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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
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          • Average18%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible2%
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          If staying in Franz Josef I feel most of the accommodation will place you in a good location with fantastic views, so don't stay here for that. However, the hotel was nice. Rooms felt clean, warm and comforting. Lots of space for the three single...More

          Thank Jonathan E
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Jonathan E, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us here at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier. We are looking forward to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Best regards, Alexander

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We stayed here for two nights. The hotel is clean, rooms are a little small. We were on the ground floor, which doesn't offer the best views but we had one window that faced the mountain. I would definitely ask for an upstairs room that...More

          Thank TexasPenny99
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Dear TexasPenny99, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier on TripAdvisor.com. It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and would not hesitate to stay with us gain. We are looking...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          We recently stayed at this hotel while on a tour around New Zealand's South Island. The staff were all lovely and very informative and helpful. The hotel was in a very convenient location to everything in this town. The rooms were very clean and comfortable,...More

          Thank 612happytraveller
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Dear 612happytraveller, Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback. I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards, Alexander

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We stayed here in late May 2017, there was a group of us - around 16 in total. Check in was well organised and they were prepared in advance - so no waiting around, instead we were shown straight to our rooms, refreshing and well...More

          Thank SteveW1963
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear SteveW1963, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the hotel on TripAdvisor.com. It was a pleasure to meet you and I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Please keep us in good memory and I...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Amazing room with a great view from the window/balcony. I could see the mountain peaks right from the balcony area, which is a great spot for morning coffee! Room was clean, spacious. Bed was comfortable. Ample parking available. Staff were very polite from start to...More

          Thank hanfrenzy
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear hanfrenzy, Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your experience with the wider TripAdvisor community. I am pleased to hear that you have fully enjoyed your stay with us. Please stay in touch and visit again. Best regards, Alexander

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
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          • US$76 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 130
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          • New Zealand >
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          • Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          kwijn1
          hi there, we would be travelling with 3 kids (5,3 years old and 6 months). Is there a simple walk that we could do in the neighbourhood to see the gletchers?
          7 November 2016|
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          Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
          No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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          Vimalkumar85
          Hii.. Me and my husband will be staying for one night here in August. I want to know the difference Douglas Wing and Graham Wing?
          30 April 2016|
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          Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
          Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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          "Mountain view"
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          "choose rooms on the 100 or 200 level for beautiful views of the glacier"
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          "The upstairs rooms may provide a bit more privacy, but no elevator service."
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