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Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

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27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we called to when we left we felt the spark here. This place has it, that Kiwi hospitality we all know & love. A homely feel and friendly staff. We are flashpacker converts now. Thanks for a great stay, we will recommend to all. From the Electrician's wife :)

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Anna M, Thank you for taking time to review Glow Worm Accommodation, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again soon. Thanks Chris Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a double room at this awesome hostel. It really is great value for money, as hot soup in the evening and breakfast are included. The soup was delicious and perfect after a day of walking in the rain, the breakfast was basic (toast, butter, jam, cornflakes, milk, tea and coffee), but good. They have a... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Knoedelator, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and made the most of our free offerings and liked your room. I hope you enjoy the rest of your travels. Thanks Chris Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We had a very uncomfortable stay here. Everything, from the parking lot to the rooms and bathrooms, felt cramped. In addition, the building and our room had a damp & musty smell and feel to it. It was also not that clean, and the bed was very uncomfortable. We actually changed our plans so that we would only stay here... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi 331mafa,Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm. I'm sad to hear that your stay wasn't what it should have been. We always welcome feedback whether good or bad, but also encourage our guests to tell us of issues whilst they are staying with us as it gives us an oppurtunety to fix any issues. I wish... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very welcoming staff, clean rooms. Stayed for 1 night in a private room, easy walk to the start of the Franz Josef tracks. Had an awesome hot tub to warm up in, its in the middle but enclosed! Free soup and wifi!

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Thank JHSEB
Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi JHSEB, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, Im glad that you enjoyed your stay and were able to make the most of our facilities. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trips. Thanks, Chris. Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

Guadalajara, Mexico
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights and the rooms were fine! The beds were comfy and clean and the common areas are pretty clean too. Staff was very nice and helpful, they give you free hot soup at 6pm which is great, but it's not very tasty all the time (but it's free!!) and you also get free breakfast... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi solhdzgro, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found it good value with all of our free offerings. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Thanks, Chris. Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for two nights during our time in the Franz Joseph and fox glacier. The hostel is clean, the staff are friendly. I love that they offer free popcorn and the soup everyday at 6pm is delicious. It was great to be able to use the hot tub after a cold day spent doing the glacier... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Free breakfast and hearty soup in the evenings are definitely plus points! The lounge/dining area is real cosy and a great place to meet other travellers. Dorms are comfy enough, although I would probably book one without the ensuite bathroom in the future, as the shared bathrooms just seem a little more spacious and well taken care of. Love the... More 

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Castelfiorentino, Italy
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We were here in January as part of our honey moon trip to New Zealand! The day we arrived in Franz Josef we had some issues to deal with, and the staff of Cir Cedrics Glow Worm really did much beyond what one could expect or even ask for to help us out! They really made a difference for us!... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic even if you don't want to spend the night. The staff is super friendly and paying for WiFi + shower is super reasonable. My only regret is that I didn't have time to back track to the hotel and spend a proper night there.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival we were so relieved because we had been staying in such terrible hostels until we were happily greeted by Benjamin (or sir Cedric as I liked to call him). He was so friendly and let us know about all the place had to offer. Free wifi!!!! Free popcorn, breakfast, soup & hot tub. It was basically heaven in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

Address: 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $34 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Glow Worm Cottages Hotel Franz Josef
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