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Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge

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Poitiers, France
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

A perfect place to stay if you are in Fox Glacier : rooms clean and very comfortable (we were in a double room), toilets, shower and kitchen are shared and really clean ! There is also a nice living room with TV and a free spa outside ! This backpackers rent also bikes to explore the area. I really recommend...

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived on Monday the 9th of May and was greeted by a friendly man in the reception (not too excited but friendly). We booked an ensuite double room for only $80 and the room was very nice, newly renovated and it felt like we were in a hotel! The facilities such as kitchen, bathrooms, TV room, spa, sauna and...

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Thank Arvid A
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Free tea, coffee, spices, cooking oil and I thought I saw some free flour, too. Basket of free apples in the reception area. 25nzd for a 5 or 6 person dorm with a BBH membership. 5nzd deposit for the key. 5nzd if you want a gig of wifi, otherwise basic wifi was free. I can't remember if it was unlimited,...

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Thank HarryTheHairyHare
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Nice reception staff. We had private ensuite rooms. Kitchen had everything what was needed. Bathroom was clean. Free Wifi - but poor signal. Good value for the money you pay. Nice hot tub outside. Good backpackers place.

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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. The owners were very friendly and generous. The facilities are great with comfortable beds! A spa and sauna are fab for after the walking I have done. Thoroughly recommend staying here. Thanks

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Thank Kelly P
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Had a double room above the kitchen. Was ok, nice sheets and comfy. Even had a tv in the room. The wifi was poor there - very hard to use and very slow. My biggest issue was lack of curfew on kitchen - it was pretty loud overnight and as a result it was hard to get any sleep. Considering...

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Thank Roger D
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in a double en-suite room with my wife - as soon as we entered the room we were fighting a running battle with various types of insects (we lost), God only knows where they were coming from. Evidently the previous occupants have encountered the same issue as the walls are decorated with splattered mosquitos and...

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Thank stuart c
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Ivory Towers Backpackers Lodge does what it says on the side of the tin. Other backpackers places we stayed - in Picton and Queenstown - were excellent. Not so, Ivory Towers. It was adequate. The staff were ok, facilities ok; other guests kept themselves to themselves, which was just as well considering the paper-thin walls between rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. It wasn't flashy or fancy like some places I have stayed but it was well equipped, friendly and clean which I think outweighs fancy. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was pretty large and had two single beds and a bunk. The toilets and showers were just down the hall and were very clean...

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

My biggest problem with the backpackers was that I made a late check-in, but I called a woman before they close the office, so she could leave the key and the WIFI password for us. She left the key, but not the WIFI password. For me this was an horrible service, we needed to plan the rest of the holidays...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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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: €25 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the small single room on the first floor by the toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles JofromFrance1, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing town have a terrace where you can sit and relax.”
 of 5 bubbles lianemily777, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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