Terrace Motel

15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

The Glacier

A travel blog entry by kscullion291

... the past few years it's unsafe to climb it from the bottom and helicopter was the only option. The clouds moved for about 10 mins so we could see the glacier so at least we got to see it, still rage I never got to climb it though! A night of watching rugby in our hostel bar and our time in Franz Josef was over. Made even worse by the fact that the weather when we left the next morning was perfect for ice ...

Wined and Fined

A travel blog entry by danandzoelord

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... taking in four wineries (‘cellar doors’) and two breweries, leaving us in the last brewery so that we could enjoy more than just a ‘sample’! The wine was very tasty, we have learnt that Zoe dislikes Pinot Gris and Viognier, that C******nay from this side of the world is delicious, and cemented the theory that Dan will drink anything! We have since bagged a bargain or two in the local supermarkets – much cheaper than ...

Franz josef and fox glaciers

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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... of the beautiful valley and the blue glacier. When you will be in New Zealand you cannot miss these 2 highlights.

Again we were lucky for taking pictures and it did not rain at all. We went back to the car and we even have not noticed that we already had spent 5 hours on the road. We ended the day by buying a bottle of local wine and the next day we woke up early because we were travelling further up ...

En route to franz Joseph

A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock

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... rocks which are a section of rocks off the west coast that baffle scientists as they are not quite sure how they're formed, they are crazy shapes that have loads of individual layers that basically look like a stack of pancakes hence the name! After this the group met up again at the inventively named pancake cafe, where I witnessed the biggest gossip of all time. The dreaded kiwi experience bus pulled ...

Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by laura_schofield

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... in her storming out and some random person attempting to play the titanic theme on a recorder! The next morning we rose early to a feeling of deja vu. We got our bags and lugged them down to the bus stop again in the hopes that the roads were now open. This time we made it as far as Wanaka, still not knowing whether they were opening or not. Fortunately they now were and we made it on to the road to Franz Josef - phew! ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 15 Cowan Street, Box 44, Franz Josef, is near Franz Josef Glacier.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding