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Within a 5-minute walk of this Franz Josef Glacier hotel, you'll find Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are also within half a mile (1 km).
A full-service spa and a restaurant are featured at this luxury hotel. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free valet parking and free WiFi. A coffee shop, a garden, and dry cleaning are also on offer.
Soaking tubs, free WiFi
Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 100 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include MP3 docks and 24-hour room service.
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About the Te Waonui Forest RetreatLocation State Highway 6, Franz Josef Glacier, 7856
Te Waonui Forest Retreat offers its guests a full-service spa. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the luxury Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Valet parking is free. This 5-star Franz Josef Glacier hotel is smoke free.
- 100 guestrooms or units
- Dining venue
- Bar or lounge
- Coffee shop
- Childcare (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Dry cleaning
- Self-service laundry
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Tour and ticket information
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Property
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Free cribs/infant beds
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free valet parking
- Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (1,255.4 km / 780.1 mi)
- Parking: Free valet parking
Te Waonui Forest Retreat offers 100 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Franz Josef Glacier hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Private balcony or patio
- Deep soaking tub
- MP3 dock
- In-room dining (24 hours)
- LCD television
- Satellite channels
- Coffee maker
- Luxury bedding
- Pillow options
- Separate shower and tub
- Cribs (free)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Hair dryer
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Air conditioning
- Ensuite bathroom
- Connecting rooms available
Food & Drink
For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.
Canopy Restaurant - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
24-hour room service is available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Rafting nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Amaia Luxury Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 2 PM
- Check-in time ends at 10 PM
- Minimum check-in age is 18
- Check-out by 10 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.
- No rollaway/extra beds available
- No elevators
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®