YHA Franz Josef

Comfortable and modern with a warm atmosphere and a rain forest in the back yard. This sociable 4 star hostel is well-equipped with full kitchen facilities, laundry, TV lounge with movies, fireplace, sauna, games, and more!

Per night
$27 - $110

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  • Gold 4 Star


With the rain forest right outside the backdoor, this recently refurbished 4 star hostel offers comfortable and modern accommodation. YHA Franz Josef is the perfect hostel to take in the sights of the magnificent Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.

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Accommodation comprises shared, double, twin (some with ensuite bathrooms) and family rooms. Facilities include a spacious fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge with Sky TV and free videos, open plan lounge/dining room with open fire, bike storage, drying room, pool table and sauna.

The lively common areas of this hostel are a wonderful place to relax and unwind over a board game or some pool at the end of a day's exploration.


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Physical address

YHA Franz Josef, 2-4 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Reception hours Winter: 8am – 8pm Summer: 7.30am – 9pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to airport:
375km to Christchurch Airport, 345km to Queenstown Airport
Proximity to town:
Located in town
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $27.00 - $110.00
Further pricing information:
YHA members receive 10% discount off standard rates when booking direct

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