Places to stay

Chateau Backpackers & Motels Franz Josef Glacier

Perfectly located and nestled in a rainforest, Chateau Backpackers & Motels offer a range of private motel rooms and high-end luxury dorm rooms.

All of which include:

  • Free unlimited wifi
  • Free breakfast
  • Free soup
  • Free international phone calls
  • Free spa pool

Motel rooms have luxury queen-size beds, kitchenettes and ensuites. These rooms are the perfect solution to those who want privacy but are travelling on a budget.

Backpacker rooms have beds set out in pods to ensure all guests have the privacy they require after a day hiking on the glacier. The pods are enclosed on three sides with a curtain for privacy and include a double power socket with USB charging points and individual reading lights. Chateau has a selection of pod room sizes to accommodate up to 9 persons. Located on Cron Street in Franz Josef only a five-minute drive to the glacier and a two-minute walk to all of Franz Josef's amenities.

Booking and more information:

P: +64 3 752 0738
NZFREEPHONE: 0800 728 372
F: +64 3 752 0743

8 - 10 Cron Street,
Franz Josef Glacier,
New Zealand



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