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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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      2 adults
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          US$140
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          Overview
          • Excellent63%
          • Very good27%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 289 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          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 2 weeks ago

          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 5 weeks ago

          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

          Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

          This retreat was a nice surprize. A bit out of town but fully equiped for a family on the go. The family cottage had all the needed ammenites. We even baked a birthday cake. There is a communal laundry room with washer and dryer. The...More

          Thank Raanan S
          Response from FranzA554, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 18 April 2017

          Thanks for taking the time for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and a happy belated birthday to you. Safe travels.

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          • Free Parking
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • US$90 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          Momocha99
          Hi, what's the difference between a cottage vs chalets? Thanks
          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
          Hi, are there insect screens in all your units and rooms? The feedback I have read seems to suggest that some do and some don't.
          5 September 2016|
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          Response from Xjapie |
          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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          "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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          "This was a hotel but motel units."
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