Glenfern Villas places you within a few miles (5 km) of Glacier Hot Pools and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. This 18-room, 4.5-star apartment welcomes guests with in-room amenities like kitchens, patios, and refrigerators. Also near this Franz Josef Glacier apartment are Our Lady of the Alps and St James Anglican Church.


Start each morning off right with continental breakfast served for a fee.


The 18 air-conditioned apartments feature kitchens and patios, and there's space to spread out with separate bedrooms. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport down comforters. Coffee makers, phones, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Glenfern Villas enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and laundry facilities. A stay here includes free parking. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury apartment include a garden, barbecue grills, and a picnic area.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Glenfern Villas features a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury apartment also offers multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Glenfern Villas has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Glenfern Villas offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature down comforters. Accommodations at this 4.5-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Playground on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 16 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Glenfern
  • Glenfern Villas
  • Glenfern Villas Apartment
  • Glenfern Villas Apartment Franz Josef Glacier
  • Glenfern Villas Franz Josef Glacier

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Alcohol is not served at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Apartment property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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