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Overview of Chateau Backpacker & Motels

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Chateau Backpacker & Motels

2 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre3 min walk
    Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps3 min walk
    Popular LocationSt James Anglican Church5 min walk

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Twin Room, Ensuite

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Backpacker Double (shared facilities)

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

4 Bed Dorm

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Beds

Basic Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

5 Bed Dorm

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 5 Twin Beds

Backpacker Double Ensuite

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Motel Room

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite

4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

6 Bed Dorm Ensuite

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 6 Twin Beds

About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Chateau Backpacker & Motels is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Glacier Hot Pools and Fox Glacier Glow Worm Forest are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Franz Josef Glacier and Te Wahipounamu. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 3 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 3 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 5 min walk
  • Glacier Hot Pools - 6 min walk
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive


  • Alice May — 3 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery — 3 min walk
  • Aviators Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Glasshouse — 4 min walk
  • The Landing — 4 min walk

About this property

Chateau Backpacker & Motels

Hostel in Franz Josef Glacier with free breakfast and fitness center
Along with a fitness center, this hostel has a spa tub and conference space. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, limo/town car service, and a library are onsite. All 43 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs.
Chateau Backpacker & Motels offers 43 accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and hair dryers. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Chateau Backpacker & Motels and receive a full refund?
Yes, Chateau Backpacker & Motels offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Chateau Backpacker & Motels cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Chateau Backpacker & Motels?
As of Apr 23, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Chateau Backpacker & Motels on Apr 28, 2021 start from $48, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Chateau Backpacker & Motels pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Chateau Backpacker & Motels?
Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at Chateau Backpacker & Motels?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Chateau Backpacker & Motels?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Chateau Backpacker & Motels located?
Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this hostel is steps from Te Wahipounamu and Our Lady of the Alps. Westcoast Wildlife Centre and St James Anglican Church are also within 5 minutes.