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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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    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    We did a one night stay here in one of their "flash packers" very affordable clean tidy super comfy bed. Good shower presure. Fantastic stay. We ate dinner at monsoon that's on site and it was very night. Couple of mentions is that the bar...More

    Thank Kelly B
    Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed in the flash back packer room. The room was more than adequate and clean. There was a lot of noise from all sides. You could hear the people above you, next to you and outside. I figured it was an...More

    Thank Drew D
    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    Stayed here for one night on a powered site in a camper van. Situated in the rainforest. You are right in the heart of the town. 2 minutes walk to the Main Street. Lovely clean facilities. Friendly staff. Had a lovely meal in the bar/restaurant....More

    Thank Wendy H
    Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

    I really wish I hadn't booked here. I booked thinking I would treat myself to somewhere special after a very long solo drive. I paid $300 per night and I think I totally wasted my money. The room needs updating (I stayed in a Tree...More

    Thank rosegrrl
    Response from oscar767, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Rosegrrl, Thank you for your feedback. We do pride ourselves on having many happy guests stay with us in our various room options so was saddened to read your thoughts on both the Rainforest and our town. I would like you to rest assured...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2017

    This is the place to stay, right in the heart of this tiny town. We got upgraded to a cabin in the woods, which was amazing, it had everything we needed in it. They also have dorm rooms for kids but we stayed right away...More

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    • US$ 29 - US$ 431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    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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