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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good42%
    • Average17%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed December 10, 2015

    Perfect location close to bars and restaurants. Rooms were pretty basic but contained everything you could need. Bathroom was small but functional. Staff were very helpful and breakfast was lovely. A great place to stay in FJ.

    Thank Jellifer
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded December 10, 2015

    Dear Jellifer, Thank you for staying at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier and for sending us your past review. I am pleased to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Please stay in touch and visit again. Yours sincerely, Alexander

    Reviewed December 3, 2015

    The hotel is in a great location, basically 2 mins to everything. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. The restaurant was great and the wait staff excellent. The foyer, bar and restaurant areas look as though they have been recently upgraded. The rooms are...More

    Thank David W
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded December 10, 2015

    Dear David W, thank you for taking the time to send us your review. You have stayed in one of our standard rooms which were soft refurbished only 3 years ago. These room offer the same comfort as our Superior rooms just on a smaller...More

    Reviewed December 2, 2015

    Stopped here on the way to Queenstown. Unfortunately the weather was very poor, so the views to the mountains were not available. The hotel however is well located for access to all the 'good' weather activities incl heli-rides and hiking trips. There are walking paths...More

    Thank Cordell D
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded December 10, 2015

    Dear Cordell D, I am sorry to hear that the weather has not played its part during your recent stay to the Glacier Country Region. But I am glad to read that this has not negatively impacted on your memory back of our hotel. Please...More

    Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

    The location of this hotel is great, as are most places in Franz Josef. The staff were very good and helpful, especially Lisa. We found the rooms to be clean and functional. When we needed to adjust our travel plans our reservation was adjusted without...More

    Thank steveswope
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded December 10, 2015

    Dear DeacSteve, Thank you very much for sending us your feedback. We have enjoyed having you staying with and look forward to welcoming you back to the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier in the hopefully nearest future. Best regards, Alexander

    Reviewed December 1, 2015

    We had the pleasure of staying here 2 nights while driving down the West Coast in July. The cost of the hotel was very affordable and we were surprised with the quality of the room, we had a balcony with a view of the mountains....More

    Thank Sam P
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded December 2, 2015

    Dear Sam P, Thank you for sharing your review of the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier with the wider TripAdvisor community. I am really pleased to see that the positive memory has not faded since your stay with us back in July 15. Thank you...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • $150 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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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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    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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    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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