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    Glow Worm Accommodation

    27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent46%
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    • Average17%
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    “soup” (120 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Franz Joseph accommodation is difficult to get at certain times of the year.....especially on Easter long weekend and NZ school holidays. The town was completely booked out and we were lucky to find anywhere at all. We had 2 nights in the last 4 room...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Nice place with friendly staff and all that one needs. But.. our private room, although we didn't expect much, had moss growing on the windows inside.. the bed, carpet, curtains really stank like mold. Other than the smell, we enjoyed the place and facilities.

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Glow Worm Accommodation is typical Backpacker style with Communal Kitchen for those who wish to avail themselves or who do not have private facilities. It is of a good size and adjoins the communal lounge. We had a self-contained unit with private kitchenette and bathroom/toilet...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I want you take an opportunity to thank the staff truly and deeply. The venue is wonderfully clean, the free soup encourages people to gather in the common areas and I cannot speak to any faults I found with the place. I do recommend it...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    From the minute we checked in, we loved the cosy feel of this place. Free soup in the evenings, popcorn, light breakfast. Nice common room with a cosy fire to chill out in, spa pool outside. Great location in the village. Benjamin and the other...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 20 - USD 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    sueph
    Is there parking at the hostel?
    12 September 2016|
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    Response from Lady_Peekaboo19 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there a few spots and plenty off street :)
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    Bin Z
    Hello. We are coming to hike to glaciers. How far it is from your hostel to the glacier? Do we need to drive up there? Or can just hike from your place? THank you!
    31 January 2016|
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    Response from Mevess | Reviewed this property |
    Hi!! I make Charlothe's words, my words! It depends how much you like to walk... I rented a car, so I had to walk from the parking to the glacier (Franz Josef, because to go to Fox Glacier, you definetly need a car / take... More
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    "one with an ensuite is best"
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    "slow internet when everyone is there"
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    "go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms"
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    "Double room with private bathroom"
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