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81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I'm so happy I stayed here. My cottage was more spacious than I'd realized and very clean and modern. My bed was comfy, and I loved being able to see the mountains from my room ... and gloworms just a short walk from the cottages. The staff was also super friendly and helpful, and the cleaning woman I spoke with... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us and liked the location. Our staff always strives to make the guests stay special and we are happy to hear that you found the staff friendly and helpful. We hope that the rest of your holidays goes/went... More 

Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stayed in the mountain view cottages- they were fabulous, the views of the glacier were lovely, if you opened your curtains you could see it from the snuggliness of your bed. The cottages were well appointed with tea/ coffee/ fridge/ kettles and crockery. It's a short walk to shops and restaurants and also to Fox Glacier Guides. Would definitely... More 

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Tom S, Owner at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Rhiannon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in a Mountain View Cottage. We hope the rest of your holiday went well and you are able to stay with us again in the future (for our best prices please book directly on our own website).... More 

San Diego, California, USA
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You check in down the street from the cottages in a separate building. Love their heating system and heated blankets. Their free Wifi is amazingly fast and you're not limited to a certain MB like most hotels. Wasn't too happy that their laundry services are only available from 1:30pm-midnight and require NZ coins (Arrived so late that I wanted to... More 

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Tom S, Owner at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi LESERLEE23, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad to hear you loved our location and the heaters and electric blankets along with our unlimited free wifi. The free glow worms are very close so I am glad you were able to see these. As you highlight the reception is 50 meters from the... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

As a family of four we stayed in the 2 bedroom detached unit facing the road. The unit looked as if it had recently been revamped, so the bathroom was quite modern. Very clean and comfortable, with great heating during the winter. Spacious and cosy unit. Would happily stay here again. The bonus of staying here was being so close... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Alena, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you enjoyed staying in our recently refurbished 2 Bedroom Cottage. Our staff always strives for the cleanest rooms and we really appreciate the positive feedback. We offer discounts for a variety activities as well as the restaurant and are always happy to help our... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The cottages are located just off the main street, within easy walking distance of everything in town but also really quiet and private. The cottage itself was a good size, clean and comfortable. However, it takes a little longer than 10 minutes for the heater to actually get going. The staff were fairly welcoming and go through the different restaurant... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Goldie3au, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad that you enjoyed our quiet but central location and found the our staff helpful to organise activities. If you ever plan to visit us again or have friends who would like to see beautiful Franz Josef, please visit our website for the cheapest... More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Well presented little cottage with good heating and reasonable kitchenette. Close to town and attractions glacier, wild life center and cinema. Room was neat and tidy with free wifi for upto 4 devices.

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed staying in one of our Cottages and the central but quite location. Cheers, Tim More 

Singapore
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

10 Cottages is a well-maintained and reasonably priced property. The staff at the reception is polite and helpful. She provided us with information on restaurants in town and kindly alllowed us to loan their umbrella for the rainy days which sadly accompanied our visit. The accomodations have sufficient amneties for a comfortable and well-rested stay. It is nestled in a... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us even though the weather wasn't perfect and are happy to hear you found the information list helpful, too. We always try to make our guests stay as memorable as possible. Cheers, Tim More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

When we arrived it was cold and we found that the windows had been left slightly ajar in the cottage and no heating was on. After reading the information book about the cottage they encourage you to only use the heater when necessary as they try to conserve power and it should only take 10 minutes to warm the room... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that it took a little longer for the room to heat up. During the day we usually leave the windows slightly open to get some fresh air through. We are glad to hear that you liked the Cottages and their location and found our information... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place to stay, so affordable and the little cottages are still quite spacious. Kitchenette and bathrooms were great and the whole place was clean! There was a laundry available to use as well. Nice little walk to the pubs and restraints. Really great place would definitely stay again!!

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Tessa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Cottages and found them clean, spacious and centrally located. If you ever come back to visit Franz Josef or have friend who would like to stay here please see our website for the cheapest rates. Cheers,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Great view out the windows, and a nice little unit. Had everything we needed, I especially liked the plunger coffee available, and the hot chocolate. Also the eco-wash in the shower was a good touch. I like places that don't wash towels every day of use throwaway stuff. Good stuff guys.

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Tom S, Owner at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Jay, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and the view from your room. We try to use only environmentally friendly products and encourage recycling. We are lucky enough to live in an amazing place and like to do everything possible to preserve it. Of course... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backing onto peaceful greenery, 10 Cottages offers self-contained Cottages with individual balconies. Located just 2 minutes walk from the centre of Franz Josef Village and 3 minutes walk to the Glacier Hot Pools, 10 Cottages is the ideal stop for a holiday in Franz Josef. Guests can enjoy Unlimited Free WiFi and free off-street parking. The 10 Cottages offers views from snow capped mountains and the Croz Glacier from most rooms and its grounds. All rooms contain a kitchenette with microwave and breakfast making facilities, flat-screen-televisions with satellite channels, hairdryer, electric heating and blankets. There is an onsite launderette and the nearest restaurant is within 100 metres. The tour desk can organise a range of activities including discounted helicopter flights, hikes, kayaking, horse treks and glacier walks. The 10 Cottages has also arranged discounts for guests with some restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 10 Cottages

Address: 8 Graham Place, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 5,335 - ₹ 19,219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 10 Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All 10 cottages are very similar and quite close together. Parking is a little tight when full, but enough room for one car per unit.”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere !”
 of 5 bubbles 685garryh, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a 10% discount card at the restaurant next door”
 of 5 bubbles YuannieFishie, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra for the mountain view cottages, the view is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Rhiannon177, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The WIFI signal is not very strong at least in the unit we stayed.”
 of 5 bubbles 283kenh, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
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