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Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a quiet place with beautiful gardens and plenty of space. Very clean with nice kitchen. It was a hop, skip and jump into town. The proprietor was very friendly and gave us some good tips for our time in the area.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I have to confess that I only booked this because I am a Whovian. Must say booking a motel simply because of its name paid off! We had our own little bungalow. 2 bedrooms, lounge, bathroom and kitchen. Easy 2 minute walk to pub for tea. Our first experience of NZ air raid sirens. Don't panic if you hear them,...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2016

While quite small and cosy the studio unit had everything you need. Well priced, clean, a very friendly host. Have stayed overnight in Murchison previously and this was the best value for money. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Judyliddy59
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is an excellent stop off bed for the night. Our unit was a self contained add-on to the owners home, and was super clean and comfortable. Shower was excellent. The garden was exquisite. Well priced accommodation. Free wifi was limited, but I bought more for a nominal charge. Murchison is like stepping back in time. Charming. Not a lot...

Thank judy s
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful place with well maintained gardens. Jenny the host was very helpful. Our room was clean and comfortable for a quick stop. Just wish the town had more to offer so we decided to stop at the Red Barn animal park the morning we left about 10klms from the town.

Thank neromjp
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

we stopped at Murchison our route from Fran Josef to Kaikoura. The unit was well equipped with everything supplied that you would need and heating was adequate and plenty of hot water for showers. Beds were comfy and u it was very clean. Cabins in nice garden setting with owner just next door. Car is not directly with apartment, so...

Thank DebbieB2010
Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We stayed for one night in the studio room which was exactly as advertised. It was clean and comfortable with no cooking facilities beyond a fridge, kettle and toaster, a couple of plates, bowls, mugs etc but that was fine for what we needed. We had a very basic meal at the local pub a couple of minutes walk away....

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Pego Spain
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived early as we had originally booked 2 nights but needed to stay longer on the West coast so missed the first night. They managed to sell our unused night so we only had to pay for the one. The place is exactly as represented on the photo's and description. It was good for our needs, spacious with everything...

Thank TonyFarmer
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Stayed one night in January. Very comfortable room and a picturesque location. Maybe the sunshine helped! Very close to Murchison centre but restaurants thin on the ground for dinner. Cowshed was closed during our visit as chef had a hand injury! River cafe not open Monday to Wednesday. Only Commercial hotel's bar menu and the Hampton open. You may be...

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Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Stayed here one night only, in the Kea Studio apartment. This room is no use to you if you want to cook an evening meal from scratch, as there's no room in the wash-basin for cleaning anything, and only a microwave and toaster for cooking, but it is a lovely quiet location, room was immaculately clean, bed was very comfortable,...

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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
RiverSong Cottage offers 2 x fully self-contained Cottages and 1 x Studio, affordable accommodation within two minutes walk of Murchison’s local cafes, shops, and Buller River. Listen to river and songs of native birds from your own private deck nestled amongst beautiful gardens. Lie in a hammock or relax with an evening BBQ. NOTE: Only Cottages have full kitchens, the Studio has a microwave, fridge, and tea & coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RiverSong Cottages

Address: 30 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: RM333 - RM593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — RiverSong Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“all rooms on this property would be quiet with great cottage garden views”
 of 5 bubbles neromjp, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly go for a larger unit as our studio was a little on the small side.”
 of 5 bubbles 484russellb, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you need somewhere to stay on a road trip from Picton to Christchurch. This is an easy stop. Close to Buller Gorge, where you can walk the longest swing bridge in NZ.”
 of 5 bubbles BeavieAnn, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Go for a full cottage unless you don't need kitchen facilities and mainly a bed for the night (there's a smaller studio as well).”
 of 5 bubbles TouringCyclists, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“We have stayed in both falcon and tui, self contained so very private. Both v good”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleS1805, 18 Dec 2013 | Read review
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