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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Glenfern Villas is just outside of town, which gives it the incredible mix of being near dining and other amenities plus far enough away to feel secluded. We stayed in No. 8, which was beautifully decorated. The thoughtful staff, including Santana, made us feel at home. Star-gazing is excellent, and the proximity to many outdoor activities is excellent. We were...

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Faridabad, Haryana, India
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My car was impounded by the police at hotikiki because I did not followed the traffic rules so we had to take a taxi and we ended up paying 200 USD for the taxi. Finally we reached glen fern vilas and the old couple was amazing where she organised our next day bus to Wanaka and she organised a our...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Glenfern for one night and it was pleasant, with good heating (essential as the weather was miserable), comfy beds and excellent water pressure in the shower. The service was very helpful upon check in with lots of recommendations on where to eat and activities during the wet weather. Overall good option if in Franz Josef and don't mind...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a two night booking and loved the place. Great wealth of advice and info given to us by the staff, free, unlimited wifi, free movies, spacious villas that are clean and comfortable. Located a short drive (3 minutes) from the town in a peaceful location. Self contained so you can use the facilities to prepare something for yourself...

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United States
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Overall, we found Glenfern Villas to be pretty good but with a few negatives. The room/duplex cottage had a small seating and dinning area, a small kitchen with stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave and limited number of eating/cooking stuff. The separate bedroom was a bit on the small side with very small place to hang clothes; the bed seemed to only be...

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A gorgeous spot! Glenfern is just out of the main Franz Josef village, with excellent views to the mountains. We stayed two nights, and it was a great location from which to go and explore the township and the glaciers -- and a wonderful one to come back to! Our cabin was very comfortable: warm, light-filled and great beds. We...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed there for three days and enjoyed every minute of it. Enjoyed the fabulous surroundings of mountains and trees, and the fresh and clean air. The villa that we stayed was very well kept and very clean. The kitchenette is very well equipped and we cooked some of our meals there. When we checked in, we were greeted by...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This place is so wonderful - surrounded by mountains and jungle and fog rolling in through the mountains. The best hotel we stayed in in NZ. When we checked in, the guy at reception was super helpful and nice, and while I was at first disappointed our room didn't have a view, I got to look out at the sheep...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped there for two days during our honeymoon. We enjoied the quietness and warm charm of these villas just outside the village. Staff friendly and welcoming. It gave us opportunity to eat at home after two weeks of roadtrip and restaurants. The recinct with sheeps and alpakas is amazing. You can even buy food to feed them!

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for only a night, the bed was spot on and pillows the way it should be. Best sleep I've had in New Zealand so far. Comfortable and clean, only complaint is it would be nice to have laundry facilities in the apartment.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 10,697 - ₹ 14,409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a cottage with a view of the glacier. But if it's bad weather, you may not get to see much.”
 of 5 bubbles bullman99, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Carry some food as it is about 2 kms away from nearest grocery or town.”
 of 5 bubbles GandhiFamily, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check that they have resolved their water issues before booking”
 of 5 bubbles 354fionam, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
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“ask for a room in the back facing the mountains”
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