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    Ribbonwood Retreat

    26 Greens Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Excellent comfortable room with fantastic view. Welcoming and friendly hosts. Bathroom and kitchen facilities first rate. Nice touches - e.g. home-baked snacks. WiFi in room not reliable. Unclear what breakfast choice was; the offer of fresh fruit and cereal at the beginning of breakfast would...More

    Thank DIWBRAMBLES
    Response from Jules068, Owner at Ribbonwood RetreatResponded 3 days ago

    Yes we are located in the National Park with 360 degree views yet just a few minutes drive from the village where guests can find a range of restaurants. Our reviews show that breakfast is often the highlight of guests stay. We don't always have...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My husband and I had a very pleasant 2 night stay at Ribbonwood Retreat on our honeymoon. Jonathan and Julie were incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable of the surrounding area. The B&B itself is located near the main part of Franz Josef, but just far enough...More

    Thank Christina J
    Response from Jules068, Owner at Ribbonwood RetreatResponded 4 days ago

    Christina, I will start by writing thank you for such a detailed and positive review so that other travellers might know what to expect. We do welcome our guests to Ribbonwood and feel privileged that you have chosen us, in return we try to give...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Ribbonwood Retreat is a comfortable, welcoming and beautiful place to stay. Julie and Jonothan are fantastic hosts who made us feel very welcome. Breakfast was delicious, made with fresh ingredients from their own garden. The accomodation was cosy, with excellent amenities and lovely personal touches....More

    Thank Emilyglanville
    Response from Jules068, Owner at Ribbonwood RetreatResponded 4 days ago

    Emily we do appreciate that you have written this review, thanks so much. It was good that you and your mum could kick back and take it easy after your journey and we appreciate that you chose Ribbonwood to let all the impressions sink in....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Jonathan and Julie gave us a very warm welcome and made us feel right at home. They provided us with plenty of information on the activities and recommendations for eating out, in fact we were already in touch even before we got to NZ. The...More

    Thank Ayshwaria
    Response from Jules068, Owner at Ribbonwood RetreatResponded 4 days ago

    Kia ora Aysh, thanks so much for your time to write this review. I felt like I knew you before you even walked in the door! Helping our guests make the most of their time here is most important to us and we take great...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed on the ground floor in the main house, the bedroom was comfortable, the bathroom luxuriously spacious. Julie and Jonathan are very welcoming and knowledgeable, full of great tips for walks, visits and restaurants. They also very kindly dried our boots and "waterproofs" after...More

    Thank Nick99
    Response from Jules068, Owner at Ribbonwood RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Nick Oh wow so kind! Do you know, it doesn't seem like work to do those extras when we get lovely appreciative guests like you. What we love is your great attitude in the face of adversity - you were out there in the...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 177 - US$ 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Room Tips
    "The separate cabin out back is fabulous."
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    "the cottage is quiet and has it's own decks on the front and back"
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    "Best view is upstairs on a good day but downstairs or the cottage may be better if you have mobility issues."
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    "The cottage is lovely."
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