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High Peaks Hotel

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167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand
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#8 of 11 hotels in Fox Glacier
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High Peaks is a modern hotel offering comfortable, relaxed accommodation in Fox Glacier, on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Set in a quiet, rural location, High Peaks provides you an ideal setting to enjoy some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery. The hotel is perfectly located as a base to explore the West Coast's glacier country and Lake Matheson, one of our local icons is only a hop skip and jump away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Restaurant
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Soundproof rooms
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Quiet
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English
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Peter M wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom1,449 contributions216 helpful votes
Dropped in here as wanted an early start to visits Fox and Franz Glaciers.. this is 5 minutes from Fox Glacier Car Park so great, also only 5 minutes from Maddison Lake too. Smooth check in and guy (Manchester) on reception was super helpful.. Recommending everything from time to go the Glacier to the Visit of the Glow Worms and the lake and places to eat.. Top Man!! Room was super clean fresh light and airy huge en-suite shower room fresh towels .. kettle coffee tea hot choccy in room fridge too. Internet dropped off at 23H.. other than that 😀 Excellent facilities and location Highly Recommend
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Kaye L wrote a review Jan 2020
Adelaide, Australia33 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel room is clean and room is spacious. Fast wifi and plenty of free parking. Mike at reception was friendly and nice. This is a great place for a stopover in Fox Glacier as we travelled through South Island. It’s a short drive to Lake Matheson and the Peak Viewpoint and not too far from the glacier access road. The host and staff were helpful and responsive and we appreciated that they accommodated changes to our booking. I would recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Elena Chen wrote a review Sep 2019
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Worst experience ever!! The WiFi is very bad. Don’t come here in winter. I come here with a 22-people group and “no room” has a functional heater. It’s suck!! We already reflected to the staff, yet she just told us to wait and claimed everything is working alright and then she suggested us just left for dinner.We also asked her what if it still not warm. She said she will be around no worries.After we came back from dinner... she left....No one is at the reception and no one can find her or help us. Lier and cheating the foreigner. Very bad!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Paul M wrote a review Sep 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand2 contributions
not sure why the bad reviews? its a short walk from town, that makes it a quiet place to sleep, my room was very nice , i couldn't believe how nice for the price , Shame the restaurant isn't operational. The office staff was friendly, even offered to carry my bags .will definitely be back next trip.The view of the mountains on sun rise was breath taking.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Enahs1989 wrote a review Apr 2019
Pune, India99 contributions41 helpful votes
The High Peaks hotel in Fox glacier was outstanding. The rooms were so big and comfortable. the bathrooms were big and great too. Everything was great. The location was good to, 2 km from all the restaurants and cafes. Lots of parking. only problem I had was with the payment I asked the hotel not to charge my card despite it being mentioned that no pre payment was required, this was because we were 5 individuals booked together, hence we were all going to pay individually. However despite assuring me that they would reverse the charge on my card, they didnt and at checkout time 830am there wasnt anyone at the hotel so we just had to leave the keys in a box at the reception. But payment issues aside, the hotel was great and would stay here agin in a heartbeat and recommend this place to anyone.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$54 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
High Peaks Motor Lodge
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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Frequently Asked Questions about High Peaks Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to High Peaks Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Lake Matheson Walk (1.7 miles), Fox Glacier Hiking Trails (1.0 miles), and Fox Glacier South Side Walk (1.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at High Peaks Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at High Peaks Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at High Peaks Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at High Peaks Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to High Peaks Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Matheson Cafe, The Last Kitchen, and Fox Glacier Guiding Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to High Peaks Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting River Walk (1.2 miles).
Does High Peaks Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is High Peaks Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.