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“Good Location for City Visit”
Review of Motel on York

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Motel on York
Ranked #25 of 61 Hotels in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 18, 2013

We recently had a weekend in Dunedin and found this motel ideally situated for the things we had planned. Good parking and the units are very spacious - three rooms and everything very clean and well maintained. This is the sort of motel that I would chose if having a longer stay in Dunedin. We also had the offered continental breakfast and found it as good as any offered elsewhere. This motel is also just a short walk to the Octagon and some of Dunedin's best restaurants.

Room Tip: Some outside noise during a Saturday evening with fireworks - a November thing !!
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2013

Thank you for your comments. Yes we get great comments about or location being only a couple of minutes to the centre of town. Pleased you enjoyed your room, and your stay, and we look forard to seeing you again.
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

Thankfully, in a very hilly town, this place is near the bottom of the hills and a stone's throw from the CBD. Numerous restaurants nearby. Clean, well appointed business style place. Rooms have all hotel amenities inc laundry facilities and ironing board. Complete kitchen and utensils. This includes the beverage supplies for the morning, including proper milk. Note a cold breakfast can be arranged and it will be delivered to your room the night before. Easy on site parking. This place is popular with the business clientele. Eoin, the owner is knowledgeable about the area and very helpful. You could not ask for a better place. Limited wheelchair access. The value is so far the best we have encountered in NZ.

Room Tip: Reservations are suggested.
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2013

Thanks very much for your very kind comments. We are pleased you found our motel worked so well for you, and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Don't get me wrong this is a nice complex but I am not sure how it is a 5 star property. The units are nice, clean and not bad for size. However they were not double glazed so there was a bit of noise from outside. There was only 1 spare blanket for 3 beds and it was a cool night. Sure there was a heater but do not like sleeping with it on. They had a microwave but no jug or bowl suitable to use in it. So you really couldn't cook anything. I would stay here again but if you are basing your decision solely on a 5 star rating you may be dissapointed. Must say the hosts were great also.

Stayed: October 2013
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are always happy to assist with any extra bedding or other requirements that guests may have. We are happy to assist with crockery if what is available does not meet your needs as well.
We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

I stayed at the Motel on York in Dunedin for two nights last week - very convenient location (as I was working in the City) and the motel was super clean!

I hadn't stayed there before however iot will be my motel of choice in the future - and the tariff was very good value.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2013

Thanks for your feedback. We are grateful you took the time to post your comments, and pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed July 11, 2013

One night stay only although room very spacious, staff friendly and bed very comfortable. Would stay again when next in Dunedin. A little traffic noise in my front room although was so tired it didn't interrupt my sleep. Recommended

Room Tip: Request a room away from York St which would be a bit quieter
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled on business
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2013

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate that you took the time to give us your review.
We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed July 2, 2013

I would not hesitate to recommend this motel. Clean, modern, good service and friendly staff who couldn't do enough to help. Little things like fresh milk instead of UHT, and an excellent guest information folder really put the finishing touch on a pleasant stay. To top it off they were happy to post back my glasses that I had left behind, at no extra cost. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Clean, modern and comfortable with spacious rooms and kitchen facilities (I stayed in #6) Lower floor has shared patio area which was lovely to sit out on, upstairs rooms have individual balconies. Decor spot on. Free internet access - always a plus. Easy walking distance to restaurants and plenty of parking a the motel. Only minor point was the size of the shower would prefer a square base and not a corner shower which can be a bit tight for room, lovely to have under floor heating in the bathroom though.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Eoin M, Owner at Motel on York, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2013

Thanks for you comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and appreciate you taking the time to post feedback. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Additional Information about Motel on York

Address: 47 York Place, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
#19 Business Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range: $98 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Motel on York 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel on York is a modern complex situated in the heart of the city. With 24 superior, quiet luxury units in a smokefree environment, we offer a range of affordable, high quality accommodation from elegant studios to executive and deluxe suites, all with enhanced video security features and filtered water - right in the centre of Dunedin. All units have LCD TV's. There are laundry facilities on site. Cafes, Theatres, Restaurants and the Main Shopping Centre is a mere 300 metres away from this peaceful inner-city property. For your Dunedin Business Corporate needs we have Free High speed wireless broadband internet (100mbs) access available in all units. Photocopying, and faxing facilities also available. We also have clothing racks.Visit the Cadbury World, Speights, Otago Museum, Dunedin's Railway Station(one of the most photographed in the world), Moana Pool, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Restuarants, Theatre and Shopping all within walking distance from the Motel. Baldwin Street - the worlds steepest street, Larnach Castle with wonderful views over the harbour and Olveston - a landmark Edwardian home built between 1904 and 1906 are just some of the things to see and do while you are in Dunedin. ... more   less 
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