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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, just outside of town (about 3 minutes in car) with well appointed, warm and comfortable lodges. If I have one suggestion - heated bathroom tiles! Bitterly cold with only a small bathmat. But a great place to stay.

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Siliguri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful nest of Villas just a short distance from the main town and a wonderful place to stay. The villas are beautiful, spacious and comfortable and the natural view of the glaciers is an added advantage. The staff are very helpful. There is a small farm with a few animals which adds to the attraction of the... More 

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Weipa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find as it was on the highway, however it was little way out of town. The view of the glacier was good from the outdoors and the rooms were spacious. On arrival the man at the desk was not very complimentary about some of the activities that we asked about and said 'he would not pay the price'.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to say this was a great villa very warm comfortable and the staff at the lodges were very friendly. We had a large Villa and were very happy with it, although it is situated outside the township the Villas are in a beautiful spot and would stay here again at a moments notice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We just returned from our trip to Franz Josef, we would highly recommend this location. The villas are outside town so very quiet, the views are beautiful and the apartment was very clean. There are sheep and alpaca on the property who love to be fed by hand!! The local restaurants provide pick-up and return service as well so there... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights in a 2 bedroom villa. The apartments were very clean and nicely appointed. The staff were friendly and accomodating. My only concern was the hot water did not last for 4 showers. This is being addressed tho, otherwise would definitely stay again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

There are definitely better motels in the town. The room itself was the worst part, even though it was clean, things did not work properly. First, the heater did not function properly, it shuts down by itself after a while and therefore we were freezing in the room. Second, the hot water in the shower stopped functioning on the second... More 

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Waregem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This motel looks brand new. The rooms are very high and have all modern furniture. The kitchen is well equipped. There is a sight on a huge green field, ideal to let play children. The terrace is large with possibility for BBQ The host and hostess are both from Argentina. I could say something about football instead of the everywhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The staff were very helpful The rooms were very clean & well maintained room & gardens Kitchen facilities available About 3 kms out of town but several restaurants in town do pick up & drop off so you don't need to drive

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed at the Glenfern Villas for 2 nights, The room was large with a kitchenette to allow you to cook if desired. The villas are about 3km out of town, so a car is a necessity. The bed was very comfortable and there were good views of the mountains.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $126 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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