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YHA Franz Josef - Hostel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Franz Josef Glacier

8.2/10 Very good

177 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Electric vehicle charging point
Map
2-4 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Room options

About this area

Restaurants

  • Sun Takeaway - 2 min walk
  • Blue Ice Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Full of Beans - 4 min walk
  • Alice May Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 5 min walk

About this property

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel is a great choice for a stay in Franz Josef Glacier. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Other features include a terrace and a garden. The helpful staff and WiFi get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 38 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Haast Pass roads south of the Franz Josef Township are closed at 7 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Free off-site parking nearby
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Pool table

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Special features

Awards and 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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 20 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited. Electric car charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM. There's a charge of NZD 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 20 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel and nearby?
YHA Franz Josef - Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Full of Beans (4-min walk), Alice May Restaurant (4-min walk) and Snake Bite Brewery (5-min walk).
What's the area around YHA Franz Josef - Hostel like?
YHA Franz Josef - Hostel is a short 1-minute walk from Te Wahipounamu and 4 minutes' walk from St James Anglican Church. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Reviews

8.2

Very good

8.1/10

Cleanliness

8.2/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Peter, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Good value.
Good value. Worked well for low budget option.
Stephen, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and very friendly staff. Room could do with a little decor update but comfortable beds and suitable bathroom.
2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

miu wan, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It was amazing
Mayank, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great one night stay. Hostel looked really fresh and inviting, kitchen was large and clean. Loved the free sauna in the evenings. Room was large with tea/coffee facilities. Hostel felt eco friendly too!
1-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable rooms with good heating sytems, well-equipped kitchen.
2-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyable stay. Clean room and toilet. Fast wifi.
Enjoyable stay. Clean room and toilet. Fast wifi. Intercity bus stop right in front of hostel.
weijie, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review