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Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge

588 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand
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#9 of 31 motels in Dunedin
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Your host Carolyn warmly welcomes you to Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge! Our comfortable rooms are 4 star plus rated and suit every traveller's needs, no matter if you are in Dunedin for business, with the family, or on a weekend getaway. The University of Otago, the Dunedin Hospital, Forsyth Barr Stadium and Dunedin's city centre are all in walking distance, or less than a 5-minute drive away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Parking
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Self-serve laundry
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Desk
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English
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Dream771914 wrote a review Feb 2024
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There is such an outstanding level of service provided by Carolyn and her team. She went above and beyond to help my dad celebrate his birthday and the whole family will be eternally grateful. This is next level customer service being offered here!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the amazing review and lovely comments. It's always a pleasure to help out overseas guests and their families to make their stay extra special
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TravellinStallion wrote a review Dec 2023
47 contributions5 helpful votes
Room was quite small but just enough space for 2 people. Bed was very comfortable. Great selection of channels. Bathroom was spacious. Shower water pressure was good. Room heater provided which warmed up the room really quick but can be very noisy. Staff was amazing and super friendly.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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Responded 12 Dec 2023
Thanks so much for the amazing review - I really appreciate all the comments and I am so pleased you loved your stay with us. I hope to see you back another time
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melanie s wrote a review Jul 2023
Nelson, New Zealand108 contributions16 helpful votes
Excellent good value motel. Reception was friendly, availible when needed and housekeeping so efficient every day! Easy walk into town, great cafe close by. Bed comfy and room quiet even though motel fully booked. Parking there was easy too.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Responded 12 Jul 2023
Thanks so much Melanie - such lovely comments that are much appreciated. Carolyn
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S0uthernSeni0r wrote a review Jul 2022
Invercargill, New Zealand53 contributions16 helpful votes
Carolyn was so helpful and even ensured that we had a park close to our unit because my friend had surgery on her feet. The unit was warm, beds comfortable, clean and everything you could want. We intend to always stay there when visiting Dunedin.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 15 Jul 2022
Oh what fantastic comments - thanks so much it was so lovely to have you stay here. Looking forward to next time!!
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David Giblin wrote a review May 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great location with lots of food options nearby and walkable to town. Clean and tidy room. Wonderful staff, in particular the manager Carolyn couldn't have been more pleasant to deal with, would recommend to all.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 8 May 2022
Thanks so much David - lovely to hear all the positive comments and I really hope to see you back to stay again soon
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EAMAR416 wrote a review Apr 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand25 contributions7 helpful votes
This motor lodge is close to the stadium and to the university. The room was clean and tidy and had all the things you need. The staff were friendly and helpful on arrival. The grounds very tidy and the place had plenty of parking.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Carolyn Murray, Owner at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge
Responded 26 Apr 2022
Thanks so much for the amazing review - glad you loved our rooms and very tidy garden/car park area Look forward to seeing you again soon for another stay with us
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Caitlin wrote a review Apr 2022
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I came down from Christchurch to visit family and was extremely pleased with my stay at Alhambra Oaks. A very positive experience overall thanks to the lovely Carolyn, who is always available for anything needed. The customer service was very good and friendly. The rooms were spacious and clean and tidy, much better than other motels I’ve stayed at in Dunedin. The location of the motel is also perfect as it is nearby to practically everything in the city. Plenty of parking in the car park. Also have a night and day within walking distance 😁Don’t have a bad word to say!! Will definitely be coming back here again! Highly recommend for anyone looking to stay in Dunedin.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 26 Apr 2022
Thanks so very much for all the positive comments - I am so pleased you loved your stay with us. I really hope you will be down again soon to visit your family and stay with us another time
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alex d wrote a review Apr 2022
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He had a wonderfull time staying here while visiting Dunedin. Our room was fantastic, service excellent and the visit from the lovely cat in the office made our day. We will certainly be staying here next time we travel south again. Thanks
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Responded 26 Apr 2022
Oh thanks so much Alex - it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm so glad you loved our office cat Evie. See you next time you travel to Dunedin
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Laura Hay wrote a review Apr 2022
Dunedin, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing location in Dunedin, amazing rooms and the friendliest staff! Will definitely stay here again! The owner was so informed about places we could visit and so welcoming! 10/10 recommend this motel!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: The larger studios have more room and a nice sitting area too!
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Responded 26 Apr 2022
Thanks Laura - so happy that you loved our staff and amazing rooms - see you again soon I hope
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Anna R wrote a review Apr 2022
Wellington, New Zealand51 contributions15 helpful votes
Was lucky enough to stay at the Alhambra Oaks. We're picky and have young children and high standards of cleanliness. This didn't disappoint. We were greeted by the owner, who was super friendly and the kids loved her. Was showed our room which was spacious and very clean. The location is great- right by the university and the centre of town, but still quiet enough at night. There's a field across the road which the children loved, and lots of dining options. You don't even need a car. Whatever we needed, the owner was happy enough to supply for us. We've been to lots of places around the country and this motel felt like we were staying with family it was so great!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Responded 26 Apr 2022
Oh thanks so much for the amazing comments Anna - I am so glad you loved out clean and spacious rooms. Our location is certainly a drawcard so close to the University, Forsyth Barr Stadium and so many great eating places. I hope to see you and the family back another time soon
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$144 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Tūhura Otago Museum (0.4 km), University of Otago (0.3 km), and Woodhaugh Gardens (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a business centre.
Which room amenities are available at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Good Earth Cafe, Buddha Stix Restaurant & Bar, and The Maharajas.
Are any cleaning services offered at Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Olveston Historic Home (0.9 km), Northern Cemetery (0.9 km), and Dunedin High And District Court (1.5 km).
Is Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.