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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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All reviewsnice hotelnew zealandbreakfast buffet isfirst floorlamb shankthe ground floormain buildingopen firesmall towncomfortable bedswildlife centrein towngood sizestayed here for one nightroom was largefree wifibad weather
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Reviewed yesterday

I stayed here on my tour of South Island. It is a nice hotel. Wi-fi but not perfect. No air conditioning. Noisy at night from nearby restaurants. Nothing else to say really but I am forced to by the system.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I didn’t expect the rooms to be quite this nice considering the outside of the building not looking quite as impressive. The beds are very comfortable. Front desk duty manager so friendly & professional. Breakfast buffet was good. Shower pressure is strong. Highly recommend .

Thank hoteldivaDallas
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel sits at the base of the glacier and is surrounded by many other hotels. It is non descript in appearance, like the others, but that is where the "average" ends. Impeccably clean and the updated bathrooms were a dream. The bed and pillows...More

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Response from Lesley S, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear DianeAdelaide Thank you so much for the lovely review, we love hearing from our guests, I will pass on your comments to our team. Kind regards, Lesley Schultze, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and recommendations provided by Nicholas who was very attentive to my dietary restrictions. Enjoyed a wonderful meal and his suggestions were very helpful. Great location with attractive grounds and lobby which enhanced our experience.

Thank postalmom2
Response from Lesley S, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear postalmom2 Thank you for your feedback. I'm so pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal and the suggestions were helpful to you and I hope you continue to enjoy your holiday. Kind regards, Lesley Schultze, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to New Zealand is like one national park after another. The country is wonderful. The Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel was adequate in every way. Some of the members of our group took a short jaunt down the road to enter the forest...More

Thank dak_gal
Response from Lesley S, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dak_gal Lovely to read your review and delighted that you've enjoyed your journeys in New Zealand. Kind regards, Lesley Schultze, Assistant Manager

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mohit j
October 2, 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding but I was away from this page. Re: Time of breakfast, its a few months since I stayed there and cannot remember the actual times... however, we were up and out early that day and breakfast... More
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kwijn1
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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Vimalkumar85
April 30, 2016|
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Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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"207 had a beautiful view!"
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"Ask for the main building, top floors and glacier views."
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