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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%
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    • Average16%
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    • Terrible3%
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    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

    Thank SarahLouise9
    Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

    I was not impressed with this hotel. The surroundings are very beautiful, but the hotel is not. The staff is not friendly at all, the room was not clean, therefore I didn't enjoyed my stay. Also, the restaurant service was horrible, breakfast and dinner.

    Thank Daniela C
    Reviewed 14 December 2015

    Firstly its not true that they give you free wifi if you are in the tree house lodges etc. They give you a card but there is no wifi, it does not work one bit. Not even slowly, not even in the pub! This is...More

    Thank DenAng1
    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
    • Also Known As
    • 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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    10 July 2016|
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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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