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Murrell's Grand View House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Murrell's is a bed and breakfast that has been in one family's hands for 5 generations. The rooms are spacious, basic but comfortable. The views from the porch look out over Lake Manapouri and the surrounding mountains and they are stunning. The people who run...More

Thank ShawnC777
Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded April 7, 2018

Many thanks for your review - we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We are proud of our 130 year tradition of providing hospitality to travellers from all over the world and welcome your feedback. Sorry you didn't find the cafe suitable...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a night here before a trip out on Doubtful Sound. The location and house itself could not be improved (it helps if you are the first person to build in a new place!). Philippa is a wonderful hostess. Altogether to be recommended, unless...More

Thank Chris B
Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded March 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we can perhaps host you again one day. I trust you enjoyed your holiday in our wonderful part of the world. Philippa

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here one night by myself on my way back from Milford Sound. Philippa was very welcoming and offered me a beer on arrival, which I appreciated. The room was nice and spacious, and there was a great view from the back deck. Breakfast was...More

Thank njones11
Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded March 16, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our special place. Sorry about the Wifi - we do experience the odd blip now and again due to our remote location - hoping for new...More

Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a very special b&b with lots of character and warmth and an amazing outlook over the water and mountains behind. Plus Philippa was a very helpful host. We enjoyed our supper in the local motel.More

Thank LMSP
Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded March 16, 2018

Hi and thank you for submitting a review - it was a pleasure to host you and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We do have a special place and we are delighted when our guests have a good time. Glad...More

Reviewed February 12, 2018

Robert and Philippa were welcoming hosts. Philippa was very helpful before we arrived booking a Doubtful Sound day cruise for us and then making restaurant bookings during our stay. Breakfasts were good with fresh fruit, cereals, toast and cooked options and were served early if...More

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Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded February 14, 2018

Hi Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry if you felt that our property is expensive compared with other places that you stayed during your holiday. We do provide bathrobes in the closet of all of our rooms and we...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
$182 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$182 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Ask for the rooms that look over the lake."
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"Old charmer, setup for couples.Great views from property."
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"Lake view room facing the water"
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"We had a room to the back of the premises which overlooked the Lake. Amazing view to wake up to"
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