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    Ribbonwood Retreat

    26 Greens Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 254 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We just spent two lovely nights staying at the cottage. Jonathan and Julie are outstanding hosts and treat their guests like family, making you feel truly welcome from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. The breakfasts are simply delicious and the cottage...More

    Thank Kevin S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Jonathan and Julie are very considerate and thoughtful. They provided great driving route advice, and they welcomed us even we arrived late at night. We enjoyed a little cottage and Julie's delicious breakfast, very yum. We enjoyed okarito trig walk, the franz josef glacier valley...More

    Thank Eva F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    "Retreat" is the perfect word to describe Ribbonwood. We stayed in a self-contained cottage that offered a view, privacy, and quiet, yet only a few kilometers from town. Down the road we had our choice of all kinds of good restaurants and cafes, as well...More

    Thank Janice B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We’ve stayed at some lovely places during our tour of New Zealand, but this for sure is one of the best. Julie and Joe were fabulous hosts and our room was just amazing, with fabulous views on three sides, including one of the snow-topped mountains....More

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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Comfortable, Cozy ,friendly and knowledgeable but not obtrusive host . Great views and close to town . Decent size room , comfy bed and huge bathroom with tub and shower and breakfast was great though to be honest I’m not a big breakfast eater as...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$189 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
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    Room Tips
    "The separate cabin out back is fabulous."
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    "the cottage is quiet and has it's own decks on the front and back"
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    "Best view is upstairs on a good day but downstairs or the cottage may be better if you have mobility issues."
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    "The cottage is lovely."
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