When travelling with a group of experienced globetrotters (41!) I know it will be virtually impossible to please every one of them. The staff of Te Waonui treated my group royally, and in so doing, managed to not only give everyone a pleasant experience, but the best experience in all our stays in NZ and Australia.
The Quality of the rooms was exceptional, and our Chef's Choice menu was lovingly cooked and presented. The wine advice proved to be spot on, so for my group; a 5star experience and rating.
Congratulations to all staff and management. Recommended.
Albert Sword: Program Leader
Odyssey Travel / Road Scholar
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Luxury hotels in New Zealand don't get any better than this! Nestled amongst native West Coast rainforest at Franz Josef is a very special five-star Qualmark rated retreat. Designed with utmost care of its precious environment, guests at Te Waonui Forest Retreat will find themselves encircled by rainforest and accommodated in natural and sustainable luxury. Te Waonui Forest Retreat promises all its guests a truly unique and memorable experience. At one with nature, the five-star Qualmark rated Te Waonui Forest Retreat is the ultimate coming together of luxury escape and environmental awareness. Great care has been taken to ensure this exceptional forest retreat steps lightly upon the earth, from the organic cotton bedspreads to its recycled local building materials. Discerning travellers will appreciate the hotel’s attention to detail, which starts with attentive personal service upon arrival, and continues throughout all the hotel facilities and every aspect of your stay. As our guest you will enjoy exceptional quality and service, including: Luxuriously appointed guest rooms, generously proportioned and featuring the highest standard of room amenities, such as your personal pillow menu, natural wool mattress underlay, and high speed Internet access. Dining among the tres in ‘The Canopy’ restaurant, and savouring quality local cuisine, including an indulgent five-course degustation dinner. Innovative, environmentally sustainable architecture and building materials that create a healthy, warm and quiet haven for you to enjoy. Easy access to many excellent local attractions, including the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, just minutes away. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef