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    YHA Franz Josef

    2-4 Cron Street | PO Box 12, Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    • Excellent29%
    • Very good45%
    • Average18%
    • Poor7%
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    “the kitchen” (78 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 303 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    High quality facilities, plenty of showers, toilets, kitchen space and cooking equipment. Dorms were comfortable and pleasing. Attentive reception staff aided secure feeling in the facility. Few frills but served well.

    Thank HanFenech
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Hanno, We're happy to hear you enjoyed our facilities and had a pleasing stay at YHA Franz Josef! We hope you had a great time in Franz Josef and to see you again soon :) Warm regards, Mauro Giordano - Hostel Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed for 2 nights here - very comfortable with fully equipped kitchen and eating area. Beds really comfortable with lockers with USB charging ports inside. There is a nice TV room too for those post walk films. Great location - 4km from the main glacier...More

    Thank Chris R
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Chris, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at YHA Franz Josef and are thrilled to hear you had a nice stay. Our lockers with USB charging ports are quite cool, aren't they? :) We're quite proud of them and happy...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a wonderful and comfortable hostel. I would recommend it to anyone! We were going to be late, but the hostel accommodated us by making sure we could still check-in later. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was huge, there was a sauna (although...More

    Thank Jaclyn H
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Jaclyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for our hostel :) We're happy to hear you had a great stay and that we were able to help with your late arrival. It's great to know you were able...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed for four nights over Christmas and the staff and cleanliness of the hostel were below YHA standards. When we arrived at the reception two of the staff we debating about when one of them should take their break while myself and my partner just...More

    Thank MarePSC
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

    Hi MarePSC, We'd like to thank you for choosing to stay at YHA Franz Josef and hope you had a great time in our wonderful little town. I have shared your review with the rest of our staff and addressed what happened when you checked...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We were very comfortable here and the bedroom and bathrooms were clean however the kitchen/lounge was not so clean. It was disappointing that other travellers were probably more to blame than the hostel staff. Staff were friendly and helpful. It’s located in a quieter part...More

    Thank miss-b20
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

    Hi miss-b20, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We're happy to hear you enjoyed our facilities and are sorry to hear the kitchen was not too clean at the time. Glad to hear you found our staff to be friendly and...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$ 33 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • Franz Josef Glacier Yha Hotel Franz Josef
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