Glow Worm Accommodation

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Indoor spa tub
Twin Room, Shared Bathroom | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Double Room, Shared Bathroom | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Double Room, Ensuite | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Overview of Glow Worm Accommodation

Glow Worm Accommodation

2.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Map
27 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre1 min walk
  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools4 min walk
  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps5 min walk

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Glow Worm Accommodation is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Te Wahipounamu and Murchison Glacier reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Westcoast Wildlife Centre and Glacier Hot Pools.

What's nearby

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 1 min walk
  • Glacier Hot Pools - 4 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 5 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 6 min walk
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Eighty Eight - 2 min walk
  • The Landing - 2 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 3 min walk
  • Blue Ice Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

Glow Worm Accommodation

Hostel in Franz Josef Glacier with free parking
Laundry facilities, a library and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. Limited housekeeping is available.
Glow Worm Accommodation offers 23 accommodations. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Languages

English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 17 and older; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 16 days prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

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

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Library

Guest services

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

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Mobile key entry

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 17 and older; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 16 days prior to check-in

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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, 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
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Glow Worm Franz Josef Glacier
Glow Worm Accommodation Hostel Franz Josef Glacier
Glow Worm Hostel Franz Josef Glacier
Glow Worm Accommodation Hostel Franz Josef
Glow Worm Accommodation Hostel
Glow Worm Accommodation Franz Josef
Glow Worm Accommodation Franz Josef Glacier
Glow Worm Accommodation Franz Josef Glacier
Glow Worm Accommodation Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 41 out of 113 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 113 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 113 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 113 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 113 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice stay
Nice stay
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy to find and it's close to Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Very friendly staff. Nice and clean just great for an overnight stay.. Very affordable an free parking just outside your room.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Feel good
Friendly staff everything is there Free breakfast and soup for dinner just rounds it all off especially for the price And normally there is even a hot pool to sink into after seeing the glacier and other walks Would definitely stay here again
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice and clean. Everything you need is just there. Wonderful friendly staff
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020