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Dunedin Palms Motel

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently and tastefully refurbed, this is a comfortable choice for a place to stay while in Dunedin. Parking on site and an easy walk to the city. Clean bathrooms with lots of hot water - would stay there again.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated close to the Octagon and several restaurants. Good sized room with large comfortable bed, small kitchenette with microwave fridge toaster and kettle and good sized bathroom. Very clean and modern fittings. Complimentary newspaper and carton of milk daily. Exceptionally friendly and helpful reception staff. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

Thank Oneandapenny
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palms is reasonably close to the central areas of Dunedin. The rooms were spacious, very clean, well-equipped, and comfortable. Normally, that would be more than enough to give a good rating. More importantly, though, the motel went far out of their way to help us during a vehicle emergency. I won't go into detail, but suffice it to say...

Thank vectorvictor
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice large room. Very modern. Clean. Easy free Parking, easy walk to town centre. Good motel choice. Good water pressure in shower, even though next to road, could not hear the traffic at night so slept well.

Thank FullTime_traveller9
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was quite large and all of the furnishings were new and quite nice. The room was very clean and comfortable. They were having a promotion and we received two free beers in our frig. Shirley was very friendly and quite helpful with activities around the city and restaurants in the area.

Thank rosieox
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to City centre and nearby attractions. Motel unit seemed quite new and modern. Pristine clean and ensuite was larger than your usual. Basic necessities in tea and coffee with some complimentary beer in the fridge. Would stay again but did feel was a bit on the pricey side (for Dunedin). We ate breakfast here. Was sufficient, but cold on...

Thank KiwiR0byn
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed in this motel a number of times during the previous years. While it has changed ownership, standards, value and customer service all remain. It is my motel of choice every time I visit for work purposes. The main restaurants are slightly further away but the Speights Ale House is a very short walk. There is a little...

Thank Andy A
DunedinPalms, Owner at Dunedin Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andy, thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Hindhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most expensive motel we stayed in during almost 4 weeks touring New Zealand and also the most disappointing…. We arrived to find they put us in a room that was near the end, near the road and had very little light. Even during the day, the lights needed to be on. The room was small compared to...

Thank Frank G
DunedinPalms, Owner at Dunedin Palms Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which we had discussed personally, and through a real time review. The BBQ mentioned was taken off Hotel.com – thank you for bringing this to our attention. You had booked a studio with no cooking facilities accept a microwave, and you were provided with a hot plate and everything required to cook a meal. I...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I have stayed about 10 plus times at Dunedin Palms Motel and the experience is always the same. The rooms are comfortable, always very clean and inviting. The reception is welcoming and help if needed.

Thank ChChLovelife
DunedinPalms, Owner at Dunedin Palms Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the brilliant review, it is much appreciated and we hope to see you again soon :)

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Room was recently updated and was both very clean and well equipped. Staff was excellent, helpful switch every question and great with walking directions. Motel is within walking distance of most center city stores, restaurants and attractions.

Thank William N
DunedinPalms, Owner at Dunedin Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi William, we are very happy you enjoyed your time in Dunedin at especially your stay at our motel. Hope we see you soon again in Dunedin :)

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Dunedin Palms Motel

Address: 185-195 High Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: ₹ 7,580 - ₹ 9,995 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Dunedin Palms Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Dunedin Palms Hotel Dunedin
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#10 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#10 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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“Choose a much more expensive top floor room for the better accommodation it seems”
 of 5 bubbles FrankG800, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Room 224”
 of 5 bubbles williamn117, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a Room which is right straight in front of the Entry of the Motel, Around # 214 to 218 . They got large front with direct views”
 of 5 bubbles GouravNZ, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles jel172, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a down stairs room if you have lots of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles spagyhon, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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