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we stayed here two nights, and were quite happy with our private double room. we had free wifi which was an awesome bonus, but the hostel is quite large and was very busy and full when we were there. the bathroom near our room was...More
So its a largeish YHA which means it doesn't come with home comforts and sometimes you have to hop around each other in the kitchen. But it was safe, clean and a good place to relax after a long day on the road.
Spent two nights here, pros:
Great location, free WiFi, nice communal areas, sauna and good service regarding last minute booking. Downside, first room (14) was opposite kitchen which is open 24/7, curtains in our room wouldn't block the light from the kitchen and it was...More
We found out at the last minute (while driving there) that you can't get from Franz Josef to Wanaka after 4 pm. They shut the entire mountain road down until 8 am. This was pretty frustrating because we had a hostel booking in Wanaka.
Standard YHA hostel which is why more often than not I will stay with yha... The standards are pretty samey which works for me... The beds at YHA Franz Josef were delightful. Best sleep ever. Nice large kitchen and very strong wifi..happy as Larry!
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US$30 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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