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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a 1 bedroom villa which was very spacious with a deck outside. The villas are lovely. Parking is right outside the villa and there are laundry facilities at the reception are which were very welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in a one bedroom villa. It was really spacious and easy to heat. It was very clean and well maintained. The king size bed was very comfortable. The kitchen well equipped with an oven, stove top and fridge freezer. The staff were very friendly. The best part was taking advantage of their winter special. Pay... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in a 2 bedroom villa with 5 friends, located a short 3 minute drive out of town. Villas were spacious and clean. Bed was comfortable and small kitchen was handy. Staff were friendly and accommodating. They booked our helicopter ride up to the glacier at a discounted price. Free on site parking was great since... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a day in November. The villa was beautiful. The only downside was that it rained the entire duration of our trip, hence, we were unable to venture outside and enjoy the glacier region. The villa itself was very tastefully done and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to stay here if you go to fox glacier its close by. This has all amenities and was our perfect spot to stay. I loved the attic bedroom. It's got a great location on the foot of the mountains. It has wifi too, I loved the shower with the water so fresh that just wanted to stay there.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult daughter and I stayed in a beautiful villa with amazing views. Comfortable and clean, we would have been happy to stay longer. Not close to town, but that only added to the charm and serenity. It's only a few minutes drive into town. The management were super, so helpful and patient with booking last minute glacier helicopter flights.... More 

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Kanpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed here with two kids on the nights of 11/12june15 in a two bedroom villa. The place is nice n staff very very helpful and caring. The negative - one is 3km away from main town and there is neither a shuttle from hotel nor any cab service in Franz Josef. Though restaurants do provide pick up and drop... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Spacious and rather stylish design in a convenient location. We did not get a villa away from the road (as requested in advance but not promised, so not complaining) and even so did not have any problem with road noise. Access to a laundry, which is useful. Space to sit outside in good weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We recently stayed 3 nights in a 2 bed villa and could not have been more impressed with the place itself, views and friendly and helpful staff. We received great advice on what to see and where to eat, and they were a great help in organising a helicopter flight over the glaciers. The kids loved feeding the animals and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Lovely villas & very well equipped! The staff where really helpful with the activities that where available to us in & around Franz Josef! I would recommend staying here if you are looking for some peace & quiet in nice relaxing surroundings with just a short drive to the glacier & the town!

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