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Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well located place with private parking. We booked a private room with toilet, was big and clean and had also a kitchenette. Curtains were not long enough to cover any of the 2 windows in our room but we used bed sheets and towels to cover it. There's another hostel close to this one and people was having a party...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a backpacker we always cook ourselve, and the kitchen here is clean and big. No worries to cook anything we want. Wish to stay here longer if we had chances. The room was tidy and they got a very well function heater in the room.

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Pelham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean hostel with very friendly and helpful staff. Easy walk to supermarket and restaurants. Easy drive to both glaciers and the Lake Matheson hike. The only compliant I have is that the pouch is the smoking area thus preventing non-smokers from using it. While the WiFi is free there is a limited amount of data you have access to.

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great. Just a couple minute's walk to the main street with supermarkets, restaurants and stores. There is free on street parking. Check-in was fast and the staff was helpful. If you arrive late they close the reception but put the keys to your room with your name outside. The common kitchen is very well equipped and is...

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Thank Emily W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a private room there with shared bathroom. Both were clean, the room was also with shared balcony. Kitchen was clean and well equipped. We haven't used the common spaces much, but they seemed OK. Infrared sauna available for fee.

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Catania, Italy
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It's a good place to stay one or two nights. Good location. Clean. Good kitchen where you can find whatever you need. We have been there in winter and we got a cheap price. Great facilities. However, the atmosphere is cold, not really a place to meet people.

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Thank Marie-Anne M
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It is good value for money. We stayed in a 6 dorm bed room and it was quite spacious. Altough you had to air the room it was comparatively clean. The bathrooms are alright but a bit small. The kitchen is well equipped and clean. Nice place to chill and eat outside.

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Thank Lars W
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the place to stay in Fox Glacier. Very friendly staff with very good recommendations and great hospitality, facilities very clean, kitchen was equipped so well, private ensuits were fantastic, free Christmas Dinner in the hostel

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Thank Mari L
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We have been going round staying in the BBH hostels - which so far have offered a wide range of hostels in terms of the facilities and people that stay in them! This place was rated lower than most so we didn't expect too much! The parking situation is a little dire but there is off road parking so that's...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

we came to backpack at noon the place was empty. they charged us 20$ diposid for dvd. the host was ok but the room was stink and the hester smelled like mold and the whole place looked like it was stuck 20 years. froze in time... i don`t reccomed

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

Address: 33-35 Sullivan Road | PO Box 30, 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: £33 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“The rooms facing town have a terrace where you can sit and relax.”
 of 5 bubbles lianemily777, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles 769hermanc, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not applicable. Will not advise to book with this hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles Jcbulletz, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Good for budget travelling”
 of 5 bubbles VJ_SR, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms have the views and quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles Cucurigu2013, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
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