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4.3 out of 5

"Nice place, stayed in the dorm with some mates. Good kitchen facilities. Bathrooms are a little small, but otherwise good. Very nice staff. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 12 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

At Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge you'll be within steps of Te Wahipounamu and Our Lady of the Alps. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, free self parking, and a spa tub.

All 20 rooms feature free WiFi.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a library, and a terrace. Additionally, you'll find coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

With a stay at this Franz Josef Glacier hostel, you'll be 4.4 km (2.8 mi) from Franz Josef Glacier.

Standard Double Bed (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$98* Per night/room 3 Feb. - 4 Feb.

Queen Bed Room Ensuite (Private Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bed in 4 Bed Mix Dormitory Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Bed Room (Private bathroom)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bed in 6 Bed Dormitory Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Twin Bed (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

Everyone (25) Couples (2)
1 out of 5
Hotel was closed when we got there to check in. Tried two phone numbers. Spark message said both were not connected. Went elsewhere as obviously closed down

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2021

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4 out of 5
Nice place, stayed in the dorm with some mates. Good kitchen facilities. Bathrooms are a little small, but otherwise good. Very nice staff.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Ease of access and friendliness of staff. Very happy

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
Check in was easy and efficient. The rooms were secure, clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast included in the price was great.

Posted by on 6 Oct. 2019

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4 out of 5
I liked the feeling of community. Staff and guests were friendly. The walls were very comfortable thin so sound was an issue when sleep was needed.

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
This hostel was great. We had a private double room with shared bathroom. Very clean, provided towels and basic toiletries, arrangements for late check-in. Great location.

Posted by on 2 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
Easy going staff, small dorms with great views good breakfast

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
All good, bed was comfy bunks quiet showers available when needed

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Jan. 2019 by Emily

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are really happy to know you had a good time, that you found the bed comfy and showers good. Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Kind regards

5 out of 5
First time ever stayed at a backpackers I’m 63yo I was pleasantly surprised, greeted by welcome staff, reasonable size room, excellent bed, bathroom next door share, included breakfast I’ll look at these type of facilities in future Very happy

Posted by , from Adelaide Australia on 14 Nov. 2018

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About the Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge

Location 9 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast 7856

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A spa tub, a library, and a terrace are also featured at Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel is smoke free.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 2005
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge offers 20 accommodations. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Reception hours are 8 AM-8 PM. Guests planning to arrive outside of these hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Cashless transactions are available

Hotel Names

  • Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Franz Josef Glacier
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  • Franz Josef Montrose Franz Josef Glacier
  • Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge Franz Josef Glacier
  • Franz Josef Montrose Franz Josef Glacier
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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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