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Swanage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

So glad we chose this motel. Very well placed. Great Managers Sandi & Mario, who had just started there, were very helpful in all things about Fox. Great room for one night but would have gladly stayed longer but so much to see and so little time left. Great value for money .Restaurant called The Last Kitchen ( recommended by... More 

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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We have stayed there only for one night in January 2014 and were very nicely surprised with the facilities this hotel can offer. Room: was very spacious, warm and clean. Bed was decent size and comfortable. It came with a little kitchen equipped with microwave, pans, plates, cutlery and anything else necessary to prepare simple mean (even a bottle opener... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

My wife & I stayed for one night on our South Island tour, great room, plenty of space, outside seating area. Very friendly lady at reception, loads of info available. If we ever pass by this way again we will know where to stay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank Michael C
FoxWest, Owner at The Westhaven, responded to this review

Great! very pleased you enjoyed your stay, regards Kelvin More 

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

we recently stay here at the Westhaven it was a lovely room with most amenities but it was also the most expensive on our 14 day tri[p Fox Glacier is the best place to stay much quitter than Franz Josef and right in the middle of town so the restaurants were a stones throw away. On the whole it is... More 

Thank NZWoody
FoxWest, Owner at The Westhaven, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I am happy you enjoyed Fox Glacier and The Westhaven, kind regards Kelvin More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Family of 4. Clean spacious room with 2 x queen beds. Central locations.....5 min drive to Glacier car park, 6-7 mins to Lake Mathieson. Receptionist very helpful (Julie), giving advice on glacier, Lake Mathieson, Glow worms etc. free sachets of sun cream and insect repellent. Free wifi and very reasonable price.

Thank jgbkgb
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

- Bad experience during a rainy Christmas day!!!! - Clean but very expensive (Not breakfast included)!!! - Malfunctioning Jacuzzi!!!! - The room was very spacious!!!! - Not many internet MB included!!!!

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1 Thank Gabriele-Chiara
FoxWest, Owner at The Westhaven, responded to this review

Sorry we didn't quite meet your expectations, rain is good, it keeps the rainforest growing, but is a bit of a pain when you are wanting to visit the sights!, we have checked the Spa bath but can't find a problem?, also on advice from our internet 150mb free internet access is very reasonable, and remember its FREE!!. Thanks for... More 

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

Helpful receptionist that went out of her way to accomodate guests whether it be frying pans, DVDs, or lending torches and tips on finding glow worms. We had a great stay at a clean, spacious, and modern (twin doubles) room. Restaurant/pub and the Fox Glacier guide center were all within walking distance. Fox Glacier guide center offered affordable and enjoyable... More 

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63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Very well located in Fox township this recently over-hauled motel has large rooms with twin doubles and fresh bathrooms. The price is right and they chuck in 150 MB free Wi-Fi as well. Would recommend.

Thank Scot B
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123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Just at the end of the main street in Fox Glacier the motel is adequate, spacious and does the job. It is a mid range motel and the feel is the same. The staff are very helpful and friendly. the lady kept the laundry open for me on request until 9 pm ( there is a common pay laundry for... More 

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FoxWest, Owner at The Westhaven, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review, its always good to know we are meeting guest's expectations, so thanks again. regards Kelvin More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Hotel receptionist was friendly and helpful, wi-fi included (no additional charge).The Westhaven is just round the corner from Fox Glacier store, guide centre, cafes and restaurants and this added to an all-round great experience in Fox Glacier.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • 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: $146 - $194 (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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The Westhaven Hotel Fox Glacier
Westhaven Fox Glacier
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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