A stay in the Glacier Country region is perfect for those who
appreciate great scenery, but hate how they can’t take it home with them and
put it outside the office window. Enjoy spectacular views and accommodation with
today’s Groupon: $229 for two nights’ accommodation at the Franz Josef Glacier Country Retreat for two, including breakfasts, bottle of wine, late checkout
and more, Christchurch ($830 value).
Groupies enjoy the beauty and grandeur of the glacial surroundings during a two-night stay at the Franz Josef Glacier Country Retreat, located in the heart of the stunning Glacier Country region, a World Heritage site. Cantabrians in need of a getaway enjoy two nights’ accommodation in a charming Pioneer Room, offering views of the picturesque Lake Mapourika or the surrounding snow-capped mountains. Guests also receive a bottle of wine and cookies to enjoy, Wi-Fi and DVD rentals, a late checkout for compulsory morning sleep-ins and 10% off helicopter flights. With a location just five minutes from the quaint Franz Josef village, the country retreat provides the perfect base to explore the many attractions of the area, from the guided tours of the glacier to the hot pools.
The Franz Josef Glacier Country Retreat is a family-owned
boutique bed and breakfast which offers the intimacy and homely
atmosphere of a family-owned residence, where guests are made to feel at home by the
friendly, welcoming staff. The gracious country homestead is set on picturesque
farm land and offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by some of the most beautiful
scenery in New Zealand. Guests stay in style and comfort in one of 12 boutique
rooms, each fitted out with all the mod cons as well as being individually
decorated, named and themed after a local pioneer family, with photos and
stories of these families adorning the walls, giving guests a unique reminder of
the history of the local area.