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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel was very nice and clean. The view outside was amazing. The ambiance was beautiful also. I mostly enjoeyed the hotel rooms. I recommend this hotel! Its walking distance to various restaurants and stores. The hotel staff were also very nice and accommodating.

Thank jewel l
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 28 April 2016

Dear jewel l, Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. We have enjoyed looking after you. Please keep us in good memories and visit again. Best regards, Alexander

Reviewed 26 April 2016

We loved our stay here, lots of choices at breakfast, comfy room, noise from helicopters landing and taking off across the road in the day time, but didn't disturb us at night. I asked if we could have a room with a bath, the receptionist...More

1  Thank OnlyoneStasia
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 28 April 2016

Dear OnlyoneStasia, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the wider TripAdvisor community. I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards, Alexander

Reviewed 26 April 2016

I like this hotel because they do care about guests: free internet, instruction how to use electronic clock, proper desk and chair, good light in bathroom which allows for proper shaving. All in all very excellent place

1  Thank jedrus7
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 28 April 2016

Dear jedrus7, Thank you for sending us your fantastic feedback. We have enjoyed having you staying with us and would love to welcome you back to the hotel any day soon. Best regards, Alexander

Reviewed 24 April 2016

We felt like we were in for a treat being upgraded due to recent flooding, and as much as we genuinely appreciate that alternative accommodation was arranged at no extra cost we were somewhat deflated by the experience. I would have been pretty upset to...More

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Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 6 May 2016

Dear ffsgivemeascreenname, Thank you for providing us with your feedback following your recent stay at our hotel. I have personally looked into the points of concern you have mentioned in your review. It appears that your feedback was not passed on to us during your...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

This hotel is in a good location. Shops and restaurants close by. Good selection of restaurants with excellent food and value for money. Staff in hotel very helpful and friendly. We had breakfast and evening meal in restaurant and both were very good with excellent...More

1  Thank Carol M
Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 28 April 2016

Dear Carol M, Thank you for putting pen to paper and sharing your experience with others. We are looking forward to your next visit in the hopefully not so distant future. Best wishes, Alexander

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast Available
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US$179 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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US$179 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
Room types
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mohit j
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 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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"Get a room facing the glacier"
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"Room 2&3 (Private Area)"
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"The walls are paper thin and if you have noisy neighbors, it could be problematic."
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"rooms have various combinations from king & single, queen & single, double x 2 or triples"
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