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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
    011 64 3-752 0220
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
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    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Rainforest Retreat caters for everyone from budget travellers in campervans, dorm rooms, a motel to those wanting more luxury in house/lodge/hut style accommodation. The reviews of Trip-advisor contributors seems to reflect the diversity of accommodation. It depends on what type of accommodation you stay...More

    Thank misscandle
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    Where to begin...we drove down from Hokatika. We arrived to our 3-bedroom Tree House and were immediately thrilled. Our family of five (3 boys) all loved the fact that we were secluded and surrounded by lush vegetation. It was gorgeous. The cabin was very new,...More

    Thank GinaLCP
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We stayed 2 nights in a stuido. The room was great, bed comfy and the coffee machine is a great touch. Even though it was full we where lucky enough to be far enough from the bar to not hear the bus loads of backpackers....More

    Thank Amy H
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It’s a really lovely place good facilities in a nice location but the top bunks in the dorms are an absolute death trap. There’s no rainlong on the ladder side to stop you falling out and the mattresses slide really easily and could slide off....More

    Thank 08Kates
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It says it all in my title, this is nothing more than a motel with a few palms scattered around the car park (which is rediculously small with no allocated parking spaces and hard to manoeuvre around). When we first walked in our room, it...More

    Thank Badgaroo
    Aspen Court Franz Josef
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 90
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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    Room & Suite (102)
    Dining (22)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (202)
    Bathroom (18)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    DR_PLM
    13 April 2017|
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    Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
    I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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    10 July 2016|
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    Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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