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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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All reviewsfree popcornsouphot tubfree stuffthe kitchenroom was a bit smalldorm roomevery eveningcommunal areasrooms are clean and comfortablenew zealandmain buildingtwo nightsparking spacecouple of nightsspa poolstayed longer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank merlypearly
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this accommodation. The rooms are nice, there’s a lovely warm cosy lounge and large kitchen dining area. The place was clean and homely. They have a free hot tub, provide free soup in the evening and have a free pop corn machine! There...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was our favourite hostel that we stayed at in NZ. It had a really homely vibe with the wood burner, lounge, film room and kitchen area. The hostel owners are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and nicely decorated. We only...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 14 July 2018

As soon as I arrived to check in, I was greeted with friendly staff. The gentleman who checked me in always greeted me when he saw me come & go, and he even remembered my name. I stayed in a private cabin with private bath,...More

Thank Iris E
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Cosy little hostel with almost a homely feel to it. Very quiet but the lady who I assume runs it is lovely and super helpful. Homemade soup in the evening and breakfast provided in the morning is an excellent edition and the communal areas are...More

Thank Aimee T
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Hotel class
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$33 - US$88 (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$33 - US$88 (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 (55)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (1)
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 3 was OK."
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"one with an ensuite is best"
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"slow internet when everyone is there"
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"go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms"
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