Opened in August 2013 and offering luxurious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a fireplace, Franz Josef Oasis is just 10 minutes’ drive from the Franz Josef Glacier. Guests enjoy a spacious, covered outdoor terrace, perfect for taking in the lovely views of Westland National Park, the garden and mountains. Rooms feature soundproofing, double-glazed windows and deluxe linen. All boast a large flat-screen TV with over 50 satellite channels. Each room includes a bathroom with heated towel rails and guest toiletries. They display artworks by renowned New Zealand photographer, Andris Apse. Franz Josef Oasis Hotel is 5 minutes’ drive from the Franz Josef Heliport and The Glacier Hot Pools. It is 2 minutes’ drive from Westland National Park. Lake Mapourika is 2 minutes’ drive away.