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Rainforest Retreat
4 out of 5
46 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$76 per night from 15 Dec. to 16 Dec.
1.51 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (739 reviews)

"The room we had was tiny but it was the most affordable according to our budget. Although it was small, it was tidy and had its own clean bathroom. Shower was the best. Room was warm. All in all, it was a great stay! Would definitely visit and stay in this place again."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2020

Rainforest Retreat
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
4 out of 5
36 Main Road, State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$143 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.
1.63 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (448 reviews)

"The location and views from the hotel room was great. Staff and service was really good. Food was tasty as well."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
Punga Grove
3 out of 5
Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.53 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (109 reviews)

"Great customer service on check in, Very clean and tidy, the extra Care for care for hygiene Post COVID Was well thought out we and just loved the gas fire to snuggle up in front of on a cold winters nigh. But the view from your verandah was something extra special! We Definitely recommend staying ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

Punga Grove
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The Terrace
4 out of 5
Cowan Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.54 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (367 reviews)

"Very clran and spacious. We very much enjoyed our sray"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

The Terrace
Westwood Lodge
4.5 out of 5
2919 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef Glacier
The price is AU$149 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.65 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
New Zealand 2020

"Wonderful accommodations. Great location great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr. 2020

Westwood Lodge
Alpine Glacier Motel
3.5 out of 5
17 Cron St, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$90 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.7 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)

"The service was excellent the room was beautifully clean we couldn't have asked for more."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Alpine Glacier Motel
Jag Escape Franz Alpine Retreat
4 out of 5
2 Donovan Drive, Sh 6, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$95 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.95 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (376 reviews)

"A comfortable room in a nice quiet spot. Perfect for a nights stay."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Jag Escape Franz Alpine Retreat
Te Waonui Forest Retreat
5 out of 5
State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$209 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.
1.63 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"Heavenly place. Service is superb. Considering you are in the wilderness this is a gorgeous oasis of tranquility. Great base for walks Lovely rooms"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Te Waonui Forest Retreat
Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier
4 out of 5
34 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$106 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.56 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (428 reviews)

"Room was small, but as we were only staying 1 night perfectly adequate. Also very near a restaurant/bar, so could easily walk for a meal at night."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Bella Vista Motel Franz Josef Glacier
Glenfern Villas
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$138 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.64 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (290 reviews)
Franz Josef Glacier area

"The property had a wonderful view of the mountains. The unit was well furnished and it was nice to have the space of two bedrooms. The kitchen was well equipped and it was nice to have access to a BBQ. The host was fantastic and provided a lot of local information. Easy access to several hikes. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2020

Glenfern Villas
Franz Josef Top 10 Holiday Park
3 out of 5
2902 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef Glacier
The price is AU$74 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.67 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (371 reviews)
First experience with Top 10 holiday Park

"It is ok. On the positive side the people at reception were very nice to accept changing my reservation dates despite hotels.com refusal. On the negative side we were disappointed to see that the kitchen was not equipped with pots / utensils like other accommodations were in the rest of New Zealand ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Franz Josef Top 10 Holiday Park
58 On Cron Motel
3 out of 5
58 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
The price is AU$109 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.36 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)
Frank Josef Glacier

"Good place to stay. Restaurants in walking distance. Opposite hot pools, we didn’t have the chance to use them as there had been a lot of rain on the roads and the road to Greymouth had been closed the day before due to flooding so we set off early to make sure we got there. Clever pest control screen ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2020

58 On Cron Motel
10 Cottages
3 out of 5
15 Cowan Street, Franz Josef Glacier, South Westland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$121 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.
1.46 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (264 reviews)

"Modern Clean quiet lovely stay. Easy walk to cafe restaurants and shops."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020

