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Murrell's Grand View House

4.0 of 5
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7 Murrell Avenue, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
Murrell's Grand View House
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Ranked #4 of 6 Manapouri B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Rooms
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    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful relaxing stay in this historic coach house. Views are amazing. Hosts are 'no fuss' people, who work hard in the background. We made good friends with other visitors here, as we enjoyed dinner together, then sat around the open fireplace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing views nestled in private gardens. Great warm hospitality by the host Robert 5 th generation of the Murrell family. Devine healthy breakfast. Grand homestead in original decore. Highly recommended.

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Elizabeth, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How many times do you have an opportunity to sleep in a home that was begun in 1889? That's the beauty of this Bed and Breakfast. If you're looking for a modern touch, sit on the comfy bed or look in the bathroom, but if you are looking for a NZ family history look no further. Views were indeed grand.... More 

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GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here and it was certainly a pleasure to host you. We are delighted that you enjoyed the history of our property as it is indeed a special place with plenty of history. Perhaps we will see you again one... More 

West-Terschelling, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The title says it all actually. And all the former reviews! Rob and Pauline are hosts who provide you with so much extra service, from the breakfast, and the perfect rooms, to the talks with tips about the Sounds and all others things you can go and see in this region. We especially liked the little museum we got the... More 

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GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View House, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Grand View House and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are always grateful for any feedback and hope that we may host you again one day. Regards Robert Murrell More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The original accommodation in Manapouri. Beautiful timber house with unparalleled views. Lovely hosts who did everything possible to make our stay easy and comfortable. Excellent and copious breakfast Comfortable beds. We couldn't have asked for more.

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Cardrona, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had a nice room wirh gardenview. Breakfast was delicious, service was good. U had a wonderful view from the veranda over the lake. The opportunity to leave your car on the property while doing a overnight cruise is a possibillity. The house has a very English touch

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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
2 reviews
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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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