As a backpacker, this place was fab. Rooms were good, facilities were clean and modern and the bar/restaurant area was great! The staff were really helpful and looked after us well. There is also a hot pool area for a post-glacier climb dip! Would stay here again in a flash.
- 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