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Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

33-35 Sullivans Road, Fox Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 3281 New Zealand
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#9 of 11 hotels in Fox Glacier

Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Fox Glacier, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Rooms at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge provide a kitchenette and a fireplace, and guests can stay connected with free internet access.

In addition, while staying at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge guests have access to a sun terrace and baggage storage. You can also enjoy a sauna and barbeque facilities. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Matheson Cafe, Hobnail Cafe, and Cafe Neve, which are some cafes that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

Should time allow, River Walk is a popular attraction that is within walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in Fox Glacier!

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Free parking
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BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
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Shared kitchen
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Sun terrace
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karenandtim wrote a review Apr 2021
Ealing71 contributions30 helpful votes
Friendly and efficient checkin sorted out our 'walkup' enquiry and got us a family room after a long day on the Welcome Flat track. Very comfortable and a lot of amenities - with a good choice of room options. Our family room had beds for 5 and wifi was good on multiple devices,
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Date of stay: April 2021
Room Tip: After dusk, sit back and enjoy the stars coming out in the spa!
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khaye wrote a review Apr 2021
Akaroa, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
Sometimes you get people's loyalty if you are actually at least nice to them. these greedy people only think about money and never really care about anything else. there will be a point in your life where you will be in a tough place. I just hope that people will actually care and not laugh about it just how you did to us. will make sure to never recommend you to anyone
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Rachel W wrote a review Jan 2021
Greymouth, New Zealand15 contributions
Great place, we received a warm welcome, it was super clean and tidy, cozy beds. Kitchen was well stocked and there is a nice sitting area and tv lounge, didn't use the hot tub it was a pretty busy night. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Brooke wrote a review Jul 2020
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Stopped overnight here on our way down the South Island. The rooms were clean and warm, and the lounge and kitchen were very large and spacious. Bathrooms small but clean and modern. The hostel also has a spa pool, which is very modern and new - a real drawcard. We enjoyed our stay here and has everything you need for a stopover :)
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
pa12326 wrote a review May 2020
Krakow, Poland6 contributions3 helpful votes
I stayed at Ivory for one night. It was very clean and nice place. I got a separate room for nice price (there was only one more person staying in this place, as it was right after covid pandemic ended, so not a lot of tourist). Kitchen fully equipped, room was warm. I'm taking away one star due to not working sauna and jacuzzi (no info on their site about this and I was hoping to use it) and due to wifi not working perfectly in the room (it was working ok in kitchen and hall)
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
US$36 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFox Glacier
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Lake Matheson Walk (4.5 km), Fox Glacier Hiking Trails (0.1 km), and Fox Glacier South Side Walk (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, laundry service, and free internet access.
What food & drink options are available at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Matheson Cafe, The Last Kitchen, and Cook Saddle Cafe & Saloon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.06 km away from the centre of Fox Glacier.
Are there any historical sites close to Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting River Walk (1.4 km).