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43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we found out our booking was only for two instead of three but that was quickly corrected by the new owners. Our booking was handled by the previous owner, hence the mix-up. It appeared we were the only ones staying at the hotel so it was extremely quiet to stay there and plenty of parking space. The downside... More 

Thank on4bam
Bunbury, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel outside of town which was not an issue as we had a hire car. The rooms were freshly renovated and lovely. Quite retro. The new manager had just taken over, and he was very helpful and the Staff friendly.. We would have definitely tried out the restaurant but was not being re-opened until the following week.

Thank JohnLeila
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Fox Glacier after a 3 day Copland Trek & found High Peaks on internet. The owners are very friendly, very spacious rooms, excellent shower with toiletries included. Washing machine & Dryer were perfect for our wet & dirty hiking gear. Very comfortable bed! We were presented with a free bottle of wine for the inconvenience as they... More 

Thank Simone F
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked online through booking.com no problems experienced on arrival. Payment deferred until arrival which was a major factor in choosing this motel. Check in was friendly and professional. We had the rooms with the entry directly to outside. Room and en-suite were modern, clean and well maintained. Bed was a good size for a couple and comfortable. Free WiFi with... More 

Thank TravellingRobos
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110 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Excellent hotel/motel, surrounded by beautiful mountains and glaciers view, located a bit out of the village, which makes it quiet and peaceful. Really comfortable and clean room, good bed and pillows, huge bathroom, great shower. The lovely lady at the reception (Malene) was very friendly and helpful and gave to us good recommendations about where to eat and go. Thank... More 

Thank PatriciaBrisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This was a nice and clean hotel. The rooms are small and simple but nice enough. I did feel it was a little over priced for what it was given other places we had stayed at for less that seemed nicer near by. Our room was inside a hallway so no great views. Our view was of the parking lot.... More 

Thank Nolagirl2
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I picked this motel for its location - close to the town of Fox Glacier and to Lake Matheson, with a killer view of the mountains. Unfortunately, we arrived in the pouring rain, so we didn't get to see much. Instead, we did our laundry! The washer and dryer were located right next to our room, and they were spotless... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Accommodation was well located away from major road. Operated by owners who were kind and helpful. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Owners were very helpful with suggestions with places to eat and things to do and see. Would highly recommend.

Thank Mark W
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218 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The cleanliness of this hotel immediately strikes you. As this is a hotel there is only a kettle, and a fridge; and a central internal corridor. There is no restaurant for dinner although breakfast is available if pre-ordered. The owner was happy to lend us bowls and spoons for cereal. Accommodation is expensive in the area and it's difficult to... More 

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Cle Elum, Washington
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110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We just spent two nights here taking in the glaciers and had a great stay. The rooms were exactly as described and we were very well looked after. We loved the location as it was quiet and very restful!

Thank ScottishDreamTours

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Peaks is a modern hotel offering comfortable, relaxed accommodation in Fox Glacier, on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Set in a quiet, rural location, High Peaks provides you an ideal setting to enjoy some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery. The hotel is perfectly located as a base to explore the West Coast's glacier country and Lake Matheson, one of our local icons is only a hop skip and jump away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about High Peaks Hotel

Address: 167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand (Formerly High Peaks Motor Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: RM588 - RM923 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — High Peaks Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Fox Glacier
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“Choose a room with an outside entrance some rooms a connected via an internal corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingRobos, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would say any of them!! All good, all clean & cosy!”
 of 5 bubbles 762JulieT, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Request a room facing Mt.Cook”
 of 5 bubbles 465shirleyc, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you eat at the Matheson Cafe.”
 of 5 bubbles 360JuliaB, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be good but try to get a view to the mountain side.”
 of 5 bubbles 811walterf, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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