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    Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    Amazing place. Great greeting by the hotel manager and Maori rep. Luxury all the way here, only stayed 2 nights on our tour but wished it was longer. Fabulous robes, toiletries and just the best room ever! gorgeous balcony.

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    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    Dear MSNA Thank you for your review and photos! Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 13 August 2016

    We were booked into the Scenic Franz Joseph but on arrival we were told we had been upgraded to Te Waonui. We were a bit apprehensive at first but when we arrived we could not believe how nice it was. We were greeted with a...More

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    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    Dear Eric Thank you for this valued feedback. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 14 July 2016

    I stayed two nights. The hotel is very charming, with excellent restaurant, comfortable room and excelent and friendly service. The view from the room to a garden that looks like a mini sub tropical forest makes the environment even more relaxing and welcoming.

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    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    Dear Nadja Thank you and we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Te Waonui. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

    Actually stayed here last year in Feb. I was booked through a tour operator to stay somewhere else but turned up and they were fully booked so was sent here. And it was lovely. Greated by a lovely man and woman in traditional attire with...More

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    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    Dear Kirstymac Thank you for putting pen to paper and giving us your feedback both as a guest and industry colleague. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 2 June 2016

    Near this resort (about two blocks away) is a path into a rainforest with glowworms. You enter near a tiny church. From this path on a clear night, the view from this path through the canopy of trees is breathtaking. I have NEVER seen stars...More

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    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    Dear Margaret Thanks for highlighting the uninterrupted and pristine view of our night sky on a clear night from Franz Josef Glacier and Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Yours sincerely Richard

    Aspen Court Franz Josef
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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 487 - USD 662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
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    Tigers4me
    Is the degustation worth it do you get wines ? Seems like about $150 pp
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Tigers4Me Our normal Five Course Degustation price is $130 which excludes wines/course. Yours sincerely Richard
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    Out-of-SFO
    Are there any special menus or activities on Christmas?
    16 October 2015|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Out-of-SF Apologies for my belated response. Yes, we will be offering a traditional Christmas dinner on 25 December 2015. Please discuss with me your preferred activities during your time with us and I would be more... More
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    george60898
    Spa or massage available?
    11 January 2015|
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    Response from caroline900 | Reviewed this property |
    yes spa and massage available.
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