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11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7859 New Zealand
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#9 of 10 in Fox Glacier
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Fox Glacier does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier, a nice option for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier offer a flat screen TV and a refrigerator.

Guests of Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier are also welcome to enjoy a lounge, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

If you’re looking for a deli, consider a visit to Matheson Cafe, which is not far from Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than River Walk (0.9 mi), which is a popular Fox Glacier attraction – and it is conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier puts the best of Fox Glacier at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Patrick W wrote a review Apr 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand37 contributions
The hotel was closed however the old hotel over the road is being used as a Heartland. It was great with really good service and awesome room for price paid. Just a word of causation that the entire town is on bottled water, at no fault of businesses
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Kia Ora Patrick Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay with us, Its great to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that the staff did a good job of looking after you. Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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appleberries wrote a review Apr 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
Tiny room, aging decor, disinterested staff, no breakfast, no checkin/checkout staff.. Maybe it was the after effects of covid but this place had an air of desperation, mutton dressed up as lamb. Definitely a place to avoid.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Responded 17 Apr 2022
Kia Ora Appleberries Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay. Please let me address some of the concern you have mentioned. check in staff - this is run with the staff via the bar with a sign at reception advising this but also a note letting you know you can dial 0 and we are happy to pop out and check you in from the reception desk. Check out staff - we are always around we are sometimes not in the office as we are out and about housekeeping as well as running the front desk - all you need to do is dial 0 from the reception phone and we would of been more than happy to pop downstairs to check you out. Unfortunately we are currently not offering breakfast which is mentioned on our website at time of booking and also advised on check in, if breakfast was something you really wanted you could of talked to us and we would of been more than happy to try to accommodate your request. As you will see from all our previous comments our guests have all enjoyed their stay with us and we are sorry that we missed the mark with you Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Curiosity817566 wrote a review Mar 2022
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We stayed at the Heartland hotel and the service was excellent, the breakfast lovely and very large! Bed was so comfy, old fashioned bath in our room as well which was great. Loved our stay in a hotel steeped in history.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 3 Apr 2022
Kia Ora Curiosity817566 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay with us, Its great to read that you enjoyed your time here and enjoyed our lovely history filled hotel Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Allan M wrote a review Mar 2022
Auckland, New Zealand12 contributions1 helpful vote
A lovely quaint hotel ideally suited to explore Fox Glacier or just as a stop over on the way down the West Coast. Fantastic staff and service and the food was good too. Such a beautiful stay! The rooms were very roomy, clean and comfortable. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 22 Mar 2022
Kia Ora AllanmS5938YK Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your stay with us Its always nice to read that our guests have enjoyed their time with us, its also nice to read that the team did such a good job of looking after you Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Dennis wrote a review Feb 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution1 helpful vote
This is the old historical hotel suffering from covid which is a shame. At the time they had just 5 staff trying to keep the hotel alive when so much of the country has given up. They did a wonderful job. The meals were very good especially the breakfast cooked by the barman, waiter, maintenance man and most everything else. Well done
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from , Owner at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Responded 7 Mar 2022
Kia Ora dwparked Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your stay with us. Its great to read that the team did a great job of looking after you, and we must admit that David our all rounder is pretty amazing Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Elyarf wrote a review Feb 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand41 contributions8 helpful votes
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We had a comfy king bed which was great and a lovely big bathroom. Easy chair squeezed into the main room which was handy. Double doors opened onto a common terrace but with not many in the hotel was nice to sit out in the lovely old balcony and look at the view. The meal in the restaurant was awesome and definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: All rooms are upstairs. Hard lugging luggage up if you are an older.
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Responded 7 Mar 2022
Kia Ora Elyarf Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay. Its great to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Mike Warren wrote a review Jan 2022
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A heritage building but the room was fine: clean, comfortable and everything worked. Food was substantial and breakfast was well thought out. All staff were very obliging. Tips for side trip paid off: saw 3 Hector's dolphins and found gold in the first pan!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from , Owner at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Responded 25 Jan 2022
Kia Ora WanderingStarNZ Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us its great to read all of our wonderful comments and will make sure they are passed onto the team Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Rae M wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand12 contributions
Very clean and comfortable room, great bathroom also very clean. Friendly helpful staff. Awesome surroundings with many outdoor activities for all ages are close by. We really enjoyed our stop in Fox Glacier and the adventures we went on.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Responded 25 Jan 2022
Kia Ora RSWM58 Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your stay with us Its always great to read that our guests are enjoying our hotel, i will make sure i pass on these lovely comments to the team Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel Manager
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Shelia75 wrote a review Jan 2022
Wellington, New Zealand14 contributions5 helpful votes
The room was clean and spacious with a huge bathroom and better still with a bath. But, the best thing about the place was the very obliging manager, David. He very kindly gave me a quiet room. The rural view was also pleasant.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from , Owner at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Responded 13 Jan 2022
Kia Ora Shelia Thank for leaving such a positive review, its great to read that David went out of his way to look after you. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip Kind Regards Louise Hollis Hotel manager
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MarknJanice wrote a review Dec 2021
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand84 contributions51 helpful votes
My wife and i stayed or one night on a 3 week trip around the South island. Fox has been doing it hard and still is as a result of Covid. We could shoot a gun down the main street and not hit anyone as there was no one there. I think there was only us and another 2 guests staying so the manager checked us in and said if there was anything we needed to call us on the phone as no one is staying onsite at the moment. The room was clean, on the small side but comfortable. I think we were upgraded to room with a bath which was a nice touch. The hotel is an older one of two the Scenic Group have in Fox b ut the newer one is in hibernation given the ack of tourists. A comfortable stay for the money.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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US$69 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFox Glacier
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Frequently Asked Questions about Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Which popular attractions are close to Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Nearby attractions include Lake Matheson Walk (4.3 km), Fox Glacier Hiking Trails (0.06 km), and Fox Glacier South Side Walk (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Conveniently located restaurants include Matheson Cafe, The Last Kitchen, and Betsey Jane Eatery & Bar.
Is Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Fox Glacier.
Are any cleaning services offered at Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier?
Many travellers enjoy visiting River Walk (1.4 km).
Is Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.