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Queenstown
Reviewed August 25, 2012

This accommodation is a couple minutes drive out of Franz Josef so if you are travelling by car I would definately recommend staying here! The staff are really friendly and the villas are well looked after. We really enjoyed our stay, it was great that after a day of activities and sightseeing in Franz you can come back and relax...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed August 19, 2012

I went with my parents to stay 2 nights at Glenfern Villas Franz Josef in December. The rooms were good. The rooms were well appointed and comfy. The hosts had good ideas about activities. The room had mountain view.

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Australia
Reviewed July 26, 2012

These villas were a plesant surprise. Well appointed and very comfortable! The rooms were large and extra touches such as DVD player were most appreciated. The kitchen was well stocked with everything required. I was a little anxious about all the animals they have there as I'm terrified of dogs, but I shouldn't have been, they were all beautifully behaved....

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Kaaawa, Hawaii
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Glenfern Villas and our host Cesar were the highlight of our month-long trip in Australia and New Zealand. It was mid-winter, so we came to Franz Josef without a reservation. We looked at three hotels in the town - unimpressed by all. Then we found the Glenfern Villas and were warmly greeted by Cesar. When he showed us a two-room...

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Adelaide
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Glenfern villas is a great base to explore glacier country from. We, a family of four, stayed for a week in july 2012 and loved it. The villa was well appointed, very clean and comfy. The host was very welcoming, friendly and gave good advice about activities, tours, restaurants etc. and able to place bookings if you wish. The kids...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed July 14, 2012

We stayed 2 nights. Just out of town (to far to walk at night) 3 minute drive. Front desk people very helpful with eating recommendations and local knowledge.Single bed villa, separate bedroom , bathroom, and living/kitchen/lounge. Very comfortable.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed July 10, 2012

We stayed one night and the service was stellar. The front desk clerk helped book our tour, briefed us on the town and where to eat a d what to do for the evening. There was a great view of the mountains from the villa. We would stay again if passing through Franz Josef

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 8, 2012

Located on the main road just outside of Franz Joseph, it is the perfect location if you are intending to visit the glacier. Reception provided a nice little welcome pack and also offer dvds for you to borrow. The cabins are fairly modern and are well kitted out. Reception were extremely helpful and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 4, 2012

We stayed in a 2BR unit that was very spacious and nice. The unit was two levels with one BR on each, which made regulating the heat a bit tricky. Nice kitchen area with a large fridge if you need it. Covered parking right next to the unit. Our kids loved the farm animals next door (dog named Blue, goats,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 28, 2012

Stayed at the location for two nights and in NZ for a week. During this time, we stayed in three other Hotels and the staff at Glenfern were a standout above the rest. The rooms were perfect, clean and tidy. Staff offered us free DVDs to watch, free Internet wifi and extra washing power at no charge. Most places charged...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

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: $116 - $200 (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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