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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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    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    Excellent customer service from the the second we arrived to the second we left. Stayed here for two nights and could not have been happier. Whilst this is a large complex each room looks out onto native forest giving an impression of being a secluded...More

    Thank Mcleans56
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 13 October 2016

    Dear McLean56 We value this feedback as a team. Thank you for your posting. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    I planned a 16 day, 6 destination trip around NZ and really struggled with finding a place on the West Coast, but this was a huge relief and surprise for the upside when we arrived. The design is somewhat Scandinavian, with lots of light wood,...More

    Thank Adam C
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 9 October 2016

    Dear Adam We appreciate your feedback. Especially pleasing to read your high rating of all meals, your room standard and some of our finer touches at Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 1 October 2016

    My husband and I stayed here for 2 days during our honeymoon in NZ and had a great time. September is their slow season and it was very quiet. The restaurant was great and we enjoyed the 4/5 course dinner. The room was great and...More

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    Thank Tanja F
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 2 October 2016

    Dear Tanja Thank you for choosing to stay with us over this special time. We also appreciate your special mention of the level of comfort in our bedrooms coupled with a great dining experience. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    Wow, what a hotel! The Te Waonui Forest Retreat is set amongst a rainforest surrounding and is just fantastic. The rooms are well set out and the beds super comfortable. I found the staff very helpful which made our stay there all that more enjoyable....More

    Thank Gary H
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 2 October 2016

    Dear Gary Thank you for visiting as well as for your kind recommendation of Te Waonui Forest Retreat's location, staff and bedrooms. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

    Absolutely loved our stay here. We were warmly greeted by staff and escorted to our beautiful room. Beautiful rainforest views from our balcony, big bathroom and very comfortable bed. The retreat is close to everything in town so we had no issues finding somewhere for...More

    Thank Shakira M
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 25 September 2016

    Dear Shakira Pleased that your overall stay with us at Te Waonui was such a positive one. Thanks as well for your special mention of Danielle one of our restaurant super-stars! Yours sincerely Richard

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    About
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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$497 - US$717 (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
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel 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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    Response from caroline900 | Reviewed this property |
    yes spa and massage available.
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