Rainforest Retreat

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Overview of Rainforest Retreat

Rainforest Retreat

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
Map
46 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools2 min walk
  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre2 min walk
  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps7 min walk

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

Rainforest Retreat is located in Franz Josef Glacier. Te Wahipounamu and Mount Cook National Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

What's nearby

  • Glacier Hot Pools - 2 min walk
  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 2 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 7 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 9 min walk
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Alice May Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • King Tiger Eastern Eating House & Bar - 3 min walk
  • Eighty Eight - 3 min walk
  • The Landing - 4 min walk
  • Snake Bite Brewery - 4 min walk

About this property

Rainforest Retreat

4-star holiday park with 2 spa tubs and sauna
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free holiday park has a bar/lounge and a sauna. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite. All 87 accommodations offer free WiFi and TVs.
Rainforest Retreat offers 87 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided daily.
2 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

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

Languages spoken

English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: NZD 12-30 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Monsoon

Things to do

  • 2 spa tubs
  • Playground
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12 and NZD 30 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Rainforest Retreat
Rainforest Retreat Hotel
Rainforest Retreat Hotel West Coast
Rainforest Retreat West Coast
Rainforest Retreat Motel Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Motel
Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Campground Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Campground
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park
Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Rainforest Retreat Holiday Park Franz Josef Glacier

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 398 out of 765 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 245 out of 765 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 81 out of 765 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 765 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 765 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property and great modern aesthetic. One of the best hotels i’ve stayed at. Can only speak for the premium rooms, but these are worth snapping up immediately if available for your trip.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great facilities. Comfortable & warm rooms. Great place to stay
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A lovely hotel in the heart of Franz Josef. The staff were super friendly and welcoming and the room was very comfortable. Also the on site restaurant has a great menu with very reasonable prices.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great little room for person travelling on their ow. All the things you need are there. Very friendly and helpful front of house staff. Very pleasant stay.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Highly recommended
Fantastic stay at Rainforest Retreat. Excellent service from start to finish from the wonderful duo at reception and in the restaurant. Beautiful surroundings. Can't speak highly enough! Thankyou
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stunning staff and facilities
From our first contact we knew we were in an amazing place. Brilliant staff and the exquisite rooms and ‘rain forest’ environment was second to none. The on site restaurant Monsoon offering everything including wow factor cocktails. We will be back!!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A short but nice stay.
We had a short but great stay. Would love to come back and stay longer. It has great facilities,walks, sauna and hot pools. Campsite. We had booked for a small room and were upgraded to a bigger unit with kitchen. Comfortable bed and great shower.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
stayed in a ensuite room to shelter from the rain. great facilities. Will stay in the Camping ground next time, as Dog Friendly, sheltered and amazing facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was fantastic. The environment was clean and romantic . Amazing restaurant they have and the food is delicious worth buying .
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021