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Holly Homestead B&B

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Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi

Overview of Holly Homestead B&B

Holly Homestead B&B

4.5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools2 min drive
  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre2 min drive
  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps2 min drive

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Holly Homestead B&B is located in Franz Josef Glacier. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Glacier Hot Pools - 2 min drive
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 2 min drive
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 2 min drive
  • St James Anglican Church - 2 min drive
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 10 min drive


  • King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar - 19 min walk

About this property

Holly Homestead B&B

Luxury bed & breakfast in Franz Josef Glacier with free breakfast
This bed & breakfast features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 5 rooms offer free WiFi, premium bedding and TVs.
Holly Homestead B&B offers 5 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–8:30 AM


  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden

Room amenities


  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries


  • TV

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Check-in from 3 PM - 8:30 PM


Check-out before 10 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 12 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; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Bed & breakfast 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

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 17 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
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4 - Good 12%
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful rooms beautifully appointed, fantastic breakfast and Bernie is a lovely host. Highly recommend!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely property, great hosts and very nice breakfast. Great location and lovely old home.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location
It was great, great food, great host, it was good that 3 of the local restaurants provided free transfer from hotel to restaurants (Great service).
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A wonderful place to stay and revisit
We stayed at 8 different places including B&B, hotel and motel during our 9-day long vacation in South New Zealand. Holly homestead prevails as the top one. Bernie was so friendly and welcoming, and made us fresh chocolate cookies and hot tea soon after we arrived. That was a nice gesture considering we just spent hours of driving in hard rain and cold weather. Gerard made great breakfast. Before we left for our next adventure, Bernie reminded us to fill up gas and gave us a list of things to do between Franz Joseph and Wanaka. That was so considerate. Not to mention about leaving behind a battery for our Canon camera, Bernie emailed us proactively and made arrangement to deliver it to our motel. Thanks you, Bernie!

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very nice B & B.
Great B&B in small town of Franz Joseph. Hostess, Bernie was welcoming, knowledgeable and helpful. We stayed in the large suite which was comfortable with plenty of space. Breakfast was great with 3 other couples to share travel info with.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2018