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Heartland Hotel Glacier Country

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Heartland Hotel Glacier Country

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Heartland Hotel Glacier Country - Heartland Hotel Glacier Country. Copyright Scenic Hotel Group.

Experience the unique atmosphere of the South Island's West Coast at our Heartland Hotel Glacier Country, where rustic, rural New Zealand meets friendly service and real Kiwi hospitality.

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Heartland Hotel Glacier Country (formerly known as Scenic Circle Glacier Country Hotel) is privileged to be located within a unique world heritage area. The internationally recognised Westland World Heritage Park encompasses 2.6 million hectares of spectacular wilderness, including the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Heartland Hotel Glacier Country is just five minutes drive from Fox Glacier.

This cosy West Coast accommodation has everything you want after exploring glacier country - an armchair by the fire, a handy restaurant and bar offering tasty and filling meals and a comfortable, quiet bed to fall into. What's more, the Heartland Hotel Glacier Country is just five minutes drive from Fox Glacier.

As tourism reduces over the winter months, Heartland Hotel Glacier Country goes into 'hibernation mode.' Lower guest numbers reduces the need for two hotels in Fox Glacier township so our guests are ensured a warm welcome – right across the road – at the historic Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier. The Heartland Hotel Glacier Country will be closed for the winter season from the 1st of May and reopens 1st of October. Please note our Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier and Scenic Hotel Franz Josef will be operating through this period to accommodate your West Coast accommodation requirements.

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Review date:   December 27, 2017 5:52PM
Review:   Good hotel - clean, friendly staff and comfortable. It's a little small but would be fine for most. It's located close to everything in fox glacier. The walls are thin so bring earplugs if you want a good night sleep. Also, if you can, request a room on the upper floor - if you're at the bottom, you'll hear the upstairs people shuffling around at random times of the night.
Author:   Mitess Nandha
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   January 16, 2018 6:31AM
Review:   The heartland a typical country town hotel with a few nice extras like a large buffet breakfast. The rooms were clean and provisioned with everything you'ld expect of a larger hotel such as numerous bathroom products. The staff were very helpful and more than happy to help with a few extra requests. It's conveniently located across the road from Fox Glacier Guiding where you leave for heli hikes.
Author:   Henry McMillan
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   March 7, 2018 11:22AM
Review:   Excellent place to stay. Close to all other places. Cheers Dom
Author:   Dom Scarano
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Review date:   January 8, 2018 10:42PM
Review:   Friendly staff. Room was small but it is clean and newly renovated. Location is great as it is close to restaurants and cafes.
Author:   Hay Lie
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Review date:   December 12, 2017 8:46AM
Review:   Good spot to wait for the helicopter ride. Small price, fine rooms and friendly manager.
Author:   Peter S
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