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
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • 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. 

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

Rooms and availability

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Single Bed 6-Bed Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
Bed type: 1 Single bed
Size: 55 sq. feet
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This dormitory room has a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster and an electric kettle. The bathroom has a shower and a toilet.

Room facilities
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    Single Bed 4-Bed Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 45 sq. feet
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    This dormitory room has a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster and an electric kettle. The bathroom has a shower and a toilet.

    Room facilities
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      Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      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
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        Twin Room
        Bed type: 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
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          Double Room Private Bathroom
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 35 sq. feet
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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
            Glow Worm Hostel photos Room
            Twin Room Private Bathroom
            Bed type: 2 Single beds
            Size: 45 sq. feet
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            This twin 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
              Glow Worm Hostel photos Room
              Single Bed 6-Bed Dormitory Room
              Bed type: 1 Single bed
              Size: 45 sq. feet
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              This dormitory room has a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster and an electric kettle. The shared 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  2 pm
                • 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  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until 07:00-10:00 
                • Number of rooms:
                  80
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                Glow Worm Hostel Reviews

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                Average guest rating

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