A relatively short drive from Dunedin the effort was worth it.
The location is very quiet and peaceful and our unit was modern,super clean had a nice view from the balcony over the bay.
The owners were very friendly and helpful with good info on the region
The unit is well set out with plenty of space for a travelers chattels.
Would be happy to recommend this motel to anyone visiting the Dunedin area.
A short drive down the peninsular we had our first opportunity to see an Albatross-Fantastic
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Motel is set back off the main road through the little village of Portobello. The setting is peaceful and quiet. Our 4 studio rooms have lovely views over Portobello Harbour.Our 2 one-bedroomed and 2-two bedroomed cottages, whilst not having harbour views, are both spacious and comfortable.All the units come fully equipped for self catering although the delightful 1908 Restaurant is situated just across the road from the end of our drive. The Hotel next door has a Bistro bar, providing good food and beer and the Penguin Cafe offers hot and cold snacks and picnics. The local shop is well stocked too.The Portobello Motel is only 20 minutes from Taiaroa Head where the Royal Albatross , sea lions,seals, penguins and many sea birds are to be found.There are some lovely walks in the area too. Bring your binoculars for wildlife watching! ... more less
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