Glow Worm Cottages

3 stars
View map of 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 0000

Hotel Overview

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Backpackers and tourists looking for comfortable lodgings while visiting the glacier at Franz Josef find suitable retreat at Glow Worm Cottages. Holidaymakers at this budget-friendly New Zealand property can join hikes around lakes and rainforests in the region or hop aboard helicopters that tour around the city. Vacationers also enjoy outdoor activities such as horseback riding, skydiving and riding quad bikes in recreational sites in the area.

Glow Worm Cottages provides tour desk, laundry facilities (fees apply) and luggage storage for a better stay. Wi-Fi access and parking are also on offer. After a full day, guests head back to the hotel and unwind in the lounge or hot spa pool.

Glow Worm Inn is located in the heart of Franz Josef town, a short walk from several bus stations. After checking out rare kiwis housed in Westcoast Wildlife Centre, patrons can have relaxing massages at the local spa.

Sightseers at Glow Worm Hotel can prepare meals at the communal kitchen or have cookouts with fellow travellers at the barbecue area on site. Patrons also sample delicious local specialties at several dining options close by.

The property features private and shared rooms that can accommodate up to 12 people. Each spacious unit is equipped with basic amenities such as TV, en suite bathroom with shower and desk. Some units have kitchen.

Glow Worm Cottages Rooms

Motel Twin Room with Kitchen
2x Single beds, kitchen, ensuite
Ensuite Dormitory
Bunk beds, sharing with other guests. Ensuite facilities
Backpacker Double Room with Shared Facilities
Double bed, shared facilities
Motel Double Room with Kitchen
Double bed, kitchen, ensuite


  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Laundry service
Tour desk
Free internet
Free parking

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Hotel Map

-43.3878 170.1832
Area served
Franz Josef
Nearby airports
Hokatika has the closest airport 1 hour & 30 minutes drive away.
Area description
Off highway 6 turn into Condon street. Then turn left into Cron Street and you will find us next to the big green kiwi center, number 27! Office Hours are 8am to 9pm daily.

Hotel Policies


Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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