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    Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good20%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “hot towels” (18 reviews)
    “kiwi juice” (21 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 608 reviews

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    This is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. We received a traditional Maori welcome on arrival greeted by staff dressed in traditional Maori costumes. The Kiwi juice was very refreshing and much appreciated after the long drive from Picton. What a tranquil, peaceful and...More

    Thank Jeembo11
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Jeembo11 Thank you for your review and feedback! Much appreciated. Regards Richard

    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    This hotel was so nice and great shame was we didn't manage to stay longer. We were greeted by one of the management in traditional Maori dress who gave us a briefing of the hotel facilities in a lovely lounge area. Room was beautiful set...More

    Thank CummingDubai
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 5 June 2017

    Dear CummingDubai Thank you for visiting us and we appreciate your time taken to give us this valuable feedback. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    Well designed, comfortable rooms with magnificent rain forest surroundings, including walking/running trail. Excellent food and dining room service. Deserves an extended stay if you have the time and resources.

    Thank Carmelita B
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 14 May 2017

    Dear Carmelita Thank you for your review and pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us at TW. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 30 April 2017

    This place was fantastic. The view out of our room looked like we were in the middle of a tropical rain forest. The rooms were clean and comfortable. It is also right on the edge of town so you can walk around to the different...More

    1  Thank Erwin G
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 1 May 2017

    Dear Erwin Thank you for this feedback and glad that you enjoyed our convenient location within Franz Josef Glacier. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Doesn't get any better then this, open your drapes and look right in the forest. Had a beautiful room, clean and big. The setting of this hotel was amazing. Had small trails that were fun to walk just to see what was at the end....More

    Thank Sue P
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 1 May 2017

    Dear Sue Thank you for taking the time to give us your post-stay feedback. Much appreciated. Yours sincerely Richard

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$499 - US$713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    yournameyouremail
    15 December 2016|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Tigers4Me Our normal Five Course Degustation price is $130 which excludes wines/course. Yours sincerely Richard
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    15 October 2015|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Out-of-SF Apologies for my belated response. Yes, we will be offering a traditional Christmas dinner on 25 December 2015. Please discuss with me your preferred activities during your time with us and I would be more... More
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    10 January 2015|
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    Response from caroline900 | Reviewed this property |
    yes spa and massage available.
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