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    Portobello Motel Cottages

    10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 1205
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    Free Wifi
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    Private Balcony
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

    We would like to thank keith and sue for the warm welcoming and the sightseeing tipps. We stayed 2 nights at the harbour view studio which is a very spacious and clean cabin with a fully equiped kitchen. Highly recommended. Thanky you for the little...More

    Thank Claudia H
    Response from SueandKeithRhodes, Owner at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 7 October 2016

    We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review!! The lambs are doing very well and are going to a new home to be pets. We're very pleased you were able to see them!!...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2016

    We arrived late on in the evening and received a warm welcome, the room was spacious, clean and well equipped. woke to a beautiful view of the sea and harbour, Located on a beautiful quiet coastline with wildlife nearbyMore

    Thank Nick S
    Response from SueandKeithRhodes, Owner at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 7 October 2016

    We were very pleased you chose us to host your stay on the Peninsula and it's nice to know you were satisfied with your accommodation. The view is very peaceful isn't it? Many thanks for your kind review. We hope to see you again. Kind...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2016

    My overall impression for this motel is clean and charming. The cottage smelt of deodorized air and gave me a rather good impression after we checked into our cottage. Madam Sue explained that the previous guests cooked curry and they were trying hard to remove...More

    Thank Chong_lin26
    Response from SueandKeithRhodes, Owner at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 30 September 2016

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate any feedback we get. It was unfortunate the weather was so unkind and the electricity failure was testing...fortunately it didn't last long!! We would love to welcome you back for another stay...perhaps a little...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

    For those interested in the sights and activities on the Otago Peninsula, this is a great choice. Modern, well kept and comfortable rooms are located within an easy walk of all commercial outlets in Portobello. The proprietor is super friendly and very helpful. I would...More

    Thank NA1952
    Response from SueandKeithRhodes, Owner at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 18 September 2016

    Many thanks for you review! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We're in a great location for both restaurants and wildlife. Thanks again. Kind regards, Sue and Keith

    Reviewed 11 September 2016

    We were charmed by the Portobello Motel during a 1-night stay and enjoyed meeting hosts Sue and Keith, who were very friendly, helpful and attentive. We followed the advice here on TripAdvisor and made sure to book one of the harbour view studios so we...More

    1  Thank CrazyCrunch
    Response from SueandKeithRhodes, Owner at Portobello Motel CottagesResponded 13 September 2016

    Thank you for your review and your very nice comments. I'm sorry you weren't able to eat at the 1908 Restaurant as they offer lovely meals. I also hope that going into Dunedin to eat didn't spoil your holiday. We will certainly mention your comments...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Microwave
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    • US$ 107 - US$ 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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