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Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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341Reviews
85Photos
4Q+A
41Room tips
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Pros: Helpful and friendly receptionists Good laundry facility Room a good size Cons: Toilet bowl was stained Breakfast was average at best. Bacon so fatty and badly cooked as to be inedible Felt really sorry for two couples who arrived for breakfast at 8:45. Food was cleared
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The service wis lovely and our booking comes with a buffet continental breakfast as well as a warm American breakfast. The room is a bit tight but very comfortable. There is aan elevator serving all floors but teh hallways are tight. All the rooms are named after the explores to
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From the time we arrived till we left we had such lovely service from everybody at the hotel from reception to the dining room. The rooms were beautiful and very tastefully furnished even cds in the room so you could play on the music system in the room. Tea and coffee was
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Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Very pleased to hear you had a wonderful stay with us here in Fox Glacier and safe travels for the rest of your trip. Best regards Christian
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Fantastic hotel. Clean, comfy and very modern. A small lodge but well managed by Christian. The room was wheelchair accessible and included a terrace. Christian advised on wheelchair routes for viewing the Fox glacier and Franz Josef glacier. He also told us about a glow worm
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Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel
Responded 05 Feb 2019
Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback regarding your recent stay here in Fox Glacier. I am pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your time here and safe travels for the remainder of your trip. Regards Christian
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Travelling round South Island has the pleasure of staying at Distinction hotel Fox Glacier. Small, friendly clean and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble and our thanks to Freddie for his knowledge and advise on there area. We had a lovely memorable stay for all the right
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Response from DistinctionFox, General Manager at Distinction Fox Glacier, Te Weheka Boutique Hotel
Responded 29 Jan 2019
We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful stay with us and I will share your feedback with all staff concerned. Regards Christian
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Tight cozy rooms.
View of Fox Glacier township.
The Frank Alack room
It's a good view from here...and our room!
Balcony view & big room
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Hi! do you serve Halal (Muslim friendly) foods at your establishment?
Hi Unfortunately we only serve breakfast in our dining room. Regards Christian
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do they have laundry facilities?
Yes our Distinction Fox Glacier Hotel does have a guest laundry available for use.
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Do you provide hairddryers in the rooms?
Yes we do.
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Do you provide hairddryers in the rooms?
Yes we do.
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"Has elevators but expect tight hallways and narrow entrance into the rooms."
"Top floor rooms look out over the low houses of Fox Glacier"
"Any rooms appear to be ok. Ours was quiet."
"Lovely and quiet but glacier helicopters do take off near by."
"Don’t stay here..."
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PRICE RANGE
US$160 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Fox Glacier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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