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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome & the villas were very nice & well fitted out to a high standard. Lovely views towards the mountains and just a few minutes drive out of the bustling town itself, so nice & quiet. Comfy beds as well.

Thank PJ777
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PJ777, thanks for taking the time to post your comments on here. Im glad that you seemed to enjoy your stay and that the weather was fine enough for you to get out and about and see our beautiful little slice of paradise.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We last stayed here in September 2015. The accommodation remains super. Lovely units and this time we were lucky enough to have superb views of the mountains. It really is in a beautiful location. Units continue to be well equipped and the hosts are extremely...More

Thank Lin M
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lin M, Thanks for these nice words, Im glad that you seemed to enjoy your with us. As you said we arent in the centre of town (3 km away ) but that is only 5 minutes at the most by car or 25...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

After arriving much later then expected due to weather, we were given a warm welcome. The villa was very spacious, well equipped and spotless. The kitchen was very well equipped, including coffee/tea supplies provided. It was nice to have the opportunity to prepare our own...More

Thank cmb72015
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 14 May 2018

Hi cmb72015, thanks for these comments, Im glad that you seemed to enjoy your stay with us. The kitchen does come in handy enabling people to cook their own food instead of eating out at cafes or restaurants all the time.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

The first thing that strikes you is the high ceilings in the room. It created the perception of space and roominess. It was kept cosy and warm, thanks to the effective heater. The kitchen was well equipped with cooktop, oven and full sized fridge which...More

Thank gilltrip933
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for these kind words. When you inquired about breakfast we mentioned that we packed everything (Bread,cereals,fruit,milk,eggs,spreads and fruit juice) into a basket and delivered it to your villa that night. We find that some people are over eating out at restaurants all the time...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

We spent 2 nights at this lovely spot. We didn't have a car, but our wonderful hosts, Kevin and Fern, arranged for the helicopter tour and restaurants to pick us up. Everything about this place is delightful.

Thank amybA2507XB
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 21 April 2018

Hi amybA2507XB, thanks for these nice comments and Im glad that you seemed to enjoy your stay in our little price of New Zealand

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Microwave
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US$130 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$130 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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cmb72015
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Heather L
2 January 2018|
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Hi Heather, im sorry but no animals of any kind (Service Dogs Exception) are permitted here. Kevin Manger
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"As advised previously - do try to book a villa with a mountain view - it's stunning."
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"Buy food supplies before getting to Franz Josef!"
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"BYO breakfast"
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"Kevin will take care of best as 18 villas have scenic view."
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