We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Nearby Hotels
US$128
US$125
Expedia.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
US$98
Booking.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Savings alert! 26% below average rates

The price you found is 26% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$133/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

Rainforest Retreat(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$58
Booking.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
Savings alert! 36% below average rates

The price you found is 36% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$91/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

58 On Cron Motel(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$75
US$71
Agoda.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Savings alert! 21% below average rates

The price you found is 21% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$90/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

10 Cottages(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$76
US$73
Expedia.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Savings alert! 27% below average rates

The price you found is 27% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$100/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

US$121
US$106
Expedia.com
View Deal
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Franz Josef TOP 10 Holiday Park(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$49
US$48
Expedia.com
View Deal
  • Free Parking
Franz Josef Montrose(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$46
US$43
Agoda.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Franz Josef Oasis(Franz Josef)(Great Value!)
US$66
US$64
Orbitz.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Savings alert! 12% below average rates

The price you found is 12% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$73/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

US$78
US$76
Expedia.com
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Savings alert! 24% below average rates

The price you found is 24% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$100/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

Reviews (345)
Filter reviews
345 results
Traveller rating
176
132
31
4
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageAll languages
More languages
176
132
31
4
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat locationwarm sconesglow wormsthe main roadbutter and jamrestaurant next doorking studiofranz josephmiddle of townlocal attractionsgood sizesmall placestayed two nightsliving areawalking distanceelectric blanketscomfortable bed
Filter
Updating list...
210 - 215 of 345 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This is a pleasant place to stay: it is ideally located for the town and glacier! The rooms are comfortable and quiet. Staff are very helpful: we were placed on a helicopter ride to the glacier within one hour of arriving: advised where to see glow worms for free (a romantic walk in the rainforest with stars and glow worms all to ourselves, just yards away from the motel) and delicious homemade scones each evening, delivered free and with a smile: thank you!)

  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled as a couple
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Service
Thank ScouseDuck
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

There aren't a lot of options in Franz Josef, but this hits all the marks. Bed and bath are comfortable, it is very clean, staff is helpful with understanding the area and activity/food options, wifi is great, and it's a reasonable price. I consider this to be more than a motel, which at least in the US implies it to be of lower quality!

Stayed: February 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank High_Expectations999
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The reception guy was excellent, and showed us to our cottage which was at the back of the motel. Must say the room was clean and well appointed, but all the furniture looked as if it has seen better days, and needed updating to 2015. The reception staff brought round some hot scones and butter which we thought was a lovely gesture.

Room Tip: The cottage was very dated but clean.
  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank judy-tony38
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Stayed here for one night. Franz josef village is really nice, with a lot of restaurants within walking distance from most motels.
Parking right in front of the room, compact medium sized room, modern toilet, with small compact shower area (not suitable for an adult). Clean rooms, friendly staff (2 German tourists), owner even brings FREE Scones in the evening. A suggestion perhaps to give these out upon guest check-in, rather than knocking on the individual room doors at 9pm! A good gesture, no harm done. Having travelled the WHOLE of NZ south island, this was the most expensive one night stay we encountered! Not worth the money sadly!

  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
Thank KGSG2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We got a big studio with nice view on glacier. Whole the village is very noisy because of helicopters and airplanes permanently taking off and landing nearby - as from early in the morning. The style and furniture of the studio was rather Eighties than 2015. Very helpful staff at reception arranging flights and excursions for us. Good restaurant in immediate neighbourhood. Studio was quite expensive.

  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Service
Thank wolfgang s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
View more reviews