Had a great "wet area" for snow gear before entering room. The breakfast area surrounded with glass and our own private view of the surrounding rain forest with a balcony which was very private.
Only slight criticism was that it was next to the backpacker caravan area as part of the same resort.
Clean and staff helpful.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Rainforest Retreat is centrally located in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier township on the west coast of NZ’s South Island.Nestled in six acres of native bush and surrounded by lush punga groves, Rainforest Retreat offers a wide range of accommodation – all built to embrace the natural environment.Whatever the season, explore New Zealand’s glaciers while staying at Rainforest Retreat. It’s not just accommodation… it’s an experience! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef