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4.7 out of 5

"Very welcoming and helpful. Room was lovely, spacious, clean and super comfy bed. Would definitely stay there again " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 16 Oct 2020

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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 lodge include in-room free WiFi and furnished balconies.

Flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers 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 phones are available.

At the lodge'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 lodge, you'll be 22.5 km (14 mi) from Fox Glacier.

Coach House Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$126* Per night/room 29 Jan. - 30 Jan.

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 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 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 (6)
5 out of 5
Very welcoming and helpful. Room was lovely, spacious, clean and super comfy bed. Would definitely stay there again

Posted by , from Auckland on 16 Oct. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Oct. 2020 by Kaz

It was lovely to meet you both & we are delighted to that you enjoyed your stay with us & hope to welcome you back to Westwood Lodge again in the future. Best Wishes Kaz

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 lodge.

  • 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, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and bathrobes. 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 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
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

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

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 in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 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 in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 12
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

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 Lodge
  • Westwood Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
  • Westwood Lodge Lodge Franz Josef Glacier

You should know

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

National Rating

This Boutique & Lodge property is rated 4 star plus.

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