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2-4 Cron Street Franz Josef

Price range: $25.00 - $150.00

Winner 2014 ? Certificate of Excellence (Trip Advisor)

Free 1GB per day for YHA members (valid for stays).

YHA Franz Josef is perfectly located for everything that Franz Josef has to offer.

YHA Franz Josef is a 4 star, Enviro Silver Qualmark rated property, perfectly located amidst the tranquil green rainforest surroundings of Westland Tai Poutini National Park and World Heritage area.

This ultra-clean, bright and modern hostel offers a range of accommodation from 10 bed shard rooms to our private rooms, both with and without ensuite facilities, making it the perfect place to relax after a day of exploration on the west coast. Chill out and warm up in our free sauna or in front of the cosy fireplace in the large lounge.

YHA Franz Josef has a well equipped and spacious kitchen and also a BBQ for your use.

Entertainment options include a separate TV lounge with free videos and SKY TV, library exchange, internet terminals, a variety of games and puzzles and a pool table.

Government issued photo ID required for each guest at check in.


5 Bed Mixed Dorm
10 Bed Mixed Dorm
6 Bed Mixed Dorm
5 Bed Female Dorm
4 Bed Mixed Dorm
Single Private
Twin Private
Double Bed Private
Twin Private Ensuite
Double Bed Ensuite
Family Private

Features & Inclusions

5 Stars
Check-in Time: 2:00pm
Check-out Time 10:00am
Communal Kitchen
Enviro-Silver with Qualmark
Guest Laundry
Guest Lounge
High Speed wireless internet
Internet Access
Laundry Facilities
Luggage Storage
Non Smoking
Pool Table
Shower Facilities
Sky TV cinema & TV lounge
Toilet Facilities
Travel Desk
TV Room

Location Map


Following is feedback posted by visitors to this property:

I got a very unforgettable moment visiting franz joseph. Yha is undoubtedly a great budget hostel to stay. It provides you with a clean, cosy room, comfortable shower room and cool laundry facility. It also has a lovely kitchen where everyone can mingle and sharing their stories with people from walks of life. Most important thing, the place is only withing walking distance to tourist attractions. Will definitely give a 5 stars rate for yha franz joseph!.
Rating: 5 - CHARLIEHARTONO LIE, Dec 2014

We only stayed one night in a double bed (no ensuite), but would loved to have stayed longer. The kitchen/dining/lounge room had great facilities and there was always room to cook or sit in front of the fire. We enjoyed using the tv room and all the times that i used the female shared toilets, i only bumped into someone else in there once. There is a bit of noise that carries from the upstairs rooms, but nothing that kept us awake. The room was tidy and we were warm. The office girl was really nice, answered our questions and went out of her way to help. We'd love to come back if we are ever in the area! .
Rating: 5 - AMELIA LAU, Oct 2014

One of the better youth hostels. Awesome kitchen & dining area. Decent rooms. .
Rating: 5 - DJ, Jan 2014

The bed was comfy and the facilities good. The room smelt quite badly though of damp or cat wee. Quite a few older travellers and people tend to keep to themselves. Would stay there again.
Rating: 5 - PAULA PIERCEY, Nov 2013

No comment - had to cancel booking because of weather and road closure.
Rating: 5 - RICHARD REYNOLDS, Jan 2013