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Portobello Motel

10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our three night stay at the Portobello Motel tremendously. The Otago peninsula is a wonderful place to explore. Friendly owners, Keith and Sue make sure you have all the information about things to do and see and are happy to book excursions for you to make your visit memorable and fun. Spotlessly clean, comfortable and cosy in a... More

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the two bedroom suite for our first night in NZ (after flying into Dunedin). The beds were comfortable. The bedrooms and the living room were very clean, nicely decorated, and spacious. The three of us (adults) fit comfortably with room to spare. There were also nice kitchen facilities. Nice hot showers too! We chose this motel... More

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Flemington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Portobello Motel on our last night of an 11 day trip around the south island; we didn't know anything about the Otago Peninsula before we arrived but had found the hotel on Trip Advisor and thought it would be good to stay outside Dunedin. We wish we could have stayed longer and explored more of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there on last minute decision. We were greeted by a very welcoming and helpful owner who took the time to make several recommendations as the things to do and places to see. Motel was perched on top of hill overlooking the bay with nice balcony. Room was spacious, good size bed, kitchenette with fridge, microwave and electric frying pan... More

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a comprehensive review!! We're very pleased you made the last minute decision to stay even though we are 20 minutes from Dunedin. We are biased of course but that 20 minute scenic drive out of the hustle and bustle of town is well worth it!! Thanks again. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Bracknell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large room with good views and all the amenities you could want. The bed was king size and very very comfortable. They provided lots of suggestions on what to do while you are there. We recommend Monarch cruises for seeing lots of wildlife, watching the little blue penguins come up the beach at night and visiting the yellow eyed penguins... More

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review!! What a great advert for the wildlife...much appreciated. We're delighted you were so comfortable an were able to enjoy our lovely Peninsula!! Thanks again. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When planning a two week trip to the South Island, we decided to stay on the Otago Peninsula for a few days based on my memories of the beautiful countryside from briefly visiting Larnach Castle on a trip over 30 years ago. It turned out to be one of the highlights of our trip, and the Portobello Motel and it's... More

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

What a great travel write up !! Thank you. It gives us great pleasure to know our guests have fully explored everything there is to see here and have been able to make use of our suggestions. Many thanks for choosing our motel. We much appreciate your custom. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Te Anau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners Sue and Keith were very friendly and helpful, originally from England they obviously enjoy running this motel and take great pride in it. Ideally located for Dunedin and all the wildlife the Otago Peninsula offers. All within no more than 30 minutes. The cabins are clean, comfortable and well equipped. Easy to find in Portobello and for a... More

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's lovely to know that our Peninsula is appreciated by guests who come from equally beaultiful places!! We hope to see you again next time you're over this way! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

grimesland, nc usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four nights that were wonderful... Sue and Keith were a wealth of knowledge...very helpful.. Beautiful views, quiet, comfortable, great location... Wonderful restaurant at the bottom of the driveway called 1908 Highly recommend

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

We're delighted you were happy with your choice and enjoyed Portobello,the Peninsula and Dunedin to the full! Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're very pleased you decided to stay with us and hope you take home some very happy memories of our beautiful country. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted something different from my normal corporate stays and choose Portobello because of the Trip Advisor reviews. Yes, it is 15 minutes drive from Dunedin central but it is worth the drive. Good sized rooms with all the amenities you would need.

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our motel!! We would love to see you again next time you're in Dunedin! Thankyou for taking the time to write your review. Perhaps it will encourage more business folk to come out our way sometimes!! Many thanks. Sue and Keith More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Portobello motel for a night during a recent driving holiday around the South Island. The Otago Peninsula is such a beautiful location and the motel owners were incredibly friendly and helpful, we were kicking ourselves for not spending a couple of nights there! The room was clean the kitchen was really well equipped. Thoroughly recommended.

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Sue R, Owner at Portobello Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. we're so pleased you enjoyed yourselves on the Peninsula and were comfortable at the Motel! Thankyou for taking the time to write a review. It is much appreciated. Kind regards, Sue and keith More

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Address: 10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin > Portobello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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