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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
    011 64 3-752 0220
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good39%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Nice, modern, cozy, friendly place with affordable price. Stayed 2 nights in a 6 bed shared dorm with shared bathrooms. Cost only 26 NZD per night! Bathrooms are equipped with hairdryer and electric haircurllers with big mirrors, like a hair salon. Girls loved this. A...More

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    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    Where to begin...we drove down from Hokatika. We arrived to our 3-bedroom Tree House and were immediately thrilled. Our family of five (3 boys) all loved the fact that we were secluded and surrounded by lush vegetation. It was gorgeous. The cabin was very new,...More

    Thank GinaLCP
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here in our campervan. The powered sites are very small and only just fitted the 6 berth van in. We were among the ferns, literally! It was nice, but the sites were heavily gravelled, and there was a very small round table and...More

    Thank sqwiddles
    Response from oscar767, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Sqwiddles thank you for your feedback. It appears we had a bad day the day you stayed, one of those days where if something is going to fail everything else follows. You'll be pleased to hear that everything is back in working order. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in the Gecko House and the room next door (2 adults and 3 teenage kids) The gecko house is amazing - beautiful really long table and benches inside and out the front made from the local trees. The kitchen is bigger than mine...More

    Thank Tory C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at a powered site. The park is very well kept, as our the amenities. Our site was surrounded by trees so it was quite private. It was walking distance to everything we needed. The staff are super friendly too.

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    Aspen Court Franz Josef
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 29 - US$ 322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 90
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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    DR_PLM
    13 April 2017|
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    Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
    I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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    Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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    "No WIFI. Small turning space in powered site area."
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