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Murchison Lodge

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Down duvets, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Murchison Lodge

Murchison Lodge

3.5 star property
Mountain guesthouse with bar/lounge, near Murchison Museum

9.6/10 Exceptional

60 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
15 Grey Street, Murchison, 7007
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Wedding services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Hiking/biking trails
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free self parking
  • Snack bar/deli

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 87 min drive


  • Commercial Hotel - 9 min walk
  • Hampden Hotel - 9 min walk
  • Zen’s Kitchen - 10 min walk
  • The Cow Shed Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Sweet Dreams - 10 min walk

About this property

Murchison Lodge

When visiting Murchison, Murchison Lodge is a great choice to consider. Guests can keep active with onsite hiking/biking trails and mountain biking, and free perks include WiFi, self parking, and full breakfast daily. A bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace are other highlights at this luxurious guest house. Fellow travelers like the breakfast and location.


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 7 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • The host will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Kitchen
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Murchison Lodge
Fort Murchison Uganda/Murchison Falls National Park
Fort Murchison UgandaMurchiso
Murchison Lodge Murchison
Murchison Lodge Guesthouse
Murchison Lodge Guesthouse Murchison

Frequently asked questions

Does Murchison Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Murchison Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Murchison Lodge?
As of 26 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Murchison Lodge on 27 November 2022 start from NZ$240, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Murchison Lodge?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Murchison Lodge?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Murchison Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Murchison Lodge?
You can check in from 3 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Murchison Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like mountain biking and hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes helicopter/airplane tours and hunting. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Murchison Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Commercial Hotel (9-min walk), Hampden Hotel (9-min walk), and Zen’s Kitchen (10-min walk).
Does Murchison Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room.
What's the area around Murchison Lodge like?
Murchison Lodge is located by the river, a short 3-minute walk from Boer War Memorial and 12 minutes' walk from Murchison Museum. Travelers say this guesthouse is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Clean, neat and tidy. The host, Phillip, was most accommodating. Absolutely fantastic stay.
Simon, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Randall, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome stay in Murchison
I had a great stay at this property. Both hosts were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was just awesome. Definitely rate this place to stay again. Thank you both so much.
Grant, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay. Friendly welcome and initial overview of lodge. Very gracious and friendly hosts. Beautiful place and open plan. Will definitely stay again.
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful breakfast and lovely owners of the property
1-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Separate private room in big house.Lovely rural aspect Brilliant breakfast
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A lovely surprise to meet Phil and Daphne and enjoy a real immersion in nature. Highly recommended stopover. Great service and care.
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Lovely B&B set in mature trees.Spacious living areas and bedrooms with new Bathrooms. Very nice cooked breakfast made to order.
Ange, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Delightful! Our room was spacious and comfortable with an idyllic rural outlook. Hosts Daphne and Phillip were so kind and welcoming and breakfast was delicious and very generous. We hope to stay again some time.
Helen, 1-night trip
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