We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ropatini's Homestay B & B

TripAdvisorUS$ 169*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 169*
US$ 169*
US$ 169*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 140: English reviews
Start your review of Ropatini's Homestay B & B
 Click to rate
Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is in the touristy town of Fox Glacier. I received top quality service from the Trish and Colin . The rooms and facilities were neat. Hosts are very friendly, helpful and accommodating. I saw them always doing something, interacting with people... It was cosy, clean and comfortable. I recommend that if anyone will be looking for accommodation in Fox...

Thank piotrekj81
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was a nice place with friendly hosts. I thought it would higher end. You get your own little cottage. Basic accommodations. Beds fine. Continental breakfast. It is in the touristy town of Fox Glacier. Not many reasonably priced, nice places to stay there. I booked in fairly late for late summer so I didn't have much choice of where...

Thank Occasionalhoteluser
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

What a gem of a place. Fantastic hosts, Trish and Colin were very friendly and helpful and there was a wonderful breakfast (freshly laid eggs and homemade bread) with the family at a table made by Colin inset with fascinating items (such as gold and jade) all of which had an interesting tale to go with them. The accommodation was...

Thank vjbar
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great location for the town and the Glacier experience. We stayed in a garden room, which was well up to the standard expected. A great breakfast and friendly hosts meant that our disappointment with the cancelled helicopter trip and poor weather was not so bad after all! Just felt that the accommodation was on the pricey side compared to the...

Thank verluisant
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay at this place. Owners are very friendly and helpful. Good bed, high water pressure in the shower, quiet, easy parking, walking distance from center and the lake. Breakfast is extensive. One note: the owners might join you for breakfast, so if you're keen on your privacy, be aware. I'm not such a sociable person...

Thank Mark1974209
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The place that make fox glacier meaningful on the raining day. Warm welcome. The owner is very kind. She showed me around her house with include chickens, sheep, many kinds of flower, and told me a lot of stories. Room is spacious and clean. One problem is no kitchen, but it's included homemade breakfast.

Thank Natwara A
Reviewed 21 October 2016

When we arrived at this homestay, we were greeted by a lot of free range chicken and the hosts, a very nice lady who takes care of the small farm, and her super friendly husband who is carving whole trees into beautiful tables (on one of them you have your breakfast setted, small ones are in the bathrooms of the...

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Welcoming, clean and well maintained, this is a piece of the country (complete with chickens and sheep) with a chance of your own space. We had three in a room and there was still space for our bags and to move ... a rarity for some spaces allocated for three. Would recommend.

Thank DorsetgirlLondon
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Driving in we thought it might be a bit quirky... But we were incredibly happy with everything.. The room was clean and very comfortable as well as quite private. Colin and Trish welcomed us as if we were family and over the 2 days we stated we felt quite taken care of. Thank you Trish and Colin... We had a...

Thank LisaAnn D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The view from the breakfast table is enough to make you come back time and again. The host makes her own bread and pastries and is incredibly helpful with excursion planning and ideas. The rooms are clean and basic. We would go definitely go back if in the area.

1Thank cmaz

62 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (62)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Dining (9)
Room/Suite (12)
Bathroom (3)
Family/Play Areas (1)
View from Room (11)
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Other (22)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Fox Glacier
0.9 km away
The Westhaven
The Westhaven
#3 of 10 in Fox Glacier
352 reviews
0.2 km away
Misty Peaks
Misty Peaks
#5 of 10 in Fox Glacier
270 reviews
0.8 km away
High Peaks Hotel
High Peaks Hotel
#7 of 10 in Fox Glacier
171 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
16.9 km away
Aspen Court Franz Josef
Aspen Court Franz Josef
#1 of 13 in Franz Josef
1,147 reviews
0.4 km away
Lake Matheson Motel
Lake Matheson Motel
#1 of 10 in Fox Glacier
376 reviews
0.2 km away
Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ropatinis Homestay B&B is a superior quality, friendly Bed & Breakfast accommodation, set amongst a beautiful large garden in Fox Glacier, West Coast, New Zealand. We can provide garden studios (with ensuite) or rooms in the main house (with ensuite or share facilities). A generous continental breakfast is provided every morning, scrumptious home baking and we can also provide a delicious dinner on request. We are always happy to provide our guests with information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ropatini's Homestay B & B

Address: 81 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Price Range: ₹ 10,550 - ₹ 12,732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Ropatini's Homestay B & B reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ropatini's Homestay B & B staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose mountain view rooms for the best view”
vjbar, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Both units are the same...”
REISEGIGI, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are great if you want to be on your own.”
MiKa0212, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay here, book the outside cottages.”
LisJ101, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The Garden rooms were deilightful but have no knowledge of the other rooms which I understand to be in the main house.”
walkersurrey, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
US$ 169* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$ 169
PricelineUS$ 169
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates