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Rainforest Retreat

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Overview of Rainforest Retreat

Rainforest Retreat

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Temperature checks
46 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Explore the area

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

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Rainforest Retreat is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Te Wahipounamu and Mount Cook National Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

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
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Monsoon — 1 min walk
  • Alice May - 2 min walk
  • King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar - 3 min walk
  • The Landing - 4 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 4 min walk

About this property

Rainforest Retreat

4-star 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. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 hot tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
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
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

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

Rainforest Retreat
Rainforest Retreat Hotel
Rainforest Retreat Hotel West Coast
Rainforest Retreat West Coast
Rainforest Retreat Motel Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Motel
Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Campground Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Campground
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park
Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park Franz Josef Glacier

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 389 out of 755 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 244 out of 755 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 81 out of 755 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 755 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 755 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was fantastic. The environment was clean and romantic . Amazing restaurant they have and the food is delicious worth buying .
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
clean warm tidy unit pets allowed
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wow oh Wow!
My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on our honeymoon, and our first thought was massive regret that we hadn’t planned to stay for longer! Such a beautiful feeling from the second we drove in. The receptionist was super friendly and provided us with a room upgraded upon arrival. Then when we got into our room there was some chocolates and champagne to celebrate our honeymoon. The room was so spacious, clean and well styled. The stay was peaceful and tranquil, and we would recommend to anyone visiting Franz Josef. The restaurant and bar on site was also fantastic, such delicious food and great range of drinks with some fireplaces inside to keep you warm. Cannot wait to return to this hidden gem. Deserves 5+ stars!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very convient
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful setting. Warm units in spite of outside temperature. Restaurant on site is added bonus No soap in hand basin dispenser
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021