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Westwood Lodge

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Lobby lounge
Terrace/patio
Grand Suite, Accessible, Mountain View | Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, individually furnished
Main House Suite | Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, individually furnished
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Westwood Lodge

Westwood Lodge

4.5 star property
Adults-only lodge within easy reach of Our Lady of the Alps

9.2/10 Superb

85 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
Map
2919 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front desk safe
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

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

About this property

Westwood Lodge

When visiting Franz Josef Glacier, Westwood Lodge is a great choice to consider. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. Other highlights at this luxurious lodge include a terrace and a garden. The WiFi and breakfast get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

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
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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
  • 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

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

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9 AM
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Pool table

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2002
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Local maps

Special features

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge

Parking

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Westwood Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Westwood Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Westwood Lodge?
As of 3 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Westwood Lodge on 5 December 2022 start from NZ$380, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Westwood Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Westwood Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Westwood Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Westwood Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Westwood Lodge and nearby?
Westwood Lodge has a garden.
Does Westwood Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Westwood Lodge like?
Westwood Lodge is a short 18-minute walk from Glacier Hot Pools and 18 minutes' walk from Waiho Hot Tubs. The local area is walkable and popular with nature enthusiasts.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

9.5/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.0/10

Eco-friendliness

4/10 Fair

Facilities
Very disappointed there was no restaurant or bar as advertised. This was the reason we chose to stay and pay a premium. Felt we were conned on this
Lynn, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Beautiful views of mountains. Good location to Franz Josef glacier.
Silomani, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Simply good
kind, reasonable price and clean.
cj, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

First on the left as you drive in from the north. Situated in Bush setting. Nice big bed, warm, large bathroom and excellent facilities.
Keith, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

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.
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

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.
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Stay at Westwood Lodge was excellent. Nice warm interior, comfortable bed and amenities provided were good quality. Felt very welcomed. Highly recommend to anyone.
Lloyd&Reiko, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very welcoming and helpful. Room was lovely, spacious, clean and super comfy bed. Would definitely stay there again
Hunnifords, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The location is perfect for visiting this area. The Lodge is a beautiful place to stay, one night was not enough !!!
1-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful lodge, great rooms, lovely breakfast and friendly hosts!
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review