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    Franz Alpine Retreat

    2 Donovan Drive | State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
    • Very good27%
    • Average7%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 June 2015

    We arrived on a misty evening in May, after a long drive. Although the accomodation is not "Petfriendy" the lovely owners gave us a beautiful room with a stunning view on the mountains for a very good price! Thx thx for the hospitality and kindness!

    1  Thank Jurjendelange
    Response from MelO776, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 26 June 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We wish you well on the rest of your adventure

    Reviewed 10 May 2015

    Our stay in the lodge was very comfortable. Everything is there so you can be self sufficient and the continental breakfast ingredients are delivered the evening before. Wifi is free but intermittent due to the location on the Island. The management are very helpful -...More

    2  Thank Pixy1951
    Response from MelO776, Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 26 June 2015

    Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Intermittent WIFI can be a challenge in Franz Josef with 1 cable into the town, but the scenery makes up for it. Enjoy the remainder of your Holiday

    Reviewed 15 April 2015

    This accommodation far exceeded our expectations from their web site. The majestic view and tranquil setting on check in took our breath away.The total panoramic view of the snow capped mountains has to be experienced to believe. The 2 bedroom chalet was far superior in...More

    2  Thank dr_dnb
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 21 April 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad that you enjoyed our Kiwi Roast. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and experience our beautiful surroundings. We do try to exceed our guests expectations and are thrilled that this time...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2015

    Franz Alpine Retreat offers precisely what makes a stopover memorable. It embodies comfortable accommodation in an extremely well appointed suite in a self contained cabin format, with vistas over the local ranges that nearly take your breath away. It is a little way out of...More

    3  Thank John M
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 21 April 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you enjoy the remainder of your holiday. Regards Mel & Nigel

    Reviewed 12 April 2015

    Fantastic place to stay for a couple of nights. Our 2 bedroom apartment was clean, comfortable and spacious. The laundry facilities were great. The whole serenity of the place is a drawcard in itself. Away from the crowds. Could very easily stay here for a...More

    1  Thank G & S L
    Response from MelO776, General Manager at Franz Alpine RetreatResponded 13 April 2015

    Thank you for your positive review and it was a pleasure to host you. We would welcome to have you come and stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards Mel & Nigel

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$136 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Momocha99
    19 March 2017|
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    Response from FranzA554 | Property representative |
    The chalets are slightly bigger, have DVD players and are further away from the highway. I could quiet easily comfortably live permanently in the two bedroom cottage myself.
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    4 September 2016|
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    At present, no there are not. We are investigating the feasibility of having these replaced in the future with more robust type screens, as the screens that used to be in place in all units, were damaged beyond economical... More
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    "The location is so handy to the town center"
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    "All cabins were built so that you could see the view. All accessible with car parked at side."
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    "We showed up unannounced and got a good deal so; do you chance it or not to book or wing it???? LOl."
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    "Book early and enjoy the peace and quiet and the views"
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