Westwood Lodge

4
4.5 Star Hotel

This boutique lodge is set close to the fantastic temperate rainforest and the world famous Franz Josef Glacier. Only 10 rooms the property has a cosy and intimate feel. The communal lounge has a large open fire surrounded by comfy lounge seating. There is also a small house bar in the same room. Highly recommended for independent travellers looking for a high standard property. Due to its location clients are recommended to have their own transport. SE0508 Location In the countryside just outside the main township of Franz Josef. A five minute drive to the town centre. Franz Josef is five and a half hours drive from Christchurch or Queenstown. Distance 1 kms to city centre 135 kms to the airport (hokitika airport) 395 kms to the airport (christchurch international airport) 180 km to the nearest station (greymouth) 25 km to the nearest beach Rooms The rooms are very nicely decorated and are about 35 square metres. The bathrooms have under floor heating and two of the suites have a large separate French bath. The remaining suites all have a large walk in shower. Rooms can be super king or twin single beds. All rooms are on ground floor level and there is a wheel chair accessible suite. Rooms have polished wood walls and there is a lounge sofa area in each room. There is direct access to covered patio seating. Restaurant There is no restaurant on site. Breakfast is served in the main lodge communal lounge and relaxation area. Exterior A single storey building predominantly of wood. Set within fantastic countryside views to the mountains are uninterrupted. Lobby A small functional lobby just inside the main lodge building. Leading off from the check in area is the main lounge.



Amenities

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional features at this lodge include concierge services and a fireplace in the lobby.


Dining

Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 9 AM for a fee.


National Ratings

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations 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®


Business Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.


Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 9 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.


Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Te Wahipounamu - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Glacier Hot Pools - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Our Lady of the Alps - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
St James Anglican Church - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Tasman Glacier - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Franz Josef Glacier - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Mount Cook National Park - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Fox Glacier - 22.5 km / 14 mi
Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest - 25.2 km / 15.7 mi
Lake Gault - 30 km / 18.6 mi
Gillespies Beach - 45.9 km / 28.5 mi

The preferred airport for Westwood Lodge is Hokitika (HKK) - 134 km / 83.3 mi


Location

Located in Franz Josef Glacier, Westwood Lodge is in a national park, a 2-minute drive from Our Lady of the Alps and 10 minutes from Franz Josef Glacier. This 4.5-star lodge is 14 mi (22.5 km) from Fox Glacier.


Headline

Near Glacier Hot Pools

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Featured Amenities

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Uncovered parking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
place
2919 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886, NEW ZEALAND
phone
+64 (03) 752 0112
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More about Westwood Lodge

This boutique lodge is set close to the fantastic temperate rainforest and the world famous Franz Josef Glacier. Only 10 rooms the property has a cosy and intimate feel. The communal lounge has a large open fire surrounded by comfy lounge seating. There is also a small house bar in the same room. Highly recommended for independent travellers looking for a high standard property. Due to its location clients are recommended to have their own transport. SE0508 Location In the countryside just outside the main township of Franz Josef. A five minute drive to the town centre. Franz Josef is five and a half hours drive from Christchurch or Queenstown. Distance 1 kms to city centre 135 kms to the airport (hokitika airport) 395 kms to the airport (christchurch international airport) 180 km to the nearest station (greymouth) 25 km to the nearest beach Rooms The rooms are very nicely decorated and are about 35 square metres. The bathrooms have under floor heating and two of the suites have a large separate French bath. The remaining suites all have a large walk in shower. Rooms can be super king or twin single beds. All rooms are on ground floor level and there is a wheel chair accessible suite. Rooms have polished wood walls and there is a lounge sofa area in each room. There is direct access to covered patio seating. Restaurant There is no restaurant on site. Breakfast is served in the main lodge communal lounge and relaxation area. Exterior A single storey building predominantly of wood. Set within fantastic countryside views to the mountains are uninterrupted. Lobby A small functional lobby just inside the main lodge building. Leading off from the check in area is the main lounge.


Amenities

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional features at this lodge include concierge services and a fireplace in the lobby.


Dining

Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 9 AM for a fee.


National Ratings

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations 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®


Business Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.


Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 9 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.


Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Te Wahipounamu - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Glacier Hot Pools - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Our Lady of the Alps - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
St James Anglican Church - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Tasman Glacier - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Franz Josef Glacier - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Mount Cook National Park - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Fox Glacier - 22.5 km / 14 mi
Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest - 25.2 km / 15.7 mi
Lake Gault - 30 km / 18.6 mi
Gillespies Beach - 45.9 km / 28.5 mi

The preferred airport for Westwood Lodge is Hokitika (HKK) - 134 km / 83.3 mi


Location

Located in Franz Josef Glacier, Westwood Lodge is in a national park, a 2-minute drive from Our Lady of the Alps and 10 minutes from Franz Josef Glacier. This 4.5-star lodge is 14 mi (22.5 km) from Fox Glacier.


Headline

Near Glacier Hot Pools

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Uncovered parking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Concierge services

Check-in - Begin Time

2:00 PM


Check-in - End Time

8:00 PM


Check-in - Instructions

  • 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 onsite 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


Check-in - Special 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.


Check-in - Min Age

18


Check-out - Time

10:30 AM


Fees - Optional

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 25.00 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.


Policies - Know Before You Go

  • Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Hotel

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Uncovered parking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Concierge services


Check-in - Begin Time

2:00 PM


Check-in - End Time

8:00 PM


Check-in - Instructions

  • 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 onsite 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


Check-in - Special 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.


Check-in - Min Age

18


Check-out - Time

10:30 AM


Fees - Optional

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 25.00 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.


Policies - Know Before You Go

  • Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.