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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good39%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Internet
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    Hot Tub
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    Reviewed January 22, 2016

    Really nice sites, surrounded by lush vegetation. Good standings on gravel and relatively private compared to other parks. Short walk to the hot baths and a bar which was great. Slightly longer walk into town. Friendly welcome and good service.

    Thank Ben C
    Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

    This is your typical campground. I can't speak to the nicer accommodations as I was traveling with a group. The bunks weren't bad but there was some black mold in the bathroom and the entire room itself had a cat pee/musty smell if you didn't...More

    Thank themusicalyogin
    Reviewed January 21, 2016

    The location and grounds are lovely with each pitch for a campervan powered site recessed around the forest, providing you with a good degree of privacy. The site has lovely staff, very well maintained grounds and has a good bar and restaurant - very handy...More

    Thank Patrick N
    Reviewed January 21, 2016

    Stayed here last minute in january so we got a great deal on staying in the gecko cottages which are a separate little area at the back of the park that were fab. There are near shared laundry and bbq facilities but fenced off so...More

    Thank niamhs456
    Reviewed January 19, 2016

    The grounds of this accommodation are quite nice and it is located close to town. The staff member who checked us in was very abrupt. We were advised to park in a designated spot, but our spot was taken and staff weren't much help. It...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $29 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 90
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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    Room & Suite (102)
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    Bathroom (18)
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    April 12, 2017|
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    Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
    I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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    July 9, 2016|
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    Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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