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13 Murrell Avenue | Lake Manapouri, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars NEW

Pros: * beautiful location, in the middle of the forest, near the lake. * Friendly owners. But: * bathroom is not convenient and not clean. This is not adapted for children. * Toilets are very far and dirty. * Internet not working (free but I would prefer to pay and have a decent service) * many sandflies * furniture in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice small camp with all you need. Very clean, fully equiped kitchen, internet. Since it is right next to the lake you can have a walk along the shore and chill or go swimming. Perfwct alternative to thw very crowded Te Anau. We stayed at the Possum for 2 days before continuing to Milford Sound

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delightful small campsite with a family feel, it was ideal for us in our small camper van, we plugged into a power site and enjoyed a good hot shower. Nestled in some bush on the edge of the Lake the bird song was a treat to be hearing. The wifi is limited so don't expect to be able to... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't fault this place really for the price we paid. Our cabin was clean and had everything we required, we were close to the facilities for hot showers and toilets. The kitchen is well stocked with lots of cooking essentials, the lounge is very basic but we didn't need to use it anyway. Very polite lady who I assume runs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small, and basic camping ground. Powered and non-powered sites. Cabins. Tentsites. The kitchen, showers, and laundry are basic, no frills, but all functioning and adequate. There is one barbecue that is shared, with adjoining table. Friendly atmosphere. Very close, adjacent to the lake, beautiful walk.

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was a charming, little motorhome park but fairly basic. The Good: 1. 5 minutes away from the Doubtful sound ferry terminal. 2. Cozy, small, charming, tucked away in the woods. 3. Clean showers with hair-dryers! 4. Decent service. The Not so good: 1. Basic showers. Individual shower cabins had a curtain, not a door, and felt somewhat flimsy, especially... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We booked for two nights in the Manapouri / Tu Anau area and stayed for four. It was cold a rainy but the hiking is great. As well we stayed in number 3 cottage which was just adorable. Very cozy and snug and one of the best equipped kitchens yet. Great little two burner oven unit all sorts of good... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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92 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Definitely more of a campsite than any kind of motel but the showers were hot (though across the park from the cabins) and the cabins were clean. There are plenty of hooks for all your coats, etc and extra space heaters can be provided upon request. Toilets have no heat and the Internet either didn't work or wasn't turned on... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We, me and my partner and our 7 month old baby stayed here in a cabin for three nights in October. Everything was very clean and tidy. We got a bassinet with extra stuff: blankets etc. for our baby, thanks! We had enough space for our stuff, and the kitchen was good equipped. Very handy was, that we could park... More 

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A lovely spot, we spent two nights at Possum Lodge in a cabin, in early spring. A charming location amongst beautiful beech forest, right on the lake with walks right out of the campsite. Friendly helpful staff and clean facilities. We will be staying there again!

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Address: 13 Murrell Avenue | Lake Manapouri, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park
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Number of rooms: 9
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