The Franz Alpine Retreat is a wonderful place to stay while in the Franz Josef glacier area. Its a quick 5 minute drive to town so it's relatively convenient but a car is necessary. We stayed in a stand alone chalet with parking for 1 car, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a gas stove, microwave, fridge, utensils, pots, etc... The place is well appointed with modern furniture, a small flat screen TV and DVD player. The proprietor of the place, JO, also has a selection of DVDs for viewing including the Lord of the Rings. Jo is a very helpful with great knowledge of the area and offered great advice. The only drawback with the place was the inconsistent WiFi access. In addition, although Booking.com states WiFi is free, this is not true, since you need to buy vouchers for WiFi.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Franz Alpine Retreat gives you the perfect retreat in the most beautiful location this country has to offer. Whether you are travelling alone, as a group or a family, it has facilities that fully immerse you in the surrounding environment. Franz Alpine Retreat has been purpose built with facilities that allow you to feel at home, relax, do your own thing and ultimately enjoy the breathtaking environment around you. Our chalets can sleep up to 5. Chalets are equipped with full gas cooking, kitchen - dining room, electric blankets, SKY + Freeview, Wireless Internet. Other facilities within the complex include Book exchange, DVD library, BBQ, full laundry facilities available, Kiwi "continental" breakfast and activity bookings. A perfect place to stay - your home away from home! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Franz Alpine Retreat Hotel Franz Josef