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    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

    36 Main Rd | Off State Hwy 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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          US$145
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good42%
          • Average18%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible2%
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          “nice hotel” (24 reviews)
          “lamb shank” (9 reviews)
          “first floor” (12 reviews)
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          Reviewed 21 February 2016

          Good location walk to town. Clean room, everything we needed though bed too soft for us. Had a fabulous meal with husband and teenage son who loved his lamb shanks and my fish was fresh and delicious. Great service and friendly staff in restaurant. Best...More

          1  Thank Mardi S
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 22 February 2016

          Dear Mardi S, Pleasing to hear that the team looked so well after you and your family. The lamb shank dish on our menu is the most popular dish on the menu by far and I do not wonder why. Thank you for not hesitating...More

          Reviewed 20 February 2016

          Arrived to find someone had double booked our rooms! However, this was swiftly corrected and the free drinks at the bar helped. The staff were very pleasant and all the food was great. The hotel is situated on the main road opposite the helicopter park....More

          Thank Kevin D
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 21 February 2016

          Dear Kevin D, Once again apologies for our oversight in allocating your room but it is good to know that not all was lost and the team managed to turn the situation around and you took good memories home. Please stay in touch and visit...More

          Reviewed 18 February 2016

          This is a great hotel to stay at to see the scenery. The rooms are large and modern. The beds a little soft but I like them that way. You also can enjoy the hot tubs after walking all day. Centrally located, the hotel is...More

          Thank Ontour4444
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 21 February 2016

          Dear Ontour4444, I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and took positive memories with your home. We would love to welcome you back to the hotel when you are next in the Glacier Country region so please stay in touch....More

          Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

          Right in the middle of town, right on the main drag. Walking distance from several restaurants. Has a great view of the mountains. The staff was very friendly and gave us good recommendations for dinner spots and activities. The room was clean and well kept....More

          Thank Brad S
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 19 February 2016

          Dear Brad S, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor.com. I am pleased to read that the team looked well after you and assisted with good recommendations during your stay with us. Please stay in touch and visit again. Best regards,...More

          Reviewed 17 February 2016

          Very clean room with tea/ coffee making facilities. The room itself a little cramped but all the facilities needed were there, fridge, hair dryer, toiletries, shower etc and close to all amenities. Good selection for breakfast, and the staff were exceptional, even lending us an...More

          Thank Christine M
          Response from Alexander T, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier HotelResponded 18 February 2016

          Dear Christine M, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and looking forward to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Best regards, Alexander

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
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          • US$76 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #4 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 130
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          • Franz Josef
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          • Franz Josef Glacier Hotel
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          kwijn1
          hi there, we would be travelling with 3 kids (5,3 years old and 6 months). Is there a simple walk that we could do in the neighbourhood to see the gletchers?
          8 November 2016|
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          Response from Devender S | Reviewed this property |
          No, you cant walk up to glaciers. There are helicopters rides, and buses which can take you at base of glaciers.
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          Vimalkumar85
          Hii.. Me and my husband will be staying for one night here in August. I want to know the difference Douglas Wing and Graham Wing?
          1 May 2016|
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          Response from Alexander T | Property representative |
          Dear Vimalkumar85, Thank you for your email. The main difference between the Douglas wing (Superior rooms) and Graham wing (Standard rooms) is the size of the room and standard rooms do not have access to a private balcony... More
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          "the food is not that great"
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          "choose rooms on the 100 or 200 level for beautiful views of the glacier"
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          "The upstairs rooms may provide a bit more privacy, but no elevator service."
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