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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews nice hotel new zealand buffet breakfast tour group the ground floor main building comfortable beds small town good size in town bars and restaurants free wifi stayed here for one night room was large guest laundry bad weather pleasant stay
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived with a tour, and thought our location at the back of the hotel would be quiet but unfortunately there is a restaurant across the street with outside seating and they were having a great party until after midnight. The hotel buffet offered a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 920lynne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At 2:30 in the morning as the group outside our window started to sing ABBA songs and when I called reception and got voicemail I knew this was not the place for me. It was summer and quite warm with no air conditioning so we...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JustRetired2013
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

Kia ora JustRetired2013, Thank you for your feedback and I am really sorry for the less the enjoyable experience you had while visiting the Glacier Country region. I understand that the main issue here is the noise disturbance you experienced during the night, caused by...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Good choice we made staying here. Lovely hotel's outlook, nice location to activity centers and eateries. Rooms were bit small but nice and clean. Best breakfast buffet we have come across so far, a lot of choices to choose from. Staff were friendly, especially Tony...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Traveller010889
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

Kia ora Traveller010889, Thank you for including a stay at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier in to your travel itinerary. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us what and would not hesitate to recommend us to others. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good location, close to everything. The staff are lovely, but the room was a bit small, especially the bathroom and shower, an estate agent would have described it as "bijoux". The breakfast buffet was a bit limited, and very hectic with 2 coach parties all...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Chris P
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

Kia ora Chris P, Thank you for providing feedback which we have taken on board and will follow up on accordingly. I wish you well for the remainder of your travel through Aotearoa New Zealand. Nga mih, Alexander

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is great and the welcome we received at reception was very good. The rooms are pleasant but beware the spring loaded wardrobe door as it is painful when it swings back and hits you. The biggest issue we had was...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Kp1608
Response from LesleyS1753, Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kp1608 Thank you for your thoughtful feedback. By any chance do you remember which room you stayed in, we'd like to check the wardrobe doors as they shouldn't be swinging back and hitting guests. It is helpful to feedback on our breakfast buffet too....More

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Description
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier sits at the edge of the Westland World Heritage Park, and is just moments from one of New Zealand’s most spectacular natural attractions, the Franz Josef Glacier. Scenic Hotel More Franz Josef Glacier makes the most of its alpine location and offers quality accommodation in two separate hotel ‘wings’. Stay in either the Douglas or Graham wing, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings within Franz Josef village. Our hotel is in a premium location, making it the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the magnificent Westland region.Our professional, friendly staff look forward to welcoming you and helping to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Your visit will be made even more memorable by the many natural wonders in the area. Just be sure to bring your camera! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
130
Price range
US$197 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
130
Price range
US$197 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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Room & Suite (90)
Dining (13)
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singhalshashank81
2 October 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding but I was away from this page. Re: Time of breakfast, its a few months since I stayed there and cannot remember the actual times... however, we were up and out early that day and breakfast... More
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kwijn1
8 November 2016|
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Response from DevenderS93 | Reviewed this property |
No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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Vimalkumar85
30 April 2016|
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Response from Janeway62 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the Graham wing, which seemed to be newer and closer to the main building. If you are out front and look at the property, it is on the right. Our room was facing in the direction of the glacier. We didn't wander... More
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"As there are no elevators, if you have mobility issues ask for a ground floor room."
920lynne
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"Request mountain view"
suep743
1 week ago
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"Best views face the valley leading to Franz Josef Glacier (south east I believe)"
RobP002
27 Nov 2018
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"Visit the Glacial Hot Pools"
GordonR312
23 Nov 2018
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