This recently refurbished 5 star hostel offers comfortable and modern accommodation in New Zealand. YHA Franz Josef is the perfect hostel to take in the sights of the magnificent Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. Accommodation comprises shared, double, twin (some with ensuite bathrooms) and family rooms. Facilities include a spacious fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge with Sky TV and free dvd's, open plan lounge/dining room with open fire, bike storage, drying room, pool table and sauna., Comfortable and modern with a warm atmosphere and a rain forest in the back yard. Located in Franz Josef, close to the glacier.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Relaxing
  • Sightseeing
  • Sports & Activities

Green rating



Great spot. Well set out hostel. Good facilities.Friendly staff who were generally helpful. Improvements: perhaps bench in front of food cubby holes to take bags out to sort and not a table where people are sitting. Edges of carpet in bedroom were not clean next to walls.


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Mon 13 Apr 2015