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Glow Worm Accommodation

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“free popcorn”(37 reviews)
“soup”(56 reviews)
“hot tub”(50 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree popcornsouphot tubfree stufftv roomthe kitchenroom was a bit smallfree international callshighly recommend this hostelcommunal areasfree breakfast in the morningbed dormevery eveningbudget accommodationnew zealandfree spaprivate room
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely nothing wrong with this accommodation, but being of a more mature age, was not for us. Having said that the accommodation was clean and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Conveniently placed, but then again most places are in FJ. Breakfast provided and...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night, visiting the glacier. We had a 3-bed unit (1 queen and 1 single) and it was equipped with all the facilities we needed: TV, hot shower, fridge and plates, cups, cutlery etc. Comfy beds, use of a hot tub...More

Thank dkz1412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was probably the smallest (and most dated) place we stayed during 3 weeks in New Zealand, but it was still comfortable and convenient with lots of positive points. The location is good, in the centre of Franz Josef, but not on the main road,...More

Thank BenyLyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a twin room with private bathroom. Although the room was a bit small, it was very cosy and we enjoyed our stay. The free soup served from 6pm was delicious and nourishing on a rainy evening. Also walking distance to the hot...More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great facilities both in the room and in the communal areas. Well equipped kitchen. Loads of games, jigsaws and books in the guest lounge. Very friendly staff who were helpful with information on local walks. Better tracking of the two loan hair dryers would be...More

Thank leanne m
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Hot Tub
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US$34 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$34 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (14)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (35)
Bathroom (3)
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12 September 2016|
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Response from EJ H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there a few spots and plenty off street :)
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Bin Z
30 January 2016|
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Response from Charlothe B | Reviewed this property |
We hiked to the glacier from the hostel. It took us 4 hours to go to the glacier, take some photos and look at the view, and get back to the hostel. It was a lovely and beautiful walk:) If you think it's to far there are... More
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"one with an ensuite is best"
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"slow internet when everyone is there"
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"go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms"
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"Double room with private bathroom"
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