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Holly Homestead B&B

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2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Following a recent holiday of a lifetime my wife and i were lucky enough to be booked into the Hollyhomestead in Franz Josef. Have to say it was a most lovely experience from the time Bernie made us welcome and sat down with us to share with us all the attractions and good eateries in the area to the time... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed at Holly Homestead for 2 nights while we explored the glaciers. After a long drive through the mountains, we were greeted by the wonderful Bernie with a glass of wine and cookies. A very well deserved treat. She immediately made us feel welcome. We had room 3 that had a great view of the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

with a divine view to the hills, and spots to stop and relax, big room, underfloor heating in the bathroom, the place was simply perfect. The house is beautifully done, and perfectly homely, cosy and inviting. The owner Bernie met us at the car, helped us in, sat us down with a glass of wine and explained all the things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Franz Joseph was our last stop on a four week trip to New Zealand and Holly's Homestead was the perfect place to end it. The room was very comfortable and clean. Bernie was full of good recommendations and advice. She greeted us with homemade cookies and tea (I think I actually opted for a beer) and sat down to discuss... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spent Christmas Day with Bernie and Gerard at their beautiful home in Franz Josef. We were amazed at the effort they both went to make us feel at home and they went far above and beyond to help us celebrate Christmas away from home. From individual gifts on Christmas morning (a box of NZ chocolates and a South Island... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spent 2 nights (26-28 Dec 2014) at Holly Homestead. It was an amazing experience in staying such a great B&B place. Bernie is a very detailed and hospitable lady. She gave me a lot of good advices when I sent her tons of emails for recommendation. She helped me to reserve heli hike as well as arranged a birthday... More 

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San Diego, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This review is a bit delayed following our trip to NZ earlier this year, however before anymore time went by, I needed to make sure I wrote something up regarding this phenomenal B&B. My wife and I were in Franz Josef in March, and we are still talking about the Holly Homestead experience to this day. Bernie was so welcoming,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The weather was pretty bad but we loved staying at this B & B - especially as we were upgraded to a suite. Bernie was very welcoming and provided a wealth of information on where to go and what to do alongside tea and a beer. She even gave us a taxi service to a restaurant in town about five... More 

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Frankfurt
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We staying for two nights on our tour of NZ and this ranks amongst the best B&B's we stayed at. Firstly, Benie is such a great host who gives her guests a very warm welcome with a detailed run through of what to do and how so that you can maximise your stay in double quick time. Secondly, we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Where to start? Bernie warmly welcomed us upon our arrival, and didn't stop doing everything possible to ensure we felt welcomed and right at home the whole time we were there. In fact, she went over and above when we discovered that my husband accidently left several shirts behind at the place where we stayed the previous night, several hours... More 

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Address: 2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holly Homestead B&B 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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