Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel - Franz Josef

3 Wallace Street, Off State Highway, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856  show map
 5 stars
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Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel - Franz Josef

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel is a 5-star unique venue featuring a non-smoking accommodation a short way from Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Built in 2009, the hotel is a combination of organic architecture and contemporary facilities.

The hotel puts guests near natural beaches. The property lies within 9 km from the city center.

The hotel allows quick access to a wildlife park and a rainforest.

Hokitika airport is easy to reach.

Rooms

Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel provides 100 guestrooms appointed with a balcony, a safe, a writing table, TV and heating for a pleasant stay in Franz Josef. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, dressing gowns and a shower.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant. The on-site 24-hour restaurant tempts guests with local dishes. Guests can quench their thirst at Attractive bar with a favorite drink. Alice May and Monsoon Bar & Restaurant serve a selection of meals within 100 meters from the venue.

Services

The property offers a slide projector, a meeting room and a movie projector to meet the needs of business travelers.

Relax

Babysitting and cots are available for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • No elevators
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa center
  • Spa lounge

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Extra bed NZD 80.50
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed NZD 179
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

How to reach hotel

hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel - Franz Josef Franz Josef location
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Hotel Address:

3 Wallace Street, Off State Highway, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856

Get directions
City Center
  • Franz Josef
    5.6 mi
Airports
  • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
    61.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
    200 ft
  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFranz JosefTe Waonui Forest Retreat

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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Rooms and availability

Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed and 1 Single bed

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Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room QQ

Te Waonui Forest Retreat photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room 1 King Bed

Te Waonui Forest Retreat Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center5.5 mi

Places of interest

  • Franz Josef Glacier5.8 mi

Local attractions

  • Franz Josef Glacier4.1 mi
    State Highway 6, Franz Josef
  • Air Safaris7.5 mi
    P.O. Box 71, Franz Josef

Near the hotel

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre600 ft
    Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef
  • Glacier Country Kayaks900 ft
    P.O Box 32, Franz Josef

Restaurants nearby

  • Alice May200 ft

    Address: Cron Street
    Phone: 03 7520740

    70% likes this, based on 232 reviews
    Cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy, New Zealand
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 27

  • Blue Ice Cafe600 ft

    Address: Main Road
    Phone: (03) 752 0707

    61% likes this, based on 154 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Priya Indian Restaurant1000 ft

    Address: 70 Cron Street

    60% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 46 Cron St.
    Phone: 03 7520 101

    65% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 28

  • The Plump Pigeon600 ft

    Address: Main Road
    Phone: 03 752 0721

    Cuisine: European, English
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 25

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFranz JosefTe Waonui Forest Retreat

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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Te Waonui Forest Retreat Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 8 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
8.5
Service
4.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Loved the ambience, the rooms and the food was awesome. V good service. Unfortunately we stayed only 1 night!!!!

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    dinner and breakfast were much better than expected and better than average in NZ.

    rooms did not meet our expectations - a bit dark and small, air-con did not work properly. accomodation was not good value for money

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    View from good sized room of forest. Service very good at times.

    Decor dark, room poorly lit. Bar very dark indeed with no staff in attendance.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    the location was superb. argentian waiter in restaurant was very attentive and well training; charming fellow.

    way overpriced. 2 bottles of waiwere sparking water = $25.00 (1.99 ea at coundown). reception unattended; and when he arrived he chatted to his boss on the phone leaving us waiting. breakfast buffet had inedible eggs

  • Family with children
    10.0

    We had a birthday dinner for our daughter. The food and the service was excellent and the cake, not even asked for, was superb.

How to reach hotel

hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel - Franz Josef Franz Josef location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

3 Wallace Street, Off State Highway, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7856

Get directions
City Center
  • Franz Josef
    5.6 mi
Airports
  • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
    61.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Alice May (cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy)
    200 ft
  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFranz JosefTe Waonui Forest Retreat

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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