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The Dawson Motel

16 Dawson Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed at the Dawson early August, when booking the Motel we advised them that we would be arriving late. We arrived to find the heater on and the unit nice and 'toasty' and the electric blanket on which was really thoughtful. The bed was really comfortable with good blankets, the curtains kept out the light, the furniture was comfortable... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you for your review of The Dawson Motel. We definitely like to make you feel right at home when you stay with us so we're glad you appreciated a nice toasty room! We get quite a few compliments about our beds, they sure are good! Best wishes, Barb and Lloyd More

Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I stayed here many times while in New Plymouth on business. Incredibly friendly owners and the rooms are so clean that they are like brand new. The rooms are also very nice size with good amenities. Convenient walking distance to all downtown restaurants and pubs. Highly recommended if you are staying in New Plymouth. Also free wifi which is somewhat... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on The Dawson Motel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and its good to see you noticed how we pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our rooms! We have a lot of guests find it very helpful having free wifi here at... More

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I had a short break at Dawson Motel with our adult son. We were made to feel very welcome and the motel unit was spotless. The cleaners maintained this standard on a daily basis and all the staff were very thoughtful. I was very impressed with how quiet and warm the unit was. We would certainly recommend... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Lorna for taking the time to review The Dawson Motel. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us, along with the cleaners we pride ourselves on making your stay a comfortable enjoyable experience, I am pleased to see we have achieved this. Regards, Barb and Lloyd More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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135 reviews 135 reviews
45 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Do not be fooled by the "Motel" part of the name, this place is more like a hotel! The room was fantastic size with an extremely comfy bed. The bathroom was exceptionally modern. The room had great control of temperature and was very quiet. The staff were fantastic and friendly, it was just a shame i was only there for... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Matt for taking the time to review your stay at the Dawson Motel, we are very glad to hear you found our rooms spacious and modern, we do hear from quite a few people how comfy the beds are! Hopefully we will be able to have you back for a longer stay soon. Regards, Lloyd and Barb More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Being a sales rep I travel all over the North Island and the lower half of the South Island, and I would say The Dawson would be the best motel I stay in, Barb and Lloyd are friendly and always put me in the same room, breakfasts are great and always arrive on time no matter how busy they are,... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi Bruce, Thanks for taking the time to write some positive feedback about your stays at The Dawson Motel. Our upstairs units sure have great view of the mountain at this time of year!! We look forward to having you back again soon! Cheers, Lloyd and Barb More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I reguarly stay at the Dawson for business. The motel is modern, staff very friendly and the rooms are always spotlessly clean. I am given the same room each time and the heating is on when I get there late in the evening. I have stayed in a few different places in New Plymouth over the last year before finding... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your recent review on The Dawson Motel. It is really appreciated when our regulars take the time to review us. I am pleased you enjoy arriving to a nice warm room , especially now winter is here. Thanks Barb and Lloyd More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed at the Dawson Motel for several days in April, and turned up without a booking. The Motel Mangers were very friendly and helpful and the location was pretty well central and both the city main CBD and the coastal walkway were an easy stroll. The room itself was spacious, well planned and with up to date and modern furniture.... More

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Greg for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Dawson Motel. It is great when we get positive feedback from our guests. Regards Barb and Lloyd More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The Dawson Motel was perfect. Clean, comfortable, convenient to everything and modern. The hostess was friendly and accommodating. Bikes were available to use. Would certainly stay there again. An easy walk to all we needed in New Plymouth.

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us at The Dawson Motel. We appreciate the three "c's" clean comfortable and convenient. It was great that you enjoyed your stay enough to recommend us to others and we look forward to your return visit. Regards Barb and Lloyd More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our first stay here and won't be the last. Spotless,Comfortable,Everything you need in a motel.The room was heated on arrival.Very friendly Hostess and every request handled promptly.This motel is very central to most amenities in town.

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys Thanks so much for reviewing your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel. I am pleased you enjoyed your first visit to us and hopefully you can make a return trip some time. Regards Barb and Lloyd More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly service on check in and out. Very nice clean rooms. Modern decor and facilities in the room. Equipped kitchen area and modern bathroom. Very quiet thanks to the double glazed windows!! Will definitely stay again.

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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys Appreciate you took the time to review your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel. We are pleased you found your time with us enjoyable. Our staff pride themselves on maintaining our rooms to a high standard and I will pass on your compliments. You are right the double glazing keeps the rooms quiet and warm. Regards... More

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Address: 16 Dawson Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 23
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