With the West Coast rainforest right outside the backdoor, YHA Franz Josef Glacier is a 5 star hostel offering comfortable and modern backpacker accommodation.
Qualmark 5 Star Rated Backpacker Accommodation
YHA Franz Josef Glacier is the perfect hostel to take in the sights of the magnificent Fox and Franz Josef Glacier glaciers on the South Island’s wild and wonderful West Coast.
Nestled into a stunning backdrop of rainforest and mountain views, YHA Franz Josef Glacier offers backpacker accommodation comprising of shared, double, twin (some with ensuite bathrooms) and family rooms. YHA Franz Josef Glacier hostel facilities include a spacious fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge with big flat screen TV and free DVDs, open plan lounge/dining room with an open fire, laundry/drying room, pool table, picnic area, BBQ, travel desk, free wifi and a FREE Sauna!
The friendly hostel staff are happy to give free travel and activity information and will show guests where they can take some amazing walks and hikes around Franz Josef village.
"YHA Franz Josef Glacier is probably the best budget accommodation in the area: very modern, well run and airy, with a spacious kitchen, clean comfortable rooms, BBQ area and all the expected facilities." - The Rough Guide to New Zealand.