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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We arrived at the hotel by tour coach so all we had to do was pick up the key to our room. Ports arrived to our room promptly. Unfortunately our time at Franz Josef was raining and overcast, not able to appreciate the views, never...More

    1  Thank Retiredwino
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Retiredwino, Thank you for putting pen to paper and sending us your detailed feedback. It is unfortunate that the weather has not been the best during your stay with us but I am glad to see that you have still fully enjoyed your time...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Very beautiful view of glaciers from the property. Decent rooms. The hotel is on the highway and is about 1km from the restaurants and pubs. But Franz Josef is a very small place so everything is too close. If you are looking for a very...More

    Thank virag2003
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear virag2003, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent stay with us. It is pleasing to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Please stay in touch and visit again. Best regards, Alexander

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here just the one night on a tour. Compact but comfortable room. Showers have been updated and, at first glance, the shower capsule looks a bit like a caravan item. However, very efficient if cosy! The log fire in the lounge and the free...More

    Thank Penny P
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Penny P, Thank you very much for providing feedback. You have stayed in one of your standard rooms that are of a normal size (incl the bathrooms). For guests that would require a bit more in-room space we recommend to book one of our...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent location and we'll designed rooms to take care of your comfort and giving you feel and heavenly nature around. Well maintained and nicely designed property and helping staff. The best hotel to stay when you visit Franz Joseph.More

    Thank HEMAL P
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear HEMAL P, Thank you for the kind review you have sent us after your recent stay with us. It is immensely rewarding and pleasing to receive such great feedback and I hope we will be able to welcome you back to the Scenic Hotel...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside the rooms are a nice size with a big size bathroom. A heated towel holder, hairdryer and toiletries are provided. And a pot to make hot water to make coffee and teas. A mini fridge in...More

    Thank karenwQ4319KS
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear karenwQ4319KS, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. The temperatures in the Glacier Country Region has cooler temperatures all year round so there is no real need for air...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Breakfast Available
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    • US$150 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
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    mohit j
    3 October 2017|
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    Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the delay in responding but I was away from this page. Re: Time of breakfast, its a few months since I stayed there and cannot remember the actual times... however, we were up and out early that day and breakfast... More
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    kwijn1
    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
    No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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    Vimalkumar85
    1 May 2016|
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    Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
    Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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    "We stayed in the Douglas Wing"
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