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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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      2 adults
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          US$105
          US$84
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          Overview
          • Excellent63%
          • Very good27%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          81 - 85 of 278 reviews

          Reviewed 10 May 2015

          Our stay in the lodge was very comfortable. Everything is there so you can be self sufficient and the continental breakfast ingredients are delivered the evening before. Wifi is free but intermittent due to the location on the Island. The management are very helpful -...More

          2  Thank Pixy1951
          Response from MelO776, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 26 June 2015

          Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Intermittent WIFI can be a challenge in Franz Josef with 1 cable into the town, but the scenery makes up for it. Enjoy the remainder of your Holiday

          Reviewed 14 April 2015

          This accommodation far exceeded our expectations from their web site. The majestic view and tranquil setting on check in took our breath away.The total panoramic view of the snow capped mountains has to be experienced to believe. The 2 bedroom chalet was far superior in...More

          2  Thank dr_dnb
          Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 21 April 2015

          Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad that you enjoyed our Kiwi Roast. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and experience our beautiful surroundings. We do try to exceed our guests expectations and are thrilled that this time...More

          Reviewed 14 April 2015

          Franz Alpine Retreat offers precisely what makes a stopover memorable. It embodies comfortable accommodation in an extremely well appointed suite in a self contained cabin format, with vistas over the local ranges that nearly take your breath away. It is a little way out of...More

          3  Thank John M
          Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 21 April 2015

          Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you enjoy the remainder of your holiday. Regards Mel & Nigel

          Reviewed 11 April 2015

          Fantastic place to stay for a couple of nights. Our 2 bedroom apartment was clean, comfortable and spacious. The laundry facilities were great. The whole serenity of the place is a drawcard in itself. Away from the crowds. Could very easily stay here for a...More

          1  Thank G & S L
          Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 13 April 2015

          Thank you for your positive review and it was a pleasure to host you. We would welcome to have you come and stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards Mel & Nigel

          Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

          We stayed in one of the cottages with 2 bedrooms. The resort looks and feels pretty new. Its owners are very caring. Its away from all the noise and the shops, resturants etc. Couple of the times the owners dropped us at the town centre...More

          2  Thank Ani_Sydney
          Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 13 April 2015

          Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on the fact that even though we are slightly out of town, no one without a car should feel isolated as we will always make sure our guests do get to see the sights. The added...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
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          • US$92 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Momocha99
          Hi, what's the difference between a cottage vs chalets? Thanks
          19 March 2017|
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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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          Elizabeth T
          Hi, are there insect screens in all your units and rooms? The feedback I have read seems to suggest that some do and some don't.
          4 September 2016|
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          Response from Xjapie |
          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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