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Free parking
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Shane c wrote a review Dec 2022
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand17 contributions
Value for money this is the best accommodation on the island. Located 500m from beautiful Muri beach this family run small boutique resort has a great pool and all amenities you need. Highly recommend
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Room Tip: Wifi on the island is not great so need to purchase a Vodafone prepaid wifi or sim
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vickirb wrote a review Sept 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
Great location, pool and studio apartment with all amenities. Including insect screens and a lovely shaded balcony. Being in a smaller complex makes you feel secure, but private. In addition, a short walk down the drive to all Muri Beach area has to offer. We will be back to enjoy more.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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arixvoi wrote a review Jun 2019
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A very nice place its not a luxury but it has everything you need, very spacious and the place are really quiet and laid back, the pool is clean and the beach is about 5 to 8 minutes walk. I definitely will stay here again! and thanks for giving us a discount from koko lagoon! its a must do in Raro every one in my family enjoyed it. Arixvoi
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Date of stay: June 2019
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michatthebeach wrote a review Feb 2019
Wellington, New Zealand15 contributions3 helpful votes
we shared with a larger group and had run of the environment. Friendly place with great accommodation and a short walk to the nearby village. Self contained units which had all the facilities we needed. Loved the local wildlife as well!
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Colin W wrote a review Jul 2018
New Plymouth, New Zealand169 contributions37 helpful votes
If you want luxury, this isn't for you! If you want accommodation Kiwi Beach Bach style, this is a must place to stay! Everything you need is in these apartments, comfy beds, fridges/freezer, showers, and a big mention about having your swimming pool not too far away!A BBQ is available for use if required. Geckos come free most evenings, and you will get a visit from the onsite cat and dogs!! Muri is just a few minutes walk down the hill, whatever you need is catered for in this village; cafes/bars/restaurants/dairys/gift shops/vehicle hire/beachs.... etc. It may seem a bit 'budget' but when we travel we just like a roof over our heads, somewhere to shower/toilet, and a bed to sleep in; any other extras are a bonus. Rooms looked after by Vena if you need anything, grounds are kept in a tidy appearance, and the roosters aren't too bad!!
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Room Tip: The apartment/cottage closest to the pool area is the best! Right on top of all the ameneties!
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Jenny C wrote a review May 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand18 contributions3 helpful votes
This is our 2nd visit to Muri Hillside cottages (first time with baby) & will be returning again! House was v spacious & well equipt including everything from coffee plunger to bbq equipment. A lovely house keeper kept everything spotless & owners v helpful with making calls on our behalf etc. House overlooks lovely gardens & pool was great. We appreciated being up the hill where it is quieter than the waterfront yet still only a short walk with the pram everywhere including to local night markets & bakery for fresh bread each morning. Enjoyed the free range chickens & friendly dog.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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S0phsTravels wrote a review Apr 2018
Melbourne, Australia124 contributions63 helpful votes
We stayed at Muri hillside as a large family, booking out all rooms except 1 to celebrate our nieces 21st. We could not have picked a better place!! Hosts are extremely welcoming and truly leave you to enjoy the facilities. Pool and surrounding area is the absolute highlight and meant hours of entertainment for the kids while parents and family could sit poolside. TIP - take some pool toys for the kids! Spot is walking distance to Muri shops, cafes, beaches and night markets (which are a must) Because every accomodation block has its own living area you can have time apart from family if need be ;) also comes with full fridge and kitchen facilities so you can stock up or make a meal when needed. TIP - every room comes with a DVD player and tv quality is poor so pack some DVDs for wet days or nights. TIP - there are discounts in the guest book for koka lagoon and te vara nui so boom when you get there or email Serena. We will definitely be back!!
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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ShelleyR5 wrote a review Jan 2018
Auckland, New Zealand7 contributions3 helpful votes
Excellent place to stay, only a 5 minute walk to Muri beach. There was everything you could need and even a pool. It was a chilled relaxed atmosphere and we were made to feel very welcome by Serena, Conrad and family. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Leah J wrote a review Nov 2017
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Loved everything about our stay..was like a home away from home. Most houses were booked with other family members(destination wedding) and we were all very happy throughout our whole stay. Apartment was lovely and catered to my families needs perfectly. Location is great, literally 5min stroll to the heart Muri and the discount for Koka lagoon cruise was an added bonus. Thanks Conrad and Serena and also Vina the housekeeper..thanks for letting my kids follow you around and call you aunty!! See you all again soon!
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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Chchgirl23 wrote a review Sept 2017
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Not sound proof at all so depends on who you have staying above you! Unfortunately our neighbours above were super noisy with kids and music. Room was ok condition, guess you get what you pay for as price is cheap compared to rest in Muri. Location was awesome, handy to everything in Muri and walking distance.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about Muri Hillside Guest-houses
Which popular attractions are close to Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Nearby attractions include Te Vara Nui Village (0.6 km), Muri Lagoon (0.5 km), and Muri Night Market (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and paid wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Conveniently located restaurants include Deli-Licious Cafe Limited, Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar, and Nautilus Resort Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Muri Hillside Guest-houses?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wreck of the Matai (6.8 km).