Chateau Backpacker & Motels

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
8 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, 7886, New Zealand
3.5 out of 5 rating 93 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Chateau Backpacker & Motels in Franz Josef Glacier, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Franz Josef Glacier and Westcoast Wildlife Centre. This hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Our Lady of the Alps and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from St James Anglican Church.


Make yourself at home in one of the 43 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a spa tub, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a fireplace in the lobby. Additional amenities at this hostel include tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and barbecue grills.


A complimentary continental breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Westcoast Wildlife Centre - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Our Lady of the Alps - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
St James Anglican Church - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Glacier Hot Pools - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Franz Josef Glacier - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Fox Glacier - 28.6 km / 17.8 mi

The preferred airport for Chateau Backpacker & Motels is Hokitika (HKK) - 135.9 km / 84.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Total number of rooms - 43
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Picnic area