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Rainforest Retreat

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46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886 New Zealand See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just a one night stop and we were unexpectedly upgraded to chalet 12 Large lounge kitchen and 2 beds and bathrooms and a view of the mountains. Plus a hot tub on the balcony! A great final stop on the South Island tour. There is...More

Thank Derek S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Amazing scenery, great accomodation (stayed in the deluxe tree house with serene private hot tub on deck), the staff was very friendly welcoming and helpful. The ideal place for nature lovers with all sorts of adventure within reach, very nice and clean amenities, very fairly...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The room was beautiful, the location is perfect - you can walk to restaurants, hot pools and main activities in town Staff we're friendly and all items in the mini bar where complimentary!! Breakfast basket was yummy! - Could not fault it at all

Thank AlyceJ20
Reviewed yesterday

arriving at rainforest retreat the views were outstanding and beautiful. the room was good size nice bed good facilities but maybe decor could be updated great location to get to restaurants shops etc easy walking especially after dinner. had a good nite

Thank sussan_au
Response from oscar767, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded yesterday

Hi sussan_au thank you for your feedback, happy travels Oscar & Rainforest team

Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment we arrived we felt very welcomed this place is stunning the beautiful rainforest all around, the Tree hut we stayed in was nestled amongst this rainforest and was private, the room slept 2 Adults and a child and was very modern and...More

Thank SarsandJames
Response from oscar767, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded yesterday

Hi SarsandJames Thank you for the lovely review. It is our goal to show off the best of the west coast and that includes our westcoast hospitality. I'm so pleased you loved our little slice of paradise as much as we do. Happy travels and...More

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Deep In the heart of West Coast Glacier country, Rainforest Retreat is a rare find, with a range of accommodation set amongst lush native bush in Franz Josef township. Enjoy privacy and sanctuary in ...More secluded cottages and tree huts, relax in the spas and sauna, dine out and have fun at the bar/restaurant, or just relish the bush setting and cook up barbecues with new friends. From luxury tree huts to backpackers rooms, Rainforest Retreat has accommodation to suit every style of traveller; from couples to family groups to young individuals on a budget. Rainforest Retreat provides excellent value and a special atmosphere; with a focus on superb service, cleanliness and a range of great facilities to satisfy all of our guests. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Best Value
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Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$55 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainforest Retreat 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
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
US$55 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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DR_PLM
13 April 2017|
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Response from olivier b | Reviewed this property |
The bus stop is downtown and both are 150 meters away from the rainforest retreat (Franz Joseph is quite small actually)
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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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"Treehouse #12 is new with 2 large bedrooms each with its own bathroom and it has its own private hot tub on..."
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