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Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible service, one of our group was made to wait until the rest of us had finished our meals before hers was ready despite asking the waitress 3 times about it! As it was the meals were as bad as the service. Corn stacks were basically pikelets with a few pieces of corn mixed in. Fries were over cooked and...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The photo above is not the Commercial Hotel by the way. Friendly staff. The cafe/restaurant is just about okay for fish & chips or a steak sandwich & the thai veg curry was acceptable. The pool table & jukebox are a highlight, but they hadn't bothered to light the fire in the bar to take the autumn chill off the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We just stopped in for lunch. Firstly the barman and the waitresses were ever so helpful and friendly... and all with a smile. Cold beer and chilled wine was served promptly. I also ordered a 'Green Salad with two Poached Eggs on Top'. This arrived and was beautifully presented and so very fresh and filling ... loved every mouthful of...

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Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I just needed a cheap room for the night on the way to Golden Bay - this is what I got. The room has it's own washstand with bathroom down the hall. It was very clean. I arrived after 9pm and was still offered food, even though the kitchen was closed. Very friendly staff. Just what is missing in the...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We are members of a car club and we were booked in to the hotel for one night. On arrival discovered the rooms had a double bed only in very small rooms. There was a TV but it didn't work. Hard bed, noisy being next to the kitchen. Shared bathrooms, which we were advised to get in first as they...

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Thank Jane J
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed one night. The room we had booked had been given to another customer by another staff member. Our room was the first one nearest to the pub side. The bed was quite hard for me. I had to ask for a kettle for the kitchenette area which the young lady happily provided. Unfortunately they were so noisy in...

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Thank Erin S
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stopped here on a whim for a night while passing through. Burgers were great! Went into the antique shop next door-neat little place if you like antiques. Not much to see or do in this town. Community bathrooms down the hall were clean, but saved our showers for the next stop. Rooms were noisy and cramped. Beds were not...

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Thank Kelsey S
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Had a quick fish and chip dinner here as our dining choices were limited after a late arrival in town and a very long drive from Christchurch. The fish and chips was okay, the hotel is a backpackers'/basic kind of place. It was interesting chatting to the young backpackers who were working there/passing through. I wouldn't be tempted to stay...

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We got to Murchison late and stopped in at the Commercial to eat and decided we may as well stay in the room as well since it was fairly late and we needed a place to sleep. The food was fine, but please, no one make the mistake of staying in the hotel. As we went out after dinner to...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2014

i do not recommend this place to eat. i was served sirloin with veggies frys the sirloin was rare to raw and grisly. veggies overcooked and burnt and the sauce was a glug in a buttery liquid. the [pork was over cooked and dry no jus and apple sauce over sweet and burnt veggies. the chef should be ashamed serving...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel, cafe, restaurant and bar in the heart of Murchison. Stop on your way through for a great coffee, freshly made food and true kiwi hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commercial Hotel

Address: 37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“All small, all basic, shared bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Xarekto, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Travels2515, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Would love to have seen the rooms! The cafe was set up really cosy, felt like you were at home if thats anything to go by!”
 of 5 bubbles SarahJ509, 26 May 2012 | Read review
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