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The Ferns Luxury Hideaway is elevated amongst the rainforest backing onto National Park. The expansive deck wraps around two side of the house and is a fantastic place to share breakfast with the birds or to enjoy the afternoon sun after a day on the glacier.
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The Ferns Hideaway


The Ferns Hideaway

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Richard & Melinda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Air conditioningThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The Ferns Hideaway Retreat is a stylish and immaculate award winning home. Designed with an elevated floor plan to capture the feeling of living in amongst the rainforest. The house backs onto the bush and birdsong of the national park.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 crib

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad


237 Reviews

Julie User Profile
March 2018
Great location, beautiful home on a lovely lot! (the ferns are amazing!) It was so quiet here, felt like a luxury getaway for sure. Well stocked with bath soap, shampoo & conditioner and kitchen basics, great New Zealand books to look at inside and great entertaining space outsid…
Ann User Profile
February 2018
Beautiful home. Very clean, comfortable and spacious. Great location. Great hosts.
Nathan User Profile
January 2018
Huge home in a fern forest. Great proximity to the glacier. Well equipped kitchen.
Alice User Profile
January 2018
We stayed in The Ferns for 2 nights. It was a luxury for us because we usually cannot afford such a fancy place. As such, it was far larger than we needed, but it was our only option in Franz Josef at the time we booked. It was quiet at night and close to the town. If you hav…
Oenoke User Profile
January 2018
Great house for a 4-5 member family. Private. Very close to the town center. Indeed, walkable to restaurants, shopping. Would definitely stay here again.
Teresa User Profile
December 2017
A large space for six people, close to town and at the end of a residential street. Convenient due to location.
Dawn User Profile
December 2017
Beautiful home and great location! Check-in process was a breeze, and useful amenities (coffee, washing machine and dryer). Thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!!

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