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Murray Premises Hotel

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5 Beck's Cove | Box 208, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an amazing staying at Murray Premises this past weekend. Went with my girlfriends for the night. Rooms were spacious & beautiful! The bathroom was wow, especially the shower! So big! Staff were friendly & smiling! Location for the hotel was great being directly downtown St John's walking distance to restaurants & George Street. We are at Gypsy Tea Room... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have stayed at Murray Premises 6 or 7 times. Every room has been unique, no just the same old hotel room. At times travelling too much for business, it's great to have the change. Plus rooms are always quiet. Staff are always courteous and very helpful. Location is excellent. Right on the waterfront and very close to fine restaurants.

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

It is so great to hear this kind of feedback from return customers! Thank you so much for continuing to choose the Murray Premises Hotel, we truly appreciate your business. Each room at our boutique hotel is certainly unique, and I am glad that you appreciate our charm on each visit. I'm also very pleased to hear you had a... More 

Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. Comfortable once you orient yourself. Steps from George Street and the restaurants, Avoid room 208. It is across from the vending machines and ice machine. There is also a noisy machine on the floor above that starts up every 30 minutes or so all day land night. The staff changed our room when we asked. .

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. I am very glad that you found the property convenient and well located for your visit to St. John's. My apologies if your original room booking wasn't all you had hoped for. I will be sure to investigate that particular room and see if we can remedy... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love hotels in converted buildings. This one is in a converted warehouse just across from the docks in the harbor at St. John's. The room we had was a spacious third floor room facing the water. The open ceiling follows the roof line which is interesting, but means lots of nooks and crannies in the room, which eats light,... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review and sharing your thoughts with your fellow travelers. It sounds like our boutique property - located in a National Historic Site - resonated with you. So glad that the look and feel of the Murray Premises Hotel was a hit. I certainly appreciate your feedback about the lighting in your guest room. Each room... More 

Atlanta
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved the building. At the time we booked the room, we laughed at having a jacuzzi in the room, but after three days of hiking, that jacuzzi felt really good. The room was a combination of nicely appointed modern conveniences like multijet showers, towel warmers, fine linens and historical beams and brick. The staff is friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Our sincere thanks for submitting such a kind TripAdvisor review. I am so pleased that you found value in your accommodations and enjoyed your time at the Murray Premises Hotel. It sounds like you enjoyed one of our Executive Rooms. With a king bed, two-person air massage tub, full body shower, and stone fireplace, these rooms definitely serve as a... More 

Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights at the Murray Premises and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This hotel was very unique as its decor was a blend of the old world and new world. Our room overlooked the harbour and provided us with a beautiful setting. The staff were very friendly and made us feel most welcomed. Its location made walking to the... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful 5 Star review! Your comments about the blend of old world and modern decor are an apt description for the Murray Premises Hotel. Hopefully your review will serve your fellow travelers well and can relate the true essence of a stay at our boutique hotel. I also appreciate your comments about our terrific... More 

Quebec City, Canada
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21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over at Murray Premises for the weekend. Probably the nicest location in town : in front of St. John's bay and next to Water Street, the main street. Staff helpful and friendly, free breakfast. However, if we compare to other hotels in major canadian cities, this hotel is over priced and need serious upgrade.

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your stay. I appreciate your positive feedback regarding our location, our staff, and our deluxe continental breakfast. These are all characteristics that add value to our patrons and help drive customer satisfaction. Thank you as well for presenting your ideas on the value of accommodations, and the relative age... More 

Corner Brook, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was upgraded to a king deluxe, a room with a huge bed, a jacuzzi I could stretch out in, stone fireplace and exposed beams in the ceiling. It was quiet with everything I could want in a room including being able to listen to the rain beating on the roof overhead.. The staff were friendly, accommodating and helpful at... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to complete your TripAdvisor review following your recent stay with us. Thank you very much! I am very excited to hear that the room you enjoyed was everything you were looking for. We get lots of positive feedback about the stone fireplaces, two-person air massage tubs, and exposed wooden beams, but it's always nice... More 

Pincher Creek, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights here on our 1st trip to St.John's. Location is excellent for walking to. Restaurants and night life on George street. Superior breakfast as well. Loved the charming rooms. We were a group of 3 couples and each room was different, not cookie cutter like so many other places. Bathrooms had lovely tubs, and gave a spa-like... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you so much for taking the time to complete your review of The Murray Premises Hotel. So happy to hear your very first trip to St John's was a positive one, and that our hotel helped make your visit enjoyable. It's always a great thrill to read a review in which the subject totally embraces the characteristics of... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of nine stayed there and asked for a 2:00 pm checkout (we had to fly out at midnight the next day). The hotel staff said no problem, we would just be charged a "late checkout" fee. When we departed the next day we discovered the "late checkout fee" was actually another nights full charge. On another note, the... More 

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your TripAdvisor review. I'm sorry that your stay was not all you had hoped for and that the fee associated with your checkout was a surprise. I believe I may be familiar with the group you traveled with, and I think all rates and charges were negotiated with a third party. If you wish to contact... More 

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