Glow Worm Accommodations is located in the center of Franz Josef and offers a range of shared dormitory rooms and private rooms with attached bathroom. Free unlimited WiFi is included. All rooms include free breakfast in the morning and a free vegetable soup in the evening as well as BBQ facilities and free use of the spa pool. All guests at Glow Worm Accommodations have 24-hour access to the large communal kitchen and lounge area, with a 50-inch flat-screen TV and shelf full of games for social nights. The lounge area is equipped with couches and a large range of movies where guests can warm up next to the fireplace and enjoy some free popcorn. Glow Worm Accommodations is a 25-minute drive from Fox Glacier. A variety of restaurants and bars is less than 10 minutes’ walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 full bed
and
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.6
Value for money
9.1
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
7.0
Low score for Franz Josef
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Haifang
    United States of America United States of America
    The room is clean and comfortable. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast and hot soup in the evening are very nice treat especially in a rainy day.
  • Yee
    Singapore Singapore
    The warm welcome cement the impression of the place. Despite being a backpackers' hostel, this accommodation is full of family atmosphere and friendship.
  • Pauline
    France France
    We have breakfast included, free soup at 6pm, free popcorn if you want it when you watch a movie. The staff is really friendly and helpful. The start of some walks are not too far.

Area info

Amenities of Glow Worm Accommodation
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Spa
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Glow Worm Accommodation takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Glow Worm Accommodation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Glow Worm Accommodation of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about Glow Worm Accommodation

  • Glow Worm Accommodation offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Game room

  • The prices at Glow Worm Accommodation may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Glow Worm Accommodation is 650 feet from the center of Franz Josef. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Glow Worm Accommodation is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Glow Worm Accommodation on this page.