10 Cottages
Glacier Highway Motel Franz Josef
2.5 out of 5
8 Donovan Drive, Franz Josef Glacier
The price is AU$138 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.
1.89 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"What an excellent place to stay, from the lovely studio apartment to the great staff, this property was a delight to stay at ! Give it very serious consideration !!!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Glacier Highway Motel Franz Josef
Chateau Backpacker & Motels
2 out of 5
8 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$100 per night from 10 Dec. to 11 Dec.
1.7 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (206 reviews)

"I am going to say surprised. I was expecting this place to be rough. We had comfortable rooms with shared clean clean washrooms. The staff was very friendly helpful and happy. The chateau was quirky looking but a fun place with interesting people of all ages and nationalities Very close to restaurants ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Chateau Backpacker & Motels
Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef
3.5 out of 5
76 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$133 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.26 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (532 reviews)

"Beautifully renovated large room with new kitchen and bathroom. Nice bedding. Quiet location but plenty of eateries and shops in a short stroll. Right opposite visitor centre which is a plus. Very friendly staff. Only minor negative I would say is that we had our daughter with us and they split the ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2020

Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef
YHA Franz Josef - Hostel
4.5 out of 5
2-4 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$100 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (179 reviews)
Good value.

"Good value. Worked well for low budget option."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel
Glow Worm Accommodation
3 out of 5
27 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$71 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.62 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (109 reviews)

"Good value base for Franz Josef. Comfortable room, not luxurious but perfectly fine. Appreciated the free veggie soup in the evening and breakfast next day. Would book again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Glow Worm Accommodation
Franz Josef Treetops
3.5 out of 5
64 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast
The price is AU$348 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
1.47 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"This place was beyond our expectations. Private hottubs outside was a bonus! We planned to go to the hotpool across from our place, but this hotubs satisfied us enough. It was so clean and spacious. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Franz Josef Treetops
Glacier View Motel
3 out of 5
Franz Josef Hwy, SH 6, Franz Josef Glacier
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$175 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.
1.81 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (231 reviews)

"Very helpful staff, very quiet, low key and perfect"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Franz Josef Glacier

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Franz Josef Glacier, and visitors give high marks for the stunning glacier views and top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and quaint, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés. In Franz Josef Glacier, there are 27 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Franz Josef Glacier

Favorite family attractions include Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. The city's glaciers, hiking trails, and mountain views provide a picturesque setting, and places to visit include Glacier Country Kayaks. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 27 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Franz Josef Glacier. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Westwood Lodge - With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a bar, along with free WiFi. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff.
  • Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef - Our customers like the breakfast and quiet location at this motel. This 3.5-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and a spa tub.
  • 58 On Cron Motel - With a stay at this 3-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a library, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and clean rooms.

Dressing for Franz Josef Glacier

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 70°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 64°F, while the average at night is 35°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 60°F with nighttime averages of 35°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 70°F and nighttime averages of 42°F
  • About 1.42 inches of rain falls on Franz Josef Glacier each year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Franz Josef Glacier?
Glacier Highway Motel Franz Josef is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property offers free WiFi and free parking. Traveller reviews also recommend Franz Josef Oasis and 58 On Cron Motel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Franz Josef Glacier, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Franz Josef Glacier.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Franz Josef Glacier?
Based on reviews, Rainforest Retreat is a popular property for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Franz Josef Top 10 Holiday Park and Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Franz Josef Glacier?
Glenfern Villas is a top 4.5-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features in-room kitchens and free parking. Other good choices to stay with the children include Rainforest Retreat and Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef. Also, attractions such as Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Franz Josef Glacier?
Franz Josef Oasis is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features an al fresco restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier and Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Franz Josef Glacier?
Rainforest Retreat is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 hot tubs and a restaurant for its human guests. Ribbonwood Retreat is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Franz Josef Glacier?
10 Cottages is a top 3-star hotel with free WiFi, and it’s located close to the beach .
What's the best high-end place to stay in Franz Josef Glacier?
Te Waonui Forest Retreat is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Glenfern Villas and Westwood Lodge are two other upscale options for your stay.

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