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Portobello Motel Cottages

10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews otago peninsula blue penguins bedroom cottage albatross colony fish and chip shop harbour view royal albatross centre friendly owners penguin tour stayed longer penguin place quiet location larnach castle perfect stay stayed for nights a great place to stay easy access
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This motel was delightful. Friendly hosts. Spotlessly clean. Fresh flowers and pot plant in the unit. Beautiful garden. Close to Dunedin. Good hotel nearby. Close to the Albatross Centre, which is well worth a visit

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Chippiewhip
Reviewed 12 September 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

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 30 August 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

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank dogcaveman
Response from GregNapp, Manager at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 1 September 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 10 July 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.

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 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

Date of stay: June 2018
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The Motel is set back off the main road through the little village of Portobello. The setting is peaceful and quiet. Our 4 studio rooms have lovely views over Portobello Harbour. Our 2 one-bedroom and 2 two More bedroom cottages, whilst not having harbour views, are both spacious and comfortable. All the units come fully equipped for self catering although the delightful 1908 Restaurant is situated just across the road from the end of our drive. The Hotel next door has a Bistro bar, providing good food and beer and the Penguin Cafe offers hot and cold snacks and picnics. The local shop is well stocked too. The Portobello Motel is 20 minutes or less from Royal Albatrosses , sea lions, seals, penguins and many other sea and shore birds. There are some lovely walks in the area too. Bring your binoculars for wildlife watching! Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$109 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin > Portobello
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$109 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin > Portobello
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"Arrive early as the town is a bit sleepy, but that is part of the charm"
9 Jul 2018
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"Unit 1 has a fine view."
28 Jun 2018
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"The studios have the best view"
23 May 2018
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"Cottage 6 is up the back and next to the laundry"
9 May 2018
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