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Gecko Cottage with Spa Access

SuperhostWest Coast, NZ
Entire cottage hosted by Becki
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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Gecko Cottage is a part of Rainforest Retreat that tucked away in a secluded area in the heart of Franz Josef village with a wide range of activities nearby. It offers rustic accommodation with a modern twist hosting up to 2 people!

It’s a fantastic place to unwind, recharge, and discover!

Maximum occupancy – 2 people.

The space
Located within the Gecko Village, a secluded area of Rainforest Retreat in a peaceful rainforest setting, our Gecko Cottages were used as a base for forestry workers in the 1940s. Given a modern makeover, you will find all the comforts to enjoy a relaxing and memorable holiday. The Gecko village has a private entrance, features several Gecko Cottages & House on its territory, and has a shared outdoor spa pool available exclusively for Gecko Village guests.

Inside the vacation home, you will feel comfortable with its warm and cozy interior. The cottage offers a king-size bed, a sitting area with a comfortable sofa & TV, a compact bathroom, a kitchenette with tea/coffee & breakfast making facilities (microwave, toaster, mini-fridge, dishes & silverware). Amenities like towels, linens, and toiletries are provided to our guests. Heating, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV are also included.
Our signature complimentary breakfast basket is provided to all Gecko Cottage guests on the day of arrival. In the morning enjoy a coffee outside of the cottage with incredible sight and the gentle sound of the forest. In the evening bliss out in a shared outdoor spa pool or treat yourself with a delicious meal in Moonsoon restaurant after a day of exploration.

Come and join us and we will make sure you have the best time in our little slice of paradise!

Guest access
All our guests have access to the exceptional range of facilities within the complex including:

-Large hot bubbling spa pool
-Scandinavian sauna
-All-weather BBQ area
-Unlimited wifi
-Free parking
-On-site commercial laundry
-Children's playground
-Track & walking information
-Monsoon Bar & Restaurant is also on-site with a lounge area and a large cozy fireplace.
Gecko Cottage is a part of Rainforest Retreat that tucked away in a secluded area in the heart of Franz Josef village with a wide range of activities nearby. It offers rustic accommodation with a modern twist hosting up to 2 people!

It’s a fantastic place to unwind, recharge, and discover!

Maximum occupancy – 2 people.

The space
Located within the Gecko Village, a seclude…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Heating
Breakfast
Room-darkening shades
TV
Private entrance
Dryer
Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

West Coast, NZ

Rainforest is located in the heart of Franz Josef village and only minutes to the famous Franz Josef glacier. Rainforest is an ideal place to stay to explore the region.

Want to conquer glaciers? Go on some of the world’s best hiking tours? Franz Josef is filled with great activities. You can even jump out of a plane in one of the highest-ranked skydives in the world. For nature lovers and thrill-seekers, Franz Josef can’t be beaten!

The activities in the region include, but are not limited to:
Lagoon and Lake kayaking, guided glacier walks, heli-hikes, horse trekking, white heron tours, skydiving, kayaking, cross country quad biking, rafting, boat and fishing tours, hot pools, etc.

Grocery stores, souvenir shops, service stations, the coach stops, cafes & restaurants, and tour & sightseeing services are minutes away for our location.

Westland Tai Poutini National Park -10 minutes away.
Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools in a walking distance, a few minutes away.

Franz Glacier – 5km
Fox Glacier - 25km
Lake Mapourika -7km
Waiho River - 500m
Rainforest is located in the heart of Franz Josef village and only minutes to the famous Franz Josef glacier. Rainforest is an ideal place to stay to explore the region.

Want to conquer glaciers? Go…

Top places nearby

SnakeBite Brewery
0.2km
Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools
0.3km
Okarito Kayaks
18.4km

Mount Cook
23.4km
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
24.0km

Hosted by Becki

Joined in May 2018
  • 488 Reviews
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Hi, I'm Becki from Rainforest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier. I would for you to come and stay at our little slice of paradise on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island. Myself and our team will ensure you have a fantastic stay. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Hi, I'm Becki from Rainforest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier. I would for you to come and stay at our little slice of paradise on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island. Myself…
During your stay
Reception hours are 8am - 8pm. The on site restaurant and bar stays open till late and can assist with most situations. There is an out of hours emergency number. Details are in the room.
Becki is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 14:00 - 00:00
Check out: 10:00
Health & safety
Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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