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46 Cron Street Franz Josef

Price range: $22.00 - $405.00

Deep In the heart of West Coast Glacier country, Rainforest Retreat is a rare find, with a range of accommodation set amongst lush native bush in Franz Josef township. Enjoy privacy and sanctuary in secluded cottages and tree huts, relax in the spas and sauna, dine out and have fun at the bar/restaurant, or just relish the bush setting and cook up barbecues with new friends.
From luxury tree huts to backpackers rooms, Rainforest Retreat has accommodation to suit every style of traveller; from couples to family groups to young individuals on a budget.
Rainforest Retreat provides excellent value and a special atmosphere; with a focus on superb service, cleanliness and a range of great facilities to satisfy all of our guests.

The exceptional range of facilities includes:
Monsoon Bar & Restaurant with a large cozy fireplace
Large hot bubbling spa pool
Private spa pool
Scandinavian sauna
All weather BBQ area
24-hour internet access
On site commercial laundry
General Store
Travel Centre

In-room facilities include:
SKY Digital TV
Room service
Kitchen facilities in Tree Houses, Tree Lodges and Park Motels

Whether it's relaxing in our hot bubbling spa pool or lounging by the large cozy fireplace at the bar, Rainforest Retreat will ensure your stay is comfortable, cozy and truly memorable.

We also are happy to have short haired dogs with their own bed in any of our accommodation types apart from the dorm rooms for obvious reasons. Long haired and larger dogs will be judged on an individual basis.

Come and stay at Rainforest Retreat, it's not just accommodation, it's an experience!


Dorm Bed
En suite Double
Flashpacker Dorm Rooms with Ensuite
Park Motel
Powered Campervan Site
Tree House
Tree Hut
Tree Lodge

Features & Inclusions

4 Stars
4.5 Stars
Ablution Block
Board Games
Check-in Time: 2:00pm
Clothes Dryer
Communal Kitchen
DVD Player
Enviro-Silver with Qualmark
Free parking
Guest Laundry
Internet Access
Laundry Facilities
Linen Hire
Non Smoking
Parking - Free
Parking - Off street
Pet friendly
Pet friendly
Pool Table
Serviced Rooms Daily
Sky TV
Travel Desk
TV Room
Wheelchair Access

Location Map


Following is feedback posted by visitors to this property:

Very good service.
We received a very good service when we booked our accommodation. The lady was very helpful and pleasant.
Rating: 5 - CARL WILSON, Sep 2016

We enjoyed our stay in the tree house. Although we had no hot water, which was pain in the morning for showers.we ended up having to visit another unit to use their facilities.
Rating: 5 - CHRIS CHARLES, Sep 2014

We stayed in a tree lodge. The room was nicely appointed and the bush setting is lovely. However for $220 a night we expected more tranquility. The walls are horribly thin, such that snoaring from the opposite unit kept us up. Even just normal conversation passes through the walls. Not our idea of a peaceful stay, we will not be returning.
Rating: 1 - NEILL BRYCE, Apr 2013

Disappointing for the price.our room was pleasant but both nights we had noisy neighbours who kept us awake.rainforest retreat conjures up peace and quietness for me but everyday a bus load of backpackers would turn up and at 2.00 am we were woken up with sceaming and yelling.on our last night the fire siren went off just after we had hopped into bed-the worrying thing was there didn`t seem to be any procedures in place - the bar manager had to turn it off as the office was closed.
Rating: 1 - ELIZABETH ROSS, Mar 2013

Exceeded my expectations in so many ways
The Rainforest Retreat is aptly named. It is a beautiful setting. The staff are great. The restaurant was good. Even though my room wasn't very large, it was one of the best rooms I've had. By far my favourite place I've stayed so far in New Zealand.
Rating: 5 - NICOLE GIRARD, Oct 2012