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Murray Premises Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Beck's Cove | Box 208, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 20 hotels in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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London, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Murray Premises August 2014 while the George Street Festival was on. We found the room to be lovely and very quiet and the front desk staff upon our arrival was so very welcoming and accommodating. Since the hotel is situated right downtown at the harbour front we were able to walk to restaurants, pubs and many of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the quiet simplicity of this hotel. The room, comfy, well- appointed and interesting with fab ensuite bathroom: a step to the wharf and to Water Street: the easy arrangement for a whale watch trip to Witless Bay: the competence of the staff. Excellent and first class without the pretension of the large chains. We highly recommend Murray Premises.

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel room preserved the historic feeling of the original building. In fact, it took my breath away upon entering it for the first time. Yes, it was dark but I loved the woodwork, quiet, bathroom and view. Slept great! Super location for exploring both the waterfront and the night life and quaint streets of St. John's. Breakfast was just... More

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding Murray Premises Hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, hopefully we'll have the chance to welcome you back again in the near future. Regards, GM More

Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best location, excellent parking, very large room (#216), very quiet even though close to Water street, best hotel bed I've slept in, good TV, WIFI works well, good access to street level, shower pressure a bit too strong, a bit worn, very clean, would stay here next time, quiet AC.

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your wonderful comments on Murray Premises Hotel, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. Regards, GM More

Lameque
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I having nothing but good things to say. Nice spacious room, loved the decor, staff very friendly, location can't get any better. You can walk and explore dowtown St John's from this hotel without having to drive. Surrounded by good restaurants. Overall, i highly recommend this hotel.

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your wonderful comments, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Murray Premises Hotel and look forward to your next visit. Regards, GM More

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time in St. Johns and picked Murray Premises because of good reviews on TA and the location. I will say, the location is what makes it. I was thrilled to be so close to so many bars/restaurants/sightseeing tours/must-see-spots. I also found it to be quite clean, and the staff friendly. This really is the best place... More

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on Murray Premises Hotel, we are delighted you enjoyed the location and found the staff friendly and the hotel clean. I'm sorry you found the room dark, we are working on better lighting in some of our rooms. With regards to the breakfast, I certainly encourage you to contact me as we'd... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a deluxe jacquzi suite on 3rd floor. There was a tiny window in corner with a harbour view but was useless as there was no way to sit in front of window with how cramped it was with angeled ceilings plus there is the jack astors and keg building blocking the view. The room was dark and dungeon... More

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry your stay did not meet your expectations. As all of our rooms are different, I'm sorry we didn't offer to move you to another room. All of the furniture in the rooms are custom made maple furniture, our air massage tubs, towel warmers and complimentary breakfast are usually a nice treat... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They went out of their way to make sure we were happy. Rooms were large and clean. Bathrooms were big as ball fields. Tremendously well located for touring. Go out the back door and you are in the heart of downtown St. John's. Across the street is the harbour.

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comment regarding Murray Premises Hotel, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Regards, GM More

Calgary, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is old and dated. They have done some nice updates but the single window is very small so lighting in the room is inadequate. The hotel is very well located across from the harbour and close to all the nightlife on George Street and shopping on Water Street. The staff were very nice and helpful and breakfast was... More

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about Murray Premises Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed the location and breakfast. Thank you for noting that you found our staff nice and helpful. I'm sorry you found the hotel old and dated, we've certainly worked hard to turn a 168 year old building into a beautiful hotel.... More

Newton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived around 1:30am, tired and hungry. The young woman at the front desk was cheerful and friendly even at that hour. I made mention of our hunger and, after we went to our room, she came but five minutes later with a plate of muffins,fruit and yogurt for the breakfast buffet. The next day one of the staff was... More

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Kelly F, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful comments on Murray Premises Hotel. I am delighted Megan was able to help you when you arrived. We are glad you enjoyed the location and your guestroom. We look forward to your next stay. Regards, GM More

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Address: 5 Beck's Cove | Box 208, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
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Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Murray Premises Hotel 3.5*
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Nestled in the heart of downtown St. John's, the Murray Premises Hotel overlooks the picturesque entrance to St. John's harbour and is only minutes from historic Signal Hill, the city's business district and the exciting night life of George Street. All guest rooms have luxury items such as fireplaces, oversized whirlpool tubs, and towel warmers. The Hotel's Executive Suites offer guests luxury accommodations with two-person air massage tubs, full-body showers, stone fireplaces and 34" LCD televisions. ... more   less 
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