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Westwood Lodge

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9.1

Excellent (216 ratings)

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand - 

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1.26 km Glacier Hot Pools

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1.26 km Waiho Hot Tubs

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1 km Westcoast Wildlife Centre

Hotel Overview

Westwood Lodge is a well-reviewed accommodation choice for visitors to Franz Josef Glacier, featuring a blend of positive aspects that contribute to a memorable stay, as well as a few areas that could see improvements. Guests generally praise the lodge for its offerings and ambiance but also note some aspects that could enhance their experience further.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Location: Nestled in a convenient and picturesque area, allowing easy access to local attractions and nature.
  2. Comfortable Rooms: Guests have noted the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, enhancing the overall stay experience.
  3. Friendly Staff: The staff is frequently highlighted for being welcoming and helpful, making guests feel at home.
  4. Ambiance: The lodge boasts a cozy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for relaxation after a day of exploring.
  5. Breakfast: The quality and variety of the breakfast offered is often mentioned as a highlight of the stay.
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Area for improvement

  1. Price: Some guests feel that the cost of staying at the lodge is on the higher side, impacting its value for money.
  2. WiFi Connectivity: Issues with WiFi connectivity have been a point of concern for some guests.
  3. Room Soundproofing: A few guests have reported that soundproofing between rooms could be improved.
  4. Amenities: While satisfactory, the range and quality of amenities could be better to enhance guest experiences.
  5. Parking: Limited parking spaces can pose a challenge during peak times.

Amenities

Game room

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Parking included

Parking included

Housekeeping

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Onsite parking available only on request

Free uncovered self parking on site

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Score icon9.1

RateScore

Total 216 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.8

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9.4

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booking

123 Reviews

8.8 / 10

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expedia

93 Reviews

9.4 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

Dec, 2023Now

General Info

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Total number of rooms 9

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Number of floors 1

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Number of buildings/towers 2

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Year Built 2002

WiFi Quality

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Idle

8

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28

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30

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Glacier Hot Pools

1.26 km

Waiho Hot Tubs

1.26 km

Westcoast Wildlife Centre

1 km

Our Lady of the Alps

1 km

St James Anglican Church

1 km

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Airports Nearby

Hokitika (HKK)

57.5 km

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Restaurants

The Landing Restaurant & Bar

Nearby

Full of Beans

1 km

Snakebite

1 km

Monsoon Restaurant at Rainforest

1 km

Blue Ice Cafe

1 km

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$2.2

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Coffee

$2.8

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Beer 0.5L

$2.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$14

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$56

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$11.2

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.4

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.2

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.6

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$11.2

Weather In Franz Josef Glacier

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Precipitation In Franz Josef Glacier

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House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 10:30

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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