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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

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Rooms - Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier.

Guestrooms at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offer minibars, direct-dial phones, and clock radios. Televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Franz Josef Glacier hotel provides wired and wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks. Irons/ironing boards and windows that open are also included. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier makes the most of its alpine location and offers quality accommodation in two separate hotel 'wings'. Stay in either the Douglas or Graham wing, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings within Franz Josef village.

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers you:
  • A warm welcome and friendly, personal service.
  • Well-presented guest rooms with quality room amenities to ensure a good night's rest and a pleasant stay.
  • A choice of excellent dining options, including the Glasshouse Restaurant, Canavans Restaurant, and the Rata Bar.
  • Convenient hotel facilities, including spa pools to soak in during the cooler months, wireless Internet, and a conference room for corporate guests.
  • A convenient location, handy to all visitor amenities in the village and close to many of the renowned local attractions.

Our professional, friendly staff look forward to welcoming you and helping to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Your visit will be made even more memorable by the many natural wonders in the area. Just be sure to bring your camera!

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Review date:   April 14, 2018 2:45PM
Review:   This is a typically Alpine type hotel, low level good rooms with great views. Hotel facilities were very good. Staff very helpful. nice restaurant and breakfast areas. Efficient front desk. Well located quite central to the town.
Author:   Geoff Henshaw
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   January 3, 2018 7:25AM
Review:   We stayed at the Scenic Hotel 2 nights. The rooms are comfortable and views were amazing. The highlight of the hotel was the Glass house restaurant. I can honestly say the dining experience was the best we have had in New Zealand. We have travelled both the North and South island and enjoy experiencing different food and we know quality when we see it. The staff are very friendly and the service is 10 out of 10. We ordered mains and dessert and was not only delicious but the presentation was perfect and priced reasonably well. Highly recommended and we will definitely be back. If you struggling to decide where to have dinner. Give Scenic Hotel at Franz Josef a try and you won't be disappointed.
Author:   Joanna Tantotero
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   May 22, 2018 2:21AM
Review:   This is a great location to stay at. The scenic hotel is close to every thing. This hotel has a good restaurant , good selection on the menu.
Author:   neil smith
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Review date:   March 7, 2018 2:52AM
Review:   Located in a beautiful place with good views from the rooms and the restaurant. Nice clean rooms. A lovely getaway for a weekend. The rooms could be slightly bigger to make it more comfortable. We had an extra bed put in the room and with that we hardly had much space to move around.
Author:   Sarbani Nag
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Review date:   January 24, 2018 7:25AM
Review:   The rooms are so small & even though we just had a queen size double plus a single it was a tight fit, the extra bed didn't help at all. No air conditioning we struggled to sleep all night. Bathroom also very small but adequate with outside picnic tables which you'll have to share with the room next door.
Author:   Wendy Homeyard
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