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4.6 out of 5

"Cabin feel close to town & very friendly staff, clean & very informative with places to go and see " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 16 Oct 2019

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Franz Josef Glacier awaits you at Westwood Lodge. You'll be 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from Our Lady of the Alps and 6.1 km (3.8 mi) from Franz Josef Glacier. Highlights at this B&B include in-room free WiFi and furnished balconies.

Flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers, and safes are featured in all 9 individually furnished rooms. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and designer toiletries. Additionally, refrigerators, down comforters, and hair dryers are available.

At the bed & breakfast's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 8 AM and 9 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Franz Josef Glacier B&B, you'll be 22.5 km (14 mi) from Fox Glacier.

Coach House Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$148* Per night/room 7 Jun. - 8 Jun.

Main House Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Grand Suite, Accessible, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Westwood Lodge ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Westwood Lodge

Everyone (3) Couples (5)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Many thanks for your 5 out of 5 ranking We are delighted your enjoyed your stay & hope to welcome you back again in the future

4 out of 5
Cabin feel close to town & very friendly staff, clean & very informative with places to go and see

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Many thanks for sharing your review of your resent stay with us here at Westwood Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay & hope to welcome you back again. Kind Regards Kaz Gilmore

4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Apr. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you for sharing your review score Regards Kaz Gilmore

5 out of 5
Found the staff very helpful Recommend a very good restaurant that provided transportation to and from dinner Room was spacious and clean as were the common areas

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by , from New Zealand on 29 Oct. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Awesome lounge/bar
Location: Tranquil, Good views

Posted by , from New Zealand - Canterbury on 13 Jun. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Service
Cons: None
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Top of the line; Value: Affordable; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate; Loved the dog

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 6 Aug. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Great set up, good views, excellent service, very helpful host.
Cons: None
Location: Inspiring
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: Fantastic; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Beautiful; Almost perfect, because perfect doesn't exist

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 9 Dec. 2012

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Property Features

As a guest of Westwood Lodge, you'll find a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Public spaces have free WiFi. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. The luxury Westwood Lodge also features a garden, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Franz Josef Glacier bed & breakfast.

  • 1 floor
  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 2002
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hokitika (HKK) (134 km / 83.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Westwood Lodge offers 9 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests planning to arrive after 8 PM must contact this property at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 12 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 12 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 12
  • Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM (amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Westwood Franz Josef
  • Westwood Lodge Franz Josef
  • Westwood Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
  • Westwood Franz Josef Glacier
  • Westwood Lodge Bed & breakfast
  • Westwood Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
  • Westwood Lodge Bed & breakfast Franz Josef Glacier

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 12 years old aren't allowed.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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