Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with full-service spa and free valet parking

Location

Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, spa services, and 24-hour room service.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. MP3 docks and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Te Waonui Forest Retreat features a full-service spa. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This luxury hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

Te Waonui Forest Retreat is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Restaurant 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LCD TV 
  • Desk 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Pillow menu 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9 AM.

Canopy Restaurant - Onsite fine-dining restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Amaia Luxury Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Te Waonui
  • Te Waonui Forest
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
  • Te Waonui Retreat
  • Waonui Forest Retreat

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.