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Garden Motel

958 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 54 hotels in Dunedin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riverton, New Zealand
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife booked us a small studio as we were just staying one night. The unit had everything we needed, was clean and comfortable and nice and warm. It was a little noisy in the morning when the bin men came but that's not the motel's fault - nor was the noise our neighbours made when they left in the... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I don't know why the bin people need to clear bins so early in an area with travellers. Sorry about the guests next door to you who left early and were noisy - some people have no consideration for others - most of our early leaving... More

Worongary, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the 1bedroom apartment with the queen bed in the living room.It was quite cramped with two adults and two children steping over suitcases in the lounge . The service was fantastic and so helpful with guiding us to family friendly restaurants and local attractions The motel was a long walking distance from the city but still enjoyable... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Than you for your review. We are pleased you found us helpful. Yes with a lot of luggage the rooms can be cramped. Next time try a two bedroom unit - there is a lot more room and cupboard to store your luggage in. More

Riverton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We were recommended this Hotel by an alternative establishment and it did not disappoint. My wife and I cannot praise the service and quality high enough, the owners took time and were quite focussed on there business to the point of changing a few future bookings around to get our business. Found info out that we needed, nothing was a... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will stay with us if you are back in Dunedin. More

Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Stayed in a one bedroom unit while down for my son's graduation. Small unit for a one bedroom, but it was lovely and clean and well stocked. Situated at the north end of George Street, noise wasn't a problem although the motel is surrounded by student flats. Owner very accommodating and helpful.

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We pride ourselves on clean and tidy units and are pleased that you found your unit up to our standard. We hope you will stay with us when next you are in dunedin More

Rotterdam
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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed at the Garden Motell for 2 nights and it was a very nice stay and definately good value for money. We were recieved warmly at arrival and got a room in the corner of the motel. Entering the room, there first was the kitchen which had everything you need. The motel has a policy of not allowing people... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back when next you are in Dunedin More

Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We stayed 2 nights. On the first night, we discovered the light in the bathroom was not working and we had to change room but the staff was very apologetic and helpful. The rooms are value for money. It offers free newspaper, wifi and milk and the room rate is very affordable. Both the rooms are very clean and well-kept.... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Hi we are pleased you found our motel value for meney. We hope to see you back in Dunedin again soon. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Nice clean and tidy motel, allows pets to stay which is fantastic. Rooms not at all smelly from pets staying. Hosts very flexible and friendly, let us extend our stay without any issue. Good size units, quiet location, nothing was a problem for the hosts, even gave us a free paper in the morning.

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you found our motel comfortable and our staff friendly. We hope to welcome you to our motel next time you need accommodation in Dunedin More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Units were very clean. Cosy and good value. The room had a king size and single bed in the room. The bed was very comfortable :) Owners are very friendly and helpful. There is a BBQ available for usage. Our small dog was also allowed to stay. We had a very pleasant stay.

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you will book one of our units next time you need accommodation in Dunedin. More

Westport, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My daughter and I (and small dog) stayed here for 2 nights on our way to Queenstown then stayed 1 more night on the way back home to Westport. Every thing was perfect , immaculately clean and well presented. Rooms are cozy, very warm and have well equipped kitchens. Also the prices are very reasonable compared to other motels of... More

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Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness so are very happy that you found it a perfect place to stay. We hope to welcome you back when next you are in Dunedin. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We were happy with our choice to stay here for one night at the end of March. We found the staff friendly and helpful and the unit had everything we needed. We had originally booked a small studio, but as the booking site stated 'double bed', we checked on arrival, but no problem - all the main beds were 'queen'... More

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Additional Information about Garden Motel

Also Known As:
Garden Hotel Dunedin
Address: 958 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#20 Family Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Looking for somewhere to stay that is affordable, well-appointed, close to the city, comfortable and clean? No matter what the purpose of your visit to Dunedin, whether it's a "home away from home" you want, or you just want to "get away from home," you need look no further than our motel. We have 16 non-smoking units ranging from small studios to 2-bedroom units (including 2 wheelchair access units). ... more   less 
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