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Glow Worm Accommodation

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Overview
27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Only booked this as the place i wanted was full. I am pleased it was!! Quirky motel/backpackers. We had a Twin unit with ensuite that was very reasonably priced and adequate for what we wanted. The staff were good and they go out of their...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank KeithTwidz
Reviewed 6 days ago

The front desk staff is super helpful and knowledgeable. Benjamin helped us figure out the best way to visit the glaciers and plan a hike to Okarito beach. Unfortunately the room is tiny and run down. The internet is terrible -it's spotty at best and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

It started already when checking in: the warmest, funny and friendly hosts so far! :) showed me around, such a cozy place! Big kitchen, soup at 6pm, a fireplace, TV room, popcorn, hot tub and information on the heli hike etc! The 4dorm bedroom was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 001mattyb
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Fabulous accommodation in Franz Josef. Stayed here with our two teens. Free vegetable soup in the evenings and cereal and toast for breakfast!!!! Staff were very welcoming, the rooms are well laid out and roomy. The kitchen is very clean and well appointed. The dining...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank GoPlaces813686
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Such a friendly welcome and so much for free. Delicious hot soup for dinner, continental breakfast, international phone calls to landlines, popcorn and hot tub spa for after those long walks. Run by a lovely young couple. Warm, clean rooms. Great location!

Date of stay: September 2018
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Glow Worm Accommodation is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Franz Josef, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. More Rooms at Glow Worm Accommodation provide a fireplace, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. Guests can also enjoy a hot tub and breakfast while staying at Glow Worm Accommodation. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Glow Worm Accommodation. Callery Gorge Walk (0.1 km), located nearby, makes Glow Worm Accommodation a great place to stay for those interested in visiting this popular Franz Josef landmark. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar and The Copper Pot, which are some Indian restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Should time allow, Franz Josef Glacier Guides (0.4 km), Glacier Country Kayaks (0.2 km), and Across Country Quad Bikes (0.1 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Franz Josef! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$42 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel
Also Known As
Glow Worm Cottages Hotel Franz Josef
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$42 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel
Also Known As
Glow Worm Cottages Hotel Franz Josef
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Traveller (60)
Room & Suite (19)
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Pool & Beach (1)
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sueph
12 September 2016|
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Response from EJ H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there a few spots and plenty off street :)
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Bin Z
31 January 2016|
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Response from CharlotheB1 | Reviewed this property |
We hiked to the glacier from the hostel. It took us 4 hours to go to the glacier, take some photos and look at the view, and get back to the hostel. It was a lovely and beautiful walk:) If you think it's to far there are... More
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Room Tips
"Room 3 was OK."
JohnHerring
24 Feb 2018
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"one with an ensuite is best"
WaynoLithuania
23 Apr 2017
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"slow internet when everyone is there"
112irg
21 Apr 2017
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"go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms"
ConarM2
10 Nov 2016
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