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Dawlish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

country location a few kms away from Franz Joseph village which actually adds to its attractions. a collection of very spacious eco properties with good views of the mountains although it was cloudy on our stay so we did not get the full benefit of its location. despite its proximity to the road, nice quiet location. we only stayed one...

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Mentor
Reviewed 16 March 2013

This will be an easy review because I don't have one negative thing to say about this place--it's all good. It's possible that some people may not like that it is located a bit too far from town to walk to restaurants and such, but we thought of this as a positive thing because the area was quiet and the...

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Arrived on St. Valentine's Day,many thanks Sassa for "emergency" rose and milk!Stayed 5 nights,staff very friendly and helpful.Sassa booked our kayaking trip on Okarito Lagoon,wonderful seeing White Heron and Spoonbills in the wild.Great glacier views from villa number 3.Accomodation excellent,very well equipped,best we stayed at during 4 weeks in New Zealand.Very quiet and relaxing despite proximity to SH6.We would certainly...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We stayed 2 nights in February 2013. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the one bedroom villa was clean and well equipped. Whilst not far from Franz Joseph it's a fairly long walk along a busy road so we used the car more than we thought we would. A good place to stay when visiting the wonderful Franz Joseph.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Excellent place to stay We stayed at the Glenfern Villas for three nights arriving on 8 March. Glenfern Villas is situated a few minutes' drive (30 / 40 minute walk) from Franz Josef village. We received a very professional and friendly welcome on arrival which set the tone for our stay. We had booked a two bedroom apartment and were...

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Thank SueJim126
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 March 2013

These people are great. They are friendly and helpful and the facility is clean and pleasant It's a lovely spot and they do all that they can to make your stay relaxing. They explained where the best restaurants were and have a free DVD rental library Well worth a visit.

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Shoreham By Sea
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Spent a couple of nights here. Spacious, well-equipped accommodation. On a main road but not noisy at all. The host was very friendly and gave us some ideas of where to eat in Franz Josef. The first thing he also did was to give us a carton of milk to make some tea! Always a winner with me! The area...

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Our 2 night stay here was both peaceful and very comfortable. We had a single storey one bedroom apartment and it was extremely well equipped and very well presented and clean. The views were stunning and the Alpacas, goats and chickens just added to the whole rural feel. Our hosts were helpful in advising us of the local amentities and...

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Ayrshire
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Stayed one night at Glenfern Villas en route to Queenstown. Lodge was ideal for our needs, large airy, immaculately clean, comfortable bed, quiet surroundings with stunning views and a decent Continental breakfast (have to pay). Close to town staff very attentive and gave free access to internet on site, all in all if passing this way again I would have...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Quiet out of town location with friendly hosts on site. Bars and restaurants only a 10 minute drive away. Stunning views of surrounding mountain range. Friendly Alpacas and goats in field next door. Laundry on site

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $164 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a cottage with a view of the glacier. But if it's bad weather, you may not get to see much.”
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“Carry some food as it is about 2 kms away from nearest grocery or town.”
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