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    Rainforest Retreat

    46 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$57
          US$34
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good37%
          • Average16%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Multilingual Staff
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          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We arrived here late at night, and left early the next morning, but it was a very pleasant stay, at a very affordable price. There was ample parking, solid wifi, and we appreciated that the check-in was there late to receive us.

          Thank Mary L
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Hi Mary Thank you for the flying visit. I hope you get the opportunity to return and explore all that Franz Josef has to offer. Thank you Oscar

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We stayed on a Powered site, it was big enough for our Caravan and car to fit. We Travelled with Two young kids and two dogs, the Facilites were amazing, and even though it was very busy - the service and meals we received in...More

          Thank krystalgrant
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Hi Krystal Thank you so much for the glowing review. Great to know the whole family had such a great time. I hope you can get back to us again soon, Thank you Oscar

          Reviewed 23 April 2017

          Our experience in Rainforest was rather a unforgettable. We want to booked 2 rooms on a last minute and they were fully booked. Fortunately we were served by Michelle (Aussie) and she recommended us a house in the same location which had 2 bedrooms with...More

          Thank Sam1629
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          Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

          We have long lasting danish friends that we've known for years. Barely get to see them and they refused to let us stay in the same room. Staff were rude, arrogant, which I can't stress enough. While facilities were okay, wifi was so slow you...More

          Thank A TripAdvisor Member
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Dear anonymous reviewer. Myself and our staff pride ourselves on offering great customer service. I'm afraid you review just doesn't ring true. I welcomed you and without blowing my own trumpet, I know that I give nothing but friendly and helpful service. We do everything...More

          Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

          Lovely place to stay - the staff is very helpful. Special thank you to Oscar and Georgie for their kindness and understanding - you made our day 😊. The amenities are top notch with a big kitchen and garden area, lounge with a sofa and...More

          Thank Nora T
          Response from RainforestFranzJosef, General Manager at Rainforest Retreat

          Hi Nora Thank you for the great review, I am glad myself and Georgie were able to help you have a great stay and we both hope you can make it back to us again one day. Thank you Oscar

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$22 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Franz Josef
          • #5 Luxury Hotel in Franz Josef
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 90
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Franz Josef
          • Also Known As
          • Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef
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          Traveller (271)
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          Hotel & Grounds (182)
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          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          DR_PLM
          How far is this location to the intercity bus stop coming from Greymouth? And about how far walking to the downtown?
          12 April 2017|
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          Response from Karishma S | Reviewed this property |
          I am not aware of the bus stop as we were in our own car but the hotel is in the main town. Everything is walking distance from the hotel . I guess the bus stop would be also nearby .
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          Laura B
          Hey, i'm looking to stay here for 2 nights in September for my partners 30th birthday. Cant quite decide what looks nicer between the tree hut and the cabin in the gecko village. As its her 30th want it to be a treat, quiet. what would you recommend having been there? Thank you!! Laura
          10 July 2016|
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          Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, We stayed in the tree house and it is very private and secluded. No walking traffic or motor vehicles go past it. So if you are after that I would highly recommend it. I can't really comment on the cabins as we didn't... More
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