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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
    011 64 3-752 0220
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Great range of accommodation at this place, from dorm rooms, hook ups to lodges in the forest. We had a ensuite motel room which was small but did the job. Nice to have a fridge and kettle and it was very reasonably priced. Good bar...More

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    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    Where to begin...we drove down from Hokatika. We arrived to our 3-bedroom Tree House and were immediately thrilled. Our family of five (3 boys) all loved the fact that we were secluded and surrounded by lush vegetation. It was gorgeous. The cabin was very new,...More

    Thank GinaLCP
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here for one night in a double cabin (shared facilities). The location is tight in town and they have their own bar and restaurant with daily specials which is great. The staff were all friendly. The shared facilities are shared...More

    Thank Amanda H
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    One of the nicest hostels we stayed in throughout New Zealand. We stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm everything was very clean and new. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Franz Josef.

    Thank donnyt1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent a terrible night there. It is for backpackers and not worth the money. The place is designed for young people and run by them. It was chaotic. We had busloads of youths arriving for a boozeup. They spent the night drinking, made a...More

    Thank gratjios
    Response from oscar767, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Gratjos Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your night with us. The rainforest is very unique in that we have a varied mixture of accommodation set on approx 12 acres of land, many of the accommodation secluded in...More

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    • US$28 - US$431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • New Zealand >
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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    13 April 2017|
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    Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
    I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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    Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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