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San Diego
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of us were pleased with the accommodations, clean and well maintained. Location was a short walk to shopping, restaurants, and our tour office. We all utilized the laundry and made us of the patio.

Thank JimAnderson7623
cheshire uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst travelling down the west coast. I thought the room was very nicely decorated and furnished and the kitchen area was very well equipped. The room was also very spacious, so it didn't feel 'cluttered' by our ever increasing number of bags! The location was also convenient and attractive. We had a great stay...

Thank jane f
Rushden, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and loved it. The room was spacious and clean with friendly staff. Located off the main road it is a 5 min walk into town and the main amenities. We were given extra Wi-Fi codes which the kids appreciated.

1Thank Sam S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were very satisfied with all the amenities on offer in the hotel as it truly felt like a home away from home during our 2 night stay. The highlight for us was the well-stocked kitchen which made cooking a breeze and allowed us to save money on restaurant meals. We didn't expect such a spacious interior with separate bedrooms...

Thank Juan Carlos M
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Punga Grove exceeded our expectations during a recent two night stay in Franz Josef. As others have mentioned, it is super convenient to the two streets of restaurants, supermarket, bars, bus stop, helicopter departure for glacier hikes, etc. If you are traveling via bus/ coach around New Zealand, this is well-situated hotel in the middle of town. The rooms...

Thank Sanjay S
Fresno, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel was clean and quiet so the sleep quality was very nice. The view was nice with ferns right outside the patio. It was a 2 level place and my only complaint was that the upstairs gets really hot. I figured out what to do the ne t night which was to keep...

Thank lzzc
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. It is a nice comfortable and has cosy feel to it. Check in was convenient. It is located very close to all the activities and the markets and restaurant.. The bed were king size , the bathroom was spacious the kitchnette was well equipped. It was a nice comfortable stay and value for money.

Thank vsa2605
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights while visiting the Fox & Franz Josef glaciers on our recent trip to NZ. Our bus dropped us off right at the motel, but locating the place is not a problem since the village of Franz Josef has all of two streets :) The motel has a rustic but cosy feel to it. Check...

Thank bhavanajaiswal
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a nice and cosy motel in the small town of Franz Josef. Great place to use as a base to visit the two glaciers-Franz and Fox. Most of the tours start from here and it is a short distance to travel to all the sights around. The room was no frills but large with a comfortable bed, decent...

Thank James T
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you happen to have to stay in this motel, take photos of the interior as soon as you enter or like us you could be billed for a previous guests damage which wasn't picked up at the time by the service team . Arriving home from a awesome trip of the South Island and receiving a bill for $250...

1Thank ozkiwis2016

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Punga Grove offers stylish motel accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier village. Set amongst beautiful native bush with the lush rainforest at your doorstep with a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks, Punga Grove is your natural West Coast accommodation choice for your stay in Glacier Country in New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punga Grove Motel & Suites

Address: 40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: £64 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punga Grove Motel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Punga Grove Motel And Suites
Punga Grove Hotel Franz Josef
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles juancarlosmF3543ZT, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mountain views. Ground floor if stairs are a problem, but obviously you won't get the mountain views.”
  • Although dark, you may be able to make out the close proximity of the shrubbery outside the wind
 of 5 bubbles arbruse, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both floors have accessible units as well as non-accessible”
 of 5 bubbles NahanniRafter, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing onto the rainforest were interesting.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinCJC, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room at the rear are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles markbG3183UP, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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