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    Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn

    68 Cathedral Drive | PO Box 106, Manapouri 9643, New Zealand
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I'm sorry to rate this establishment so low .... the rooms are sensible, everything you need is provided, the staff are kind and friendly, the view across Lake Manapouri is to die for. BUT it fails significaantly on its catering. The restaurant served us poor...More

    Thank Martin B
    Response from manapouri, Owner at Manapouri Lakeview Motor InnResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. I'm finding this review a little confusing. The layout of the hotel does not have a pub sandwiched in between the reception and the dining room?? The café (village pub) is adjacent to the bar. I...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here for one night prior to doing a tour. We opted to stay here as everything else available was almost double the price. We knew it wouldn't be great and our expectations were meet or maybe exceeded. We noticed that the hotel is...More

    Thank Simon81W
    Response from manapouri, Manager at Manapouri Lakeview Motor InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your dreadful review. You were so honest and didn't hold back on anything, that's what we love about keyboard warriors. Such a shame you couldn't inform us of your dissatisfactions in person. As you have such a well-trained eye for budget motel...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Scruffy, malodour! Very small room, very old interior, not that clean - not at first sight, but the other day: bites of bedbugs! Ugh! We had no other choice due to a sports event, but we suggest better to sleep in your car instead of...More

    Thank bernhard_schuler
    Response from manapouri, Manager at Manapouri Lakeview Motor InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Bernhard, Firstly you did have a choice, you did not have to stay here! There are plenty of other options available in the area if one has the fore sight to pre book! According to our records you stayed in one of our rooms...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    When we booked the lodge on the internet, we failed to read the fine print about the room being a "budget" room. The best thing that can be said about the room is it had a view of lovely Lake Manapouri and the snow capped...More

    Thank Tiare A
    Response from manapouri, Owner at Manapouri Lakeview Motor InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Just a couple of things. If you did not like the type of room you booked you were welcome to up-grade to our Superior or Deluxe units at the time of arrival these are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It’s worth trundling the 15 extra kilometres out to Manapouri (translated: mana = pride & pouri = sad) if you are after decent budget accommodation. In Te Anau you’ll pay more for a motel three streets back from the lake. At the Lakeview you’ll get...More

    Thank PaulNZ
    Response from manapouri, Owner at Manapouri Lakeview Motor InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy that yo enjoyed your stay with us an highlighted the positives. We are what we are a Kiwi 3 start hotel , and its good to know people appreciate it for what...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 60 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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    • Manapouri
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    Ray B
    18 April 2017|
    Response from manapouri | Property representative |
    Dear Ray, Yes we have some Superior and Deluxe studio available tonight for $126 or $135 a night. You can call us to make a booking or just pop in to our reception. Thanks Kind regards Magali
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