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    Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent68%
          • Very good20%
          • Average8%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “hot towels” (18 reviews)
          “kiwi juice” (20 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This hotel was so nice and great shame was we didn't manage to stay longer. We were greeted by one of the management in traditional Maori dress who gave us a briefing of the hotel facilities in a lovely lounge area. Room was beautiful set...More

          Thank CummingDubai
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Well designed, comfortable rooms with magnificent rain forest surroundings, including walking/running trail. Excellent food and dining room service. Deserves an extended stay if you have the time and resources.

          Thank Carmelita B
          Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

          Dear Carmelita Thank you for your review and pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us at TW. Yours sincerely Richard

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          This place was fantastic. The view out of our room looked like we were in the middle of a tropical rain forest. The rooms were clean and comfortable. It is also right on the edge of town so you can walk around to the different...More

          1  Thank Erwin G
          Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

          Dear Erwin Thank you for this feedback and glad that you enjoyed our convenient location within Franz Josef Glacier. Yours sincerely Richard

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Doesn't get any better then this, open your drapes and look right in the forest. Had a beautiful room, clean and big. The setting of this hotel was amazing. Had small trails that were fun to walk just to see what was at the end....More

          Thank Sue P
          Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

          Dear Sue Thank you for taking the time to give us your post-stay feedback. Much appreciated. Yours sincerely Richard

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Our overall experience was good. The hotel accommodation was very comfortable and the rooms were large with balconies overlooking the gardens. We experienced the tasting menu which we thought was uninspiring and overpriced. There was a pianist which to us is an acquired taste. The...More

          Thank bruceurban
          Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

          Dear Bruceurban Thank you for visiting us at Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Apologies for falling short of your restaurant expectations however I am pleased that your overall stay at Te Waonui was a good one. Yours sincerely Richard

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Refrigerator in room
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          Details
          • Price range
          • $463 - $641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #2 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 100
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Tigers4me
          Is the degustation worth it do you get wines ? Seems like about $150 pp
          December 15, 2016|
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          Response from Richard B | Property representative |
          Dear Tigers4Me Our normal Five Course Degustation price is $130 which excludes wines/course. Yours sincerely Richard
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          Out-of-SFO
          Are there any special menus or activities on Christmas?
          October 15, 2015|
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          Response from Richard B | Property representative |
          Dear Out-of-SF Apologies for my belated response. Yes, we will be offering a traditional Christmas dinner on 25 December 2015. Please discuss with me your preferred activities during your time with us and I would be more... More
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          george60898
          Spa or massage available?
          January 10, 2015|
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          Response from caroline900 | Reviewed this property |
          yes spa and massage available.
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