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Portobello Motel Cottages

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  • Excellent84%
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“otago peninsula”(135 reviews)
“blue penguins”(28 reviews)
“bedroom cottage”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
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Self-Serve Laundry
Private Balcony
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely fabulous accommodation, can highly recommend. Lovely apartments, very spacious, beautifully decorated and very comfortable. In a fantastic location too, with easy access to the Albatross Centre and penguin tours. The owners are super helpful, recommending lots of local places to see..fabulous beaches nearby and...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Set on the hill above Portobello the views from the studio units is delightful. The units are tastefully decorated, clean and modern and perfectly sized for two. After settling in we walked down the driveway and had two lovely choices for dinner; the 1908 Cafe...More

Thank Linda M
Response from GregNapp, Manager at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Linda, We are really happy you enjoyed your stay in the studio and wandering down for a meal in Portobello. Enjoy the rest of Spring!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the perfect little place for a romantic weekend. It is a cozy and private place with a stunning view, and it is located great for activities on the Ortega peninsula. I recommend the albatrosses and penguins at the tip. It is very well...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of the reviews applauding this lovely lodging are correct. We add to the list of amenities the well-equipped kitchens and the complimentary self service laundry which included soap powder and even electric dryers, if your time doesn’t allow the usual Kiwi line drying. You...More

Thank Vagrantsrus
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great motel, so peaceful and tranquil with beautiful views across harbour from your balcony. We had a fabulous stay here, visiting the Albatross, Blue Penguins and Allan's Beach. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. We wished we could have stayed a...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$109 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Unit One is Simply Wonderful"
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"There are studios, and 1 and 2 bedroom cottages"
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"Unit 4, just in front, balcony directing to ocean/harbor"
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"Great views overlooking the water"
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