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Westhaven Fox Glacier
Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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