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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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Melbourne australia
Reviewed 7 April 2014

These villas are situated about 5 minutes north of Franz Joseph and are exceptionally comfortable. It was great to have a sitting room which was very comfortable for us both and full cooking facilities. The staff were friendly but not intrusive and they recommended Alice may for dinner which was very good. One if our top 3 stays in NZ.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2014

As soon as we walked into the room we were impressed. Nicely furnished and so comfortable. the outside deck was just a pleasure in the evening watching the sun set over the beautiful Franz Josef area. have definiately recommended to other prospective travellers.

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Thank Julia708
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Glenfern Villas , while out of Franz Joseph, the villas are in a quiet, peaceful setting. The villas, clean, fresh and decor is tasteful. Summer is a welcoming face to the villas. We had a great sleep , and enjoyed our stay.

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Thank Anne2578
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Great place to stay, good kitchen facilities with a full kitchen. Also a bit of a zoo on site with alpacas, sheep etc. We also got free internet access which was a real bonus. Sky TV. Very Helpful friendly people.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We were lucky that our 2 bed apartmment had great views of the snowy mountain peak when the weather cleared. The continental breakfast was better than some we had, as fresh eggs were on offer, even though everything was packaged as a previous reviewer said. The apartment was spacious, the owner helpful, and we enjoyed our stay there.

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Thank JM1519
Surrey
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Very helpful guy in Cesar managing this place, giving helpful advice. Wi-Fi happened to be very slow there but Cesar always tried to help sort this. Room was fine but I would have liked a heated towel rail and heater in the bathroom as it was getting chilly. No dishwasher but everything else was there. Don't bother having the continental...

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Thank Trier2
London
Reviewed 21 March 2014

There is a lot good about this place but the overwhelming issue for us was the traffic noise and lack of view (unless you count a metal cladding fence). We booked two nights here on the basis that we would be able to relax & unwind and "soak up the stunning views of the southern alps and native bush from...

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Thank yarrow1946
London
Reviewed 21 March 2014

When we told our neighbours we were visiting NZ, they recommended Glenfern Villas to us, and we were pleased they did! It's a lovely place to stay and the staff were charming and helpful; so were the alpacas! Come here - you'll love it! It's worth mentioning that Glenfern Villas are about 3 km north of Franz Josef.

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Thank LondonpairLondon
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We were staying for 2 nights here and were very impressed with the quality of the villa. We even had our own car port. The view from our front door was of snow capped mountains. The property was about a 5 min drive out of the village of Franz Josef but as the village was quite busy we were pleased...

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Thank candt1969
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We had a fantastic stay here. The villas were great with all the home comforts you could ask for. The views to the snow covered mountains were just amazing as was the sunset in the evening. We found the villas a great place to unwind after a days tramping. Had the opportunity to see the alpacas being sheared!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $159 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glenfern Villas Franz Josef 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a villa further away from the highway to reduce noise.”
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