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Rainforest Retreat Backpackers

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8.9
Fabulous
504 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Sinead and the team are here to look after your needs as well as offering FREE unlimited WIFI, FREE huge 15 person 40degree bubbly HOT TUB, FREE Scandinavian Sauna, FREE HUGS ;-), FREE GHD hair straighteners and hairdryers in the nicest backpackers bathrooms anywhere. Awesome discounted dinner options in our onsite bar and restaurant, Monsoon. FREE advice and lots of smiley happy people here to make sure you have a brilliant time.

Deep In the heart of West Coast Glacier country, Rainforest Retreat is a great find, with a range of accommodation set amongst lush native bush in Franz Josef township. Enjoy privacy and sanctuary in secluded cottages and tree huts, relax in the spas and sauna, dine out and have fun at the bar/restaurant, or just relish the bush setting and cook up barbecues with new friends.

Located opposite the world famous Glacier Guides Base, Rainforest Backpackers offers quality backpacking accommodation.

We have a wide range of room options including our private double or twin rooms: Tree Lodges, Tree Huts, Park Motels, En-suite Queen rooms, En-suite Flash-packer doubles, and very cool beds in sheds.

For dorm accommodation choose from our funky En-suite 4 Bed Flash-packer dorms, and 4 to 8 bed shared dorms. we have accommodation to suit every need and budget.

Rainforest Backpackers was architecturally designed and landscaped to merge into the existing rainforest environment whilst maximising the awesome alpine and glacier views. Park sites are also on site for campers and vans.

The Onsite Monsoon bar and restaurant will quite probably be your favourite bar in NZ, with roaring fires, regular DJ's, nightly prizes and giveaways for all your favourite activities. The Monsoon restaurant will satisfy your hunger whatever your budget with all you can eat pizza nights, backpacker meal deals and a specially created a la carte menu specially designed by our head chef Jayson Cruz, who has created a menu of mouth-watering delicacies to treat you after a hard day glacier exploring.

Reception hours 9am – 7pm

Check in from 2pm, Check out by 10am

Come and stay at Rainforest Backpackers, it's not just accommodation, it's an experience!

Reviews & Ratings

8.9
Fabulous
504 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.1
  • Location
    9.4
  • Staff
    9.1
  • Atmosphere
    7.7
  • Cleanliness
    8.8
  • Value for Money
    8.9
  • Facilities
    9

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7.7
Very Good
May 15, 2024
Cute little Hostel
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Female, 25-30
8.9
Fabulous
Apr 20, 2024
very good hostel, lots of facilities, lockers in the rooms would have been helpful
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Male, 25-30
10
Superb
Apr 15, 2024
Love love love. Such a cute hostel and views of the glacier
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Female, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Parking
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Microwave
    • Card Phones
    • Washing Machine
    • Sauna
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Fax Service
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • ATM
    • Postal Service
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Vending Machines
    • Mini-Supermarket
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Pool Table
    • Foosball
    • Wi-Fi

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