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4.5 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
33 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
33 square metres
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, Accessible
33 square metres
1 King Bed 1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury hotel with full-service spa and free breakfast

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, spa services, and 24-hour room service.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. MP3 docks and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Spa services on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Concierge services
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 100
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free valet parking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Te Waonui Forest Retreat offers 100 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Franz Josef Glacier hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Balcony or patio
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Desk
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Premium bedding
  • MP3 docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Canopy Restaurant – On-site fine-dining restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No lifts

Hotel Names

  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & 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.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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