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“Clean, warm, comfy, great location, great value”
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The Westhaven
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Fox Glacier
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We stayed one night before our glacier heli-hike on Fox.
It was warm and cosy, quiet and comfortable. Best value accomm we had in NZ
The staff gave us helpful info on road closures and local sites. Walking distance to restaurants etc.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

We arrived there on the 20th May and was welcomed with a smiling receptionist so it was really good, especially after a bit of a drive from Greymouth.

We booked a room with twin queen size beds and they were very nice. Not a fancy bed, but it was lovely.

Small town, but the restaurants are very closeby. It only takes about 10 minutes drive to the famous lake matheson.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Very friendly staff.Close to everything.Good pubs nearby.
Highly recommended.
Very clean and tidy.
Centrally located walking distance to the Glow worm caves and restaurant.
Owners are very friendly and helpful.
If we travel again to Fox Glacier we would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Kumar G
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

My friend and I stayed here one night while in Fox Glacier and wish we would have stayed here when we came through and not at The Heartland. Owners were just wonderful and very friendly!! Our room was just fantastic, very spacious, nice comfortable beds, big bathroom and all the small details of a very expensive place. All the little touches added to such a nice experience. Big sliding door to go out back with two nice chairs, covered patio, beautiful lawn and plants along the fence line. Cooking facilities, refrigerator and just an all around very nice place!! Probably one of the nicest places we stayed while in NZ. Would definitely stay again and would recommend this to anyone!! Hosts recommended going and seeing the glow worms after dark, all for free and it was just beautiful walking in the rain forest and seeing them.

Room Tip: Looks like all the rooms would be just wonderful!!! You won't be disappointed staying here!!!
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

When we arrived here we were given lots of tips about what we could do locally. They were really friendly and helpful. The room was nice and big and the beds were comfortable. The location was good too, all the local amenities were on the doorstep of the motel.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
Thank Helen H
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Our room was clean, warm and comfortable. We arrived just before 8 pm, but the manager, Sandy, was friendly and helpful. She told us about the area and the blue mushrooms, which we found the next day at Lake Matheson. We would definitely stay at the Westhaven again.

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Next door to all shops, well maintained with all required facilities and utensils, if you wanted to cook. Host was welcoming and told us all the places to visit. She also provided a torch telling us to go and see the glow worms. Will stay there, if I go there again.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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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
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
Price Range: £49 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Westhaven 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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 
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