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Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a private room there with shared bathroom. Both were clean, the room was also with shared balcony. Kitchen was clean and well equipped. We haven't used the common spaces much, but they seemed OK. Infrared sauna available for fee.

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Catania, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good place to stay one or two nights. Good location. Clean. Good kitchen where you can find whatever you need. We have been there in winter and we got a cheap price. Great facilities. However, the atmosphere is cold, not really a place to meet people.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is good value for money. We stayed in a 6 dorm bed room and it was quite spacious. Altough you had to air the room it was comparatively clean. The bathrooms are alright but a bit small. The kitchen is well equipped and clean. Nice place to chill and eat outside.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to stay in Fox Glacier. Very friendly staff with very good recommendations and great hospitality, facilities very clean, kitchen was equipped so well, private ensuits were fantastic, free Christmas Dinner in the hostel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going round staying in the BBH hostels - which so far have offered a wide range of hostels in terms of the facilities and people that stay in them! This place was rated lower than most so we didn't expect too much! The parking situation is a little dire but there is off road parking so that's...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

we came to backpack at noon the place was empty. they charged us 20$ diposid for dvd. the host was ok but the room was stink and the hester smelled like mold and the whole place looked like it was stuck 20 years. froze in time... i don`t reccomed

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Broome, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Clean backpack, Full equipped kitchen Bathroom clean and spacious double room nice and tidy Spa, books, BBQ, Puzzles The bed dorms looked really spacious and confortable Good thing : They have some cheap double room ! !

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Thank calouad
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Ivory Towers has it all. From its newly refurbished facilities to fun hosts. Ann and Dale have created an little slice of heaven in Fox Glacier. You'll be inspired by all the quotes of the walls, and don;t forget to ask for the movie list, you'll get a kick out of it! The hostel is located only meters away from...

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Balmoral, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We checked into this hostel because it had the best price this day. In the BBH booklet of which this hostel is a member, the price said 62 dollars for a double room. But when we got into the hostel the owner said it was 75. We mentioned this is not the price in the booklet we had see. On...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The room was cosy, warm and comfortable. However, free wifi usage was limited. Location wise is not a concern in Fox Glacier as it's just a small town. Cleanliness was otherwise satisfactory. Will recommend this place to others.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

Address: 33-35 Sullivan Road | PO Box 30, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: RM98 - RM375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Try to get one in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles 769hermanc, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not applicable. Will not advise to book with this hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles Jcbulletz, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Good for budget travelling”
 of 5 bubbles VJ_SR, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms have the views and quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles Cucurigu2013, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Can only comment on the type of room we had was out the front and had a little balcony of its own reasonably private for a Backpackers.”
 of 5 bubbles russlo, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
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