Welcome to Glow Worm Cottages a small purpose built complex offering travelers and adventurer’s affordable accommodation in self contained Studio units. We are located centrally in Franz Josef within walking distance to all bars, restaurants, supermarket, post office and activity pick up points. 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.
We offer a range of accommodation options alternatives from compact double / twin studios or Backpacker double, twin, or dorm rooms. We also have 14 “flash packer” units sleeping 4-5 persons with own bathroom, TV and kitchenette. Our flash backers are popular with families or groups of independent travelers who want a bit more at an affordable price
Our communal lounge, dining and kitchen area is spacious with a warm log fire with a separate 50″ plasma TV room. We also have wireless internet, outdoor BBQ area and plenty of off street parking available.
The friendly team offer great independent advice on the best activity information and provide an efficient booking service. Booking activities is recommended to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable stay in the glacier region.
Whakatau mai ki nga whare ataahua o Puratoke
Come on in to beautiful Glowworm cottages
4 bed en suite
NZ$27.00 per person
6 bed flash backer
NZ$26.00 per person
Double room with shared facilities
Twin room with shared facilities
NZ$66.00 per room
Deluxe double motel unit
NZ$100.00 per room
Deluxe twin motel unit
NZ$105.00 per room
We honour BBH, VIP and YHA card discounts.
What we offer
• Spacious fully equipped kitchen & dining
• Communal lounge with warm, cosy log fire
• SKY TV room
• 24 hour wireless broadband internet
• 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
• Pool table and board games for those wet days
• Guest card phone
BBH Discounts. We also honour YHA AND VIP cards
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.