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Portobello Motel

10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed in portobello motel for 1 night, but it was really a perfect stay there. We hope we could stay a longer time if time permits. Hosts were nice, friendly and helpful, and accommodation was comfortable. Besides, portobello seemed to be a very quite and comfortable town, with great view to the mountains and sea bay, and also... More 

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

How very kind of you to take the time to write a review for us!! We really appreciate it. We hope that next tme you come to New Zealand you will be a ble to stay with a us a little longer and enjoy more of our wonderful scenery and wildlife!! Thanks again. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our second time here and it did not disappoint. The accomodation is as nice as previously with gorgeous views into the mountains and the hosts Sue and Keith are as helpful as always. Good washing facilities and cooking things make this home from home. There is a swap a book service as well as information of the various... More 

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

Thank you Lynn!! It was lovely to be able to welcome you both back again!! We'd love to see you again soon. Many thanks for your tips and for writing the review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write it!! We're delighted to tell you that we have been voted in the top 25 in NZ for the... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights during the Christmas. Staff was very nice, kind and helpful. We arrived to check in late at almost 10pm but they were there to welcome us and recommend all the interesting places to do for the next 2 days. Christmas cake was a surprise on top of that, I'm very impressed!!! The rooms are clean... More 

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

Thank you Trin!! We enjoyed having you here!! We're delighted you enjoyed the Christmas cake!! Hope the rest of your trip was a suucess and you went home with lots of good memories. Thank you for choosing to stay with us!! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kieth and Sue are very nice. We stayed 2 nights at Portobello Motel. Motel is very clear and comfortable. after checked the reservation, Sue upgraded us to the ocean view room. And they also gave us tips what we should do on Otago Peninsula. before check-out, we missed our room key. Kieth didn't blame and just ask us to send... More 

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

We're very pleased you enjoyed your upgrade!! Thank you for staying with us. We hope the rest of your trip around New Zealand was a memorable on! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Portobello Motel. Clean and up to date. Even the sofa bed was very comfortable. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. They setup a last minute tour and gave great food recommendations. I wish we had more time to spend there!

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

Many thanks for your review. We're very pleased you found the sofa bed acceptable as we have worked hard to improve them!! Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It is much appreciated. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

Belluno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful room, clean and confortable in the centre of the village. It is not far from Dunedin, but far enough from the traffic and the confusion of a town. The perfect place to spend a quite and relaxing time. Staff is incredibly kind and helpful, we couldn't have a better stay there!

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

Thank you for your very kind comments and for taking the time to reply. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay on our lovely Peninsula. Come again!! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent stay at Portobello Motel! The staff was very nice and they gave us good tips for what to do on the Otago Peninsula. (Sandfly Bay, Pilot Beach, Albatross,...) The room was spacious and nicely done up!

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

Many thanks for your kind review!! We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Have a peaceful and happy 2015. Kind regards, Keith and Sue More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfy and wonderful folks. So helpful! Thanks, Fritz and Sue! Great accomodations. Beautiful remote beaches and wildlife experiences. All the comforts of home and penguins to see. Take the yellow eyed penguin sanctuary tour. Truly special.

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

Many thanks for your compliments!! We're delighted you found the motel comfortable and enjoyed our beautiful beaches and wildlife. We enjoyed having you here and are keen to help and advise our guests so they get the best out of their stay with us. Many thanks for the review. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and couldn't fault it. The location was out of Dunedin by 15 minutes but there was plenty of local shops and restaurants so no problem. We liked the large bed and well equipped kitchenette. Good Wi-Fi and TV. Very helpful proprietors Keith and Sue and we would recommend staying here .

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

Many thanks for your kind comments. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to host your stay in Portobello! Thank you for the review, it is much appreciated. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More 

Salisbury, England
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside our ‘harbour view studio’ appeared rather small. I shouldn’t have worried. Inside it was a real tardis: immaculate, well-equipped, very comfortable and quite spacious enough. Great views over the bowling green (where the ladies were in action and reminded us of the Commonwealth Games) to Dunedin Harbour and the hills beyond. The location is ideal for birding... More 

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

Thank you for your review! We're delighted you were so pleased with your accommodation and were able to enjoy all the wonderful birdlife we have here. Thank you for choosing our motel. 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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