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Chelmsford Essex
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in a clean and comfortable room in a tropical setting. It had kitchen facilities too. Helpful staff on reception. It is easy to walk to the restaurants, and there are quite a few to choose from, or to the shops. The hotel is in a quiet situation. Not far to the glacier. Beautiful scenery.

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient place, just walking about 3-5 mins to restaurant, supermarket, coffee, and activity reservation center. Friendly welcome and staff, they provide a local map and introduce restaurant, activities to us. Room, bathroom and kitchen are clean and comfortable.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed twice at Punga Grove, two,years apart. What intrigues us is the unique setting. We had room 4 both times. It has a outside porch that is filled with tropical palms, but no bugs! In stark contrast is the view of Franz Joseph Glacier and snow capped mountains in the near distant view. It was newly renovated, and...

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in one of the rooms in the back of the complex. It had a small deck facing the dense vegetation: wonderful in the light rain. Easy to get to restaurants and activities. Sam was extremely helpful with suggestions for both.

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Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly welcome. Modest accommodation but with everything you need. Very clean with nice kitchenette. We stayed in a 1-bedroom unit with extra single bed in the living area. It was also handicapped accessible complete with wheelchair friendly bathroom, not necessary for us, but might be very helpful to know for other guests.

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RESTON
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is nice and comfy, and Amy at the front desk is a delightful, helpful young lady that made me feel very welcome and helped me settle in the room and on the Internet, which was much needed and is well-appreciated :)!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night recently. Friendly welcome. Good sized self catering room. Clean. Not luxurious, but comfortable and very pleasant. No complaints. Car parking can be a little tight. Ample places to eat nearby.

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highbridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated about 5 minutes walk from the centre of Franz Joseph,this was our base for 2 nights.Couldn't fault the facilities;the staff were most helpful and we too used the laundry. Free WiFi was a bonus in this remote area.

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San Diego
Reviewed 14 February 2017

All of us were pleased with the accommodations, clean and well maintained. Location was a short walk to shopping, restaurants, and our tour office. We all utilized the laundry and made us of the patio.

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cheshire uk
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst travelling down the west coast. I thought the room was very nicely decorated and furnished and the kitchen area was very well equipped. The room was also very spacious, so it didn't feel 'cluttered' by our ever increasing number of bags! The location was also convenient and attractive. We had a great stay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Punga Grove offers stylish motel accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier village. Set amongst beautiful native bush with the lush rainforest at your doorstep with a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks, Punga Grove is your natural West Coast accommodation choice for your stay in Glacier Country in New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punga Grove Motel & Suites

Address: 40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: RM336 - RM703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punga Grove Motel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Punga Grove Motel And Suites
Punga Grove Hotel Franz Josef
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles juancarlosmF3543ZT, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mountain views. Ground floor if stairs are a problem, but obviously you won't get the mountain views.”
  • Although dark, you may be able to make out the close proximity of the shrubbery outside the wind
 of 5 bubbles arbruse, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both floors have accessible units as well as non-accessible”
 of 5 bubbles NahanniRafter, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing onto the rainforest were interesting.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinCJC, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room at the rear are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles markbG3183UP, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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