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    YHA Franz Josef

    2-4 Cron Street | PO Box 12, Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed in this YHA for 3 nights and can’t have any complaints at all. The staff are friendly and the kitchen and facilities are well stocked and very clean. The hostel is a short walk from everything and the wifi is quite fast and reliable....More

    Thank Toolman86
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Toolman86, Many thanks for your review. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our hostel and that you found our team friendly and helpful. Hope you had a great time in Franz Josef and to see you again soon! Best regards, Mauro Giordano - Hostel...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a very good backpacker hostel and all the activities are nearby. It is a good hostel to stay if you are on a budget and has very good amenities like pool table and sauna! I stayed here during one of my trips with...More

    Thank Kaushik_Kas
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Kaushik_Kas, We'd like to thank you for your nice review. We're happy to hear you were able to enjoy our pool table and free sauna too and wish you an amazing trip around NZ with Haka! Cheers, Mauro Giordano - Hostel Manager

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Reached the hostel after a long drive. Greeted very warmly by the receptionist. The four of us stayed in the 4 bedded room thus making it private. Clean rooms, toilet and showers and a great kitchen with all the utensils needed. No negative points, beautiful...More

    Thank raizmukhliz
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Raizmukhliz, Thank you for taking your time to review our hostel and are thrilled to hear that you found our hostel to be clean and our staff friendly and warm. I hope you had a lovely stay overall and to see you again soon....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked a double suite and were very happy with the cleanliness and comfort offered at this hostel. Slept very well both nights. This is a very busy hostel, given the popular glacier hiking location. The lounge areas are great and 2gb of WiFi super...More

    Thank hurlp
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Hurlp, We'd like to thank you for reviewing YHA Franz Josef and are very happy to hear you had 2 comfortable nights here. Also, it's great to see you appreciate the diversity of travelers, cultures and even food smells from our international guests! Hope...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at YHA for the first time, though it’s available everywhere. We had to do last minute booking when nothing else was available which could fit in our budget. We had a nice stay here. As we had our 7 years son with us,...More

    Thank Maithili S
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Franz JosefResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Maithili, We're thrilled to hear that you chose us for your first YHA stay in New Zealand and that you and your family had a nice experience. We hope to see you all again in our other YHA hostels around the country! Warm regards,...More

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    • Price range
    • US$33 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 103
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
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    "Spacious and clean ."
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    "If you are in a group of four go for the family room"
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    "The wireless internet signal was weak in the triple beds room"
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