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Address: Jiamei Road, South District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Dining in traditional building

Stanley Murray House located near the coast. Stanley plaza get connected to Murray House making this spot a good walking sight visit along the Stanley main street and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Simon W

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stanley Murray House located near the coast. Stanley plaza get connected to Murray House making this spot a good walking sight visit along the Stanley main street and coastline. Lots of tourists and local people enjoy dining in this area.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Murray House is in Stanley which is on the south side of Hong Kong Island. See my review on "Stanley" for complete and detailed directions on how to get there. It is worth it, and I recommend it just for the bus ride. At Stanley, one of the things you can see is Murray House. It is not a spectacular... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The building itself looks interesting and as mentioned by other reviewers, Murray House was initially in Central and they have "moved" it to Stanley. There is nothing much to see though but restaurants only?! It was nice to see people walking their dogs in Stanley.. Anyways, the location is good as you can easily visit all these attractions nearby Murray... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The Murray House was originally built in Central District at the site where the Bank of China Tower is,now. The Victoria-era building was designed by the British army officers and was built by the Royal Engineers When the building was completed, it was used as an officers' quarter. In the 2nd World War,during the Japanese occupation of Hongkong from 1941-1945,it... More 

2 Thank Chan C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Splendid looking facade which use't to be in HK itself. Feel a little cheated to find out its been moved and partially rebuilt. Can well imagine it being an officers mess in the past.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Murray house is nice and interesting historical building that was moved to Stanley. Its part of the nice seaside path and shopping complex. It is filled with restaurants and shops. It a good place to eat if you are in Stanley and has us a good view of Stanley coast line. However beyond that its really not that interesting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Good experience if you value history and heritage. Stanley Market is a bit expensive. I recommend shopping elsewhere such as night market.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The building is of historical interest and is a lovely example of British colonial. It is great that rather than consign it to the bulldozers, they moved it from Central to Stanley. Having said that, there is not much to do there apart from eat in one of the expensive restaurants that it houses. If you are in Stanley, check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Murray House was one of the oldest surviving public buildings in Hong Kong. It was moved from Central to Stanley in 1982. I like the architecture with its unique heavy stone walls and many flat arched openings. All floors have verandas on all sides with Roman style column as support. It is a must-see place in Stanley and if you... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This building was moved from Central. Originally built in 1846 as a mess for the officers. It moved to Stanley. Great food from different countries, with terraces and nice sea views.

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