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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 #3 of 6 Manapouri B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is a nicely situated and well-appointed B&B, with friendly and helpful owner and staff. We were welcomed with a cup of tea and a chat in a rather impressive dining room. Our room was large and comfortable, and we felt that it was good value for money.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful old house run by very friendly and helpful people. This is not just a very nice place to stay, but rather a home! We stayed two nights and enjoyed it. Perfect location for your trip to Doubtful Sound. Diner you should find in 20 km remote Te Anau

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Rothenburg, Germany
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20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Room was basic but had what we needed, convenient location to the departure point for Doubtful Sound cruises. Very quiet. Rob the host was very friendly. The views from the house are gorgeous across the water. Take the short Drive to Te Anau for dinner.

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Address: 7 Murrell Avenue, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
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Hotel Class:4 star — Murrell's Grand View House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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