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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    1 - 5 of 584 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for 1 night. Quick check in then found our room was on the 1st floor with no lift, so we had to lug our 24kg suitcases up the stairs, luckily one of the staff came to my wifes aid and took the bag...More

    Thank John L
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    One of a good hotel to stay when visiting Franz Joseph. The service is great, the breakfast is great (although they have quite limited variety of food compared to others), information center is awsome, room is clean.

    Thank serotonine s
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here one night while traveling through New Zealand. This hotel was perfectly adequate but not top shelf even for its grade. It was apparent that renovations and efforts are being made to upgrade the facility but there could be more...More

    1  Thank jkpeters
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Very helpful & informative staff, easy Check in . very nice & Airy rooms . Beds are nicely made with good linen , overall good experience. Location is very close to restaurant, Bars etc . Just 200 meters from heli service providers & hot pools...More

    1  Thank Dharmendra-Geanis
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    In truth I reckon people only come to Franz Joseph if they are going glacier viewing. It’s beautiful; countryside around here but there’s very little else but the glacier. But this is the catch. Often in such results the local hotels “milk it”, charge top...More

    1  Thank John L
    Aspen Court Franz Josef
    1,171 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 82 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 130
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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 Hotel
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    kwijn1
    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
    No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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    Vimalkumar85
    1 May 2016|
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    Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
    Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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    "We stayed in the Douglas Wing"
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    "the food is not that great"
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    "Mountain view"
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    "choose rooms on the 100 or 200 level for beautiful views of the glacier"
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