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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

A great location just outside of town. The chalet style accommodation was spacious, well appointed and clean. A fantastic place and we really enjoyed our stay here. Staff gave us plenty of information on local restaurants, trips and places to visit. Highly recommended and we...More

Thank msw-ourtrips
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 6 November 2017

Hi msw-ourtrips, thanks for taking the time to comment on here, Im glad that you seemed to enjoy your stay with us

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Anazing accommodation. Double story upstairs sleeping for kids. Single beds which is important for us. Adults sleep downstairs. Huge family room. Free wifi. Beautiful view of the mountains. A little out if town but not too far. Very helpful staff and very clean and new....More

Thank Karen L
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Karen, Thanks for these great words, Im glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and yes the view is pretty good on a fine day. The housekeeping team does a great job. Kevin

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We stayed here for 1 night whilst we were passing through to see the glaciers. The room was comfortable and had a full lounge and kitchen and the staff were very friendly. If i'm nitpicking the mattress was a little hard for my liking, but...More

Thank Pete U
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 5 October 2017

Hello Pete U, Im glad you seemed to enjoy your stay with us. Kevin

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Very friendly host, great clean tidy and warm units with all cooking hardware needed for us to make a terrible curry (note to others, you will struggle to buy a good curry sauce in NZ supermarkets), comfortable beds, amazing views, sheep and alpacas to look...More

Thank malcomx M
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 4 October 2017

Hi malcomx M thanks for these kind words. The King Tiger Restaurant does a pretty good curry if your ever back this way. Kevin

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We spent one night here while traveling through Franz Josef. Pulling up to the "shed" made my wife and I question what we were going to see on the inside. The exterior of the buildings is very unassuming and looks like some large wood sheds...More

Thank olsonaj
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Anthony, Our villas were purposely built in this style 16 years ago. They fit in nicely with the Alpine environment we live in. Im glad you seemed to enjoy your stay with us. Kevin

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Microwave
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US$140 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$140 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Heather L
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Hi Heather, im sorry but no animals of any kind (Service Dogs Exception) are permitted here. Kevin Manger
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"Kevin will take care of best as 18 villas have scenic view."
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"Not every unit has Mountain View. You paid for it but might just end up with unit facing main road"
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"Unit facing the road was nice and sunny."
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"They all looked pretty good from where I was standing with a cold NZ craft beer in my hand."
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