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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in room #9 with a small LR for 3 days. We enjoyed it very much. There was no view but it was well appointed (albeit it could use a dresser or drawers and a few more hooks). It was so great to have two sinks - a rarity in NZ. The bed was comfy, the pillows, like everywhere,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place was great, from the people to the breakfast. Standard BnB with a very cool lounging area. The views are likely stunning, but we were there when it rained, so didn't have the opportunity to take everything in. They have an agreement with a few of the restaurants in town for pick up/dropoff service along with a...

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Oxfordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a warm welcome from Kaz and her two resident adorable labradoodles. Kaz kindly booked the Blue Ice restaurant for our dinner that evening. They offer a complimentary pick up and collection in their hummer. The room was spacious as was the bathroom with lovely toiletries. Fresh fruit and cookies in the room and the best hairdryer of the...

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Plymouth Meeting PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable, beautiful, sweet dogs, great location. One night was not enough! It was a lodge type experience, but we had to head to the nearby glacier tour. Breakfast was included and it was great. Our hostess was very nice too.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an impersonal but perfectly functional place to stay. Rather dreary dining room with a poor breakfast. Over sweetened fruit juices, tinned fruit and bad selection of cereals. The muesli was bulked up with all bran. Fine for one night but would have been depressed if staying longer.

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Westwood0112, Owner at Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy I am sorry to hear that we did met your expectations. Our breakfast room Is located in the Main Lodge along with our Lounge & Bar. This is a very spacious area with picture windows facing the Franz Josef Glacier. Along with a choice of a cooked breakfast dish from our breakfast menu also included is a continental...

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here and found it to be very comfortable. Bathroom was extremely clean and up to date. Bed was very comfortable too. Breakfast was good, but very strict on timing we were already eating breakfast when another guest came in at 8.55am and was told that the kitchen closed at 9am so he had to order there and...

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Thank Sue S
Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable, spacious and very well equipped. Bathroom was luxurious. Loved the two labradoodles, Benson and Zach. They were really friendly and loved to be petted - which we were more than happy to do. Excellent breakfast. Highly recommend.

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Westwood0112, Owner at Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time review your stay here at Westwood Lodge. Benson & Zak to enjoy meeting & greeting our guests as much as I do. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us & should you be travelling this way afain we hope to see you again. Best Wishes Kaz Gilmore

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge was warm and welcoming after a long day of hiking in the rain. Great to see 2 labradoodles, Zach and Benson greet us. They added to the relaxing experience. Kaz has created a great environment that is upscale for the surrounding area. Beds were some of the best on our 15 day trip through the south island. Rooms...

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Thank mudrunner2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those places that's so much better than it looks from the road. The rooms are updated, very well equipped, comfy, and we had the best view of gardens and the glacier from our patio. Charity was such a gracious hostess and gave us excellent recommendations on everything from restaurants (Alice May's!) to hikes to directions. Good...

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Thank shauna t
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed two nights and thought this one of the best places we've stayed in New Zealand. Our room was spacious as was the bathroom. Small touches made it special such as fresh milk in room refridge for you coffee, robes and space heater for chilly nights. The common spaces were very spacious with a great view of the glacier...

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Westwood0112, Owner at Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for you kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed the room & our facilities along with the Eggs Benedict. Safe Travels & we hope to welcome you bck to Westwood Lodge some day. Best Wishes Kaz Gilmore

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Westwood Lodge offer stylish cotemporary accommodation set in a delightful landscaped native garden with Alpine & Glacier views. All rooms are superbly comfortable, choose between the Main House Suites with a luxurious French tub or a Coach House suite with fantastic alpine views. All suites have underfloor heated spacious ensuites with dual handbasins & large open titled showers. For total comfort all include complimentary toiletries, robes & hairdryers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $246 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms seem accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles urbanrenewal, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building may have some cross noise from the hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles mudrunner2016, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a Coach House Suite and while pricier, the views and gorgeous tranquil garden were worth it!”
  • Franz Joseph glacier
  • View from our patio
  • Gorgeous gardens out our room door
 of 5 bubbles 322shaunat, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Back porches are nice in the morning”
  • bathroom!
  • our room
 of 5 bubbles lindsays495, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The suites in the central building are more convenient for accessing the lounge, breakfast, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles GlennW64, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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