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    Franz Alpine Retreat

    2 Donovan Drive | State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    • Excellent63%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 279 reviews

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Just had a wonderful time in Alphine Retreat. Everything is so handy and lovely - the room is so clean and views are so nice. Even the internet works so well. We had many options for the breakfirst. Will be back again.

    Thank Leo Y
    Response from Xjapie, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 9 September 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to review our Retreat and we are please you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you in our beautiful surroundings again. Safe travels.

    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    They were 2 incredible days in the motel. The hospitality was almost impossible to improve and they were amazing views from the room to the Glacier. I highly recommend this place to leave, at least, one night during your trip.

    Thank Gonzalo A
    Response from Xjapie, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 8 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Retreat. I was a pleasure to host you in our little piece of NZ's West Coast paradise and we look forward to repeating this next time you visit. Safe travels.

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    Cabin style accomodation 5 minutes North of the town. Clean,quiet facing paddocks and surrounded by stunning mountains. Glad to have a vehicle to come to and from the town and Glacier. Would have preferred a larger bed in the master bedroom. Amenities were good and...More

    Thank Sue B
    Response from FranzA554, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 20 May 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to review our Retreat and yes, being out of town certainly does have it's advantages. Unfortunately a King size bed is the largest we could comfortable fit in the master bedroom of our chalets. We hope you enjoy the rest...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    My husband and I loved staying here for two nights. Keith (I hope I have your name right?) went out of his way to provide helpful information and even made a dinner booking for us at a restaurant in the Franz Josef Township, which we...More

    Thank Judvin
    Response from FranzA554, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 27 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Retreat and for your great review. It was our pleasure to have you stay withus and we look forward to hosting you again.

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    A fantastic welcome at the reception office when we first arrived, spacious clean comfortable rooms, and excellent facilities. Went out to look around town in the cold at night and came back to the curtains closed and the heater on which is amazing! Only concern...More

    Thank Monique I
    Response from FranzA554, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 18 April 2017

    Thanks for your great review Monique. Being avid travelers ourselves, we try to ensure that our guests experience what we would want to experience on our travels. To come home after a long day to a warm and inviting room is what everybody wants. We...More

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    Amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$136 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Momocha99
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from FranzA554 | Property representative |
    The chalets are slightly bigger, have DVD players and are further away from the highway. I could quiet easily comfortably live permanently in the two bedroom cottage myself.
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    Elizabeth T
    5 September 2016|
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    At present, no there are not. We are investigating the feasibility of having these replaced in the future with more robust type screens, as the screens that used to be in place in all units, were damaged beyond economical... More
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    "The location is so handy to the town center"
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    "All cabins were built so that you could see the view. All accessible with car parked at side."
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    "We showed up unannounced and got a good deal so; do you chance it or not to book or wing it???? LOl."
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    "Book early and enjoy the peace and quiet and the views"
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