Franz Josef Glacier hotels

Sat 13/4
Wed 17/4

Search hundreds of travel sites at once for hotels in Franz Josef Glacier

...and more

Let KAYAK do the searching

Save on your next stay

Search and compare hundreds of travel sites at once for hotels in Franz Josef Glacier

We’re completely free to use – no hidden charges or fees

Filter by free cancellation, free breakfast and more

Best Franz Josef Glacier hotels

Most recommended Franz Josef Glacier hotels

Show all
Te Waonui Forest Retreat - Franz Josef Glacier - Bedroom
Te Waonui Forest Retreat
8.6 Very Good
$411+
$411+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Franz Josef Oasis - Franz Josef Glacier - Patio
Franz Josef Oasis
8.4 Very Good
$262+
$262+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
The Terrace
8.6 Very Good
$141+
$141+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Rainforest Deluxe
9.3 Wonderful
$371+
$371+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
10 Cottages
8.6 Very Good
$151+
$151+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Glow Worm Accommodation
8.6 Very Good
$37+
$37+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Spa
The Terrace
8.6 Very Good
$141+
$141+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Franz Josef Glacier hotels near Westcoast Wildlife Centre

Show all
Alpine Glacier Motel - Franz Josef Glacier - Bedroom
Alpine Glacier Motel
8.6 Very Good
$91+
$91+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge - Franz Josef Glacier - Bedroom
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Rainforest Retreat
8.7 Very Good
$107+
$107+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Franz Josef Glacier hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

3 stars

4 stars and above

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

$181

Average price (weekend night)

$150
Cheapest month to stay with an average 63% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 193% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Franz Josef Glacier

Price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
Average nightly price per month
Average nightly price

Top tips for finding Franz Josef Glacier hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Franz Josef Glacier, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Franz Josef Glacier in July and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Franz Josef Glacier if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier for 1 day.
  • Franz Josef Glacier offers many unique accommodation options. For example, you can stay in a deluxe treehouse at the Rainforest Retreat or a hand-crafted cabin at Kahere Retreat.
  • Hostels in Franz Josef Glacier, like Chateau Backpackers, generally offer free breakfast and, in some cases, even free dinner along with their accommodation.
  • Your stay in Franz Josef will also place you close to Fox Glacier. Many Franz Josef Glacier accommodation providers, like The Terrace and The Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef, have tour desks that will help you arrange helicopter tours and trekking packages to explore both of these natural wonders.
  • If you’re travelling to Franz Josef Glacier for business or you will be working during your trip, the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers a business centre and meeting rooms on the property and workspaces in the hotel rooms.
  • For a quiet stay and a true taste of nature and the local culture, consider unique accommodation options like the Whataroa Hobby Farm B&B or the Westwood Lodge.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Franz Josef Glacier

  • Are there budget accommodation options in Franz Josef Glacier?

    You’ll find plenty of motels, holiday parks and backpacker lodgings catering for even the tightest of budgets in Franz Josef Glacier. For example, Chateau Backpackers is centrally located in Franz Josef Glacier, and the hostel offers a variety of room types, including dorms and private lodgings. 

  • Are there any luxury hotels near Franz Josef Glacier?

    Though there are no 5-star hotels at Franz Josef Glacier, you will find plenty of luxurious 4-star options. For example, the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier offers spa facilities and rooms with stunning views and hot tubs. Just 5 km north of Franz Josef Glacier, you’ll also find the luxury chalets of Kahere Retreat. 

  • Are there any pet-friendly accommodation options near Franz Josef Glacier?

    Those travelling with a pet have both budget and luxury accommodation options in Franz Josef Glacier. The Glow Worm hostel offers low-cost rooms and pets may be allowed, though you must get your request approved before arrival and be prepared to pay a fee. Rainforest Deluxe and Rainforest Retreat offer luxury pet-friendly accommodation. Once again, your request must be made in advance and fees may apply. 

  • Which hotels are closest to the hot pools in Franz Josef Glacier?

    As the Franz Josef township is quite small, most accommodation options will place you within a short walk or drive from the hot pools. If you’d like to be within walking distance, consider the Aspen Court Motel Franz Josef, Rainforest Deluxe or the 58 On Cron Motel.

  • Which areas around Franz Josef Glacier are good for a romantic getaway?

    For a more romantic experience at Franz Josef Glacier, it’s worth venturing a little way out from the centre of the township to the more secluded accommodation options. In the Franz Josef Glacier surrounds, you will find lodges, cottages, cabins and retreats that cater for fewer guests, giving you the privacy you desire. The Kahere Retreat and Glenfern Villas offer luxury, seclusion and proximity to the hot pools.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Franz Josef Glacier?

    The average price of a double room in Franz Josef Glacier is $281 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $82 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Franz Josef Glacier?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Franz Josef Glacier districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Franz Josef Glacier city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Franz Josef Glacier hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Franz Josef Glacier that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef Oasis and Rainforest Retreat.

Where to stay in Franz Josef Glacier?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Franz Josef Glacier by showing you the exact location of each hotel.