Aspen Court Franz Josef

76 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7856 New Zealand
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4.7 of 5 bubbles
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4.9 of 5 bubbles
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4.7 of 5 bubbles
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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New contemporary motel complex situated within the centre of Franz Josef Village. Affordable spacious, warm and modern accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef Village. Qualmark rated four star plus
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Hiking
Skiing
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Street parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Outdoor furniture
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Soundproof rooms
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Modern
Languages Spoken
English
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rdubbs08 wrote a review Mar 2020
Edmond, Oklahoma6,567 contributions513 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aspen Court was perfect for our one night stay. Arriving on a rainy afternoon, we were promptly checked-in and shown to our room. The staff is super friendly!

One of the nicest "motel" rooms we have stayed in recently, we had ample space in room 17. With a 8 month old and almost 4 year old in tow, it was nice to have two bedrooms and plenty of space for play! The full kitchen was nice, despite our short stay and the breakfast which was included was brought to our room shortly after check-in so that we could dine at our leisure in the morning.

Next door is a delicious Eastern restaurant and across the street are the thermal pools, thus the location is great! An additional benefit was the manager let us borrow towels to take to the thermal pools so that we did not have to pay a fee over there!

We would highly suggest staying here for your time in Franz Josef!
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Peter Kitson, General Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 25 Mar 2020
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Kate D wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel exceeded our expectations. Checkin was seamless, didn’t even take 5 mins because our room is prepared.
The room was spotless and interiors were very modern, especially the toilet and spa bath. The little kitchen was also very neat and complete with everything you need — I didn’t expect a rice cooker! There were also little details/personal touch from Peter & Pam that we thought are very thoughtful.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Peter Kitson, General Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 27 Aug 2020
We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Lord MacDuff wrote a review Mar 2020
Scotland, United Kingdom711 contributions406 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The room was all found with a kitchen with everything (except an oven) which was fine as we visited the local shops and ate in. The restaurants around didn’t appeal and felt overpriced for what they offered but TV and good wifi kept us amused. Beds were fine, place was quiet, everything worked and it was clean and tidy on arrival. The Manager was a laid back laconic fellow who helped where he could with directions etc and the provided breakfast was ok if you like tinned fruit and no yogurt! The village of Franz Joseph was quiet, there were vacancy signs up everywhere and the bars were discounting drinks outside happy hour. One got the impression that coronavirus was having a clear impact on tourism despite the good weather. Shame it’s a nice place. Visit the public side of both Franz Joseph and Fox glaciers and walk around Lake Matheson by yourselves – you do not need a guide, the routes are clearly signposted.
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Date of stay: February 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Responded 25 Mar 2020
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chris l wrote a review Mar 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand66 contributions25 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very clean and was impeccable serviced during our stay . The Beds were very comfortable we had a unit with a King in a separate bedroom and super king in the longe which also a three petson a sofa both rooms had excellent tvs . Great spa bath with nice hot water and heated floor in thr bathroom wife loved shower everything looked like new . Useful kitchenette . Very good value will definitely stay here again
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Peter Kitson, General Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 22 Mar 2021
Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Next Destination wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia21 contributions3 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed a couple of nights at Aspen Court and would happily stay again. Whilst it is a motel, the building itself is relatively new and their housekeeping service puts many hotels to shame. I wasn't a fan of the glass sliding door entry to the rooms, and our showerhead had a mind of its own, but on the whole a very pleasant stay. Franz Josef is a small town and this appeared to be one of the best accommodation options (if not the best).
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Date of stay: January 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Responded 26 Jan 2020
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Esther M wrote a review Jan 2020
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We booked the 2-bedroom and had a great stay! We were one of the first to get to Franz Josef after the highway was cleared of debris from the slips, and we were welcomed warmly by Pam. The unit was very clean and was cleaned everyday by the efficient cleaners. Towels were changed everyday, as well. The kitchen had a complete array of utensils and pots that would allow one to cook a gourmet meal. We loved the proximity of the motel to the supermarket and to the small town. It was also near to the short walks and to the Franz Josef Glacier valley walk. When it was time for us to move on to Cromwell, our previously reserved home suddenly and inexplicably cancelled on us. Pam went to our rescue and we extended our stay as Aspen Court for another 2 days. We loved everything about the motel and about our hosts. We would gladly come back and stay longer next time.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from AspenCourtFranzJosef, Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 9 Jan 2020
Thank you for your review, we love to hear when you have enjoyed your stay and are glad that we were able to help with any hiccups you may have had. Safe travels and we hope to see you again in the future.
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bushlands wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland, New Zealand79 contributions44 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Exceptional accommodation that exceeded our expectations. We arrived very late after a long trip and Owner rang to say she had turned lights and heaters and was popping out so room was ready and waiting for us on a rainy evening with local dinner options on display. Modern Trendy decor with everything you need including central heating. Bed was really comfortable and spotlessly clean. Would definitely recommend to others.
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Date of stay: October 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Responded 9 Oct 2020
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Helena T wrote a review Aug 2020
Te Anau, New Zealand127 contributions36 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed here for two nights. When we arrived in early evening the owner had already turned on the heater in the room so that we would not have to wait for the room to warm up! The room was modern, well equipped and spotless. Would definitely stay here again when I am next in the area.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Peter Kitson, General Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 27 Aug 2020
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rb_nz wrote a review Mar 2021
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We have just completed a big trip of the South Island staying at about a dozen Motels - and this one was the best. It is clearly run by people who know what they are doing and to me they set the standard for Motels in New Zealand.

