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Glow Worm Accommodation

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Paphos, Cyprus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located behind main Street, 2 minute walk to pubs and restaurants. Friendly staff who are happy to give advice and recommendations. Shared facilities were clean spacious and well stocked. Had a double!room with its own cooking facilities. Room was clean but damp and cold. Bearing in mind it's location this aspect of the room should have been better.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into this hostel last minute due to another accommodation we booked a week in advance had double booked when we turned up.I had my wife and parents with me. We found this hostel on the internet and said we would give it a go as it was late at night and we where getting desperate as if we...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff with a cool, relaxed boss. The place was really cosy and clean, with nice design of the lounge/kitchen area. Free breakfast and soup in the evenings really add a spot on your day as well as free popcorn! Dorm room was also big enough to comfortly store your luggage. One down side though is slow internet connection, however...

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Vilnius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 dorm. Clean rooms and the beds good. Shower was excellent. Huge share kitchen that is...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Auckland, NZ
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 facilities. The place seemed to be clean enough and the bed was comfortable. Despite being...

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 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 to anyone staying Franz Josef

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Kill, Ireland
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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 staff were so good- advising us on walks in the area. 1 downside- Our room...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was a very budget hotel. The rooms were basic but clean. The good things about this place was they offered free soup every night for dinner. They also had free international phone calls which was great to call home. The best thing was the staff though they were friendly helpful and efficient. The location is ok but the town...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Not a lot of places to stay in Franz- i stayed last May 2016- one of the worst periods of weather ever. Everything was wet and foggy so not much to do- stayed 2 nights because I couldn't be bothered to drive for hours in the rain. the girl on the front desk was SO lovely! really welcoming and made...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Glow Worm Accommodation

Address: 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand (Formerly Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: RM86 - RM246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glow Worm Accommodation 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Glow Worm Cottages Hotel Franz Josef
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“one with an ensuite is best”
WaynoLithuania, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“slow internet when everyone is there”
112irg, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms”
, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double room with private bathroom”
679carlesv, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“More clips in the bathroom to hang up your stuff.”
marionvanloenen, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
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