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SW Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is right in the middle of town opposite the turn-off to Lake Mathieson; our welcome was friendly and included plenty of help with where to find things and what to do. The room was bright, spacious, well furnished and comfortable; we could have stayed much longer than our schedule allowed.

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Worcester, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Westhaven for just one night. Good motel. Clean and good furnishings and overall comfortable. Large bathroom and nice kitchen area. Overall, good value. Just one problem. We were in room 14. The 1G of free wifi, was a stretch to get to this, its furthest point. The reception was helpful with regards places to eat, tours...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to stay in Fox Glacier and booked a few days out, and were very pleasantly surprised to find this very welcoming, convenient, and tidy accommodations. The room was comfortable, and also had some great features including hot water pot and microwave that allowed us to make breakfast in the morning. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful. Great...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to a FULLY BOOKED Motel here in torrential rain to find tour company Adventuresouth had parked their trailer in front of the unit assigned to me and coach sideways across 4 other units completely blocking one side and then the driver had left to go to the hotel for drinks after dropping off some guests staying at the Motel....

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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hosts were great, friendly and helpful. Good location close to all attractions, rooms were roomy, clean and comfortable with all necessary amenities. Nothing to fault really. Breakfast was delivered on a tray, consisting of cereal, fruit salad (not fresh fruit) yoghurt and carton of juice. Tea, coffee and milk is also provided in room. Only stayed for one night but...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous hotel in a stunning location. Friendly owner who offered to organise a helicopter flight around glacier. The town had a good choice of places to eat and drink. The rooms were small suites with all home comforts and were clean, modern and comfortable. We would definitely stay here again.

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New Delhi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice motel on the main highway, close to fox glacier restaurants, very friendly staff The room was spacious with a huge balcony; Bathroom was clean with a good shower; overall a good value for money

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant stay in this motel. The room was more than adequate and very clean. A Very helpful lady at reception who gave us advice on places to visit in the area and how to get to them. We would recommend stopping here for a couple of nights to see everything in the area.

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Duluth, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Motel in great location for Fox Glacier. Clean, spacious and comfortable room with friendly staff. Just across the street from Fox Glacier Guiding, whose 3-hour Helo-hike to Fox Glacier is not to be missed...a bit pricey, but a real bucket list item. Attached Cafe is also the best in town from our experience.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a warm welcome when we arrived. The motel is well positioned in the town and was comfortable & spacious. It is ideal for visiting the glacier and neighbouring restaurants and pubs. There is also a BBQ available for communal use.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about The Westhaven

Address: Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier | Westland, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $136 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Westhaven 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
The Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Westhaven Fox Glacier
Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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