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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

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Front of property – evening/night
Superior Triple Room, 3 Single Beds | Minibar, desk, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Superior Twin KS | Minibar, desk, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Superior Room, 1 King Bed | Minibar, desk, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Superior Suite | Minibar, desk, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Franz Josef Glacier with 2 restaurants and bar/lounge

8.2/10 Very good

501 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is NZ$294
Price available on 23/02/2023
Map
36 Main Road, State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • The Canopy Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 2 min walk
  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Eighty Eight - 3 min walk
  • Full of Beans - 3 min walk

About this property

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

When visiting Franz Josef Glacier, Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is a great choice to consider. The bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Canavans Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, which serves breakfast and dinner. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get great marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 130 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Off-site

  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Skydiving nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Canavans Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Moa Bar – On-site bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global).

Policies

<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
As of 8 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier on 23 February 2023 start from NZ$294, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, hiking and skydiving. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours.
Are there restaurants at or near Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Full of Beans (3-min walk), Alice May Restaurant (3-min walk) and Glasshouse (4-min walk).
What's the area around Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier like?
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is a short 5-minute walk from Glacier Hot Pools and 8 minutes' walk from St James Anglican Church. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Reviews

8.2

Very good

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

8/10 Very good

Clean hotel but en suite very very small.
Joy, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Robert, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Hugh, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Moe, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice place. Room heater and lights were on upon arrival so room was nice and warm.
Barrie, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The lady at reception was very helpful,freindly .The one we didn't like was the bed two single bed were combined into one to have a king size bed which was not comfortable because you can feel the the two been comibined In the middle of the bed is not even.
Dolores, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Beautiful big room looking out towards the glacier and surrounding mountains. Very clean and comfortable.
Karena, 1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

C., 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and lovely facilities but the staff detracted from the experience. They appeared disengaged and on occasions simply couldn’t be found.
David, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Peter, 2-night trip
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