Travelling on a budget but still want privacy? Backpacker accommodation options these days are a far cry from what they used to be and you can choose private motel rooms as an alternative to dorm rooms. This one pictured is at Chateau Backpackers & Motels in Franz Josef and includes a luxurious queen size bed 🛌 along with a kitchenette and ensuite bathroom 🚿

Chateau Franz is located in the rainforest only a two minute walk to everything in the village and it’s only five minutes’ drive away from the Glacier car park.

They also throw in a whole heap of freebies such as free unlimited wifi, breakfast, soup, spa pool and even free international phone calls – sweet as!