Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 7952, New Zealand | 5 star villa
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This 5 star villa, located on State Highway 6, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGlenfern Villas Franz Josef

      Reviewed by elaineaflynn

      Great lodges

      Reviewed Feb 4, 2015
      by (24 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Lovely lodges and really helpful staff. Breakfast comes in a basket to cook yourself which is fab. Laundry is wonderful!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by sandjtravels

      Comfortable with reasonable facilities

      Reviewed Nov 3, 2014
      by (22 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Good sized villas and comfortable with reasonable facilities. Located outside town and on the highway so get a villa away from the road.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

      We have had snow too........

      A travel blog entry by elaineaflynn on Feb 04, 2015

      2 comments, 5 photos

      When we arrived at Franz Josef it was a bright sunny warm afternoon we enjoyed a glass on our own patio! We had made enquiries about getting to the glacier at the tourist office where we were told it was a 45 minute walk from the car park on uneven ground. Our next option was a helicopter trip up there, weather conditions however were not with us!< …

      Five hours on a train

      A travel blog entry by elaineaflynn on Feb 03, 2015

      1 comment, 5 photos

      Up early at 6am as shuttle bus was picking us up at 7.30am the busiest we have ever seen a breakfast buffet at 7am but to be fair we have never seen a breakfast buffet at that time!! The shuttle bus was only 8 people with a trailer for the suitcases. The railway station only has one line so could not get on the wrong train!! You take your suitcases …


      A travel blog entry by sandjtravels on Nov 03, 2014

      15 photos

      Next day we had a lay in as we were both tired. Then it was on to Franz Josef, our next stop. We called in at the Hertz office in Greymouth as there was a couple of things to sort out. The first to check that they did not charge us for this section of the rental and second, Steve did not like the Escort they had given me so wanted to change for …

      Fail Day

      A travel blog entry by tofor85 on Nov 05, 2014

      32 photos

      It all started with a sneeze. Nat down. Suspected broken neck and paralysis. Only 8am. Still time enough for a quick morning stroll before we head down to Franz Joseph for a helicopter ride and glacier hike. Its only a couple hours south and only 10 minutes to the beach. Wrong. The path to the beach is covered in mud. Deep mud. Deep enough to …

      Glacier hiking and Kiwi watching

      A travel blog entry by thegoodstones on Aug 03, 2014

      19 photos

      The rain has stopped and the sun is shining - its a gorgeous morning for our trip onto the Franz Josef Glacier.

      After getting kitted out in all the gear, waterproof trousers, walking boots, hats, gloves, etc we are off in the helicopter for a short flight onto the glacier. Charlie and Indie in the front, and the rest of us in the back. …