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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
    011 64 3-752 0220
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    Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights in the dorm-style lodges. Rooms were very crammed for three bunk beds, although the beds were comfy I only received a duvet with no sheet so I found it a bit stuffy at night. Kitchen and lounge areas are spacious,...More

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    Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

    Wow we loved this place! Stayed in the gecko village area and loved our wee cabin - had everything you need, a spa pool available just for the 9 units in the gecko village area - we enjoyed a spa with no one around! Surrounded...More

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    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    We stayed here for two nights in Jan 2016 and had a great time. Well worth booking a tree house/lodge, it was comfortable, peaceful with some stunning views. Staff were great. Dont expect internet to work, enjoy the remoteness and dont worry about internet.

    Thank Matevz T
    Reviewed 22 January 2016

    Really nice sites, surrounded by lush vegetation. Good standings on gravel and relatively private compared to other parks. Short walk to the hot baths and a bar which was great. Slightly longer walk into town. Friendly welcome and good service.

    Thank Ben C
    Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

    This is your typical campground. I can't speak to the nicer accommodations as I was traveling with a group. The bunks weren't bad but there was some black mold in the bathroom and the entire room itself had a cat pee/musty smell if you didn't...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$29 - US$430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
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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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    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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    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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