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Portobello Motel

10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in early Sep. And we thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed it. The owners are delightful and very helpful. The accommodation is bright, shiny, spotlessly clean, fitted with every amenity (electric blanket, heated towel rack, complete kitchenette), very spacious and daily serviced. The extra sofa-bed for our daughter was very big and made up on both the... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super!!! Small motel with very friendly husband and wife owners. Rooms are all excellent and spotless in modern, well-fitted comfortable chalets. Free Wifi... Located on the beautiful Otago Peninsula close to Dunedin via a mega scenic drive around the harbour. Located in small village of Portobello which has some cafes, shops and a good restaurant. Highly recommended. This is one... More

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

Thank you for your very kind review. The drive to Portobello is lovely, either around the coast or over the top of the Peninsula. Both have stunning views. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with and truly appreciate you choosing our motel. It is nice to know we have met our guests expectations too! Thank you for taking the time... More

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The road from Dunedin is narrow and winding, but the beauty of the Otago Peninsula makes it all worthwhile. The owners are extremely friendly and accommodating. The facilities are excellent, and our three nights there in May were delightful. We would not hesitate returning next time we are in southern New Zealand.

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

How very kind!! Thank you for taking the time to write about us. We're so pleased you decided to stay on the Peninsula and explored our beautiful location. We would love to see you again!! Many thanks. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Well, it's one of the only places to stay in Portobello, so thankfully it's a nice one! We stayed in a bungalow and found it to be clean, spacious and comfortable for our family (two small children plus parents). The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

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

Thankyou for your lovely comments. We were delighted to host your stay and would be truly delighted if you returned for another explore of the Peninsula!! Thanks again. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very friendly and personable staff, huge and well equipped rooms for great prices. Flexible check out time and very neat and tidy premises. Close to pubs/cafes and the popular albatross colony at the Otago Peninsula.

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

Thank you for writing a review. It is much appreciated. Up to date reviews are really helpful to future guests. We enjoyed having you here so please return soon! Many thanks. Sue and Keith Rhodes More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great place that is exceptionally clean. Stay here if you wish to explore the Otago Peninsula. It's about 20minutes to Dunedin on a windy road. Couldn't fault the hotel. Thanks. ...........................

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

Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return to explore some more! Many thanks. Sue and Keith Rhodes More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our day was going to finish on the peninsula and we were looking for some accomodation so we did not have to go back into Dunedin City. Portobello was perfect for us and we were very glad with our choice. It was also handy to the Tavern just a few doors way where we had the best pub meal in... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We were delighted you decided to stay on the Peninsula too! It's lovely to hear you enjoyed Portobello. Come again!! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed in Portobello Motel on 19 Apr 2014 for one night, we lost our luggages in Christchurch airport. Keith and Sue are so kind that they lent their own jackets to us in order for us to join the Elm wildlife tour. Keith also recommended the 1908 Cafe Restaurant for the dinner, the food was so... More

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

Thank you so much for your review! We were pleased to be able to help you out and are so glad you were able to enjoy stay despite the annoyance of lost luggage! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sue and Keith are such incredible hosts and made my stay on the peninsula -- one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand -- even better. They were so kind and helpful and had brilliant recommendations for things to do that you might not find otherwise. They also helped me figure out how I could move to New Zealand... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! We were delighted to host your stay and enjoyed talking with you. Good luck with your plans for coming to NZ. It's a fabulous place!! Many thanks. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Motel facilities and staff were fantastic. After travelling down from Christchurch for a long weekend in Dunedin with the family we were welcomed by the friendly staff, swiftly checked in and shown to our room. We had a 2 bedroom unit, one room with a queen bed the other with 2 singles. It was clean, welcoming and had everything... More

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

Thank you so much for your very generous review. We are truly delighted you were so satisfied with your accommodation. There is so much to see and do in and around the Peninsula so it is very pleasing to see our guests take full advantage of it. We'd love to welcome you again before too long!! Kind regards, Sue and... 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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