Comfortable and modern with a warm atmosphere and a rain forest in the back yard. This sociable 4 star hostel is well-equipped with full kitchen facilities, laundry, TV lounge with movies, fireplace, sauna, games, and more.



With the rain forest right outside the backdoor, this recently refurbished 4 star hostel offers comfortable and modern accommodation. YHA Franz Josef is the perfect hostel to take in the sights of the magnificent Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. Accommodation comprises shared, double, twin (some with ensuite bathrooms) and family rooms. Facilities include a spacious fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge with Sky TV and free videos, open plan lounge/dining room with open fire, bike storage, drying room, pool table and sauna. The lively common areas of this hostel are a wonderful place to relax and unwind over a board game or some pool at the end of a day's exploration.


2-4 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand


Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
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Families 10% Off!

YHA Franz Josef for Families

Stay with kids under 17 and we'll automatically discount our standard rates by 10% in a private dorm or room!

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