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 (30 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 …

    Helicopters don't like rain.............apparently

    A travel blog entry by schoolhouse on Nov 17, 2014

    14 photos

    Excited this morning because we are due to take a helicopter ride up to the top of Franz Josef glacier ……………R 30;. "reporting as instructed and good to go” said Paul and Pam to the heli-hike man………….” Ah” said the heli-hike man, in a way that is not a good way …… …

    Wonderful New Zealand, can't wait to come back!!!!

    A travel blog entry by mamacass on Apr 29, 2014

    35 photos

    ... are just breath taking. It is not long before the weather starts to change again and the skies get very dark and threatening. Several hours later we arrive at our destination in Nelson. We are staying in the lovely Sails Motel, which is close to the centre and the décor is very New England in style. We wander through the town centre and check out one of the local pubs recommended by reception. The first place we go to is the old school house which ...

    Mountain biking, sea kayaking and hiking

    A travel blog entry by lucystu on Mar 27, 2014

    48 photos

    At the end of February my traveling took quite a change in direction. After spending 5 months traveling by myself my friend Kevin flew down from Auckland and we set off to face New Zealand's South Island together. But of course no boy can hang around with me without showing an acceptable level of enthusiasm for outdoor sports. In the first two weeks I took him on his first mountain bike trails (grade 4 advanced), we went sea kayaking for 3 days and we went hiking through the southern ...