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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “nice hotel” (26 reviews)
    “no lift” (6 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel was comfortable and the check in was easy. The room was quite big and the bathroom was fine. All the amenities that you could want. The only criticism was the room was cold when we arrived and it took a while to warm...More

    Thank Bulrac
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Bulrac, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the hotel on TripAdvisor.com. Pleasing to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us but would like to apologize to you for our oversight to turn on the heater in your...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice hotel with comfortable and spacious rooms. Very comfy bed in particular. We arrived to early to check in but were made welcome by Suresh who fetched us some coffees while we waited. He then made sure we were comfortable in front of the roaring...More

    Thank Grantxw8
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Grantxw8, Thank you for providing detailed feedback following your recent stay at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier. And thank you for especially poining out the high level of customer service you have received from Suresh. He will be very pleased to hear that...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were here for 1 night on out AAT Kings bus tour. We had an excellent evening meal and staff were very accommodating dealing with my wife's garlic allergy. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Our room was very comfortable, and clean.

    Thank Craig R
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Craig R, Thank you for providing feedback. I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stop over in Franz Josef Glacier and the Scenic Hotel. I hope that your remaining time in New Zealand went equaly positive for you! best wishes, Alexander

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Stayed here for 1 night. Quick check in then found our room was on the 1st floor with no lift, so we had to lug our 24kg suitcases up the stairs, luckily one of the staff came to my wifes aid and took the bag...More

    Thank John L
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear John L, Thank you for your detailed feedback and I am sorry to hear that your night was cut short by humming coaches and noisy guests that were to depart the hotel. Even if such events are not normal to appear at the hotel...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

    One of a good hotel to stay when visiting Franz Joseph. The service is great, the breakfast is great (although they have quite limited variety of food compared to others), information center is awsome, room is clean.

    Thank serotonine s
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear serotonine s, Thank you for rating our hotel so high on TripAdvisor.com. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcome you back to the hotel in the hopefully not so distant future. Best regards, Alexander

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • US$84 - US$338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 130
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    • Franz Josef
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    • Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
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    kwijn1
    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
    No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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    Vimalkumar85
    1 May 2016|
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    Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
    Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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    "We stayed in the Douglas Wing"
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    "the food is not that great"
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    "choose rooms on the 100 or 200 level for beautiful views of the glacier"
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