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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:   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:   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
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   December 4, 2017 11:25AM
Review:   Way too expensive for what you get and poor customer service. We were placed on a first floor room that had no barrier between the windows and the street so anyone passing by could see straight into the room if the blinds were open. On top of having to be in a dark cave of a room for two days, the carpet was incredibly stained and dingy and the bathroom floors had not been cleaned based on the stains around the toilet and shower. When we told management, they said they would do what they could to remedy the situation, just to have the travel agent we booked with contact them directly. Travel agent has contacted them and the hotel has said the room was as advertised and they will not provide any reimbursement for the subpar room that cost over $250 a night. Do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else in Franz Josef!
Author:   Sarah Young
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   December 28, 2017 8:12AM
Review:   Standard rooms are quite small, they feature a window and a back door directly looking onto the road, which is not optimal. The bathroom is way too small. Quality of service not proportional to pricing.
Author:   Flavio Ferrari
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   February 16, 2018 3:40PM
Review:   Beautiful snow cap mountain view. Good staffs
Author:   Yoganand S
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