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Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of our favourite places to stay on our 10 day driving tour of the South Island. Clean, inviting, quiet and well organised. Disability access was very good. They have llamas and sheep that kids can feed for $2 a bag and for my daughter...More

Thank davolitribe
Reviewed 4 days ago

We absolutely loved our stay at Glenfern Villas! When we first pulled up I was completely taken aback by the incredible view of the mountains! Fern and Kevin were very kind and helpful in getting us checked in. Our villa was very spacious, clean, and...More

Thank Cassandra O
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 3 days ago

Hi Cassandra, Im glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, the sunsets can be breathtaking, and I hope you had a great dinner the other night at Alice May. Kevin & Fern

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the property to be adequate but we did not stay through our full booking due to the rainy weather. Our plans were to take a couple of long treks through the Glacier but the rain halted our plans. There are not many places...More

Thank OKCRunner
Response from Franzvillas, Front Office Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 4 days ago

Hi OKCRunner, We were just wondering why you mention Greymouth, when Glenfern is located in Franz Josef? We hope you enjoyed your stay wherever you were. Many thanks,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely spot to sit and relax and enjoy the quiet and glacier view. Choose any of the back villas to get the view and Villa 2 for wheelchair access. Ramp into back door (front door has a step) and huge bathroom with seating....More

Thank rosettafazio
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

Hi rosettafazio, thanks for these kind words, we also have a 1 bedroom villa with wheelchair access, and the view is pretty good on a fine day. Kevin

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights here, unfortunately the weather was mostly terrible, very wet. However the owners were helpful with things to do and travel advice generally. The rooms themselves are fine and if you get one with views of the mountains (and it's not too...More

Thank AWelly
Response from Franzvillas, Manager at Glenfern Villas Franz JosefResponded 1 week ago

Hi AWelly, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments on here, and the view from some of the villas is pretty good on a fine Day. Kevin

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$139 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$139 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Heather L
2 January 2018|
Response from Franzvillas | Property representative |
Hi Heather, im sorry but no animals of any kind (Service Dogs Exception) are permitted here. Kevin Manger
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"Kevin will take care of best as 18 villas have scenic view."
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"Not every unit has Mountain View. You paid for it but might just end up with unit facing main road"
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"Unit facing the road was nice and sunny."
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"They all looked pretty good from where I was standing with a cold NZ craft beer in my hand."
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