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Manapouri Motorhome & Caravan Park
Reviewed January 16, 2014

Excellent facilities, very clean, very nice. Upon arrival we were told in rather stern terms that it was not a party destination, "no yahooing" and should at all times should be suitable for families; that suited us just fine. Best facilities of any place we stayed over the holiday.

Excellent showers. Clean modern toilets. Excellent washing/dryer machines. Excellent cooking facilities.

Not the spot for 18-25s, best for relaxed couples and families who like a relaxed and quiet atmosphere.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

During our summer vacation we stumbled upon this caravan park and according to Kiwi Wiki you could camp at this particular park. Unfortunately we were greeted by a rather unfriendly lady who told in no uncertain terms that we were not welcome, despite that fact that we could see a tent pitched in the park. We have lived in New Zealand for over 2 years and I have never experienced such a rude and unfriendly response, you might want to think about putting no tents on your sign.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
2  Thank Lu S
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

After spending quite a few nights in bumper to bumper caravan parks, this one was a breath of fresh air lots of space. The amenities block was always clean and even though we were there in early January, it was very uncrowded! And take some time to have a chat to the owners - they are classic New Zealanders with a sense of humour to match!

Room Tip: To minimize the walk to the amenities, take one of the first spaces in the camping area!
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Need a stop over in manapouri after the power station, this is the place, great sites,like new bathrooms and kitchen. Very we'll run. Good fare rates.
Just a 15 min walk from the wharf. Very quiet at night.

Room Tip: Good for family's well set out.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Rose W
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

6 of us in 3 motorhomes originally booked in for 1 night in November 2013 and planned to move on the following day after a tour to Doubtful Sound. However, the gardens. spotless facilities and large sites enticed us back for another day. The open, airy sites are set in a garden setting that would rival a European chateau. And for all of that the cost was at least $10 a night cheaper. Selly and Gloria seem to run the place more as a hobby than a business and make you feel very welcome. If only all motor home parks were this good.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed at that beautiful camp on the 22.10.13
The park is very beautiful, and very clean and pleasant.
The showers were spotless.
The fireside was burning and the kitchen was wonderful.
When we got there, Gloria the owner gave us 100 mega wifi for 2 $ . We asked for more 3 passwords for 6 $ but she refused to sell them, and she said that she is very unhappy.
This is the first time in all our tour all over nz that we met such an attitude.
Although the bitter taste of the lady behavior , we recommend that park to all the travelers .

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed here 14th and 15th September. What an excellent caravan park. The owners Selwyn and Gloria have put a lot of love and attention into this park. The gardens and amenities are perfect. The fire was always burning. We felt at home and would have loved to have stayed longer. Great value, make sure you stop here when in Manapouri when on your way to Doubtful Sound.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 170 Hillside Manapouri Road | Rd1, Manapouri 9679, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
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Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Manapouri
Price Range: $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Accommodation Facilities We offer for your convienience:•Motorhome and Caravan sites•Powered or unpowered sites•Water to all sites•Large sites for buses or 5th wheelers•Plenty of room in each site for awnings & storage•Wide gravel drives and laneways for easy access•Expansive lawned areas. Amenities:Fantastic en-suite type showers with modern vanities and toilets•Commercial quality washing machines & dryers•Fantastic kitchen area with fridge space available•Excellent cooking facilities, microwaves and large dining area•Large lounge area•Internet•Outdoor clothesline to hang your dainties!•First class dump station ... more   less 

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