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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7952 New Zealand
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#1 of 17 Speciality lodging in Franz Josef
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Hiking
Canoeing offsite
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Parking
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Umbrella
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Dining area
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Tile / marble floor
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
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Mountain view
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English
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Phillip B wrote a review Apr 2021
Palmerston North, New Zealand174 contributions47 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights. Easy check in, great accommodation, friendly hosts, nice bed and great bathroom. Nice one bedroom unit with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. All at a great price. Fab location only 5 minutes out of town.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Craig Rankin, Owner at Glenfern Villas
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Thank you for your review Phillip. So pleased your expectations were met. Looking forward to hosting you again soon.
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marycanary1234 wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington, New Zealand4 contributions
We stayed four nights and it was very quite as there were no overseas tourists. We had a beautiful view of the Croz Glazier from Unit 4. There were two comfortable sofas in the lounge. It was great to have an oven, and a good sized freezer. The bed was quite firm.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Unit 4 has a great view of the Cruz glacier (when there is no cloud on the mountain)
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Response from Craig Rankin, Owner at Glenfern Villas
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Thank you for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to hosting you again.
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Fiona C wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington, New Zealand14 contributions1 helpful vote
We were part of a group booking, and each of us treated as individuals/couples in our own right, welcomed and shown to our rooms. Beautiful rooms, very clean, spacious and comfortable. Milk in the fridge. No lights outside to interrupt a spectacular view of the stars. Thank you, Kia ora!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Craig Rankin, Owner at Glenfern Villas
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Yes the night sky is pretty special - we are happy that you enjoyed the view. Thank you for choosing to stay at Glenfern Villas. So pleased your experience met your expectations.
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Higgles wrote a review Jan 2021
Wairarapa, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
We saw a expired deal on Glacier Country website and contacted Glenfern, they arranged a package deal for us. Unfortunately we arrived in the pouring rain and fog and never got to do the trip to the Glaciers. The staff here were amazing and really helped us settle in and make the most of our time with them. The rooms are large, well appointed and comfortable. We recommend Glenfern and will stay again with them.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: They are all good rooms!
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Response from Craig Rankin, Owner at Glenfern Villas
Responded 10 Jan 2021
I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hopefully next time the weather is more helicopter friendly =) Monique
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Glenys wrote a review Jan 2021
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Wonderful friendly host. Warm and cosy units with everything thing you need. Comfy bed. Great kitchen facilities, was able to cook a roast dinner on a cool wet evening. Not too far from the Village. Will stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Responded 10 Jan 2021
Thank you for the lovely review. Monique
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PRICE RANGE
US$87 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
glenfern villas franz josef hotel franz josef, glenfern hotel franz josef, glenfern franz josef
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFranz Josef
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Glenfern Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Glenfern Villas?
Nearby attractions include Franz Josef Glacier (7.2 km), Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting (2.6 km), and Roberts Point Track (6.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Glenfern Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Glenfern Villas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Glenfern Villas?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Glenfern Villas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Glenfern Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alice May, BLUE ICE RESTAURANT & BAR, and Monsoon Bar & Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at Glenfern Villas?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Glenfern Villas?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of St. James (8.4 km).
Does Glenfern Villas have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Glenfern Villas accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.