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Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn

68 Cathedral Drive | PO Box 106, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn
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Ranked #6 of 6 Manapouri B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had booked budget rooms here, they were dated, but clean and well appointed. Staff were friendly and the food in the on site restaurant was good. Would stay again. The views over the lake are excellent and it's only 20 minutes from Te Anau so it's a great location.

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manapouri, Owner at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We're pleased you had a nice stay. Inger More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed here recently and had a lovely two night stay. Room was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. The view over the lake was lovely and despite being next to the road was fairly quiet. staff were friendly and helpful, and we had lovely meals at the restaurant next door. Would fully recommend staying here!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay, it is always great to have good feedback. Inger More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Lakeview motel certainly has a birds eye view of the lake. We were very happy to stay here after a day at doubtful sound as there was no other accomodation available. It had all we needed. Rooms were comfortable enough and clean, although its quite an old place. We had a great meal in the bistro and met up... More 

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Thank you for your positive feedback, it's good that you have taken the time to place a review. Inger More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Motel overlooking Manapouri lake and mountains with comfortable firm beds. Rooms are average sized. Helpful and organized reception. Clean bathrooms. Bar located next door. Simple, straightforward pleasant stay. Good place to rest on your overland trip across the South Island.

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Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your South Island adventure, and taking the time to review our property. Inger More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed at the motel for two nights. As Manapouri is just 20km from Te Anau, it worked out cheaper to stay here and just drive through for the Milford Sound cruise. The room was clean and I think the beds were in excellent condition, nice and cosy. Breakfast is not included in the price, which is the only let... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Lakeview does exactly what you want from a motel. The rooms are a decent size and very clean. There is parking space for each room. There is a good laundry so you can wash your clothes. It also has a pub and restaurant as part of the complex and the food was fine. The only negative was the breakfast... More 

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Thanks for taking the time to review us, we welcome all feedback as it helps improve our property! Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and we do hope you come and stay again. Inger More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Staying two nights. The first night was tough as the bed was very old & sagging so I got no sleep. I went to the desk and they were nice enough to change our room for the second night. The decor is dated..sort of 1960's but it was reasonably clean and quiet. Great views out over the lake.

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manapouri, Owner at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to review our hotel, as part of our on going maintenance programme we our continually refurbishing rooms and furniture when our budget allows. We rely on guest comments like this to identify any issues, it is also very helpful when you give a review to give us the room number you had an issue with. We... More 

Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Reading through the various reveiws, I was wondering what i was coming to, However after the meal that I had in the Lakeview restaurant, I realised that this was a great place and one of the most wonderful veiws. The lakeveiw Hotel, is one of the old DB ( Dominion Breweries ) hotels, and it dates back to the 1960's,... More 

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Southampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had a large room with a shared balcony with a beautiful view of Lake Manapouri. There were good laundry facilities. The restaurant served good meals and you could also get breakfast. The staff were kind and helpful and one member of staff took us in her car down the road to catch the cruise to Doubtful Sound We were... More 

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taree
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We recently stayed here in a lake view motel unit. The room was quiet large and very comfortable and clean. There was very little noise from the road in front of the motel. The view from the verandah was great and it was quiet pleasant to sit there of an afternoon for a quiet drink. The staff were very couteous... More 

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Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your trip. We love hearing feedback from our guests and are pleased you took the time to review us. Inger More 

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