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The Westhaven

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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Full view
Getting there
Hokitika Airport115 km
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This is a really nice motel, close to restaurants, it’s modern and clean. But the Internet .... to say it is spotty is a understatement. We kept getting bumped out and in part of the room, you could not get a signal at all. We finally determined that if we opened the door and
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Located in the centre of town, easy parking, friendly helpful staff. My room was great, big, very comfortable bed, lounge area and coffee table, also a small dining table. Nice and quiet, very clean and comfortable, I would stay again.
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The motel was very clean and the added bonus was it having a lovely large bath,which on a cold day of walking into Fox Glacier was very welcome on our return to the motel room,it has everything you need for a short stay.
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The Westhaven does the basics well enough but the wifi is terrible (unusable in fact), which is frustrating. I spent two nights here and although housekeeping cleaned the bathroom in the morning, they didn't re-make the bed, which seemed a little odd.
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Firstly, check in was friendly and over to the room we went.....now the problems start..

We were unable to open the front door as it was jammed hard. Not good in a fire emergency if elderly guests or children need to evacuate the room and can not open the front door. Brought t
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One of few dozen short and curlies found in bed linen.
Used face washer left in shower.
Room from the entrace
Couch and bed
Room out to the patio
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Hi. how far is your hotel from Mount cook / lake takepo. We are driving from Christchurch on 15th morning to Mt cook and looking for accomodation
As the crow flies it's probably only 20 km or so..and you can take a helicopter flight from the town up over the glaciers to view Aoraki. By road it's probably closer to 500km!! Your on the other side of the southern alps and there is no tunnel. Best is to find accommodation at Mt Cook village or Tekapo but do visit the West Coast later in your trip. Hope that helps
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"Stay away and go some place else"
"Rooms all seem the same. Just take what's available."
"Don't get one with an interconnecting door to the neighbouring room (2 or 3, perhaps others)"
"Rooms with view of moutrains were best, we didnt get one, but our room was still good x"
"All good as far as we could tell"
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PRICE RANGE
US$96 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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