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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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    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    Really nice hotel, ideally located, easy to walk to all the bars and restaurants in town. Room was clean with a very nice bathroom. Staff were very helpful at checkin. You can park right outside most of the rooms and they had free wifi which...More

    Thank Nathan B
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 3 March 2016

    Dear Nathan B, Thank you for your kind review. We have enjoyed looking after you and would love to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes, Alexander

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    More a motel than a hotel with bedrooms spread over two other buildings. A bit of a nuisance if you are unloading/loading etc during bad weather as in our case.The bedrooms and public rooms are nice and the staff excellent. We also enjoyed a good...More

    Thank leisuretourist_11
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 3 March 2016

    Dear leisuretourist_11, Thank you for staying at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier during your recent holiday in New Zealand. Please stay in touch and keep us in good memories. Best regards, Alexander

    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    We stayed here for two nights while visiting Franz Josef. The location is excellent as it is right by the town square close to dining and all the activities. The rooms were nice and clean and they provide free wifi. The breakfast buffet was pretty...More

    Thank Meagan T
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 March 2016

    Dear Meagan T, Thank you for providing us with your valued feedback. I am please to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Franz Josef Glacier. Thank you also for pointing out the central location of our hotel, which...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here on our trip around NZ South Island, and enjoyed it very much . Our first impression of the accommodation was like a Butlins holiday camp, living off a long low level corridor with rooms either side . The room we had was...More

    Thank Peter S
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 March 2016

    Dear Peter S, Thank you for posting a review of the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier on TripAdvisor.com. I am glad to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us. With best regards, Alexander

    Reviewed 23 February 2016

    Very easy to find, good location, lovely comfortable rooms, excellent restaurant, nothing too much trouble for the staff - there's even a big jar of marshmallows left out for toasting over the log fire in the bar! Venison + scallops excellent, great wine choices, best...More

    Thank Ruth O
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 24 February 2016

    Dear Ruth O, Congratulation to writing the 400th review for the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier on TripAdvisor.com. And thank you for leaving kind words! I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. I will happily pass on your feedback...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$137 - US$326 (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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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • 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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