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Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling around New Zealand on a pre-booked tour, this was selected for us. Luxuriously comfortable accommodation, with every possible care taken to provide a 5* stay. Outstanding setting. A 20 minute walk from the town, and there are no taxis available. However our host Charity provided us with information about two restaurants that provide a courtesy car pick up which... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Westwood Lodge and loved our time. Katz is a wonderful host, the rooms are cozy, the lodge always has a fire on and breakfast served along with activities to keep your entertained. It is close to the glacier for easy day treks-we absolutely loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't booked anywhere to stay so came upon Westwood by chance - a great find. It is listed on TripAdvisor as a b & b but is more a motel unit without cooking facilities but with the added bonus of the lodge to enjoy. We loved our night here - it was just out of town, quiet, warm, great... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we arrived it was pouring rain. The owner, Katz, & Benson & Zac, the goldendoodles met us at the door! Katz had a fire burning & it warmed our bones quickly! We were ecstatic with our bungalow. There was a foyer, a sitting room, a big bedroom & a lovely bathroom with a wonderful big tub! There was... More 

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Shelburne, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first we were taken back by the log cabin feel. But the comfort and care that they take was apparent after a brief time. The breakfast is delicious and the rooms spacious. We had a lovely view of trees and mountains in the background. It is a great place to stay while in Franz Josef.

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Coral Gables
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

The Westwood Lodge is just outside of Franz Josef. It was excellent. The owners and staff were more than accommodating. The breakfast was great and the rooms were quiet and very clean. It is about a mile from the main part of town so quiet but close to all. They help on everything and spent time with us answering all... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The lodge is very comfortable, the breakfast is great and the owners of the business are extremely friendly and helpful. There are also two fantastic dogs: Zac and Benson, which i can assure you ll love for sure. Great stay, would definitely go back to Westwood Lodge if I was to return to Franz Joseph. HIGHLY RECOMMENDABLE !!

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is a lovely, small lodge with large and spacious rooms. We were in the "coach" rooms. We had a lovely wall of glass and a view of snow-capped mountains in the background and tropical foliage in the foreground. I recommend this place highly! The owner is very nice and accommodating as well. The breakfasts are excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We spent more time in this lodge than usual due to rainy weather, and really appreciated its comfort, and the two wonderful dogs. The room was comfortable, but the lounge/living room was especially nice and welcoming. We also liked that the staff arranged for us to be picked up and delivered from our restaurants so we didn't need to do... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is a really nice lodge with a great welcoming host (Kaz) and 2 very friendly and playful dogs. Our room was quite spacious with a walkout to a large deck. The guest lounge is very comfortable with a large selection of games and books. The breakfast was excellent. I would stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Westwood Lodge offer stylish cotemporary accommodation set in a delightful landscaped native garden with Alpine & Glacier views. All rooms are superbly comfortable, choose between the Main House Suites with a luxurious French tub or a Coach House suite with fantastic alpine views. All suites have underfloor heated spacious ensuites with dual handbasins & large open titled showers. For total comfort all include complimentary toiletries, robes & hairdryers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $159 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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