Punga Grove Motel & Suites, Franz Josef Glacier

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Punga Grove Motel in Franz Josef Glacier Village offers stylish motel accommodation with options to suit all guests.

Perfectly positioned in a beautiful rainforest, set amongst native forest against a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks, Punga Grove is your natural West Coast accommodation choice for your stay in Glacier Country in New Zealand.

We’re located very centrally in Franz Josef on Cron Street, just off the Franz Josef Highway SH6, which runs through the centre of the village. Punga Grove is hidden in the rainforest just a short walk to shops, cafes, bars and tour operators and just a few minutes’ drive to the Franz Josef Glacier access.

Franz Josef Village Motel Accommodation & Facilities - Studios, Suites, One and Two Bedroom Units

Wake up to call of native birds, step from your motel room into luxuriant rainforest, and be spellbound by superb alpine and glacier views. Enjoy the special hospitality and the high levels of service that we pride ourselves on. Punga Grove is the natural choice for motel accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier.

Punga Grove offers motel accommodation options to suit all guests, equipped with everything you need to ensure a rewarding and relaxing stay.

All Motel Units Feature:

  • A beautiful native bush setting
  • 20 quality units - selection of studio, one or two bedroom
  • Two bedroom units with king or queen plus twin beds, sleep up to 5
  • Selection of superior super king, queen and twin beds
  • Fully-equipped kitchens, ovens or hobs, microwave and fridge
  • Direct dial phones in all units, most with modem compatibility
  • SKY TV
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • Facilities for guests with wheelchairs

Punga Grove - Executive Studios:

You may prefer our Executive Studios which feature a king size bed, spa bath, kitchenette, gas log fire, underfloor heating, leather sofa and quality fittings throughout. Secluded amongst native rainforest you are assured total peace and privacy. Spoil yourself, you deserve it!

Motel Guest Facilities

Explore the beautiful South West New Zealand World Heritage Area from the comfort of your premium Franz Josef accommodation at Punga Grove:

  • Gas BBQ
  • Guest laundry
  • Daily room service
  • Tea, coffee, milk
  • Continental breakfast available to your room
  • Village location, short walk to restaurants, cafes, shopping and tour services


The following rates are valid commencing 1 September 09, expiring 30 April 2012. Rates are in New Zealand Dollars and are inclusive of New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Studio Motel Unit $NZ165.00
1 Bedroom Motel Unit $NZ175.00
2 Bedroom Motel Unit $NZ240.00
Executive Studios $NZ220.00

Rates are based on 1 or 2 persons occupying a unit. Extra person charges apply: Extra Adult $25.00 per night, extra child 4 - 15 yrs $15.00 per night. Children under 4 yrs may share existing bedding at no charge. Cot and highchair are available free of charge.

Punga Grove reserves the right to amend these rates and conditions without notification. Please enquire at the time of your booking.

Please check our website for any specials that may be available from time to time




40 Cron Street
Franz Josef Glacier
West Coast

Phone: +64 3 752 0001

Freephone: 0800 437 269

Fax: +64 3 752 0002

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