Great wifi and very comfortable beds is key but everything here is good.
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Date of stay: March 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Responded 7 Mar 2021
Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the future.
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Mozzroom wrote a review Mar 2021
New Plymouth, New Zealand625 contributions193 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We choose this place after staying at one of their sister properties at Mt Cook and was not disappointed as it was equally as good.
Rooms are very modern and nicely furnished and most importantly have a cooler in the units to regulate temperature which is not common in motels in the South Island.
Town is about five minutes walk from the motel.
Overall very hard to fault this place.
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Date of stay: March 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Peter Kitson, General Manager at Aspen Court Franz Josef
Responded 15 Mar 2021
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Vinodn76 asked a question Jul 2019
Mumbai, India72 contributions32 helpful votes
Hi, what are the options for breakfast?
Answer from Ashley T
Royal Oak, Michigan22 contributions6 helpful votes
The kitchen was for us to cook but no breakfast provided! There was milk coffee cookies and tea in the room- local store to buy food. Also agree cute breakfast plays snake bite that is walking distance and very good!
Answer from lovelylady1965
Wellington, New Zealand
From memory Aspen Court does not have a motel in Tekapo, so not sure where you got that from. You will have to call the motel direct. Their number is 03 7520210
Answer from PeterK
Franz Josef, New Zealand1 contribution3 helpful votes
The only difference between the 2 units is the bedding configuration. One can sleep 4 people - 2 King beds, or 1 King and 2 Single Beds, and the other has 1 King and 3 Single Beds. None of our rooms have private patios. Regards Sue Aspen Court
DR_PLM asked a question May 2017
Orange County, California25 contributions100 helpful votes
How far is the intercity bus stop from the hotel?
Answer from Marc-Philippe G
Kathmandu, Nepal228 contributions173 helpful votes
Walking distance, maybe 500m. Very near to city center
Elizabeth T asked a question Sept 2016
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution4 helpful votes
Hi, are there insect screens in all your units and rooms?
Answer from PeterK
Franz Josef, New Zealand1 contribution3 helpful votes
There are insect screens on the main windows in each room
Wong S wrote a tip Feb 2024
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Do pay attention to the check in time!"
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Jacqueline D wrote a tip Jan 2024
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You have everything you need for a great stay. Even the use of a BBQ"
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Dale & Caitlin wrote a tip Jan 2024
5 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Very clean, easy parking, waking distance to main part of town."
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hermione2017 wrote a tip Jul 2023
Waterford, Ireland7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The nearby Monsoon restaurant was lovely for dinner. Good variety to suit all."
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Susan S wrote a tip Jul 2023
Oak Creek, Wisconsin1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Do not hesitate to book the Aspen Motel"
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PRICE RANGE
HK$752 - HK$1,410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFranz Josef
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aspen Court Franz Josef
Which popular attractions are close to Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Nearby attractions include Te Koha Gallery (0.7 km), West Coast Wildlife Centre (0.4 km), and Tatare Tunnels Walk (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alice May, BLUE ICE RESTAURANT & BAR, and Snake Bite Brewery.
Is Aspen Court Franz Josef located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Franz Josef.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Aspen Court Franz Josef?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of St. James (10.5 km).
Is Aspen Court Franz Josef accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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