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Overview of YHA Franz Josef - Hostel

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Blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel

4.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWestcoast Wildlife Centre1 min walk
  • Popular LocationGlacier Hot Pools4 min walk
  • Popular LocationOur Lady of the Alps5 min walk

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About this area

Franz Josef Glacier

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 1 min walk
  • Glacier Hot Pools - 4 min walk
  • Our Lady of the Alps - 5 min walk
  • St James Anglican Church - 6 min walk
  • Franz Josef Glacier - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 95 min drive


  • Monsoon — 3 min walk
  • Aviators Cafe — 3 min walk
  • Full of Beans — 4 min walk
  • Sun Takeaway — 4 min walk
  • The Canopy Restaurant — 4 min walk

About this property

YHA Franz Josef - Hostel

Eco-friendly hostel in Franz Josef Glacier with free parking
This smoke-free hostel features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are onsite. All 38 rooms offer free WiFi, dining areas, and showers.
YHA Franz Josef - Hostel offers 38 accommodations with blackout drapes/curtains. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. This Franz Josef Glacier hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers.

Awards and 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

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 YHA Franz Josef - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, YHA Franz Josef - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YHA Franz Josef - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
As of May 9, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel on May 14, 2021 start from $38, 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 YHA Franz Josef - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM. Early check-in is available for a fee of NZD 20 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at YHA Franz Josef - Hostel?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for NZD 20 (subject to availability).
Where is YHA Franz Josef - Hostel located?
Situated in Franz Josef Glacier, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Te Wahipounamu and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. Glacier Hot Pools and Our Lady of the Alps are also within 5 minutes.