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“Pure indulgence with a view to match”
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The Westhaven
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 8, 2012

might be at the top end of our budget but it was certainly worth it. A real home away from home. One bed apartment with very modern, comfortable and gave such a good feeling of satisfaction having booked such a great place.

Go for it.

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Reviewed January 4, 2012

We were booked here as part of a tour and were very happy with the stay. The location is great, right in town.

The room was very nice, a good size and clean and comfortable.

The continental breakfast that was delivered the night before was basic but good. Wireless Internet was free but quite slow and dropped out a few times.

  • Stayed: December 2011
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Reviewed January 4, 2012

Very nice hotel ,perfect for what we wanted which was medium level cost and room but at a great location. The hotel was a 30 second walk from Fox's shops and restaurants. Our glacier tour left from directly over the road and it was a 5 minute drive from Lake Matheson which had the best view of the mountain and glacier. The rooms were clean and large and we had a sliding door out to the grassed area at the back of the hotel. The hotel also hires out DVD players and has a collection of DVD's that are then free of charge.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

My wife and I spent just one night in Fox Glacier so can't compare it to the other places (hence average value rating) but the room was clean and the heating had been put on which was appreciated as we arrived after 9pm when reception was closed. To be honest I was expecting the spa bath to be bigger (I'm 193cm) but I guess I've not had much experience with them (I'm Irish) so I didn't realise they came in regular bath sizes - I was thinking of a hot tub kinda setup. Eitherway the place was as described and the hosts were fine - I met Simon (not 100% sure of his name) the following morning who pointed us in the direction of the heli-hike company. Location wise Fox is tiny so everything was close by and they let us leave our car in their car park while we went walking about.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

I guess it should be expected as you are really in the middle of nowhere...Rooms were spaceous and clean. It was an easy walk to the neighbohring restauraunt and there is a convenince store nearby so it worked.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 21, 2011

Comfortable accommodation,lovely people very helpful when we left a bag in our room they actually tried to track us down at our next stop.Very handy to village and restaurants. Good value.

Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 9, 2011

Stayed at this property for one night in September during our trip to New Zealand for Rugby World 2. the owners were lovely and very welcoming particularly the
two labrador dogs, Our room had everything we needed and was sporlessly keen. It was very close to restaurants and local shop. Would recommend without hesitation.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Address: Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Price Range: $78 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Westhaven 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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 
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