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Nelson, New Zealand
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50 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The photo above is not the Commercial Hotel by the way. Friendly staff. The cafe/restaurant is just about okay for fish & chips or a steak sandwich & the thai veg curry was acceptable. The pool table & jukebox are a highlight, but they hadn't bothered to light the fire in the bar to take the autumn chill off the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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209 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We just stopped in for lunch. Firstly the barman and the waitresses were ever so helpful and friendly... and all with a smile. Cold beer and chilled wine was served promptly. I also ordered a 'Green Salad with two Poached Eggs on Top'. This arrived and was beautifully presented and so very fresh and filling ... loved every mouthful of... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

I just needed a cheap room for the night on the way to Golden Bay - this is what I got. The room has it's own washstand with bathroom down the hall. It was very clean. I arrived after 9pm and was still offered food, even though the kitchen was closed. Very friendly staff. Just what is missing in the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We are members of a car club and we were booked in to the hotel for one night. On arrival discovered the rooms had a double bed only in very small rooms. There was a TV but it didn't work. Hard bed, noisy being next to the kitchen. Shared bathrooms, which we were advised to get in first as they... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We stayed one night. The room we had booked had been given to another customer by another staff member. Our room was the first one nearest to the pub side. The bed was quite hard for me. I had to ask for a kettle for the kitchenette area which the young lady happily provided. Unfortunately they were so noisy in... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stopped here on a whim for a night while passing through. Burgers were great! Went into the antique shop next door-neat little place if you like antiques. Not much to see or do in this town. Community bathrooms down the hall were clean, but saved our showers for the next stop. Rooms were noisy and cramped. Beds were not... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Had a quick fish and chip dinner here as our dining choices were limited after a late arrival in town and a very long drive from Christchurch. The fish and chips was okay, the hotel is a backpackers'/basic kind of place. It was interesting chatting to the young backpackers who were working there/passing through. I wouldn't be tempted to stay... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We got to Murchison late and stopped in at the Commercial to eat and decided we may as well stay in the room as well since it was fairly late and we needed a place to sleep. The food was fine, but please, no one make the mistake of staying in the hotel. As we went out after dinner to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

i do not recommend this place to eat. i was served sirloin with veggies frys the sirloin was rare to raw and grisly. veggies overcooked and burnt and the sauce was a glug in a buttery liquid. the [pork was over cooked and dry no jus and apple sauce over sweet and burnt veggies. the chef should be ashamed serving... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on the way to Nelson. Good and varied menu and excellent food. The service was also fast. The two waitresses provide a friendly service that the other cafes in Murchison could learn from. I intend to try the hotel cafe for a coffee stop next time as the others in Murchison are very average.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel, cafe, restaurant and bar in the heart of Murchison. Stop on your way through for a great coffee, freshly made food and true kiwi hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commercial Hotel

Address: 37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7045, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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