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Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel

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Distinction Fox Glacier is a purpose built 20-room property located on State Highway 6, 100 metres from the centre of the township of Fox Glacier. The rooms are 20.6 sq metres with generous 7 sq. metre en suites with separate bath and shower, super king or king single beds, tea and coffee facilities, wifi, iron, arm chairs, writing table, Sky TV, direct dial telephones, individually controlled heating, balconies with views of the surrounding native bush and mountains. Guests access their rooms via undercover parking, which leads to an internal stairway or elevator.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Mountain View
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Hokitika Airport115 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to places simply to look at something-like a glacier, seems to me to smack of pointlessness. We couldn’t however have driven any further after having come from Greymouth, following the journey over the mountains. So we arrive at the Distinction Fox Hotel, which is...More

Thank lestendoux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here in Fox Glacier during a two week road trip thru New Zealand. We checked in quite quickly and unloaded our car. The front desk gentleman was quite friendly and provided me with some dining options in town, one of which...More

Thank El-Cholestero
Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Pleased to hear you had a good experience here at Distinction Fox and that you for sharing your feedback with us. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Regards Christian

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The short version is that this place is just an upscale backpackers. There is nothing boutique of special about Te Weheka. It's a rip off and would recommend saving a big 400+ NZD, stay somewhere else in town to get the same experience for a...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Nice little hotel. Rooms are very clean and the beds very comfortable. Small balcony that you can go out on to enjoy the fresh air. Is on the Edge of Town but that's not a problem as a short 10 minute walk will get you...More

Thank george J
Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique HotelResponded October 11, 2018

Thanks George for taking the time to share with us your feedback regarding your recent stay here at Distinction Fox Glacier. Enjoy the remainder of your trip here in the South. Regards Christian

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Freddy was able to fix our phones and devices. He was able to give us some local knowledge. Our room was spacious,clean and comfortable. Good bed. Our breakfast was delicious and cooked as we needed. We were able to...More

Thank Daph P
Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique HotelResponded September 19, 2018

Hi Daph Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback regarding your recent stay. I will share your kind words with Freddy and the team and wish you a safe journey for the rest of your trip. Regards Christian

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April 15, 2017|
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Response from DistinctionFox | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately we only serve breakfast in our dining room. Regards Christian
Adrian K
August 25, 2016|
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Response from distinction_hotel | Property representative |
Yes our Distinction Fox Glacier Hotel does have a guest laundry available for use.
March 5, 2015|
Response from Christian S | Property representative |
Yes we do.
Room Tips
"Any rooms appear to be ok. Ours was quiet."
Sep. 18, 2018
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"Lovely and quiet but glacier helicopters do take off near by."
Apr. 4, 2018
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"Don’t stay here..."
Mar. 23, 2018
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"Get a second floor room overlooking the village"
Mar. 4, 2018
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US$225 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
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