Upper South Island and the West Coast Hotels

Murchison Lodge

  • 15 Grey St. Map It
  • Murchison
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  • Private access to the Buller River through a grassy field


  • Very friendly on-site dog

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Tucked in a tiny back street of Murchison, this well-priced rural retreat is within easy walking distance of the mighty Buller River. The guest rooms are comfortably countrified, with strong colors and lots of wood. Breakfast (inclusive) is a big affair with freshly squeezed juices and bread made by Shirley each morning while Merve cooks up bacon and eggs on the barbecue. Dinners can be pre-arranged. They can put you in touch with a good local guide for trout fishing, and they'll definitely encourage you to join their own tour, The Natural Flames Experience, which crosses a deer farm and leads through pristine beech forest to a natural gas flame, on which Merve will cook you up some pancakes.

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15 Grey St., Murchison, Tasman, 7007, New Zealand

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed May–Sept.
  • 4 rooms (3 with en suite)
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 10/27/2015

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