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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

Overview
36 Main Rd Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews nice hotel new zealand buffet breakfast first floor tour group the ground floor main building comfortable beds small town in town good size bars and restaurants free wifi stayed here for one night room was large bad weather pleasant stay
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good stay in a well located hotel. Rooms are comfortable and well appointed. Staff friendly and efficient. Breakfast was excellent. Hotel is next to a heli-pad so some helicopter noise between 7am and 7pm.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Q2259UFangelas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Completely lacking in investment. Dirty stained carpets in the room. Tiny bathroom with a plastic shower cubicle you could barely get into. Stained worn loo seat. Tiny room and nowhere to open our cases. Clearly the marketing photos don’t match the accommodation as offered to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MartinHalliday
Response from LesleyS1753, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear MartinHalliday Thank you for providing feedback, our apologies for not meeting your expectations during your stay. The photos for each room type are up to date and representative of the rooms on offer, in addition the square meters of each room type is noted...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Scenic Hotel is the place to stay in Franz Josef. Clean, lovely rooms, a professional, welcoming staff and delicious food. Right in the heart of town, close to good shopping, bars and day tour adventures.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ann M
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ann M, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the wider TripAdvisor community. Please stay in touch and visit again soon. Best regards, Alexander

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Franz Josef Glacier after a an interesting journey from the South. We were made welcome by the senior officer on Reception there and soon were able to settle in. This is a busy hotel and while we were there, at least three...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob P, Thank you for sending us your feedback. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us but would like to apologize for the interruption caused to you by a fire alarm set off by lightning. Luckily no real...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the start really impressed by the Scenic. A friendly welcome. Then off to a great room. Although it's near to the town centre it's nice and quiet. Also only a short walk to the Glacial Hot Pools where you can relax after a long...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Gordon R
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gordon R, Thank you for your kind review of our hotel. We are looking forward to your next stay with us in the hopefully not so distant future. Yours sincerely, Alexander

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Description
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier sits at the edge of the Westland World Heritage Park, and is just moments from one of New Zealand’s most spectacular natural attractions, the Franz Josef Glacier. Scenic Hotel More Franz Josef Glacier makes the most of its alpine location and offers quality accommodation in two separate hotel ‘wings’. Stay in either the Douglas or Graham wing, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings within Franz Josef village. Our hotel is in a premium location, making it the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the magnificent Westland region.Our professional, friendly staff look forward to welcoming you and helping to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Your visit will be made even more memorable by the many natural wonders in the area. Just be sure to bring your camera! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
130
Price range
US$181 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
130
Price range
US$181 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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singhalshashank81
October 2, 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding but I was away from this page. Re: Time of breakfast, its a few months since I stayed there and cannot remember the actual times... however, we were up and out early that day and breakfast... More
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kwijn1
November 7, 2016|
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Response from DevenderS93 | 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
April 30, 2016|
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Response from Janeway62 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the Graham wing, which seemed to be newer and closer to the main building. If you are out front and look at the property, it is on the right. Our room was facing in the direction of the glacier. We didn't wander... More
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"Best views face the valley leading to Franz Josef Glacier (south east I believe)"
RobP002
2 weeks ago
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"Visit the Glacial Hot Pools"
GordonR312
3 weeks ago
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"Our room faced the road but it was quiet."
KimP235
Oct. 11, 2018
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"Request a room with a view of the mountains."
teddw2ds
Aug. 5, 2018
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