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Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn

68 Cathedral Drive PO Box 115, Manapouri 9643 New Zealand
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#6 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Manapouri
Manapouri is New Zealand's best kept secret, situated 15 mins scenic drive from Te Anau, which is the departure point for Doubtful Sound trips. The Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn is the ideal base for all Fiordland activities and a preferred staying accommodation for all those wishing to enjoy an accomplishing and satisfying holiday experience. Guests staying at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn get the best opportunity to visit some of the mostrenowned tourist places in New Zealand. Some of the famous tourist attractions near the hotel are Doubtful Sound, Lake Te Anau, Te Anau Caves, Milford Track, Lake Manapouri Southern Scenic Route, Kepler Track, Routeburn Track, Queenstown and Fiordland National Park.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Game room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Coffee shop
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Entertainment staff
BBQ facilities
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Dutch
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Anita K wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand82 contributions52 helpful votes
Stayed overnight In Manapouri before the Doubtful Sound overnight Cruise. Very disappointed with standard of the property run down and leaseholders have no clue how to run the hotel. Very expensive for backpacker standard. $179 No breakfast available and went to local cafe doingva good trade. Spoke to other guests we met on cruise had stayed there who also felt the same opinion. Do not recommend to stay in Manapouri dead as a Dodo and Te Anau only 30 minutes away with much more choice of accommodation and restaurants
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Randall wrote a review Jan 2021
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If I could give this place a 0 star rating I would. On December 31 we were given a room with a very bad, musty smell that refused to be cleared with some airing out. The room was unclean and had stains on the walls that could have been food, mud or blood. The room seemed to have been unused for quite a while given the dead insects on the hand basin, the thin layer of dirt on many surfaces and the cobwebs attached to the window when I opened it. As one does, I didnt complain, at first. But after dinner out and the prospect of spending 2 dayds there, I did. The proprietress gave me a cold stare, a pretend smile and a bit of an argument. She told me that if we hadn't booked directly there was nothing she could do. In the end she passed me on to her partner/husband (I presume) because she clearly deemed me to be too dificult. He graciously offerred another room. The second one was somewhat OK. At least it smelled better and didnt have the layer of dirt. But we still spent the 2 days with the dead bugs and cobwebs. At $140 a night, this room was highway robbery. I highly recommend that you stay anywhere else.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Bruce M wrote a review Dec 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand733 contributions179 helpful votes
We had the house for a family group. Lot sof space. Magnificent views out over the lake. Friendly staff who helped with queries. Pretty of things to do within a walk of the motel. Check in was easy anfd quick
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Date of stay: December 2020
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jlhdnh wrote a review Mar 2020
Durango, Colorado20 contributions9 helpful votes
The view was beautiful and the manager was very pleasant, but the unit had no toaster and microwave, which was available in all the other 10+ places we stayed while touring the South Island. The WiFi was spotty, but we were in a unit on the end away from reception. I enjoyed the availability of a book exchange and the restaurant was good. The walking trail across the road was very convenient and a lovely walk along the lake.
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Date of stay: March 2020
364Jaap_v wrote a review Mar 2020
Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia73 contributions44 helpful votes
Very basic motel. No cutlery and plates , only after we asked for it. We stayed 3 nights, room was not cleaned once, nor were beds made or towels changed. On Saturday night the music in the motels restaurant was so loud it kept us awake till very late, even our room was 100 meters away. Basin in bathroom was broken. Wifi very patchy and slow. Staff was friendly, view over the lake nice. Dining options in Manapouri are very limited, basic and too expensive. Consider staying in the vibrant town of Te Anau.
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Date of stay: March 2020
US$49 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Wild Wool Gallery (0.9 km) and The Wee Bookshop (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Church, Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn Restaurant, and Manapouri Cafe & Dairy.
Is Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Manapouri.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Dutch.
Does Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.