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Portobello Motel

10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened upon this fabulous little place driving around looking for a place to rest my head after sleeping in the car the night before. Keith and Sue are truely amazing hosts ( i could sit and chat with them for hours!) ask for # 2 ( best view ) beds are spacious, big kitchen, bathroom A+. Cute little decks... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS: -Lovely harbour views -Good location for exploring the peninsula -Plenty of free wi-fi for multiple devices -Very spacious room with plenty of seating -Large kitchen area, fully stocked -Balcony -Electric blankets -Convenient parking -Clean (I know this should be a given, but so many motels are dingy- this one is well kept!) -Sue and Keith are very friendly, kind... More

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

Thank you for your detailed review.We're very pleased you found more Pros than Cons! The beds in the Studios are all strapped together king singles which makes the bed wider than a queen. However, we note your displeasure. We hope you weren't cold as we could have easily given you more heating. We have not yet had air conditioning/heat pumps... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just finished a tour of South Island, staying in Motels, we did not find a bad one, but this was one of the best. Originally I had planned to stay in Dunedin and visit the Otago pen. for the day, then I decided I prefer countryside to town. We stayed two nights here in late August. The rooms (single... More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed the motel and the peninsula. We were very pleased to host your stay and would be delighted to welcome you back another time!! Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this motel by accident whilst driving out to the Pennisular had a wonderful stay very clean and comfortable didn't want for anything everybody was so friendly great place to spend some tome at.

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

Dear Gail, Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you found us!! It's good to know that we got it right for you and you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for taking the time to write on Trip Advisor. Kind regards, Sue and Keith More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in September 2014, Keith & Sue most welcoming and very helpful with local information. Rooms clean and bright with harbour views from one studio. Short drive to Dunedin, worthwhile due to the peaceful and quiet location. Stayed in Studio and Two bedroom room, both excellent. Grand daughter even met 1 week old lamb "ozzie". Good dining options... More

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

Dear Ray, Many thanks for your review! Keith and I were very pleased to welcome you here and look forward to meeting you again before too long! Please tell your grand daughter that Ozzie is doing really well and now weighs a whopping 5.5kgs!! kind regards, Sue and Keith More

New Delhi, India
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30 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and saw all there was to see on the Peninsula. We are so lucky to have so much on our doorstep and it is a delight to be able to share it with so many guests. Thanks again. Kind regards, Keith and Sue More

Kuching, Malaysia
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13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: 10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin > Portobello
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Number of rooms: 8
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