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    Franz Alpine Retreat

    2 Donovan Drive | State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
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    • Average7%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

    We expected very simple and was very surprised. The 2 bedroom chalet was perfect for what we wanted (a base) the owners were great. We were jumping late due to weather and this wasn't a problem. It is just out of town but they can...More

    Thank Gareth190381
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you for your review. We take the Electric Blankets off during summer to protect them but make sure they are on for the guests over Winter. Glad that you enjoyed your meals out and we look forward to accommodating you again in the future....More

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    We were recommended this place by family who had stayed there before. Hosts very friendly and welcoming. Had a lovely two bedroom villa for two nights which was warm enough despite the cold temperatures outside. They had great recommendations for dinner and were able to...More

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    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is just as beautiful in the Winter as well as the Summer. Sorry you didnt get to enjoy the Helicopter, just means you will have to come back and...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

    What a great place- from the moment we arrived we knew we had found the perfect spot for what we were looking for.... Quiet, peacefull, clean, lovely chalets and all of this only 4 mins drive from town. The chalets were nice and warm on...More

    Thank Tanja C
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you for your positive review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We have just started offering Full Cooked Breakfast so glad that you liked them. We hope you enjoy your holiday and look forward to accommodating you in the future...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

    We found this place through a booking website and thought that we were getting a really good deal at the discounted price, to be fair it was what it was worth, certainly not full tariffs. The cottages are clean and well presented but pretty bland,...More

    Thank Lathy
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 1 August 2015

    Thank you for your review. We are in the process of upgrading our rooms and find that the majority of our guests like being out of the township, and a 4 min drive is just still close enough to be able to enjoy the area...More

    Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

    Very well equiped cottages, real cozy with very good services. The owners are very nice persons and really caring. I recommend to stay here. We've enjoyed our stay here. The place is well maintained, seems relatively new. It is not far from franz josef city.

    Thank Vincent M
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 1 August 2015

    Thank you for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is a lovely spot to unwind and relax after travelling. Enjoy your remainder time in our beautiful country. Kind Regards Mel & Nigel

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$96 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Momocha99
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    Response from FranzA554 | Property representative |
    The chalets are slightly bigger, have DVD players and are further away from the highway. I could quiet easily comfortably live permanently in the two bedroom cottage myself.
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    At present, no there are not. We are investigating the feasibility of having these replaced in the future with more robust type screens, as the screens that used to be in place in all units, were damaged beyond economical... More
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    "All cabins were built so that you could see the view. All accessible with car parked at side."
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    "We showed up unannounced and got a good deal so; do you chance it or not to book or wing it???? LOl."
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    "Book early and enjoy the peace and quiet and the views"
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    "This was a hotel but motel units."
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