All Hostels in Franz Josef

Welcome to your detailed guide for Franz Josef hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Franz Josef, Nuova Zelanda. Compare prices for Franz Josef hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Franz Josef Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Franz Josef, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Franz Josef


(Rainforest Backpackers Retreat is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Franz Josef


(Rainforest Backpackers Retreat is the best rated)

Most Franz Josef hostels are located in

Franz Josef Glacier

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Hostels in Franz Josef for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Franz Josef for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Franz Josef? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Franz Josef alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Franz Josef. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Franz Josef (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Franz Josef is also named and spelled Franz Josef Glacier - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Franz Josef here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Fox Glacier Fox Glacier (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Lake Tekapo Lake Tekapo (74 Km / 46 mi.)
Twizel Twizel (97 Km / 60 mi.)
Hokitika Hokitika (98 Km / 61 mi.)
Haast Haast (106 Km / 66 mi.)
Albury Albury (109 Km / 68 mi.)
Geraldine Geraldine (114 Km / 71 mi.)

FAQ about Franz Josef Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Franz Josef. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Franz Josef. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Franz Josef Hostels shows all 5 Hostels in Franz Josef. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

YHA Franz Josef is the best hostel in Franz Josef for families.

YHA Franz Josef is the best hostel in Franz Josef for groups. compares prices for 5 hostels in Franz Josef, Nuova Zelanda.This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Franz Josef.

Rainforest Backpackers Retreat is the best rated hostel for partying in Franz Josef.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Franz Josef - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Franz Josef

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Franz Josef and Nuova Zelanda.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Franz Josef