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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good40%
          • Average16%
          • Poor7%
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          Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

          Lovely campsite, very unusual and attractive, however we had a medium sided campavan and asked to park it in the smallest spot...we asked for another spot this wasn't much better...then other small cars or vans had loads of space, little attention to customer care here...More

          Thank hot17
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 18 May 2017

          Hi Hot17 Thank you for choosing to stay with us. thank you for your feedback, especially regarding our wonderful staff and attractive location. I am disappointed that you weren't given the perfect site for you, we do have 50 sites of varying sizes and especially...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

          Hotel was ok for the area Wifi was crap never got connected Monsoon bar and grill was good The room itself was basic Staff were nice Location was central The grounds are large With many different types of guests. Onsite laundry is handyMore

          Thank Mike S
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 12 May 2017

          Hi Mike Thanks for your feedback. We do have many room types available from our basic beds in sheds to our very comfortable and popular tree lodges and a little bit of everything else in between. Our staff are more than happy to assist guests...More

          Reviewed 10 May 2017

          We were booked for a motel room however were upgraded on arrival for unknown reason. It was dark when we arrived and there was a little walk from the car park to our cabin which was a little difficult in the dark (very limited lighting)....More

          Thank navijac
          Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

          we were sad to leave after staying only one night. very cute and well setup establishment. Oscar and his staff are super helpful and go the extra mile to make your stay comfy. we arrived a couple of hours after sunset and they went in...More

          Thank Niko J
          Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

          One of the best hostels we've stayed at in 2yrs of travelling, and cheap for NZ too at $26! The kitchen was so big, loads of fridge space and cook tops. Free tea/coffee/sugar all day and free breakfast every morning (toast, butter, jam, cereals, milk)....More

          Thank callumtyson1
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest RetreatResponded 11 May 2017

          Hi Callum 2 years of travelling is good going, you must have stayed in a lot of places during that time so its very nice to hear you think we are one of the best. We like to think we have something special here but...More

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
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          • Price range
          • USD 25 - USD 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 90
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          • New Zealand >
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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          Traveller (291)
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          DR_PLM
          How far is this location to the intercity bus stop coming from Greymouth? And about how far walking to the downtown?
          13 April 2017|
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          Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
          I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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          Laura B
          Hey, i'm looking to stay here for 2 nights in September for my partners 30th birthday. Cant quite decide what looks nicer between the tree hut and the cabin in the gecko village. As its her 30th want it to be a treat, quiet. what would you recommend having been there? Thank you!! Laura
          10 July 2016|
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          Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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