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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We stayed here recently for 1 night. The cottage was basic but clean and comfortable and had a great view. The location is great and the value for money Is excellent. The service was very friendly. Would stay here again.

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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Great cabins, very picturesque. Great views of the snow covered mountains from the cabin. Only complaint was that it was advertised as a two bedroom, however it's really a 1 bedroom cabin with a 2nd double bed in the lounge. Also, would be good if there were fly screen on doors and windows, otherwise all the sand flies raid the...

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Thank Kenneth W
Victorian
Reviewed 28 November 2013

One of the worst properties we've stayed in. The owners don't seem very interested in maintaining their cottages and seem to focus on their other business/farming ventures. We were greeted with a note on the office door and wouldn't have seen the hosts if we didn't seek them out. The cottage door lock could be opened without a key if...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Overall this was a fine place to stay. A group of 5 of us stayed in the cabin and we had ample space for all of us. Unfortunately due to the rain we were not able to see the views so I'm not sure how spectacular they were, but I'm sure they were fine. My only complaint is that they...

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Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We were a family of 4 staying Easter 2012. The cabins are clean and roomy, 5 minutes drive to town. The cabins are on a miniature horse farm with a million dollar view looking up to the glacier. Sitting on the verandah with cheese and wine watching the helicopters flying, the little horses and the amazing glacier view was such...

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Thank Melinda K
Perth Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2013

These cottages are a short drive out of Franz Josef and well off the highway so road noise is minimal. Our cottage was clean and comfortable without being luxurious and importantly warm. We stayed for one night and would have been happy to stay longer.

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Thank Torvie
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at these cottages a few nights ago. The cabins are spacious and the staff very friendly. As long as you have a car, it's a fantastic location with gorgeous views, only a short trip into town. Another added bonus is the DVD player having a functioning USB capability - a rarity in accomodations these...

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1Thank JessieK1986
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Stayed in cottage 3 for 1 night. This is a great motel in a great location. Plenty of room for four people in the lounge room and the two seperate bedrooms - both bedrooms had queensize beds and one bedroom also had a single bed. The kitchen was a good size and well equiped. Everything was clean and tidy. Drinks...

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2Thank GEM0
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We (2A, 2C) stayed in cottage 1 for 2 nights. The photos do not do the cottage justice as it is quite luxurious and spacious and far better than any motel rooms we have seen in the area. One queen bed is adjacent to living areas and there is one separate bedroom with a queen plus space for a fold...

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Thank peter s
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Nice location with view of Franz Josef Glacier. Property has miniature horses and other a larger horses. During our visit there was a ?4 month old filly that our 3 children (well, all of us) fell in love with her. Cottage was clean and had everything we needed, including extra blankets for chilly nights and a floor heater. Room arrangement...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Glacier Cottages

Address: State Highway 6 | Tatare Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Number of rooms: 6
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“All the same different shape for the disabled cottage outside area cramped.”
Sheila335, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There is a view from all of the rooms”
Kruzein, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There is not a bad one. Just be aware that only one cottage is large.”
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TAUPOKIWIS, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Unit 1, which was in a very good condition with great views.”
TheodoreZ_13, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Spend a little more and stay in one of the larger hotels in town.”
HolidayMaker859, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
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