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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

4.5 of 5 State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cotswolds UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2010

These are self catering chalets which although out of town represent excellent value. Plenty of space would be good with young children.The breakfast pack was very handfy especially first night/day.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

The Villas are large and well equipped but the lighting was poor and internet was at a fee. Stayed in one of the units which backed onto the main road which meant a noisy night, in addition to which the outdoor terrace is about 2 metres from a 2 metre high metal fence and then its the road so not... More

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Bath, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2010

Lovely villas with stunning views of the mountains. It is based about 2km out of Franz Josef, but that does mean it is peaceful and quiet. The rooms are comfortable and staff very friendly but watch out for the added costs of things like the internet and DVD hire.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2010

Accommodation excellent, extremely clean, highly recommend staying here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

2 Nights, 2 Adults, Amazing Room First Impression: Amazing Villa with beautiful view Reviews are spot on - this place was everything you could ask for. Cosy but spacious villa with outstanding facilities and a breath-taking view. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating - delivering our breakfast in torrential storms. Kitchen facilities were utilized, bathroom first class, entertainment resources... More

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Canberra Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

We had a 2 bedroom villa. The villa was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. large bathroom with large and powerful shower. Good quality bathroom products. The small kitchen was well appointed and the lounge area was comfortable with flat screen TV. It's approx. 10 minutes by car from Franz Josef. Our villa was located right next to the major highway... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

We stayed in Glenfern Villas for 1 night in November. Great hospitality and service. Ceasar was really accommodating and helpful. We received complimentary WiFi and Ceasar kindly pointed out all the main things to visit in the vicinity. We stayed in one of the lodges close to the highway and although there was little noise during the night, make sure... More

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Kyneton, Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

Were very impressed with the warm welcome and information given about activities, sight-seeing from Cesar at Reception - not a sales pitch, just a very helpful, pleasant and friendly person. Loved our one bedroom unit, which was Unit 4 - beautiful view out to the still snow-capped mountains from the living area which led out to a private patio overlooking... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

If you have your own transport in Franz Josef definitely consider staying outside of "town." The town isn't much for when you're not doing glacier-related things. It's nice to have a place to come back to with some room and a deck. The rooms all have a reasonable kitchen as well for those doing some cooking. The only thing lacking... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

Glenfern is perfectly adequate accomodation. Its a good 5 minute drive from the "centre" of Franz Josef ie the one street of bars and restaurants. We stayed in a two bed apartment for three nights but found the apartment (logically) equipped for one or two nighters ie no big pots etc. The kids loved wandering around, playing with the owners... More

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Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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 — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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