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1 bedroom, down duvet, in-room safe, blackout curtains
1 bedroom, down duvet, in-room safe, blackout curtains
In-room dining
Flat-screen TV, DVD player

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
286 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space

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Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools3 min drive
Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre3 min drive
Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps3 min drive

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  • 1 Bedroom Villa (1 Queen Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • 1 Bedroom Villa (1 King Bed or Twin Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • 1 Bedroom Villa (1 Queen Bed & 1 Sofa Bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • 2 Bedroom Villa (2 Queen Beds)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 Bedroom Villa (1 Queen & 2/3 Single Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 5
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  • 2 Bedroom Villa (2 Queen Beds & 1 Sofa Bed)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 5
    More details2 Bedroom Villa (2 Queen Beds & 1 Sofa Bed)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Glenfern Villas is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Franz Josef Glacier and Te Wahipounamu. Travelling with kids? Consider Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing, and don't miss out on the snowshoeing. Our guests appreciate the property's location for the sightseeing.

Visit our Franz Josef Glacier travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Glacier Hot Pools - 3 min drive
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 3 min drive
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 3 min drive
  • St James Anglican Church - 3 min drive
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 11 min drive

About this property

Glenfern Villas

4.5-star aparthotels with kitchens and patios
Concierge services, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are available at this aparthotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. Guests will appreciate conveniences, such as a coffee/tea maker and a rice cooker, while a flat-screen TV with digital channels and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment.
Glenfern Villas offers 18 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature down comforters. Accommodation at this 4.5-star aparthotel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Franz Josef Glacier aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and rice cookers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • Accessible parking

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Playground
  • Childcare (surcharge)

Kitchen

  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Rice cooker
  • Coffee/tea maker

Dining

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 18 for adults and NZD 18 for children

Bedrooms

  • Down comforter
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Shower only
  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV with digital service
  • DVD player
  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Climate control

  • Air conditioning

Pets

  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • No lifts
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Window screens
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • Near the bay
  • In a national park

Things to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

General

  • 18 rooms

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds!
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

American ExpressJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 18 for adults and NZD 18 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit 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.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Apartment property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Glenfern Villas Apartment Franz Josef Glacier
Glenfern Villas Apartment
Glenfern Villas Franz Josef Glacier
Glenfern Villas

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Glenfern Villas and receive a full refund?
Yes, Glenfern Villas offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Glenfern Villas cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly Franz Josef Glacier aparthotel is located in a national park, within 3 mi (5 km) of Te Wahipounamu, Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Glenfern Villas

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
188
4 - Good
80
3 - Okay
10
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
4
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Beautiful spacious guest house

Beautiful spacious guest house. It was really nice to cook dinner and sit on the porch in the midst of our vacation surrounded by epic mountains.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

    Franz Josef

    Beautiful views and very comfortable property!

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Neat and tidy private villas with very convenient parking. Spacious

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service

    Staff was very pleasant and accommodating. Location of our unit was close to highway and noisy. Our unit had an odor that wasn’t too pleasant either. I think the units need some updating. They were clean and bedding was comfortable.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020