Our Franz Josef Accommodation Options
This is a peaceful place for guests who seek nature, adventure and wilderness."
A separate self contained garden cottage with a king bed and single bed.
The Waiho Rooms
The spacious Waiho Rooms on the top floor of the house - where your party have the exclusive use of the top floor with two bedrooms for a double, twin, or a group of three traveling together.
In your quality accommodation at Ribbonwood Retreat, finding a haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life happens naturally. Here you can relax in wilderness, wander the gardens and feel your travel tiredness slip away. The surroundings of Glacier Country are at the doorstep to explore.
The lush greenery of the grounds at Ribbonwood Retreat Bed and Breakfast provide habitat for New Zealand's native birds.
Just a few minutes drive from the village and ten minutes drive from the glacier, our bed & breakfast accommodation has several excellent restaurants nearby, offering complimentary transport. You can relax knowing your hosts, Julie and Jonathan will take good care of you.
Ribbonwood Retreat on Tripadvisor
Ribbonwood Retreat is traveller ranked at Number 1 on TripAdvisor for Franz Josef Accommodation and we have held that position for years.
We are Number 2 for all West Coast Bed and Breakfast Accommodations.
What makes us unique
Ribbonwood Retreat Finalists for the Sustainability Awards
These awards celebrate business excellence in our region and acknowledge the valuable contribution West Coast businesses are making to our local economy.
Since its conception Ribbonwood has worked hard to reduce its impact and improve our long-term sustainability, so we do appreciate being recognised for that.
Thanks for your support Development West Coast!