Glow Worm

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Welcome to Glow Worm – a small purpose built backpackers and motel offering travellers great affordable accommodation

We now offer FREE UNLIMITED WIFI AND INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS!! with FREE soup every evening and popcorn.

Take a short stroll and you can view the glow worms at night or enjoy the Glacier Hot Pools set in the midst of the native rainforest.

Come enjoy our  fun filled entertainment and activities schedule. Try out the slack rope, play a game of KUBB, dance with fire, learn to make sushi kiwi style or take a cruise on our courtesy van to some of our beautiful local spots!! There will always be something to do here!!

Click HERE to seeing whats happening in Franz Josef

Whakatau mai ki nga whare ataahua o Puratoke

Come to beautiful our Glow worm accommodation

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Dorm/Room Options

Motel Double with kitchen // NZ$80.00 per room

Motel Twin with kitchen // NZ$80 per room (based on 2 people, Extra guests incur a $15 surcharge)

4 bed en-suite // NZ$25.00 per person

6 bed en-suite // NZ$24.00 per person

Backpacker Double with shared facilities // NZ$33.00 per person

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What we offer

•    Spacious fully equipped kitchen & dining
•    Communal lounge with warm, cosy log fire
•    SKY TV room
•    Free unlimited WIFI
•    Outdoor dining area and BBQ
•    Free hot spa pool
•    Free vegetable soup in evenings
•    Free luggage storage & safe for valuables
•    Free video library and book exchange
•     board games for those wet days
•    Free international Calling

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Off highway 6 turn left into Condon street and left into 27 Cron Street, Franz Joseph
Office Hours are 8am to 7.30 pm daily.

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