Chateau Franz, Franz Josef Village

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Chateau Franz

Chateau Franz set amid an amazing native rainforest with stunning views of the glacial mountains.

We offer the only family rooms in Franz Joseph as well as other options including:

  • Backpacker dorms with 3,4,5 and 8 beds
  • Doubles and twins with shared facilities
  • Self contained  Backpacker Units
  • Double and twin Studios
  • Family Rooms (only one in Franz Joseph)
  • Tent sites
  • Camper Van sites

Our location provides off street parking, a drop off point for buses and within walking distance to all bars, cafes, shops and pick up points. The team at Chateau Franz takes pride in helping you get the most from your stay and are happy to provide independent advice on the best value options and experiences for you.

At Chateau Franz Backpackers we like to provide you with loads of free stuff as part of our unique West Coast hospitality and friendly, fun environment.

What do we offer?

  • 2 fully equipped communal kitchens
  • 2 guest fully equipped laundries
  • A warm log fire area to sit and read or play board games
  • 2 TV lounges, one with 50” big screen SKY TV
  • FREE hot spa pool
  • Book exchange and video library
  • 24 hour wireless broadband and internet room with 6 computers
  • Outdoor dining areas and BBQ
  • Plenty of off street parking
  • FREE hot vegetable soup in the evenings
  • FREE popcorn to enjoy while watching TV
  • Full booking office and free advice
  • Double rooms all have own TV
  • Free luggage storage and safe for valuables

Dorm/Room Options

Prices quoted in NZ$, subject to change

  • 4 bed dorm - NZ$24.00 per person
  • 4 bed en suite - NZ$25.00 per person
  •  5 bed dorm - NZ$23.00 per person
  • 6 bed flash backer - NZ$26.00 per person
  • 9 bed en suite - NZ$22.00 per person
  • Double shared facilities - NZ$61.00
  • Twin shared facilities - NZ$60.00 per room
  • Double Backpacker en suite - NZ$65.00 per room
  • Duluxe Double - NZ$85.00 per room
  • Deluxe Twin - NZ$85.00 per room
  • We honour BBH, VIP and YHA card discounts.

Chateau Franz, Franz Josef Village Enquiry Form


8 Cron Street
Franz Josef

Phone: +64 3 752 0738

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 728 372

Fax: +64 3 752 0743

Web: Visit website

The Chateau Franz, Franz Josef Village Enquiry Form