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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice hotel”(31 reviews)
“new zealand”(51 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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All reviewsnice hotelnew zealandbuffet breakfastfirst floortour groupthe ground floormain buildingcomfortable bedssmall townin towngood sizestayed here for one nightfree wifiroom was largebad weatherpleasant staysingle bed
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The location of this hotel was good, however they did not give us the room that we ordered. We had booked 2 queen sized beds for two people, but ended up having a double and a single, which we had to fight over. The balcony...More

1  Thank ljbirkinhead
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 20 April 2017

Dear ljbirkinhead, I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was overshadowed with unnecessary inconveniences to you. I am most apologetic that we wrongly allocated a room to you that did not have the desired bedding configuration. Definitely a faux pas on our...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a nice modern hotel in town. Our triple room had three twin beds with soft top mattresses. The large closet alcove allowed us to store our suitcases open on shelves and also use the closet rod while being out of the way. There...More

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Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 20 April 2017

Dear walkalot4ever, Thank you for providing feedback. You have stayed in one of our standard rooms which are a bit smaller than our superior rooms. I am sorry to hear that the operating sound from your in-room refrigerator caused noise disturbance to you. I will...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stayed here for two nights on way from Christchurch to Queenstown and in order to see the Glaciers. Very comfortable rooms with a good breakfast. In a central location within easy walking distance to restaurants, supermarket and helicopter flights to the Glaciers.

1  Thank Sue C
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 20 April 2017

Dear Sue C, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review, following your recent stay at the Scenci Hotel Franz Josef Glacier. I am please to see that you enjoyed your time with us. Best wishes, Alexander

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped overnight en route to the Fox Glacier and couldn't have had a more pleasant stay at this hotel. Our room was quiet, well furnished with comfy bed and all the amenities. Dinner was quite good as was their large buffet breakfast. Staff was...More

Thank BKandCB
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 9 April 2017

Dear BKandCB, Thank you very much for your kind words. It is always rewarding to hear when guest have fully enjoyed a stay at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier. Please stay in touch and visit again. Best regards, Alexander

Reviewed 6 April 2017

A great find so late at night after a long drive from Queenstown. Clean, comfortable and large bathroom. Has an onsite restaurant for meals and is only a two minute walk to pub, restaurants and activity booking agents. Also had a guest laundry which came...More

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Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 7 April 2017

Dear Y9399RZmichaelr, Pleasing to read that you have found the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier a convenient base on your holidays through New Zealand. We are looking forward to welcome you back to the hotel if you are ever plan to visit the Glacier Country...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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US$99 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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mohit j
3 October 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding but I was away from this page. Re: Time of breakfast, its a few months since I stayed there and cannot remember the actual times... however, we were up and out early that day and breakfast... More
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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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"207 had a beautiful view!"
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"Ask for the main building, top floors and glacier views."
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"One without a single bed"
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"Pay a bit more"
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