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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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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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Morwell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Stayed in a one bedroom apartment. Queen bed very comfortable. Nice lounge and dining room. Full kitchen. Very large and comfortable villa. Beautiful large walk in shower. Very clean throughout. Free parking next to your Villa and free WiFi (did find it dropped out a couple of times but easy to sign back in). Just outside of town - only... More 

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Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The villa was lovely - terrific views! The villa was very clean with great amenities. Our daughters loved the upstairs loft bedroom! We enjoyed feeding the alpacas and sheep who live on the farm. The place is close to town but also very quiet and peaceful. The owners and staff are very friendly and obliging. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Really cool place, very comfy apartments, staff were very friendly and really helpful. Location a bit out of town but only 5 minutes by car. Views up to the glacier, which we were lucky enough to walk on. Great sleep, really quiet, and good laundry facilities, which we needed after a couple of weeks travelling!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had a one bedroom villa which was very spacious and provided us with everything we needed for our stay. Spotlessly clean and great location. The staff were very helpful too. The complex is roughly 3km from the main town, so you do need a car. The gardens are immaculately kept and the views are amazing.

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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)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $123 - $211 (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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