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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
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    Hot Tub
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    Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

    I mixed up this place with another and ended up booking 3 rooms for my family of 5 at the motel. The rooms are are frighteningly small and the bathroom sink is the kind attached to the wall that is so small whatever you do,...More

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    Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

    Loved our stay in the tree house. So spacious with a kitchen and laundry and TWO showers! Great for a group of friends to share. Decor was clean & modern. Beds were comfy and clean with crisp, fresh sheets. Would definitely go back and stay...More

    Thank ljae123
    Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

    This is probably one of the coolest, most beautiful hostels I have ever been too. They cater to the party animals, the quiet couples, the book worms, and the family bunch. Camp out on a remote site, under the clear night sky, or camp in...More

    Thank Scott M
    Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed in one of the Gecko cabins. It was nothing fancy but it was comfortable and a good size. There was a hot tub for the use of the just Gecko cabins. The setting was lovely and the grounds included a pub. We ate...More

    Thank CMM920829
    Reviewed 15 December 2015

    We stayed in one of the powered camper van sites amongst the beautiful scenery. Unfortunately our entire stay in Franz Josef was quite rainy but the scenery never the less was nothing short of breathtaking with the mountains at your doorstep. The amenities were great...More

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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
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$ 26 - US$ 268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #5 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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    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    • Rainforest Retreat Hotel 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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