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Overview of Rainforest Retreat

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Guest reviews

4.3 / 5Excellent
717 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools2 min walk
Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre2 min walk
Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps7 min walk

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  • Studio

    4.5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Flash - Packer Double Room (Ensuite)

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Tree Hut

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Tree Lodge

    4.7/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Gecko Cottage

    4.8/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Rainforest Tree House

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    • Sleeps 6
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  • Gecko House

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    • Sleeps 12
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  • Kamahi Tree House

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    • Sleeps 8
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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Flash - Packer Dorm (Ensuite)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 1
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  • Bed in Shared 6-Bed Dorm (Shared Bathroom)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Budget Double/Twin Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Two Bedroom Spa Tree House

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 5
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  • Deluxe One Bedroom Spa Tree House

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Tree Lodge

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Tree Hut

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Sole Use of Budget Ensuite Room w/ Bunk

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Double or Twin Room

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    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Rainforest Retreat is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Glacier Hot Pools and Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

Visit our Franz Josef Glacier travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Glacier Hot Pools - 2 min walk
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 2 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 7 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 9 min walk
  • Alex Knob - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Monsoon — 1 min walk

About this property

Rainforest Retreat

Luxury holiday park with 2 spa tubs and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free holiday park has a bar/lounge and a sauna. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station are on-site. All 87 holiday parks offer free WiFi and TVs.
Rainforest Retreat offers 87 forms of accommodation. This Franz Josef Glacier holiday park provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: NZD 12-30 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

2 hot tubs
Playground
Sauna

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Playground

Conveniences

Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
German

Business services

Computer station

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

Spa

Massages

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.
In-room accessibility
Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Linens

Bathroom

Towels

Entertainment

32-inch TV

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 5:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Pets

Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12 and NZD 30 per person (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.

Property is also known as

Rainforest Retreat Motel Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Motel
Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat
Rainforest Retreat Campground Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rainforest Retreat and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rainforest Retreat offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rainforest Retreat cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Rainforest Retreat pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Rainforest Retreat?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 5:00 AM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Rainforest Retreat located?
Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this luxury holiday park is steps away from Te Wahipounamu, Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
355
4 - Good
242
3 - Okay
79
2 - Mediocre
34
1 - Poor
7
4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

We have thoroughly enjoyed are stay. Staff was helpful and thoughtful. Room was very clean. Would come back again

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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

Good economic accommodation. Helpful staff. Good local eateries. Would recommend.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Good focus on customer service. We had deluxe accommodations that were fabulous.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

clean, spacious rooms with comfortable beds. More convenient parking options

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020