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Murrell's Grand View House

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   7 Murrell Avenue, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 6 Manapouri B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very enjoyable and comfortable night staying in this lovely historic house. The rooms are large and nicely furnished with everything you need. Robert cooked up a great breakfast early before our Doubtful Sound day trip. The location is simply stunning.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Grand View House is very aptly named. We arrived at the perfect time to enjoy the changing light across the mountains and lake as dusk fell. The house is warm and inviting, with spacious airy rooms full of interesting items from the long history of this guest house. Our host Robert was exemplary and made sure we felt welcome and... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This house with it's long history is amazing. Old english way with lounge, fireplace, good breakfast, makes you wanna stay longer. Robert being the perfect host , arranging a different boat tour when ours broke down, gives it the finishing touch. Being at the Southern island this is a must stay.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Gracious host who prepared breakfast to order each morning and shared the history of the house and his family as innkeepers. Large and comfortable room with a shared sitting room for quiet evenings. Charming and relaxing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Gracious hosts, magnificent views, local knowledge, history and character, wonderful location this place has it all. My family stayed here before a Fiordland walk this summer and it was a wonderful start to a great adventure. Something special and different for this location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Robert greeted us at his family homestead having been busy with projects to keep this wonderful, historic guest house in top-notch shape. We had a lovely, comfortable room overlooking the water & slept well before being treated enthusiastically to a delicious breakfast, preparing us for the day's trip to Doubtful Sound. A great base for further exploring, it is peaceful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Wonderfully comfortable B &B with a Grand View as advertised. The bedroom was large and well appointed. The lounge is very comfortable and it feels like you've been welcomed to someone's lovely home. Take a moment to look at the paintings. Our delightful host explained his was the 5th generation of Murrell to provide for travellers in Manapouri. He brought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We loved the house and the incredible view from it over the lake. A restored original family home with comfortable rooms and showers, and excellent hospitality from the owners - great breakfast and lovely setting. The isolation here at the end of the world makes it a very memorable place to stay. It is by far the nicest place in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night before taking an overnight tour of doubtful sound.The property was built by the current owners great grand father and commands superb views. The owners are incredibly friendly and helpful, the breakfast was great. Manapouri is quiet but the starting point for multiple tours and walks...we will definitely return.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Murrell's Grand View House does have the most stunning views. Our bedroom window looked out over the lake towards Doubtful Sound and although the accommodation was quite expensive the views and setting were worth it. Our room was spotless, comfortable and quiet and we enjoyed every minute. It is a short walk to the beach and we were able to... More 

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Address: 7 Murrell Avenue, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Murrell's Grand View House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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