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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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Overview
36 Main Rd Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Description
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier sits at the edge of the Westland World Heritage Park, and is just moments from one of New Zealand’s most spectacular natural attractions, the Franz Josef Glacier. Scenic Hotel More Franz Josef Glacier makes the most of its alpine location and offers quality accommodation in two separate hotel ‘wings’. Stay in either the Douglas or Graham wing, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings within Franz Josef village. Our hotel is in a premium location, making it the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the magnificent Westland region.Our professional, friendly staff look forward to welcoming you and helping to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Your visit will be made even more memorable by the many natural wonders in the area. Just be sure to bring your camera! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
130
Price range
$135 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Dining (13)
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Reviews (785)
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All reviews nice hotel new zealand buffet breakfast tour group the ground floor main building small town comfortable beds in town good size stayed here for one night free wifi room was large bad weather pleasant stay single bed south island
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Did not expect such a delightful hotel in such a small town. Felt very European. Small but well appointed rooms with very comfortable beds. Good dining. Excellent staff. Cozy and welcoming place to be in a rainforest. Highly recommend.More

Thank Kim P
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Kim P, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback, following your recent stay with us. It is really rewarding to hear that the team managed to exceed your initial expectation on a night stay with us here at the Scenic...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feanz josef itself is a little quaint town and this hotel adds to the old world charm of the town. The hotel is right in the middle of all that Franz josef has to offer. At a walking distance from the heli pads and the...More

Thank Tulika B
Response from LesleyS1753, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tulika B Thank you for taking time to write a review, we really appreciate this and hope you continue to enjoy your journeys in New Zealand. Regards, Lesley, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great stay while we visited Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand, a trip that we will always look back on with great joy. We loved our stay here. We were close to two glaciers actually, I believe the Fox Glacier was the...More

1  Thank Joseph K
Response from LesleyS1753, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joseph K Thank you for taking the time to provide such a positive review. You're correct in that Fox Glacier is other glacier in this area, about 30 minutes drive south from Franz Josef. Fantastic that you've enjoyed your time here in glacier country....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel really impressed me, from the check in process, the helpful staff and the super comfortable bed. Really nice room with tasteful decor and the food in the restaurant was delightful. Lovely and quiet, stunning bird song and a very relaxing stay. Highly recommend.

Thank Ruth-Wayne
Response from LesleyS1753, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ruth-Wayne Thank you so much for the lovely review. The views of the Southern Alps here are indeed stunning and we're happy visitors can enjoy the views also. We hope you continue to enjoy your holiday. Kind regards, Lesley, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in an interconnecting superior room with balcony overlooking the mountains. We have been in hotels all over the South Island and the beds and rooms here are the most comfortable I have come across!! Big tv, free wifi and easy access to the...More

Thank Sara T
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sara T, I am so pleased to hear that your family stay with us was enjoyable for you. Thank you for sending us your nice feedback. We would love to welcome you back to th hotel so please stay in touch. Best wishes, Alexander

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mohitj626
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 DevenderS93 | 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 Janeway62 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the Graham wing, which seemed to be newer and closer to the main building. If you are out front and look at the property, it is on the right. Our room was facing in the direction of the glacier. We didn't wander... More
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Room Tips
"Our room faced the road but it was quiet."
KimP235
4 days ago
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"Request a room with a view of the mountains."
teddw2ds
Aug 5, 2018
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"207 had a beautiful view!"
PTCKB
Apr 18, 2018
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"Ask for the main building, top floors and glacier views."
AlexandraB1156
Apr 2, 2018
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