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Portobello Motel Cottages

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Private Balcony
4 Star accommodation
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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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.

Thank markfenwick
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

Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed 8 June 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
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed 2 nights at Portobello Motel Cottages. Was a great stay in a great location for exploring the Peninsula. Rooms where homely and a handy laundry onsite. A couple of choices for dinner are just at the end of the driveway. Would stay again.

Thank CMR555
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We stayed in Studio 1 for 4 nights. Jo gave us a big warm welcome upon arrival. She had the heater on so the room was warm and cosy, she had some maps and brochures on the table and suggested we drive to Allans Beach,...More

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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
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$97 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Arrive early as the town is a bit sleepy, but that is part of the charm"
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"Unit 1 has a fine view."
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"The studios have the best view"
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"Cottage 6 is up the back and next to the laundry"
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