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Portobello Motel Cottages

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Overview
10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Situated in the little town of Portobello, this place was just what we were looking for. The room was warm, clean and comfortable, with a great outlook over the bay. Free wifi was great and the bed was very comfy. Be aware that there are...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this park after looking at the ratings, we were disappointed, the chap that served us wasn’t particularly happy and the showers had restricted hot water ( luke warm showers are not my thing), Internet was ver patchy. Loved the lambs across the...More

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Response from GregNapp, Manager at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded August 31, 2018

Hi there, I am wondering if you stayed at Portobello Tourist park as they have lambs across the road ( unfortunately we do not as they are so lovely) and the pub is a 5 minute walk away from there. We do not have any...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent friendly helpful staff. Made working in the area easy and fun. The units are well fitted out and super clean. Portobello is the gateway to the Peninsula with plenty of sandy beaches and little bays all within easy driving distance.

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We drove late onto the Peninsula in the hope of finding a place close to the Albatross reserve, and were beginning to lose confidence of finding somewhere to stay when a small grocer recommended this motel. Delightful owner had no other guests owing to the...More

Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We stayed an extra night because we really didn't want to leave! The cottages are comfortable and very well-equipped; #2 included a terrific view. The location is a great one to explore the Peninsula; about halfway between Dunedin proper and the Albatross colony, plus right...More

Thank Jill M
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$109 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$109 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (128)
Room & Suite (64)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"Arrive early as the town is a bit sleepy, but that is part of the charm"
markfenwick
Jul 9, 2018
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"Unit 1 has a fine view."
CoJonesUK
Jun 28, 2018
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"The studios have the best view"
Benaroon
May 23, 2018
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"Cottage 6 is up the back and next to the laundry"
gatekepa
May 9, 2018
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