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Murrell's Grand View House

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7 Murrell Avenue, Manapouri 9643 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Murrells Grand View House, Manapouri, offers hosted bed and breakfast accommodation in a quiet, relaxed environment which commands stunning views of the lakes and mountains beyond. The house has been owned and More operated as a guest house by the Murrell family since 1889. Robert and Philippa are the 4th generation of Murrells to welcome guests to the house and they enjoy sharing this unique historic house with travellers from all over the world. Welcome refreshments are included in the tariff as is a substantial breakfast served at a time to suit guests' itineraries. Less
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USD 174 - USD 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
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Reviewed 5 April 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 8 April 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 15 March 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 17 March 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 11 March 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

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Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded 17 March 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 2 March 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

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Response from GrandViewHouse, Owner at Murrell's Grand View HouseResponded 17 March 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 13 February 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 15 February 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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"Ask for the rooms that look over the lake."
4 Apr. 2018
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"Old charmer, setup for couples.Great views from property."
16 Apr. 2017
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"Lake view room facing the water"
31 Mar. 2017
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"We had a room to the back of the premises which overlooked the Lake. Amazing view to wake up to"
24 Mar. 2017
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