Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

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Outdoor spa bath
Outdoor spa bath
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

2.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
9 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast, 7856

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps2 min walk
  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre3 min walk
  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools6 min walk

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Located in Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge is in a national park. Glacier Hot Pools and Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Te Wahipounamu and Lake Gault.

What's nearby

  • Our Lady of the Alps - 2 min walk
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 3 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 4 min walk
  • Glacier Hot Pools - 6 min walk
  • Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest - 17 min drive


  • Sun Takeaway - 3 min walk
  • Full of Beans - 3 min walk
  • Alice May - 3 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 4 min walk
  • Aviators Cafe - 4 min walk

About this property

Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

Hostel in Franz Josef Glacier with free breakfast and spa tub
Along with a spa tub, this smoke-free hostel has coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a library, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are on-site. All 20 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and showers.
Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge offers 20 forms of accommodation. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Hot tub


  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Reception hours are 8 AM-8 PM. Guests planning to arrive outside of these hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Franz Josef Glacier
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Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
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Franz Josef Montrose
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 107 out of 255 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 99 out of 255 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 39 out of 255 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 255 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 255 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Hotel was closed when we got there to check in. Tried two phone numbers. Spark message said both were not connected. Went elsewhere as obviously closed down
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
One night in Franz Josef
It was just a one night stop. The Montrose was ok really, it was far from new and without any bells and whistles but it seemed pretty clean and the staff seemed to care about the place.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It's close to everything. The staff was friendly Good value for money!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020