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Franz Josef Montrose

Expedia.comUSD 43*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed just one night as we travelled between Picton and Wanaka, travelling as a couple with an infant. We stayed in a queen room with an ensuite. We were delayed in our arrival so rang ahead to let the reception know (check in closes at 8pm), and they were happy to wait for us which was fantastic. Despite being...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a super motel to stay in, the owners were so friendly and helpful and worked so hard to make our stay comfortable and very pleasant! Even lugging our far too heavy suitcases up the stairs to our room! It was great value to stay here as well. Thank you!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with The Wife, taking an ensuite couple's room. The room was clean and simple, the WC and hot shower was excellent (but then, we'd just come in from the rain :/) While the room was spacious enough for us, more counter-top space would have been perfect. Common kitchen and dining area was excellent. We stayed in that area a...

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Brugge, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We slept 2 nights in Montrose. It was the cheapest place we slept in New Zealand. It is a hostal that consists of 2 buildings, one for the backpackers, and one with double rooms with private bathroom for couples. The room was very clean and has the basic things you need, as fridge, waterboiler, tea, coffee...But the room was very...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you first arrive at the Franz Josef Montrose, it doesn't look very attractive. But appearance can deceive, and we were pleasantly surprised. There are two sections to the building - one for double rooms that seem to cater for couples, and the other with dorms that seems to cater for singles and families. We took a double room and...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prime location. The owner devided the building wisely to 2 sections: one to bagpackers and the second to mid-age couples, each one with it's own kitchen. A very smart thing to do, the first and only architecture we have seen un New Zealand. The room was very well equiped. We even were suprised and pleased to receive in the evening...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are really accommodating. They bent over backwards for me when I asked to change rooms due to location near the front door. Rooms are really clean and the location is pretty good too (although you can't go wrong with Franz being so small). Very quiet too- probably not the one to come to if you want to party!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was bigger than many hostel-type of accommodations, very clean and the rest of the facilities (kitchen, bathrooms etc.) are very clean and comfortable. Erica was great and super helpful to me with booking the glacier walk and getting transportation. And the soup is delicious! Great and easy location.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is basic but good for a couple of nights. The staff even showed us around when we checked in! We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom. Clean room, bathrooms and shared facilities. Great freebies too - free breakfast, soup and apparently films/popcorn. Wifi is free and not bad speed. Would recommend and stay here again.

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Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The carpet was dirty and I couldn’t connect to the wifi. The staff was quick to book me too the glaciers and the showers were really nice. The location is very good, but all hostels are in the area in Franz Josef, it's a small town

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Franz Josef Montrose

Address: 9 Cron Street | West Coast, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $43 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Franz Josef Montrose 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Montrose Backpackers Hotel Franz Josef
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“The private bedrooms are quieter - backpacking dorms are in opposite building”
coolguy98, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“i took a bunk in a room for 3, and was satisfied with this”
909kseniac, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 44. Private with king size bed. Still need to share facilities.”
298annee, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Double room perhaps.”
KarolaRS, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“For more comfortable stay, try the lodge rooms”
Aggs30, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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