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Esplanade Motel & Apartments

Traveller (44)
Room & Suite (11)
Pool & Beach (5)


Property amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Great View
33Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
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Excellent location - beach just across the road. Close to restarants, bars, cafes, children's playground, salt water swimming pool.Fantastic owners who were very helpful and friendly - just what the south is known for!! Warm, comfortable and spacious family unit accommadated us
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Response from AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Esplanade Motel & Apartments
Responded 13 Mar 2017
Dear Rossp705, Thanks, thanks, thanks for your kind words! We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the place and the options around us. We look forward to seeing you again! Hopefully one of the rooms in the front will be available for you. :) Kind Regards.
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We would highly recommend the apartments to anyone looking for a place that is completely self contained yet close to a variety of excellent eating houses.Our room had a great view of the sea and was very clean and tidy..Hosts Wayne and Kathryn are most obliging and certainly
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Response from AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Officer at Esplanade Motel & Apartments
Responded 1 Mar 2017
Hi there 475trevor, Thank you for sharing your great experience with us! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay, we are extremely lucky to have such beautiful views for our guests to enjoy! I agree - Kathy and Wayne are great! I will be sure your wonderful message gets back to them. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, I'm sure Kathy & Wayne would love to see you again in the future! Have a great day. Kind regards,
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Although this is an older hotel, our room was nicely renovated, spacious and comfortable. We had an oceanfront room that included a separate bedroom, sitting/TV area with a sofa sleeper, a nicely updated shower/bathroom with a heated floor and a small and kitchen area. The
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Response from AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Esplanade Motel & Apartments
Responded 6 Feb 2017
Dear JGrahamK, Thanks for sharing! I'm delighted to read that you had such a wonderful time while staying at Esplanade. Katie and Wayne work really hard to make our guests feel like home, and reviews like yours make it all worth it. I'll be passing on your comments shortly. Have a lovely day. Best Regards.
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The information brochure in our room asked for feedback on our stay which I am happy to do. Our room was clean tidy with a small balcony overlooking the beach. We were enthusiastically greeted shown to the room and supplied milk ( more if we wanted it). Our stay was short but
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Response from AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Esplanade Motel & Apartments
Responded 25 Jan 2017
Dear Ipcresss, Thanks for taking the time to share your comments with us. I'm glad to read that you had a wonderful time when staying at the Esplanade. Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip! Kind Regards.
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On arrival made to feel really welcome by Kathy and Wayne. This hospitality continued for the duration of my stay and they went out of their way to ensure my stay was well catered for, going above and beyond normal expections. The views were amazing, with great restaurants
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Response from AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Esplanade Motel & Apartments
Responded 25 Jan 2017
Dear NanaNeecie2016, Thank you very much for the five-star review of the Esplanade Motel. We are thrilled that you liked the experience. And you are right, Kathy and Wayne are rock stars, and the soul of our place. Your kind words are appreciated, and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. Kind Regards.
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"Ask for the room with a sea view"
"The best advice is to find another place to stay"
"Ask for the front ocean view units!"
"Ocean view if possible."
"Family unit is spacious, warm, comfortable, quiet, a home away from home!"
US$112 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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