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
Kitchen facilities

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Picnic area/ Tables

TV

Flat-screen TV

Breakfast

Overview

The lovely Glow Worm Hostel is a 3-star property that offers individual services and a lovely atmosphere. Comforts like parking, a designated area for smoking, a luggage storage and a safety deposit box are provided on site.

Glow Worm Hostel lies close to Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Serving guests with continental, healthy and New Zealand dishes, Blue Ice Cafe is 100 meters away.

This hostel is perfectly located close to Hokitika airport.

Rooms

Glow Worm Hostel comprises 80 rooms fitted with a personal computer, a flat-screen TV, a separate toilet, a seating area and a dressing room. The rooms also have a carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

The property has a shared kitchen provided with facilities like a fridge, a dishwasher, an electric kettle, a microwave and kitchenware.

Services

Glow Worm Hostel offers tour/ticket assistance, computer rental and car service.

Relax

A hot tub, barbecue and a picnic area will make a stay in Franz Josef a very pleasant one.

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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Fireplace

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Kettle

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

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. 

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, New Zealand, 7050

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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  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    80

Rooms and availability

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Shared Bathroom Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
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    Family Room
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      Private Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
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        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  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until 07:00-10:00 
        • Number of rooms:
          80

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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  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until 07:00-10:00 
        • Number of rooms:
          80
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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  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until 07:00-10:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            80