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Westwood Lodge

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Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, individually furnished
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, individually furnished
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, individually furnished

Overview of Westwood Lodge

Westwood Lodge

4.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
2919 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools19 min walk
  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre2 min drive
  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps2 min drive

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Located in Franz Josef Glacier, Westwood Lodge is in a rural area and in a national park. Our Lady of the Alps is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Glacier Hot Pools - 19 min walk
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 2 min drive
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 2 min drive
  • St James Anglican Church - 2 min drive
  • Alex Knob - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

  • King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar - 17 min walk
  • Monsoon - 20 min walk

About this property

Westwood Lodge

4.5-star, adults-only lodge near Our Lady of the Alps
This lodge features a bar/lounge, concierge services and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a library and free newspapers are on-site. All 9 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include premium bedding and down comforters, and guests will also find conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers.
Westwood Lodge offers 9 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary 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 hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–9 AM: NZD 20 per person
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Down duvet
  • Heating
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM (amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property is rated 4 star plus, and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 76 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 76 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 76 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 76 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 76 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love a quiet place to rest. Search no further. This is a beautiful place. Very helpful owner. Top quality NZ made toiletries and I am going to the indicated website to buy more for my own use at home.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location was just outside the township so it was very quiet but still accessible. Great host and recommendations on what to do and see. It’s a shame there weren’t more guests. Hope tourism recovers for the region soon.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stay at Westwood Lodge was excellent. Nice warm interior, comfortable bed and amenities provided were good quality. Felt very welcomed. Highly recommend to anyone.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very welcoming and helpful. Room was lovely, spacious, clean and super comfy bed. Would definitely stay there again
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

New Zealand 2020
Wonderful accommodations. Great location great breakfast.