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Overview
9 Cron Street West Coast, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewssoupfree breakfastdouble roomthe kitchenseparate blockshared bathroomlounge areaevery eveningwifi worked wellbus stopsmall fridgecommon roomshared facilitiesgreat place to staytea and coffeenew zealandsmall town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay if visiting Franz. Close to village centre, affordable, with immaculate rooms - mine had private ensuite, and free breakfast then soup for supper. Very friendly staff who were only too willing to help.

Thank MikeA4113
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I spent two nights at Franz Josef Montrose while visiting Franz Josef to see the glacier (27 year-old solo male traveler). I truly enjoyed my stay. The hostel is conveniently located a five minute walk from most bars and restaurants in town and is around...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Booked 2 double rooms with ensuite. Both were spotless, included towels, soap and shampoo, as well as a hairdrier. The rooms were warm and I loved the cosy blanket on the bed. Breakfast was included and there was plenty you could choose from. The bonus...More

1  Thank Kirsten A
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This place is good value for money. We were staying in a double room with a bathroom and it was light, roomy and warm. The free breakfast was incredible, and this coupled with friendly service made a great stay. The walls are incredibly thin, and...More

Thank MarxWasRight
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

By far, this was my favourite hostel that I stayed at during my one month travelling around New Zealand. As a backpacker, it had everything - free unlimited wifi, free soup, breakfast, movies...you name it! I stayed here with 3 good friends, and we'd booked...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
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
20
Price range
US$30 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Montrose Backpackers 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
20
Price range
US$30 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Montrose Backpackers Hotel Franz Josef
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Traveller (46)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Pam W
10 February 2017|
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Response from Josh R | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest emailing or calling them? I don't think you can expect them to pick up on a TripAdvisor question?
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Room Tips
"Take a room for two rather than a backpacker shared room if you can afford $100"
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"Car park can become full, get there early before trippers arrive back from Glacier."
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"The private bedrooms are quieter - backpacking dorms are in opposite building"
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"i took a bunk in a room for 3, and was satisfied with this"
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