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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          US$49
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          • Excellent34%
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          • Average16%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
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          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          We were travelling on a camper van around South Island, stayed at many powered site. The Rainforest Retreat is simply the best in amenities, layout, friendly staff... probably not in view but if you are in Franz Josef, the view is not at the camping...More

          1  Thank Edwin8282
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          Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

          Where to begin...we drove down from Hokatika. We arrived to our 3-bedroom Tree House and were immediately thrilled. Our family of five (3 boys) all loved the fact that we were secluded and surrounded by lush vegetation. It was gorgeous. The cabin was very new,...More

          1  Thank GinaLCP
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Lovely campsite, very unusual and attractive, however we had a medium sided campavan and asked to park it in the smallest spot...we asked for another spot this wasn't much better...then other small cars or vans had loads of space, little attention to customer care here...More

          Thank hot17
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Hi Hot17 Thank you for choosing to stay with us. thank you for your feedback, especially regarding our wonderful staff and attractive location. I am disappointed that you weren't given the perfect site for you, we do have 50 sites of varying sizes and especially...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Hotel was ok for the area Wifi was crap never got connected Monsoon bar and grill was good The room itself was basic Staff were nice Location was central The grounds are large With many different types of guests. Onsite laundry is handyMore

          Thank Mike S
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Hi Mike Thanks for your feedback. We do have many room types available from our basic beds in sheds to our very comfortable and popular tree lodges and a little bit of everything else in between. Our staff are more than happy to assist guests...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We were booked for a motel room however were upgraded on arrival for unknown reason. It was dark when we arrived and there was a little walk from the car park to our cabin which was a little difficult in the dark (very limited lighting)....More

          Thank navijac
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
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          • Price range
          • US$22 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 90
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
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          • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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          DR_PLM
          How far is this location to the intercity bus stop coming from Greymouth? And about how far walking to the downtown?
          13 April 2017|
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          Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
          I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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          Laura B
          Hey, i'm looking to stay here for 2 nights in September for my partners 30th birthday. Cant quite decide what looks nicer between the tree hut and the cabin in the gecko village. As its her 30th want it to be a treat, quiet. what would you recommend having been there? Thank you!! Laura
          10 July 2016|
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          Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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          "Quiet location full of natures green and very private"
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          "a large range of accommodation from bunk rooms to beautiful tree house. Check what suits you best."
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