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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

awesome place to stay! Fast easy service, Mel at the front desk was so friendly and very helpful. Super handy having Monsoon Bar and Restaurant only a moments walk away. Private spa was perfect for our last night in Franz, loved our visit amd reccomend...More

Thank JasmineW92
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Loved staying here in our camper van the place was easy to find and the powered sites are nestled into the forest. Great restaurant and bar with nicley priced and good food, nothing over the top. Service by staff was excellent and helpful advice. close...More

Thank TheSandsWaiheke
Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded May 30, 2016

Hi TheSandsWaiheke Thank you so much for staying with us and your great review. The staff were very happy to get such lovely praise. I hope the rest of your trip was a great success and i hoe you can make it back to us...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016

Arrived late after a long day of driving..very pleased to find a friendly face at reception, a parking space,and food still being served, a complimentary beer token and happy hour in full swing. Food was good..large portions. There was some kind of pizza party night...More

Thank AliH8691
Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded May 30, 2016

Hi Ali Many thanks for choosing to stay with us and for your lovely review. Thank you for bringing attention to me the difficulties you experienced with the dryer in the laundry, just this week we have had all of our machines serviced and replaced...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The free WiFi never really worked out for one of us but besides that this accommodation has been one of the best. Awesome pizza and bar, great views and activities, free breakfast, quite clean facilities, huge hot tub and sky TV!

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed May 21, 2016

The Rainforest Retreat is a four minute walk to the township and a two minute walk from the hot pools. The service was friendly and helpful. The onsite restaurant, Monsoon, served great food and was a happening place to be,

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
$53 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$53 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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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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