Franz Josef Glacier Holiday Houses, Cottages, Apartments and Flats

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Franz Josef we have a variety of accommodation options including 3 bedroom Holiday Houses, 2 bedroom Cottages and 1 bedroom flats.

All listed accommodation is 2-3 minutes from the centre of Franz Josef, offers unlimited free wifi & free onsite parking.

For bigger groups our central Franz Josef accommodation is located next to two motels so larger groups may choose to spread out across some hotel or motel rooms as well as stay in a Franz Josef holiday rental and all rooms would still only be a minutes walk apart.

The town of Franz Josef Glacier is located half way between Christchurch and Queenstown and offers a range of accommodation and activities, from the Glacier Hot pools, Scenic helicopter or plane flights, to horse trekking, quad biking and kayaking.

Ensure you allow enough time to enjoy all Franz Josef has to offer and also have some time for yourself to relax while on holiday.

Accommodation Options

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Franz Josef Treetops Holiday Home
Offering space and privacy this modern ground floor 3 bedroom house offers the ideal place for a family or group of friends to relax while visiting Franz Josef Glacier. The house is situated directly opposite the hot pools surrounded by native forest. The 3 bedrooms offer bedding for six people and there is also an additional fold out couch. The house has a full kitchen, washing machine and private deck with small fish pond.

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Three Bedroom Franz Josef Holiday house
The House offers a full kitchen and open plan lounge ideal for groups to get together and spend time socialising. The main bedroom contains a king bed and a single bed, the second bedroom contains a queen bed and two single beds, the third smaller bedroom contains a single bed. There is one bathroom with a separate toilet. The house is located on a private rear section, 3 minutes walk from several restaurants, glacier hot pools and the centre of Franz Josef Glacier village.


Two Bedroom Franz Josef Holiday cottage
The Cottage offers a lounge with a dining table and couches. Leading off the lounge is a small kitchen with microwave and two hotplates along with a refrigerator. The bathroom also leads off the lounge and contains a shower, toilet and vanity. The main bedroom contains a double bed and a single bed and the second bedroom contains 3 single beds. The Cottage is located on a side street and across from a restaurant and is two minutes walk from the centre of Franz Josef.

One Bedroom Franz Josef Holiday unit
1 Bedroom Holiday unit. The door opens onto a hallway, leading off which is a good sized bedroom, containing a queen and single bed and an eat in kitchen with two hotplates, microwave and fridge freezer. The bathroom contains a shower, toilet and vanity. The unit is located next to a small campervan park and two minutes walk from the centre of Franz Josef. If you are looking for good value accommodation that has cooking facilities and plenty of space for 2-3 people this is a good option.

Additional nearby Accommodation Options

The Terrace, Franz Josef Glacier

The Terrace offers a wide range of rooms from Hotel style studios, two bedroom apartments and luxury one bedroom apartments with two person spa baths. For more information see
10 Cottages, Franz Josef Glacier

10 Cottages, offers modern double glazed studio cottages containing queen and king single beds, some with mountain views. All Cottages contain microwave ovens, tea, coffee and breakfast making facilities. The rooms back onto Westland National Park yet are within 2-3 minutes walk of the centre of Franz Josef.