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Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

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“movie room”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best backpackers I've stayed at on this trip. Clean. Spacious (single) room. Each bathroom shared by about 4 rooms. Massive modern well equipped kitched, separate quiet lounge, separate tv room. Didn't try the hot tub or (pay-)sauna. Over the years I've tried most of...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Room was big for a dorm room, plus it was mostly single beds and few bunks. But there was a lack of storage space, no lockers or tables and only two hooks. Room was comfortable, and kept warm, however the hallways and bathrooms were freezing....More

1  Thank Johnna R
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Cheap place but very basic. Might be Ok for 1 night. Mattress was weak. Not much space in the room. Very slow internet and failed frequently. Parking is a bit tricky due to narrow spaces. Close to the center of this small uninteresting village.

1  Thank outlanderlog
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here in the doorms for two nights, and even though our helihike was cancelled due to bad weather twice(!) we had a great stay! Nice & clean rooms, big kitchen and both a cosy movie room and a sauna (+...More

Thank rhaellat
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

No words can described clearly how good this lodge it would be, I will say Absolutely I will be back Staff : extremely helpful & best in the planet 4 of us stay in share bed but share shower & toilet but at the beginning...More

Thank Ruby Y
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Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Price range
US$37 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Fox Glacier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
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"Rooms 15-17 are very quiet in the back"
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"double room wth ensuite was good"
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"Only very few rooms with a private bathroom"
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"Avoid the small single room on the first floor by the toilet."
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