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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I stayed at this property last week and overall it was a very good experience. Of course, being a historic hotel it does have its quirks, but that just added to the experience. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Parking is no issue if you have a car, just make sure they give you a pass or you will be...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review with others on TripAdvisor, we appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts! I am very pleased that overall the history, charm, and amenities of the Murray Premises Hotel lead to a positive experience for you. Thank you as well for your feedback about our breakfast service. Our complimentary deluxe continental...

Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Murray Premises Hotel has a lot going for it. The historic building is central, on the water front, and close to all the pubs and restaurants on George St. Our room was unique, warmly decorated and included a fireplace; it had exposed beams and bricks; the bathroom was large and spotless. The front office staff was helpful and friendly. The...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for submitting your review, we really value your comments. I appreciate your overall generous feedback about the hotel. Your comments about our history, location, service, and cleanliness are great to hear, and the amenities you highlighted such as our breakfast, courtyard, and parking are important aspects of our business. I would like to to take a...

Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Right in the harbor area and a wonderful hotel property. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly, rooms were very comfortable and clean. Continental breakfast and parking were included. Not an inexpensive hotel, but worth it if you're not a frequent visitor to St. John's.

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your review, we appreciate it! I am so happy to hear that your experience was a positive one and you enjoyed the Murray Premises Hotel! Conveniently located in the heart of historic downtown St. John's, our goal is to provide a comfortable stay and friendly service. We're very pleased you were satisfied with both...

Ottawa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

There's nothing bad to say about this place. The hotel is old but was spotless and the rooms were large and updated. We had a King suite and the bed was comfortable, great selection of pillows, loved the bedding! (Where do I Get one of those blankets?) The bathroom was large and had lots of toileteries and towels, and the...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a generous review, we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback! I am so happy you had such a positive experience at the Murray Premises Hotel. It means a great deal to us to hear from satisfied customers who offer such high praise for both the property and our service. We are...

Manchester, England
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I loved staying at this hotel. The building has had various uses and dates from the mid 1800's. It's full of character with exposed beams and sloping floors. In contrast the rooms are beautifully modern, with every convenience. Ours was very spacious with a jet bath, log flame fire and refrigerator. We found all the staff to be efficient, pleasant...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, what a terrific review! Thanks so much for sharing, we appreciate it! Your comments are very kind and do a wonderful job in showcasing many of the features the Murray Premises Hotel has to offer. I am so happy that in this instance both our history and our current efforts were well received. Thank you as well for acknowledging...

Reviewed 19 June 2016

We (my wife and I) stayed here for 2 nights in June for a conference. This centrally located historic boutique-style has less then 70 rooms and no 2 rooms are alike! Moments from the waterfront, shopping, restaurants, museums, art galleries and many other attractions. Also close to the world famous George Street, with the most pubs per square foot in...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we appreciate the very kind review! You have certainly highlighted many of our best assets, I am so glad that our offerings proved satisfactory for you during your stay as part of your conference. As you mentioned, we are located in a National Historic Site on the harbourfront in St. John's, and there is so much...

Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1am June 10 and the front desk clerks were cheerful and helpful the room is huge with a king size bed the bathroom has a jet tub the only issue is the shower and tub are a little difficult to get into we had a lovely view of the harbour I'll be back to stay

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the warm review, we truly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts! I am so happy that during a very busy week in the city our team provided you with a pleasant welcome and helpful assistance. I'm sure it was much needed at 1:00 am! Thank you as well for sharing your feedback...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The hotel is in a fully renovated old building. This is very nice. Some odd decoration decisions (fake chimneys and near bed in room Jacuzzis ... not too sure) but overall a very welcoming place. Special thanks to the outstandingly kind staff. Very good breakfast.

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with other travelers on TripAdvisor, we appreciate it! The hotel is indeed located in a very old building downtown (dating back to 1846 in fact!), and we have renovated to include our current complement of 69 boutique guest rooms. I am very pleased to hear that you found both the facility, amenities, and staff,...

Takoma Park, Maryland
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay here. Close to everything. Free parking. Our room was very comfortable and good size. We faced the wharf and could watch the ships. Nice lounge near the reception with complimentary tea/coffee, fruit and cookies. Very nice complimentary breakfast as well. Pleasant staff. We would stay there again.

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your review on TripAdvisor, we appreciate it! I am thrilled you had a pleasant stay, and that our amenities such as free parking and complimentary deluxe continental breakfast were of great value to you. Thank you for also pointing out our newly renovated guest lounge. This area of the lobby is open from 5:00...

Quebec
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Great location on the waterfront and with George Street one block away. Rooms are absolutely charming. Ours had exposed brick and a fireplace that added to the charm. Extremely comfortable beds and all the amenities that you could want, including very nice robes, free internet, hairdryer, iron, complimentary water, etc. Did not have time to try breakfast but there was...

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Steve D, General Manager at Murray Premises Hotel, responded to this review

What an incredibly kind review, thank you so much for sharing! The Murray Premises Hotel is located in a National Historic Site, and we try to combine our old world charm with modern hotel amenities to provide a unique boutique experience for our guests. I am so happy that you found this mix to be pleasing during your stay. Such...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in downtown St. John's on the harbour front you'll find Murray Premises Hotel. Nestled in the heart of St. John's business district, close to all amenities - restaurants (2 independent located inside the hotel), shopping, night life and tourist attractions. Murray Premises Hotel is walking distance from Mile One Centre, St. John's Convention Centre, Historic Signal Hill, and the exciting night life of George Street. All guest rooms have luxury items such as electric fireplaces, oversized whirlpool tubs, and towel warmers. The Hotel's Executive Rooms offer guests luxury accommodations with two-person air massage tubs, full-body showers, stone fireplaces, and heated floors. All guests can enjoy our complimentary deluxe continental breakfast in our private lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murray Premises Hotel

Address: Murray Premises 5 Beck's Cove | Box 208, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6H1, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Price Range: ₹ 8,118 - ₹ 14,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Murray Premises Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
Murray Premises St Johns
Hotel Murray Premises
Murray Premises Hotel Newfoundland, Canada
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#1 Romantic Hotel in St. John's
#1 Family Hotel in St. John's
#1 Business Hotel in St. John's
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“All the rooms extremely clean and comfortable and all have some sort of fireplace & exposed beams, full of history!”
 of 5 bubbles JM2017ACV, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 226, was large with a sofa in front of a fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles JJToronto101, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some third floor rooms have interesting bare timber ceiling sloping down to the floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Q7077LYianh, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles 189annettee, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best location to stay in St John's”
 of 5 bubbles U7525EFdaveg, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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