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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          US$51
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good40%
          • Average16%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Internet
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          Hot Tub
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          Special Offer: Complimentary bottle of wine
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          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          Our experience in Rainforest was rather a unforgettable. We want to booked 2 rooms on a last minute and they were fully booked. Fortunately we were served by Michelle (Aussie) and she recommended us a house in the same location which had 2 bedrooms with...More

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          Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

          We have long lasting danish friends that we've known for years. Barely get to see them and they refused to let us stay in the same room. Staff were rude, arrogant, which I can't stress enough. While facilities were okay, wifi was so slow you...More

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          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 27 April 2017

          Dear anonymous reviewer. Myself and our staff pride ourselves on offering great customer service. I'm afraid you review just doesn't ring true. I welcomed you and without blowing my own trumpet, I know that I give nothing but friendly and helpful service. We do everything...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

          Lovely place to stay - the staff is very helpful. Special thank you to Oscar and Georgie for their kindness and understanding - you made our day 😊. The amenities are top notch with a big kitchen and garden area, lounge with a sofa and...More

          Thank Nora T
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 26 April 2017

          Hi Nora Thank you for the great review, I am glad myself and Georgie were able to help you have a great stay and we both hope you can make it back to us again one day. Thank you Oscar

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          We stayed in a four bed flashpacker room, which was basic but acceptably clean. Unfortunately the sound-proofing was very poor, and so even just the door closing in the room above was extremely loud. The whole building was very noisy through most of the night...More

          Thank Alice L
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 26 April 2017

          Hi Alice Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. I am sorry that you heard some noise from your neighbours rooms. We do have many accommodation options set out over almost 7 acres of accommodation so if you wanted to be away...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          wish we could have stayed longer but on a strict itinerary. location stunning, just like the photos, in the Rainforest! Great to have a Bar and good food on site. I used the Hot tub...and it was hot, refreshing after a long day travelling and...More

          Thank SueWoodlands
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
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          • US$25 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 90
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          • New Zealand >
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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          DR_PLM
          How far is this location to the intercity bus stop coming from Greymouth? And about how far walking to the downtown?
          12 April 2017|
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          Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
          I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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          Laura B
          Hey, i'm looking to stay here for 2 nights in September for my partners 30th birthday. Cant quite decide what looks nicer between the tree hut and the cabin in the gecko village. As its her 30th want it to be a treat, quiet. what would you recommend having been there? Thank you!! Laura
          9 July 2016|
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          Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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          "Quiet location full of natures green and very private"
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          "Avoid the shared bunkrooms"
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