YHA Franz Josef

Hostel in Franz Josef Glacier

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8.3 out of 10

Quick description via booking.com

Set against a backdrop of rainforest and mountain, YHA Franz Josef Glacier features solar hot water and power, a fully equipped shared kitchen and a guest lounge with satellite TV. Facilities include a pool table, BBQ area and a sauna. YHA Franz Josef Hostel is a 10-minute drive from the Franz Josef Glacier and a 20-minute drive from Fox Glacier. The travel desk can provide advice about the South Island and New Zealand’s West Coast. The guest lounge room features a flat-screen TV and DVD player with DVDs. The open-plan lounge/dining room includes a piano and open fireplace. Bike storage and a laundry/drying room are also available. YHA Franz Josef Glacier is a 2014 Winner – Certificate of Excellence (Trip Advisor) and offers backpacker accommodation with a choice of shared or private rooms. All rooms are heated and some have an en suite bathroom.

Important information

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform YHA Franz Josef in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Please note that the road south of the Franz Josef Township closes overnight. If you are heading from Queenstown or Wanaka you must pass Haast Township by 19:00. YHA Members receive 1GB of free WiFi per day. Guests 17 years or younger are not permitted to stay in dormitory accommodation unless that dormitory is privatised, where all beds are booked in the room and a minimum of one adult is part of the booking party. All guests 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for any booking and that adult is responsible for actions of all the youths within that booking party.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.


Features of YHA Franz Josef

Other

  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Billiards
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Lockers
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Accessible parking

Activities

  • Sauna

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Services

  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage

Internet

  • Free WiFi available

Parking

  • Private parking
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