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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
4 stars

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

36 Main Road, State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier 7856, New Zealand
Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
See location+64 3752 0729
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C$ 136
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rate per night

8.1
Great
based on 1013 reviews
1,013 reviews

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About Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers everything you need to explore this dramatic region in style and comfort. With two restaurants, serving hearty, West Coast fare, and the Moa Bar with its open fireplace, you are never without choice. Plus, the nearby hot pools and the Amaia Luxury Spa ensure you can enjoy time out to rejuvenate. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, and our visitor information and booking service will help you make the most of your time in Glacier Country.

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Amenities at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

General

  • Soundproof rooms
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Outdoor

  • Garden

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock

Reviews of Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

8.1
Very good1,013 verified reviews
2.9Friends
12.3Families
1.4Solo
22.1Couples

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What are the hotel's unique offerings?

The hotel offers a beautiful garden setting, daily housekeeping, and contactless check-in/check-out for a safe and comfortable stay.

How is the quality of the beds at the hotel?

While the rooms are spacious and clean, some guests have mentioned that the beds felt old and uncomfortable. The hotel should consider updating the beds for a better sleeping experience.

Is parking available at the hotel?

Yes, the hotel offers free parking, making it convenient for guests to park near their rooms and enjoy easy access to the hotel's facilities.

What can guests expect from the hotel's food quality?

The hotel offers a restaurant with a variety of menu options and special diet menus upon request. However, some guests have mentioned that the restaurant food could be improved for a better dining experience.

What is the best time to visit the hotel?

The high season is in February, offering a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful gardens and the stunning views of the mountains. However, guests should be aware that the hotel may experience limited availability during this peak season.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests recommended booking a room with a balcony facing the mountains for a spectacular experience.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests mentioned that rooms facing the road or bars could be noisy, so it may be worth requesting a quieter room if noise is a concern.

Check for Room Upgrades

A few guests mentioned being upgraded to a different hotel, so it might be worth inquiring about potential upgrades or special offers.

Take Advantage of the Central Location

The hotel's central location was praised by many guests, making it convenient for accessing restaurants, bars, and shops.

Be Mindful of Room Facilities

Some guests noted that the rooms felt dated and in need of refurbishment, so it may be helpful to manage expectations regarding the room facilities.

Consider Parking

While the hotel offers free parking, it was mentioned that parking can be limited, so it's advisable to arrive early to secure a spot.

Be Aware of Noise from Helicopters

A few guests mentioned noise from helicopters, so if sensitive to noise, it may be helpful to prepare for this possibility.

Laundry Facilities

The availability of guest laundry facilities was appreciated by some guests, making it convenient for longer stays.

Check for Air Conditioning

As some guests mentioned the lack of air conditioning, it may be worth considering this factor, especially during warmer months.

Room Cleanliness

While many guests found the rooms clean and comfortable, a few mentioned issues with cleanliness, so it may be helpful to communicate any concerns to the staff promptly.

Location

36 Main Road, State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier 7856

What's nearby

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre200 m
  • Glacier Hot Pools337 m
  • Franz Josef Glacier9.9 km
  • Malte Brun22.1 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

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Top tips for your stay at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

  • How long should you stay at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

  • Where is Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier located?

    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is located at 36 Main Road, State Highway 6, 0.3 km from the centre of Franz Josef Glacier. Westcoast Wildlife Centre is the closest landmark to Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier.

  • Does Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offer free parking?

    Yes, Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers free parking.

  • How far is Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier from the airport?

    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is 99.2 km from Hokitika Arpt. Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is 131.2 km from Timaru.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.7

Distance to downtown

0.3 km