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    Portobello Motel

    10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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    • Excellent84%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed June 26, 2015

    This motel is in an incredible location, and is run by lovely people. Just going for a short stroll around Portobello is lovely, it was bitterly cold when we were there but this didn't deter us from exploring. Keith and Sue were amazing hosts. They...More

    Thank Samblin85
    Response from Sue R, Owner at Portobello MotelResponded June 30, 2015

    Thank you for your very kind comments!! We try very hard to make our visitors feel welcome so it is very nice to get your feedback. We're delighted you loved the location and found how easy it was to use our local transport. We'd love...More

    Reviewed June 15, 2015

    This review is long overdue, (Wrote this up, but just realized that for whatever reason TA never got it published) Anyway, I can't say enough good things about the owners of this small family-run hotel. We spent a month in NZ and came to see...More

    Thank ktfaye
    Response from Sue R, Owner at Portobello MotelResponded June 18, 2015

    Thank you so much for your review, and for bothering to follow it once you realised the original hadn't been published. We were so pleased you finally arrived safely. We were very worried about you!! It was so good that you were able to relax...More

    Reviewed June 2, 2015

    I found the owners to be very helpful, and the room very clean with every thing we needed. The morning after our stay I had a flat battery, so the owner took my grandson and his friend to their course at the aquarium and then...More

    Thank Alec45
    Response from Sue R, Owner at Portobello MotelResponded June 6, 2015

    Thank you for your kind words. We were very pleased to help you out with getting the boys to the Aquarium. Hopefully the car got you home safely!! Do please come again soon!! Kind regards, Sue and Keith

    Reviewed June 1, 2015

    We got into town late so we missed the Penguin tours. While the motel was fine, as others have mentioned there isn't squat for restaurants out here and the two days we were out there, there wasn't great wildlife. We saw better wild life in...More

    Thank wx8
    Response from Sue R, Owner at Portobello MotelResponded June 6, 2015

    Thank you for your review.We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We are delighted you were pleased with your accommodation and our motel met your expectations. However, we are very disappointed that you did not see the wildlife you were expecting. The blue...More

    Reviewed May 21, 2015

    We originally booked one night at Portobello Motel but loved it so much we spent another 3 nights there and 'commuted' into Dunedin each day. We didn't mind the 20-25 min drive each way, knowing we could return to a peaceful and comfortable retreat at...More

    Thank AusPippi
    Response from Sue R, Owner at Portobello MotelResponded May 30, 2015

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. And what a fabulous photo!! We were so pleased you decided to extend your stay. We always take that as a compliment that you were comfortable!! We were delighted you decided to stay with us. Hope you...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $99 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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