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Owen River Tavern & Motels

Kawatir Murchison Highway State highway 6, Murchison New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Laundry Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$83 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
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Facilities in the motel rooms second to none, great spot down at the river camping ground for families just doesnt seem to get the use that it deserves. Meals at the hotel were great as was the host. Would recommend a stay for anyone who wants a bit of class in amongst the peac
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Waking up to the view of the mountains from a nice warm bed was a highlight on our trip to NZ.
As soon as we arrived we were welcomed by the owner who was kind and took the time to tell us about the sites around the location and show us photos of the history of the hotel. I thou
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This is an okay spot to camp or car camp, and there is a nearby river, but the small camp site bathroom was not very clean, and the staff was unfriendly and not very helpful.

Beware fallen tree branches around the trees in the flat camp site (where vehicles drive) since they can
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Just as advertised. Cosy motel with beautiful surrounds. Free WiFi and basic kitchen facilities (microwave, cutlery, dishes, fridge and kettle). Good value for money. A little noisy with trucks at night on the highway but my earplugs easily blocked the noise.
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Not suitable for cooking/preparing own food, had to wash up in bathroom as no sink. Cabin on back was not to noisy from main road. Plenty of bees and wasps trying to get in however there was mesh over the windows. Hot night and no air con. Bed comfortable. OK for 1 night.
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Hi , my partner is coming up to do a 3month contract at St.Arnaud... do you do long stays in motel....or can he park caravan on site ...can you provide a packed lunch Mon-Fri...can you do an evening meal..Look forward to hearing from you. Regards Shelagh
"Biggest bathroom ever"
"Rooms at the back of the cabin block likely to be quieter. WiFi available in the tavern."
"Ask for a room at the rear of the block - less road noise."
"Try and get one as far from highway as possible."
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