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The Dawson Motel
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All reviewscoastal walkwaybeach walkwalking distance to townunlimited wifishort strollbeds were very comfortablegreat place to staysea viewmodern bathroomcleaning staffheat pumpan easy walklaundry facilitiesbedroom unitgreat central locationwell equipped kitchenroad noise
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I had friends from overseas visit New Zealand from The United Kingdom and we booked them into The Dawson Motel, they absolutely loved it, beautiful rooms, friendly staff and an overall good experience.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Jai B
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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation to your friends! We are very glad they enjoyed their stay and hope they had a wonderful trip to New Zealand

Kind Regards,
Barb and Lloyd

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here one night.The staff were very friendly & helpful. Our studio unit was modern, spacious, comfortable, clean & quiet.The disabled unit was excellent for my elderly Mother. Would definitely stay again

Stayed: October 2016, travelled with family
Thank Macmar2016
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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Thank you for your review on The Dawson Motel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do our best to make our rooms comfortable for all our guests and appreciate the feedback on your stay.

We hope to have you all back again.

Kind Regards,
Barb and Lloyd

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I stayed in The Dawson 2-3 nights a week over 3 months for work.
Very clean rooms, lovely staff and very accommodating. I don't look for any other motels when I visit New Plymouth anymore.
After a day out in the rain it was wonderful to come back to a nice clean and comfortable room. The staff were nice enough to dry my work clothes as well.

Fantastic!

Room Tip: Rooms closer to reception get better wifi connection
  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled on business
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Thank schaafgreg
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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016

Hi Greg
Thanks for taking the time to review your time with with us at The Dawson Motel. We really appreciated the positive feedback and the continued support.
We look forward to your next visit.

Kind regards
Barb and Lloyd

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great staff, spotlessly clean and so comfortable, quiet and warm. Real comfy bed! Central to everything, coastal walkway, shops and restaurants. This was an excellent choice. It was a shame about the weather but the lovely accommodation made up for it.

Room Tip: Best views upstairs, convenient downstairs both with sea views
  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Robin M
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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hi Robin
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel.
We really appreciate the positive feedback and hopefully you have the chance to visit New Plymouth again ( when the sun is out) and we look forward to hosting you again.

Kind Regards
Barb and Lloyd

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this motel back at the end of 2014. My husband and I were so impressed with how clean, modern and comfortable the rooms were. The service was very welcoming and attentive.
For our second Taranaki visit in March 2016, we stayed here again, and we're delighted to see the high standard was still maintained.
Thank you for your hospitality and such a pleasant stay!

Stayed: March 2016, travelled with family
Thank baker1234
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dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel, we are so grateful for your continued support, we really appreciate all our returning guests!
We like to keep our motel at a very high standard of service and cleanliness so we are glad that is recognised.
We hope to have you stay again in the future!

Kind Regards,
Barb and Lloyd

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