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Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   68 Cathedral Drive | PO Box 106, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 6 Manapouri B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel is actually just 3 minutes from the wharf for boat tours to Doubtful Sound. This town only has 1 family restaurant, and this motel with on site pub. That's it. No shop, no bakery, nothing. Kitchen in on site pub closes at 9PM, so no food after 9PM. Food is average. They also have 2 computers for internet... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in December 2014, the motel looks slightly old fashioned however don't be put off! The rooms were very large, clean and very comfortable! The best thing about this motel was being able to sit on our deck with a beer and watching the sun set over Lake Manapouri... Absolutely stunning! Short walk to the lakeside.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were off spend a night on the Doubtful Sound so spent a night here. Not that there is much choice in Manpouri. We just pitched up and they had place. We were there in foul weather so couldnt appreciate the lake views fully. Pity its not closer to the lake! The mostly Scandinavian and Dutch staff were super friendly,... More 

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Dunnet, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Were taking a day tip on Doubtful Sound so neaded a place to stay the night before . Motel type acomodation is right on lakeside with wondeful views, also had bar and restauarant which did basic food Unit was clean and had all the facilities you could want although decor is a bit dated - loved the carpet!!

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Cleckheaton
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136 reviews 136 reviews
45 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed in motel unit for one night due to road to Milford Sound being blocked by snow and fallen trees. Couldn't talk about the view of the lake as we could not see it for rain although `I believe it is awsome. The room itself was basic with all we needed for our stay, it was however well worn and... More 

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Timaru City, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My stay their for two nights with all in was the most memorable one ever, food bed, "staff" entertainment was the best.Lake front view no noise walk to the lake easy.Walk to the town 5 mins and telling everyone we had been to pearl harbour.

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manapouri, Front Office Manager at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the entertainment. We hope you will be able to travel this way again sometime soon. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Lonely Planet recommended this place and so we booked the budget accommodation. We were really happy with it. The staff was really friendly. The wi-fi was broken at the time (a lightning strike) and after it was repaired we got some vouchers for free which was really kind. Also, they helped us out with some milk and bread because we... More 

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Pohara, New Zealand
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stayed 2 nights but could have stayed a week The staff were awesome with suggested itinerary Restaurant and bar next door and the best view from my room on my south island trp Chose cheaper room great

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Sydney, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We arrived at Manapouri Motor Inn after a hectic few days .Perfect place to wind down as there is nothing to do.The walk along the beach was the highlight of our stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The motel is a little tired but very clean. The views are magnificent. We had dinner in the pub next door,which is... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Stayed for three nights and it was the worst accommodation of our South Island trip. The rooms are starting to show their age and are in need of some refurbishment. On the day we arrived, we were asked by the Receptionist what time would be in for breakfast next morning. We responded that we would be in at 9am each... More 

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Address: 68 Cathedral Drive | PO Box 106, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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