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19 reviews

19 reviews

Service 9.4
Location 9.2
Cleanliness 9.1
Value for money 9.0
Facilities 8.0
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Location rating score

Exceptional location
Closest landmarks
Invercargill Airport
20.6 km
Manapouri Airport
130.5 km
Dunedin International Airport
161.2 km
Queenstown Airport
178.5 km

Foveaux Hotel

Gore Street, Bluff, Bluff, New Zealand, 9814 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Bluff part of Bluff, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.


Hygiene Plus

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Check-in/out [express]

Airport transfer


Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Breakfast [free]

Golf course [on-site]


Value for money9.0
Location rating9.2

Rooms available at Foveaux Hotel

Queen Balcony
  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Bed - Non-Smoking
  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen & Single Room
  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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King 1-Bedroom
  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Twin 2 Beds Guestroom
  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Queen Bed with Shared Bathroom
  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Single - Room
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Foveaux Hotel have bars on the premises?

Delight in your holiday retreat the ideal way with a beverage in your hand at Foveaux Hotel's bar accessible right in front of your doorstep for when you need a drink or two.

Does Foveaux Hotel offer airport transfer?

Foveaux Hotel provides airport transfer service upon request with an additional fee of 20 NZD in local currency. To request, check the box on the booking form just before the payment page.

What type of water sports activities are available at Foveaux Hotel?

Foveaux Hotel offers water sport activities which include diving, and fishing for you to enjoy and freshen up.

Is car parking available at Foveaux Hotel?

Foveaux Hotel features car park onsite free of charge for guests with vehicles to choose from when staying at this property. In case the car park is full, this property also has and nearby as well. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Foveaux Hotel?

Foveaux Hotel's policy relating to children's bedding considers guests age 13 years and older as adults, and therefore must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

When was Foveaux Hotel built?

Foveaux Hotel was built in 1937.

What do past visitors like most about Foveaux Hotel?

Verified guests that stayed at Foveaux Hotel have given this property a rating of 9.444 for its remarkable service as the primary highlight for their stay.

What is the typical rating that verified Families with older children have given to Foveaux Hotel?

Past families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Foveaux Hotel an average rating of 7.2. You can look up more in depth customer testimonials and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

Is breakfast offered at Foveaux Hotel?

Start your days right, with the buffet and continental breakfast options featured at Foveaux Hotel.

More about Foveaux Hotel

More about Foveaux Hotel

When visiting Invercargill, you'll feel right at home at Foveaux Hotel as it offers quality accommodation and great service. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

The facilities and services provided by Foveaux Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. To name a few of the property's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, fireplace, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, airport transfer.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The property's hiking trails, boats, diving, fishing, horse riding are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Foveaux Hotel is your one-stop destination for quality accommodation in Invercargill.

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Amenities and facilities



Languages spoken
  • English
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Breakfast [free]
  • Restaurants
Services and conveniences
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Ironing service
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Salon
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Pets allowed
  • Service animals are welcome
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Shuttle service
Available in all rooms
  • Carpeting
  • Free bottled water
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Wi-Fi [free]


Gore Street, Bluff, Bluff, New Zealand, 9814


Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 3-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until18:00
  • Check-out from10:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until18:00
Getting around
  • Airport transfer fee20 NZD
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)30
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors1
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 9
  • Room voltage240
  • Year property opened1937
  • Most recent renovation1984

Reviews of Foveaux Hotel from real guests

Value for money9.0
High score for Bluff
9+ Exceptional (6)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
Guest Type
Room Type
Showing 6 verified guest comments
Robyn from Australia
Solo traveler
Queen Room with Balcony
Stayed 1 night in December 2022

great place”

Hosts pam and mike were totally awesome, room comfortable no complaints

Reviewed December 04, 2022
Emily from Australia
Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2022

Felt like home”

Mike and Pam are absolutely gems. One of the best accommodation experiences I have ever had. Felt like we were staying with family, they looked after us above and beyond. Don't stay anywhere else. (Oliver the cat was an absolute delight).

Reviewed October 27, 2022
Alison from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Budget Single Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2021


Lovely hosts. Perfect location for the ferry

Reviewed December 16, 2021
Katie from New Zealand
Queen Balcony
Stayed 2 nights in December 2020


Middle of town close to everything. Nice walk to Stirling Point. Owners really friendly and welcoming. Helpful. Totally recommend staying here. Hotel very warm.

Reviewed December 28, 2020
Mia from New Zealand
Queen Bed with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in July 2020


Fantastic host who allowed us to park our car overnight, proximity to the ferry terminal , clean facilities, warm room on a winter day 😊.

Reviewed August 01, 2020
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