Glow Worm Hostel - Franz Josef

27 Cron Street , Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7050  show map
 3 stars
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Glow Worm Hostel - Franz Josef

 Free Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The lovely 3-star Glow Worm Hostel offers an ideal spot in a busy area just outside bars and restaurants. Glow Worm Hostel is distinguished by a lovely atmosphere. Such facilities as a designated smoking area, a luggage storage, free parking and a safe deposit box are offered for guests.

Guests may find Fox Glacier within 16.1 km and Franz Josef Glacier within 6.5 km of the property. Blue Ice Cafe with continental, healthy and new zealand specialties is just around the corner.

Hokitika airport is at a distance of 100 km.

Rooms

This property has 80 guestrooms including Double Room, Twin Room, 6-bed Dorm and 4-bed Dorm stocked with a dining area, multi-channel TV, a dressing area, heating and a work desk. The rooms also have a carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

The night bar serves barbecue. A shared kitchen is offered for guests. It is provided with a kettle, a microwave, kitchenware, a fridge and a toaster.

Services

Guests can take advantage of tour/ticket assistance, computer rental and laundry.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Limousine service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from 14:00-21:00 

Check-out

  • until 07:00-10:00 

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 10 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Glow Worm Hostel - Franz Josef Franz Josef location
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Hostel Address:

27 Cron Street , Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7050

Get directions
City Center
  • Franz Josef
    5.5 mi
Airports
  • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
    61.8 mi
Restaurants
  • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • The Plump Pigeon (cuisine: European, English)
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from 14:00-21:00 
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    80

Rooms and availability

Glow Worm Hostel photos Room
Budget Shared Bathroom Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 35 sq. feet
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This budget room includes towels and bed linen. Guests have access to a communal lounge with a TV, a shared bathroom and shared kitchen facilities.

Room facilities
    Glow Worm Hostel photos Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 45 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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    This double room features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It has a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster and an electric kettle. The private bathroom has a shower and a toilet.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Glow Worm Hostel - Franz Josef Franz Josef location
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      Hostel Address:

      27 Cron Street , Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7050

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Franz Josef
        5.5 mi
      Airports
      • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
        61.8 mi
      Restaurants
      • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
        300 ft
      • The Plump Pigeon (cuisine: European, English)
        300 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00-21:00 
      • Check-out:
        until 07:00-10:00 
      • Number of rooms:
        80

      Glow Worm Hostel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 5.4 mi

      Places of interest

      • Franz Josef Glacier - 5.7 mi

      Local attractions

      • Franz Josef Glacier - 4.0 mi
        State Highway 6, Franz Josef
      • Air Safaris - 7.4 mi
        P.O. Box 71, Franz Josef

      Near the hostel

      • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 200 ft
        Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef
      • Glacier Country Kayaks - 200 ft
        P.O Box 32, Franz Josef

      Restaurants nearby

      • Blue Ice Cafe - 300 ft

        Address: Main Road
        Phone: (03) 752 0707

        69% likes this, based on 148 reviews
        Cuisine: International

      • Alice May - 800 ft

        Address: Cron Street
        Phone: 03 7520740

        71% likes this, based on 228 reviews
        Cuisine: Continental, International, Healthy, New Zealand
        Price Range: USD 9 - USD 27

      • Cheeky Kea Cafe - 900 ft

        Address: Main Rd
        Phone: (03) 752 0139

        63% likes this, based on 36 reviews

      • The Plump Pigeon - 300 ft

        Address: Main Road
        Phone: 03 752 0721

        Cuisine: European, English
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 25

      • Monsoon Bar & Restaurant - 700 ft

        Address: 46 Cron St.
        Phone: 03 7520 101

        60% likes this, based on 70 reviews
        Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00-21:00 
      • Check-out:
        until 07:00-10:00 
      • Number of rooms:
        80
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      Glow Worm Hostel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Glow Worm Hostel

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      8.0out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 2 reviews

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        How to reach hostel

        hostel Glow Worm Hostel - Franz Josef Franz Josef location
        Show big map »

        Hostel Address:

        27 Cron Street , Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7050

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Franz Josef
          5.5 mi
        Airports
        • Hokitika Airport (HKK)
          61.8 mi
        Restaurants
        • Blue Ice Cafe (cuisine: International)
          300 ft
        • The Plump Pigeon (cuisine: European, English)
          300 ft
        Hostel information
        • Check-in:
          from 14:00-21:00 
        • Check-out:
          until 07:00-10:00 
        • Number of rooms:
          80