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    YHA Franz Josef

    2-4 Cron Street | PO Box 12, Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good44%
    • Average18%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the kitchen” (73 reviews)
    “great hostel” (14 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed at YHA Franz Josef for 3 nights. We had a double private room which had a heater in it and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was close by and was clean enough. The living room and kitchen areas were great. Plenty of...More

    Thank Sammanthaaa
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was one fantastic hostel with very friendly staff. There was such a warm feeling among the people staying here which made it so easy to make friends. It is close to all the shops and tour companies. It is also a walking distance to...More

    Thank amlateral
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Amlateral, We are thrilled to hear you had such a nice stay at YHA Franz Josef and that you found our staff to be friendly :) Hope you had a lovely trip around New Zealand and to see you again very soon! Best regards,...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I booked a double room en suite room for a 2 night stay and it was fantastic value. Room and bathroom were large, warm, clean and comfortable- I would liken the standard to a good Premier Inn in the UK. Highly recommend.More

    Thank hockeychick36
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, We'd like to thank you for your review of our hostel and are glad to hear you had a great stay at YHA Franz Josef. We hope to see you again soon and wish you safe and happy travels. Kind regards, Mauro Giordano,...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights. Cosy warm room. There is plenty of space in the cooking, dining and chilling areas. Lots of food storage also. The bathrooms are nice and clean (the bath mats are a nice touch). Really everywhere is very clean. The staff...More

    Thank Bee_Xperiences
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there! We're very happy to hear you had a great stay at YHA Franz Josef and that you found our hostel to be comfortable, clean and friendly. We hope you can stay with us again in the near future and wish you happy and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I am defiantly a hotel person. However this place is clean tidy and the staff when I check in and had to asked questions where friendly and helpful. The room I had was a double private room and this was also good. The bed was...More

    Thank Shayne250978
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Shayne, We're very happy to hear you had a great stay at YHA Franz Josef and that you found our hostel to be clean and friendly. We wish you happy travels and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Mauro Giordano,...More

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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
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    "Spacious and clean ."
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