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YHA Franz Josef

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With the West Coast rainforest right outside the backdoor, YHA Franz Josef is a 4 star plus Gold Qualmark-rated backpacker hostel offering comfortable, modern accommodation.

Price

$27 - $145

Hours

7.30am - 8pm

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This is the perfect hostel to take in the sights of the magnificent Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers on the South Island’s wild and wonderful West Coast.

We have room types to suit all travel styles, from private double rooms to shared dormitories.

Hostel facilities include:

  • A spacious fully equipped kitchen,
  • TV lounge with Sky TV and free DVDs,
  • 2GB free WiFi per day,
  • Open plan lounge/dining room with piano and fireplace,
  • Bike storage,
  • Laundry/drying room,
  • Pool table,
  • Picnic area,
  • BBQ,
  • Free travel and activity bookings by our friendly staff.
  • A large wooden dry sauna.

Our friendly hostel staff are on hand to give travel tips, free activity bookings, and can even help you out with free popcorn!

Qualmark: 4 star + gold.


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2-4 Cron St,, Franz Josef Glacier 7886,, West Coast,, New Zealand
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