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Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel

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Florida, USA
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stayed here as part of an upscale, small-group tour of both Islands. It was typical of the smallish, boutique, service-oriented hotels that we encountered. It was clean and comfortable, and management and staff went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. It is located pretty much by itself, but not far from what this small town offers....

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2014

One of several hotels / motels on SH6, we were glad to have booked well in advance as most establishments had No Vacancies. DFG/TWBH was a delight, good wifi, fabulous long bath, HUGE towels, stunning views, great breakfast (one of the best cookeds we've had in NZ so far), extremely reasonable laundry room, charming décor, great location.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We recently had a very comfortable stay at Te Weheka. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. We found the room to be spacious, quiet, finished well and extras thoughtfully provided. Breakfast was great and the best one we had during our week long trip around the South Island.

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Stourbridge
Reviewed 2 February 2014

First impressiions were good with welcoming receptionist and pleasant room. However there were coach loads of elderly people staying there and you couldn't get into the lounge for an afternoon tea and breakfast was a nightmare! The breakfast room was just too small for the number of guests, and it is all self-service, so you end up with queues blocking...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Delightfully welcoming. Comfortable, perfectly positioned. The staff could not have been more helpful. They made our stay a pleasure. Well priced. Everything a roadside hotel should be. Very comfortable accommodation. Full marks

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We picked Fox over Franz (6 night stay) because we prefer less night life and more quite and thats what we got, the comforts of the hotel was an added bonus and the drive to Franz was only 30mins so we did the trip a couple of times to visit the hot springs & glacier. We had room 203, its...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 December 2013

The stay at Distinction Fox Glacier was a good experience more so for the Helli ride package of Mountain helicopter which covered fox glacier and mount cook. But to stay will recommend Franz Joseph as its nore happening with more choices for restaurants. If have some more free time can do the Hot pools and lake walk .

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

Place is clean and tidy and furniture is all relatively new. It's accomodation at basic level with no frills. Perhaps having just arrived from Queenstown where accomodation was top notch, this was disappointing . Bed room slippers were not provided, a shower which had a wild spray shooting out , and wifi access was poor. We were given a code...

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New South Wales
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night. The room is very clean with good quality amenties. Bathroom.was a good size and water hot. Views were excellant and the hotel is close to town. Special mention to 'Cookie' who looks after breakfast. She really makes sure your day gets off to a good start with a great breakfast. Manager gave us some tips...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

A very clean room with a truly lovely bathroom (far nicer than expected) and a very comfortable bed. Fantastic food (one of our best dinners!) with excellent service. A very nice surprise indeed...I did giggle when I opened the drapes and noticed we overlooked a real dump.... But, if you looked up the mountains were beautiful.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel

Address: 15 Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: $241 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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