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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed at the Glenfern Villas for 2 nights, The room was large with a kitchenette to allow you to cook if desired. The villas are about 3km out of town, so a car is a necessity. The bed was very comfortable and there were good views of the mountains.

Thank mc195003
Morwell, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Stayed in a one bedroom apartment. Queen bed very comfortable. Nice lounge and dining room. Full kitchen. Very large and comfortable villa. Beautiful large walk in shower. Very clean throughout. Free parking next to your Villa and free WiFi (did find it dropped out a couple of times but easy to sign back in). Just outside of town - only...

1Thank Ted V
Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The villa was lovely - terrific views! The villa was very clean with great amenities. Our daughters loved the upstairs loft bedroom! We enjoyed feeding the alpacas and sheep who live on the farm. The place is close to town but also very quiet and peaceful. The owners and staff are very friendly and obliging. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and...

Thank Allanah F
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Really cool place, very comfy apartments, staff were very friendly and really helpful. Location a bit out of town but only 5 minutes by car. Views up to the glacier, which we were lucky enough to walk on. Great sleep, really quiet, and good laundry facilities, which we needed after a couple of weeks travelling!

Thank KCrowley1
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We had a one bedroom villa which was very spacious and provided us with everything we needed for our stay. Spotlessly clean and great location. The staff were very helpful too. The complex is roughly 3km from the main town, so you do need a car. The gardens are immaculately kept and the views are amazing.

Thank JanMay48
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights during our NZ holiday. We were greeted by Marcos who was lovely and welcoming, gave us some great info and advice on what to do in the area, and showed us to our villa. The one bedroom villa we had was clean, perfectly appointed and lovely! We prefer self contained so we can cook for...

Thank Sarah D
Perth, WA
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Very nice chalets, lots of natural light, positioned a few minutes outside of Franz Josef village. Suited us perfectly as we prefer to stay in a quiet location rather than in a tourist village. We were lucky enough to have a chalet at the back with a lovely view, definitely worth requesting one with a view if possible. Pleasant staff.

Thank Linoliv
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed two nights in a 2-bedroom villa. The staff were pleasant, but the accommodation was just average-the kitchen area was very tiny and if you planned to cook-the kitchenware was very minimalist. The queen bedroom downstairs was small and there was only one screen on the bedroom window and it was impossible to open the patio doors as there...

Thank Pol892
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2016

A couple of minutes drive outside the town center of Franz Josef you will find this quaint hotel. The hotel rooms are clean and tidy and a great size. Plenty to do for the kids, including animal feeding! Service was great and very helpful - highly recommended.

Thank DavidM-Aus
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Pros - The kitchen was well equipped. The staff were helpful and seemed knowledgeable of the area. Information about the local area including restaurant menus were all provided in the villa which we found very useful. Cons - WIFI was unreliable and slow. The one bed studio apartment did not have a view of the glacier while the two story...

Thank leedy2013

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

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: ₹ 10,984 - ₹ 14,420 (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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“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesB218, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room in the back facing the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles MargaritaMadness9909, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All villas have good location”
 of 5 bubbles elizabeths530, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the complex to get the best views of the glacier.”
 of 5 bubbles 414lesleec, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a cabin away from the main road, with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Linoliv, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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