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If you are coming to Franz Josef to see the Glacier staying at Glacier Cottages is the perfect choice. Glacier Cottages is located on State Highway 6, 2.5km North of the Franz Josef Village. We have three new 2005 luxury two bedroom cottages. We are the only accommodation in Franz Josef with unspoilt views of the Glacier from every room! Satelite digital LCD TV.
Trampoline and large lawn area for children to play. Picnic table and bbq provided.

All units are serviced each day. Our Cottages have their own Balcony with outdoor furniture. Take a walk down to the river or have a BBQ on the lawn.

Relax on your own deck and enjoy the views. Our cottage interiors are classic country design Jill Main designer bed throws and cushions. When you awake in the morning you may deceide that perhaps this is the day for a Quad bike / Argo adventure, Glacier walk, Heli Hike or a scenic flight we are happy to book your activities free of charge.

We are situated on a 40 acre lifestyle farm bred & show miniature horses, Franz Josef offers some lovely cafes and resturants all only two minute drive away. 20 minute walk to the Village.
All Cottages are non-smoking. A continental breakfast is avaliable if required for a small charge. All Cottages have a kitchen and separate bathroom. Children are most welcome at Glacier Cottages. Note double beds can be made into two singles if required. Come and see why our quests keep coming back, perfect for Honeymoon couples. A bottle of wine can be left in your room for your arrival by prior arrangement.
Your Hosts are Tim and Vanessa Gibb we are 4th generation Locals and are happy to help with any information you may require. New to Franz is the Franz Josef Hot Pool complex we provide towel hire and highly recomend this activity. Great after a quad bike ride!

Activities and facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Business centre
  • Free DVD Hire good selection for children and adults. Laundry $% per load Dryer $5 per load. Laundry Powder $1
  • Free quest wi Fi
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Playground
  • Satelite TV
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Location

state highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier 7952 WEST COAST New Zealand, (2.5km North of Franz Josef Village on State Highway 6. A short 3min drive from the village.)

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Glacier Cottages

Rooms and rates

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from NZ$115 per night

Delux Cottage 1

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Rates are for 1-4 people. Wireless Internet offered in reception area. Two Bedroom. Maximum occupancy is 5. Bedding configuration is two Queenbeds, rollaway bed avaliable. Private Balcony with outdoor furniture. Children welcome, car wash and play area

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • CD player
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Dryer
  • DVD player
  • Free in-house movies
  • Full kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Pay-per-view movies
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - full size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 2 Queens More bedding options
  • or
    1 queens and 2 singles +NZ$25.00
  • or
    2 queens and 1 rollaway
  • or
    2 queens and 2 rollaway

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Rates are for 4 people Extra adults NZ$25.00. Extra children NZ$20.00. The room caters for a maximum of 5 adults, and a maximum of 4 children but cannot exceed 5 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 48 Hours (all) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.
from NZ$130 per night

Delux Cottage 2

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Rates are for 1 to 4 people. Maximum occupancy is 5. Extra person $15 pp. Bedding configuration is two queen beds. A Rollaway bed also avaliable. Viewing Balcony. Children welcome. Designer throws on beds, dvd,lcd tv,cd,hairdryer & coffee plungers.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • CD player
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Dryer
  • DVD player
  • Full kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - full size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Queen and 2 singles More bedding options
  • or
    2 Queens +NZ$25.00
  • or
    1 double and 2 singles 1 rollaway

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Rates are for 4 people Extra adults NZ$15.00. Extra children NZ$10.00. The room caters for a maximum of 5 adults, and a maximum of 4 children but cannot exceed 5 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 48 Hours (all) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.
from NZ$150 per night

Delux Cottage 3

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Price is for up to 5 people. This is our largest Cottage. Sleeps 6 with 1 person on a rollaway bed. Brand new with two seperate bedrooms and clear Glacier and river views from every room! Dining table, viewing Balcony. Bring your camera. Treat yourself!

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • CD player
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Desk
  • Dryer
  • DVD player
  • Free in-house movies
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Kitchenette (basic facilities)
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - full size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 2 Queens and 1 Single More bedding options
  • or
    2 Queens and 1 Single & 1 Rollaway

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Room description
Rates shown in New Zealand Dollars (NZ$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
Book Delux Cottage 3 NZ$260 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold150 Sold150 150 150 150
Next
Rates are for 5 people Extra adults NZ$20.00. Extra children NZ$16.00. The room caters for a maximum of 6 adults, and a maximum of 4 children but cannot exceed 6 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 48 Hours (all) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.

Additional information

Check In 1230hrs
Check In Instructions Please check-in at the office on arrival. The Office is located in the main house on the property. Office hours are 8 am till 10pm.
Late check out time of 11:30 am by arrangement. guest Laundry on site.
Check Out 1030hrs
Getting There We are located on State Highway 6.
2.5km North of the Franz Josef Village there is a large sign at the Gate. Please follow the driveway directly to the Cottages. Our Office is located next to the main house. Driving time from Christchurch 4 & 1/2 hours.

There is a bus service in The Alpine Adventure Centre that can deliver you to Glacier Cottages.
Parking We have plenty of parking space beside each Cottage/Apartment. We are set on 40 acres. Car wash beside each units carpark.
Things To Do There is a variety of activities to choose from which include; scenic helicopter flights, Glacier walks, heli-hikes, ski plane flights, White Heron Tours, Horse Trekking,New Hot pool complex, bush walks and Kayaking. A new exciting activity we highly recomend is Across Country Quad Bikes Franz Josef. We can arrange trips for you on these new 2 seater quad bikes great value for money and a real adventure with exellent Glacier views weather permitting. We can book these tours and others at reception.

Lake Maporika is a short drive to the North of us on State Highway 6 and is a great place to go for a swim on a nice summers day.
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