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    Owen River Tavern & Motels

    Kawatir Murchison Highway | State highway 6, Murchison, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 19 reviews

    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    The motel unit was clean with everything as advertised, but a little small. There was no where to put anything. The tavern itself was a little tired looking, but the welcome was great and the food was delicious. Just be aware of the vicious sandflies....More

    Thank jnewton007
    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    Everything was nice, staff and the camping site with quite clean toilet and shower. The worst part - sandflies. They were very aggressive. But other than that we had a really nice time. We paid 10 NZD per person in a tent.

    Thank Mateusz Ż
    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    Others have praised this place to stay. We agree. Kim was very kind and calming. The room at the back wasn't noisy despite the extra traffic on the highway. Bar meals were nicely cooked and the whole stay was enjoyable.

    Thank Jolyon O
    Reviewed 13 December 2016

    Just as publicised a unique old style country tavern with motel accommodation. The room was clean and functional, the sound of the river was the only real sound you could hear even though the Tavern is situated off the main Highway. The beds were comfortable...More

    Thank WilliamRG2014
    Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

    We stopped here over night after white water rafting in Murchison. Admittedly we thought it was closer to Murchison when I booked, however it is a good 20km out of town. When we first arrived we thought.. Oh dear what have I booked, but even...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$88 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "Rooms at the back of the cabin block likely to be quieter. WiFi available in the tavern."
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    "Ask for a room at the rear of the block - less road noise."
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