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Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier


Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is close to the edge of one of New Zealand's most spectacular natural attractions, welcoming you to this enticing and dramatic region.

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier sits at the edge of the Westland World Heritage Park, and is just moments from one of New Zealand’s most spectacular natural attractions, the Franz Josef Glacier. Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier makes the most of its alpine location and offers quality accommodation in two separate hotel ‘wings’. Stay in either the Douglas or Graham wing, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings within Franz Josef village. Our hotel is in a premium location, making it the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the magnificent Westland region.

Our professional, friendly staff look forward to welcoming you and helping to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Your visit will be made even more memorable by the many natural wonders in the area. Just be sure to bring your camera!

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Room Information

The Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier has 130 rooms, comprising 46 rooms in the Graham Wing and 84 in the Douglas Wing, the latter with desk space and balconies. Some special access rooms are also available.

All rooms include:
  • Radio
  • Heater
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
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Things To Do

While attractions and activities are invariably linked with the world renowned surrounding environment there is room to be as adventurous or as tranquil as you like. Take your pick from:

  • Walking & trekking
  • Native bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Jet boating
  • Horse trekking
  • Eco tours
  • Rafting
  • Quad bike tours
  • Off road driving adventures
  • Helicopter & light aircraft flights
  • Glacier hot pools
  • Nearby White Heron (Kotuku) colony
  • Hukawai Glacier Centre
  • Department of Conservation Center

Dining

Canavans Restaurant provides hearty West Coast food, with local fare, wine and beer featured on the menu. Canavans Restaurant is available by reservation only, and the open-plan design means it is the ideal location for groups and functions. Canavans is open year-round for breakfast from 6.30am – 10.00am and dinner from 6.00pm until late.

Glasshouse Restaurant With stunning glacier views the Glasshouse Restaurant provides casual a la carte dining designed for families and leisure guests. Open for buffet or a la carte breakfast from 6.30am to 10.00am as well as a la carte dinner (plus salad bar) from 5.00pm to 9.30pm, daily.

The Moa Bar Named after the twin Moa statues that are an iconic feature of the property, the Moa Bar is located in the heart of the Hotel; and provides the perfect place to unwind, next to the roaring fire, or on the balcony enjoying stunning West Coast weather. Open from 4.00pm, the Moa Bar offers a wide selection of New Zealand beers and wines, along with spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
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Price Guide

$ = Up to $100
$$ = $100 to $199
$$$ = $200 to $349
$$$$ = $350 to $599
$$$$$ = $600 +


Price per person, per night.