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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely villa, well equipt with laundry facilities. Need to change WIFI system, every time you use it you need a new password, gets annoying as you have to keep popping to the office.Otherwise fabulous.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights last month. Friendly service, clean villas and although close to highway it was very quiet. Comfortable bedding and suites and really friendly and attentive staff. A 5 minute drive to the town, but for us that was part of the attraction, not that there is anything wrong with Franz Josef. Villa was well equipped. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the fantastic villas while visiting Franz Joseph and Fox glaciers recently. It was great to stay in a villa that was furnished with comfortable beds and couches. The was also a kitchenette that was equipped with basic cooking equipment. The villa was well maintained and very clean and tidy. There is s small coin laundry on site as... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. If you want something quaint and different then this could be right up your street. The villas are in a pleasant rural setting and are spacious and comfortable with very good amenities. The proprietors live on the property and are very friendly and approachable. Whilst our villa was located within the grounds unfortunately it... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a few minutes out of town is an advantage, especially when restaurants send courtesy taxis to ferry you to and from their premises along with peace and quiet with lovely views. If you have children this is the place for you - great playground and tame Llamas and sheep to feed and pet. The living room included good kitchen... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our very favorite places we've now stayed on our honeymoon in New Zealand! We weren't expecting much. There aren't a ton of options when going to this glacier town, and our travel agent booked us here, and the only thing we knew about it was that it was listed as "economy" which meant it wasn't first-class... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glenfern Villas are about 3kms from Franz Josef town, the villas are well appointed with everything for self catering if required, The staff are very helpful if you want to go into town the staff can book the restaurant and arrange the transport for you. our helicopter flight was arraigned for us. We had the most enjoyable stay and would... More 

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 3 hour drive from Greymouth we were booked to stay at Glenfern Villas prior to making our way to Queenstown. Glenfern is approximately 3 kms from Franz Josef in a perfect location. Close to the town and a short drive to the glacier. Very large, comfortable with washing facilities. Kitchen well stocked with pots, pans, utensils etc and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and were extremely impressed. Accommodation is well equipped and clean. Amazing views from the room.Staff were extremely helpful. Would recommend an apartment at the back of the property.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stopped over here en route from Queenstown to Kaikoura and wished we had spent a second day. The Villas are out of town but the rural setting is delightful and the villas really spacious and well equipped. No restau on site but they do do a good simple breakfast pack.

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