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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 1 night. Quick check in then found our room was on the 1st floor with no lift, so we had to lug our 24kg suitcases up the stairs, luckily one of the staff came to my wifes aid and took the bag...More

    Thank John L
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear John L, Thank you for your detailed feedback and I am sorry to hear that your night was cut short by humming coaches and noisy guests that were to depart the hotel. Even if such events are not normal to appear at the hotel...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    One of a good hotel to stay when visiting Franz Joseph. The service is great, the breakfast is great (although they have quite limited variety of food compared to others), information center is awsome, room is clean.

    Thank serotonine s
    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear serotonine s, Thank you for rating our hotel so high on TripAdvisor.com. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcome you back to the hotel in the hopefully not so distant future. Best regards, Alexander

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here one night while traveling through New Zealand. This hotel was perfectly adequate but not top shelf even for its grade. It was apparent that renovations and efforts are being made to upgrade the facility but there could be more...More

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    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear jkpeters, Thank you for your comments and suggestions to improve the overall appearance of the hotel. My team is constantly working towards our overall aim to improve guest stays and satisfaction. Your feedback will assist us in doing that. Once again, thank you and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Very helpful & informative staff, easy Check in . very nice & Airy rooms . Beds are nicely made with good linen , overall good experience. Location is very close to restaurant, Bars etc . Just 200 meters from heli service providers & hot pools...More

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    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Dharmendra-Geanis, Thank you for providing feedback after your recent stay at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier. I am pleased to hear that the team looked well after you and you had a relaxing and comfortable stay. Thank you also for pointing our the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    In truth I reckon people only come to Franz Joseph if they are going glacier viewing. It’s beautiful; countryside around here but there’s very little else but the glacier. But this is the catch. Often in such results the local hotels “milk it”, charge top...More

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    Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear John L, Thank you for putting pen to paper and sharing your experience with the wider TripAdvior.com community. I am delighted to hear that you rate the Scenci Hotel Franz Josef Glacier highly and would hesitate to recommend us to others. Thank you and...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • US$85 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 130
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    • New Zealand >
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    • Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
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    kwijn1
    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Devender S | 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 Alexander T | Property representative |
    Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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    "We stayed in the Douglas Wing"
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    "the food is not that great"
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    "Mountain view"
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    "choose rooms on the 100 or 200 level for beautiful views of the glacier"
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