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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 full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, 24-hour room service, and concierge services.

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

  • 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 full 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
  • Skydiving nearby

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • 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
  • Te Waonui Forest
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Fran
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Retreat
  • Waonui Forest Retreat

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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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