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Holly Homestead B&B

4.5 of 5 2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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137 reviews 137 reviews
53 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My Husband and I visited NZ in early October and we stayed at this lovely B&B in Franz Joseph. It is a beautifully restored home built in the late 1920's, or early 30's. The owners, Bernie and Gerard, have done a fabulous job of making their home very welcoming and cozy. Bernie is very helpful in arranging reservations as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is an outstanding place to stay. The attention to detail is incredible. The rooms are wonderfully appointed and comfortable, the bathroom amenities were amazing and the view from our room and the gorgeous kitchen are exquisite. I love the location just on the edge of town. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful. Bernie, thank you for helping us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A wonderful place to stay and relax. The house itself is very attractive with beautiful floors and features. Bernie could not have been more helpful in getting us settled and recommending local attractions, restaurants and outdoor activities. We would not have done the fantastic Lake Matheson walk had she not recommended it. The attention to detail in the accommodation and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I've been wanting to write this for ages - but we had our baby (a girl) Bernie and well time has flown since we had the pleasure of staying with you and Gerard in your beautiful B and B!! The accommodation is amazing - we stayed in the king suite and it was so relaxing and comfortable and clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The house was wonderful; hardwood floors, hardwood wainscoting, updated rooms. There was a guest sitting room with a fireplace, comfortable sofas, games, books, music, wireless internet and a computer was available. The guest rooms were good sized with a generous sized bathroom with heated floors and a towel warmer. Hot beverages were available upon request. The breakfast was delicious with... More 

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We truly enjoyed our stay with extremely high service and information level from the owners, wonderful rooms and an exclusive breakfast. We give our best recommendations and hope to come back again - very soon!

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holly Homestead B&B 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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