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2 Donovan Drive State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7886 New Zealand
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Franz Alpine Retreat gives you the perfect retreat in the most beautiful location this country has to offer. Whether you are travelling alone, as a group or a family, it has facilities that fully immerse you in the surrounding environment. Franz Alpine Retreat has been purpose built with facilities that allow you to feel at home, relax, do your own thing and ultimately enjoy the breathtaking environment around you. Our chalets can sleep up to 5. Chalets are equipped with full gas cooking, kitchen - dining room, electric blankets, SKY + Freeview, Wireless Internet. Other facilities within the complex include Book exchange, DVD library, BBQ, full laundry facilities available, Kiwi "continental" breakfast and activity bookings. A perfect place to stay - your home away from home!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Hiking
Horseback riding
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Canoeing offsite
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Self-serve laundry
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Seating area
Sofa
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Ezra710 wrote a review Apr 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand1374 contributions111 helpful votes
For a one night stay over we were very happy with this place. Disappointing that there wasn't a separate sink for doing dishes, but a great shower. The location is about 5km from the village which suited us fine - the room was very quiet as a result. Clean and well presented.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: You need to bring food that can be cooked or reheated in a microwave, or go into town for a...
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Geordiegirl3300 wrote a review Jan 2022
Te Aroha, New Zealand24 contributions7 helpful votes
The bed was very comfortable and the soap smelt nice. Although billed as luxury it is actually very basic. The sink in the bathroom is small and that is where you are supposed to do wash your dishes! The TV is only a 20". Come on, TVs are cheap now, there is no need for anything that small! In the height of the summer there is no air con or fan available, although I had two heaters ready for winter! There are signs everywhere stating that if you break something, or it goes missing you may be charged, quite threatening really. All in all it was disappointing. Not their fault but the wifi is ADSL because it is so rural so internet kept dropping out.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Rigger Reid wrote a review May 2021
Timaru, New Zealand116 contributions6 helpful votes
Awesome stay in the one bedroom cabins, very clean, tidy and very comfortable, short drive from town lots of lovely places to eat Nice staff very pleasant met us as we drove in Highly recommend, we will be back
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Missy G wrote a review Mar 2021
Te Anau, New Zealand150 contributions38 helpful votes
Great location only 5 minutes out of town, very peaceful, clean almost brand new units and great friendly service Full laundry available and plenty of parking a great place for afew couples or family's to base themselves while checking out the glaciers
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Mr & Mrs van Rens wrote a review Feb 2021
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We arrived late Saturday night just before 8pm and the hosts were very kind waiting up for us. We booked a chalet, it is nice and spacious with a reasonable bathroom. We opened up our room Saturday when arrived to find dead flies on the window sill and floor, while we are pretty easy going this showed a sign that the floor hadn't been cleaned before our arrival. We went out on Sunday and our room was serviced but still the flies were left there. Yet the battery I took out of the clock was put back in 😒. ( ticking clocks and I don't get along). The bed is very hard rock and the couch is a more comfortable option. I would only reccomend staying a short time due to lack of cleaness and poor bed. Which is a shame as the hosts are lovely people and the shower has great water pressure.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$58 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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franz alpine retreat hotel franz josef
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFranz Josef
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about Franz Alpine Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Franz Alpine Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Franz Josef Glacier (7.9 km), Te Koha Gallery (3.5 km), and Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Franz Alpine Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Franz Alpine Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Franz Alpine Retreat?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Franz Alpine Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Franz Alpine Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alice May, Monsoon Bar & Restaurant, and BLUE ICE RESTAURANT & BAR.
Are any cleaning services offered at Franz Alpine Retreat?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Franz Alpine Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Franz Alpine Retreat?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of St. James (7.7 km).
Is Franz Alpine Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.