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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to put my parents here last minute as the motel we booked turned out to not fit everyone in our large group. My parents were very satisfied with the stay. Their room even had a view of the peninsula. The owner gave us great advice on where to visit and which tours were considered the best value for...

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you yes all our motels have wonderful harbour views as being just over the road from the water. Disappointing for you the motel you booked up the road could not hold you all when they said the unit would, so yes we loved having your parents and telling you a few good places we enjoy going to on the...

Reviewed 14 January 2017

My partner Patrick and I stayed at the property for 3 nights in Jan this year.. Mary & Gerrald are fantastic hosts so welcoming. The view from our units was lovely. We had one night on a ground floor and then moved upstairs for the last 2 nights. The size of the room is fantastic, very comfortable bed and good...

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for you lovely review, Gerrald and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, yes the view is certainly lovely from all the units esp the top floor. When cleaning we do have trouble some days to clean and not just sit and enjoy.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

A beautiful large room. the bed was very comfortable and the view was terrific. Also had a lovely kitchen area. Only problem was that the shower ran out of hot water without any warning. I would still reccomend this motel, but limit your bath and shower time

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay, yes the view from the units is wonderful. I,m sorry you had a wonderful spa bath and used all the hot water when you went to have a shower not one after...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We chose this motel for its position 10km away from the headland where you meet albatross and little blue penguins. Glad we did, Mary was very helpful in every way, the room was very clean and comfortable. Great little shops round the corner.

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Michelle so pleased you enjoyed, have a wonderful holiday.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This motel is in a lovely spot in Portobello. It is so quiet and tranquil. Our room was huge and meticulously clean. The view from our private balcony was pretty amazing! Mary was a lovely host. Couldn't fault this place :)

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Excellent motel, with a fantastic view from the large windows leading onto a balcony. Good place to base yourself when touring the Otago peninsula. Portobello has a small shop, fish and chip shop, cafe and a couple of restaurants.

Thank MexBrit1951
MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing a lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Boulder Creek, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Found at the end of the day and took an upstairs studio. The motel is older but in decent condition. Our room was comfortable and the kitchenette had a nice long counter to prep our supper. Quiet place in a quiet place. Walking distance to pub/eateries. Stayed 2nd week Oct 2016 and paid NZ145, a fair price.

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thanku for you review, yes we have plenty of room in our king studios for our guests. Yes the view over the water is really something to look at. Walking distance to café 1908 which has the best meals on the Peninsula. Yes if you come direct we offer a good price.

Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Warm, comfortable, clean with plenty of space. The only drawback is that the cooking facilities are rather limited. No oven or microwave, which is ok, if there were a plethora of places to eat nearby. But there was nothing open as we visited during the off season. In any event the Motel is fantastic and given the slim options for...

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we do have two hot plates and a microwave in the units for light cooking in respect for incoming guests the next day, its mentioned on our web and all sites we advertise with, we get so many guests telling us they are so pleased to see our sign as on there travels they have...

Reviewed 18 May 2016

My partner & i thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this Motel , Our room was very spacious and was exceptionally clean. Mary was a lovely host and could not of done enough for us, We ended up staying an extra 2 nights! The furniture in the unit was modern and amazingly comfortable - absolutely fell in love with it! The...

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed and so looking forward to seeing you here some time in the future, yes the view is wonderful from the unit, take care have a safe trip home. ps so looking forward to our winter break coming your way.

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Had a cross section of accomodation over our 2 week holiday around New Zealand. And this was a lot better than at least a couple we chose Lovely host nothing was too much trouble. Very clean apartment , spacious , with comfortable king size bed . Plenty of room and a Laundry for guests to use. Very close to cafe,...

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MaryOtagoPeninsula, Owner at Otago Peninsula Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay before heading home.

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portobello's Newest Motel in Portobello Township, Quality units, some with spa baths.Extensive interior upgrade 2012.ie new flatscreen tv,s with freeview. YES FREE WI.FI.New Beds and Bedding, new carpets, to all units Private Balcony, Heatpumps, Excellent Harbour views. Tripadvisor Excellence Award. Next to Cafe for breakfast, Stroll to Shop and Restaurant.Near all Otago Peninsula Attractions."Come and stay and enjoy our wee piece of paradise. "PS. Only Motel right across the road to the harbor. Free Parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Otago Peninsula Motel

Address: CNR Highcliff and Portobello Rd, Portobello, Dunedin, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin > Portobello
Price Range: £91 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Peninsula Hotel Otago
Peninsula Dunedin
Dunedin Peninsula
Peninsula Hotel Dunedin
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“water view”
 of 5 bubbles orangecat0, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have the best view and can't be peered in from outside.n”
 of 5 bubbles MexBrit1951, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Call for a room that views the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles n6ta, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are well situated.”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretO492, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the harbour are the best”
 of 5 bubbles 47532015, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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