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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 6 July 2013

What a good place to stay as a family with two kids. The very cosy and well maintained bungalows feature enough space for a family of four. Well equipped kitchen. Great location for venturing into Franz Josef' s and Fox's main attractions. The only thing we did not like: Their arcane internet access. Here they should and could do better.

Thank Peter Henri H
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Had a lovely 2 nights here (May 2013) with hubby on our visit to Franz Josef. The staff here are friendly and welcoming with great tips for where to go and eat. It is about a 5 min drive into town so be aware of that if you don't have a car. They do have a couple of bikes for...

Thank Emmybs
Reviewed 18 May 2013

The apartment was warm and very spacious with everything we needed. Friendly staff and very helpful on things to do in the area. The Villas are a short drive to the town. They suggested Fox Glacier which we did and so glad we did. The room looked back to the mountains and was a lovely sight early in the morning...

Thank KarenSorby
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2013

From the moment we drove into the villa until the moment we left, we loved everything about it. Friendly staff greeted us, took us to our very nice and spacious room, equipped with a large kitchen area and lounge.Comfortable seating good heating and wondreful views. A short drive into town and their are several places to choose from for a...

Thank Shane B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2013

From the moment we checked in we felt both welcome and relaxed. There was nothing that was too much trouble from free wi fi to being escorted and shown the room. Added extras of vouchers were another surprise. I do not write too many reviews but I found this place worthy of praised and somewhere you should definitely consider if...

Thank Peter K
Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2013

A few minutes drive from the village of Franz Josef make this a nice and quiet location with great views of the mountains from rear decked area . The villa had plenty of space, large lounge / dinner / kitchen with separate bedroom and bedroom , with all that you need for your stay. Ideal base for visiting the glaciers....

Thank alang684
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Great hosts. Could not do enough for you. Good advice when your traveling is handy and these guy's were spot on. Lotsa room to move. A little out of town but this is quiet and lovely part of the world. Would stay here again.

Thank bakers08
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Firstly we were greeted by very pleasant staff, car parking is outside your villa, so much space with lounge & TV, all facilities that you need inc a kitchen & plenty of space in the bedrooms. Great location and with so much to do in Franz Josef you need to stay the night here. Hot pools are nearby & Kiwi...

Thank Caroline L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Stayed one night whilst touring the South Island. A very pleasant quiet clean well presented motel with separate large units. Staff very pleasant and polite. Excellent value for money. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again Maxine G

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The villa was a one bedroom, living room, kitchen. You can park your car right outside your villa. The small garden with a coffee table outside each villa was very nice to relax with a glass of wine. The location is average; on the highway. 3-4 kms from the main franz josef city center. The place is extremely quite even...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $170 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a villa further away from the highway to reduce noise.”
 of 5 bubbles pgsanjay, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for one not on the boundary with the state highway”
 of 5 bubbles filligirl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each villa looked amazing - just enjoy!”
 of 5 bubbles PaulofNottingham, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It's a little out of town but numerous local restaurants provide pick up/ drop off service.”
 of 5 bubbles Antipodeanadventure, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage with a view of the glacier. But if it's bad weather, you may not get to see much.”
 of 5 bubbles bullman99, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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