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Glow Worm Accommodation

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hadn't stayed in hostels before, but having said that we did stay in 8 on this tour. I did really enjoy my stay at this one, maybe the weather is stopping me from rating it as excellent - it rained a lot. We were in a private double en-suite room. The room was quirky and quite interestingly furnished/decorated. We...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ben and Gesche are the most amazing hosts at Glow Worm. This hostel has a real homely feel about it and everyone is incredibly friendly. From the free breakfast, good wifi, popcorn and hot tub, they have thought of everything to make guests feel comfortable and relaxed. We met some awesome people here who have become friends. We cannot recommend...

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here was very friendly and helpful but the hostel itself needs a face lift. The rooms smelled musty and were very small. We only had four people to a room but had no room to put anything. Luckily we had a car so we left most everything inside the car. Everything felt dirty and old in the room...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay! Was here for two nights. Our 6 bed dorm had a bathroom and shower attatched to it. I always like to write what places do have: free wifi (shotty sometimes), free spa, free breakfast (cereal, powdered milk, toast, jam, butter), free international landline phone for calls, a BBQ, free tea and coffee, a TV room with...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at glow worm really do go above and beyond to make your stay comfortable. We had a great 2X night stay here. The free wifi works well and the free soup and breakfast was a total bonus. They also have free international calls- amazing for backpackers wanting to touch base with home for FREE. The room (6X bed...

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Thank Lucy R
Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this a really good place to stay in Franz Josef, the rooms may be more than a bit basic but they were clean. Any disadvantages were outweighed by the value for money of the place and helpful, welcoming attitude of the staff. On the same trip, we stayed at 4 or 5 star hotels which charged for wifi,...

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Thank Truediamond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service: + Dorms: - Cleanliness: -/+ Location: + Price: -/+ Wifi: -/+ The staff was nice and friendly. The free soup and breakfast was a good extra. But the dorms smelt like mold and were to small. There were almost no outlets and you didn't have a personal light. Not enough bathrooms either. So there are some improvements to make...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff. They are so understanding and helpful. Everything they offer guests is great from breakfast to the hot tub! Everyone who stayed while we were there were very friendly too, great atmosphere. Thanks again for making our time in Franz Josef amazing! Highly recommended.

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Thank Dale S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We came here in October for one night and had a good experience. The kitchen is kept tidy and is fairly large, the lounge is nice and the staff are very welcoming. We got some great advice on what to do around franz josef and had a good night because of it. The dorms are fairly well kept. Not too...

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Bolton
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, decent laundry, hot tub, basic room but nice set up with French doors, bathroom and sink very small, well equipped kitchen, wifi rubbish. Overall a great stay and good value hostel in a great location.

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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: RM88 - RM269 (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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“go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double room with private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 679carlesv, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“More clips in the bathroom to hang up your stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles marionvanloenen, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles nickysixx66, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only really works in communal areas, we had room 16 which was fine”
 of 5 bubbles TimL344, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
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