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    Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 19 October 2016

    We were supposed to stay at the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef but when we arrived there we were told that they upgraded us to the Te Waonui Forest Retreat. It was certainly a very nice surprise to spend the night at such a luxury retreat!...More

    Thank BillieB76
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 20 October 2016

    Dear BillieB76 Thank you for this feedback and for accepting the offer to stay with us at Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

    One night is not long enough! Luxury in the middle of a rainforest with only the sounds of birds & rain, doesn't get much better than this. We had a beautiful evening meal served to our table on platters on the top of a timber...More

    Thank Cathie M
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 18 October 2016

    Dear Cathie Thank you for your attached photos and review. Thanks as well for choosing us! Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 13 October 2016

    Excellent customer service from the the second we arrived to the second we left. Stayed here for two nights and could not have been happier. Whilst this is a large complex each room looks out onto native forest giving an impression of being a secluded...More

    Thank Mcleans56
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 13 October 2016

    Dear McLean56 We value this feedback as a team. Thank you for your posting. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    I planned a 16 day, 6 destination trip around NZ and really struggled with finding a place on the West Coast, but this was a huge relief and surprise for the upside when we arrived. The design is somewhat Scandinavian, with lots of light wood,...More

    Thank Adam C
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 9 October 2016

    Dear Adam We appreciate your feedback. Especially pleasing to read your high rating of all meals, your room standard and some of our finer touches at Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Yours sincerely Richard

    Reviewed 2 October 2016

    My husband and I stayed here for 2 days during our honeymoon in NZ and had a great time. September is their slow season and it was very quiet. The restaurant was great and we enjoyed the 4/5 course dinner. The room was great and...More

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    Thank Tanja F
    Response from Richard B, General Manager at Te Waonui Forest RetreatResponded 2 October 2016

    Dear Tanja Thank you for choosing to stay with us over this special time. We also appreciate your special mention of the level of comfort in our bedrooms coupled with a great dining experience. Yours sincerely Richard

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$471 - US$698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
    • #1 Family Hotel in Franz Josef
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
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    Aussiekiki
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Tigers4Me Our normal Five Course Degustation price is $130 which excludes wines/course. Yours sincerely Richard
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    15 October 2015|
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    Response from Richard B | Property representative |
    Dear Out-of-SF Apologies for my belated response. Yes, we will be offering a traditional Christmas dinner on 25 December 2015. Please discuss with me your preferred activities during your time with us and I would be more... More
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    Response from caroline900 | Reviewed this property |
    yes spa and massage available.
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