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Esplanade Motel & Apartments

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The information brochure in our room asked for feedback on our stay which I am happy to do. Our room was clean tidy with a small balcony overlooking the beach. We were enthusiastically greeted shown to the room and supplied milk ( more if we wanted it). Our stay was short but the friendliness of the staff, standard and comfort...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

On arrival made to feel really welcome by Kathy and Wayne. This hospitality continued for the duration of my stay and they went out of their way to ensure my stay was well catered for, going above and beyond normal expections. The views were amazing, with great restaurants handy to cater all needs. I recommend to anyone who wants to...

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Koenigstein, Germany
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Wonderful location, with the sound of the surf! Friendly hosts, generous rooms, Nice restaurants nearby and only minutes to walk to the spectacular St Clair beach. Only some minuted driving into Dunedin, great location to explore the Peninsula, or the Southern beaches. Would come back any time. Includes parking and a small balcony. We recommend to stay 2 or 3...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in one of the seaside units. Has an amazing view of the sea crashing into the sea wall. Close to some really nice bats and restaurants. Spirit house next door had some really tasty food. Great friendly staff. Kathy and Wayne were excellent hosts. Stayed two nights.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What a great time place to stay right next to the beach, with an amazing Italian restaurant. The kids loved the Spa, large house, fireplace and sky TV! breakfast available which was great. Will definitely come visit again! A++

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Those views! No really those views!!! As Kiwis we have been to Dunedin on numerous occasions and have always stayed in the city for convenience. This time we were on a "holiday" and my partner suggested we stay at St Clair on the beachfront. My response "sure, whatever - okay". Well was I surprised. Only 6min out of "town" An...

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Thames, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were a group of 5 teachers visiting Dunedin for professional development and needed a place to stay. The Hosts were fabulous and very accomodating. The views were spectacular. Rooms were clean, modern and comfortable. The continental breakfast was a steal at $12 and more than we could consume! Would definitely recommend the Esplanade! Thank you for a great stay.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our family of five (inc three teenagers) stayed two nights in August. We were in a large unit at the back of the motel so didn't have sea views but we did have lots of space - super big sitting room, with a separate (big) dining kitchen. Rooms were old fashioned but it's an old fashioned building and that's part...

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent location and awesome views. The rooms were very comfortable, warm and functional. The sound of the sea at night was both soothing and exciting. Great management who are very friendly, accommodating and helpful. We will be staying here on our return to Dunedin.

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our unit was warm and inviting, on arrival, very much appreciated. Lay out was very good, with kitchenette and lounge with a view out to sea, there is a balcony off the lounge overlooking the sea, separate bedroom with large window looking out to sea,bathroom off the bedroom has heated tiles. We recommend the cooked breakfast, my eggs were perfectly...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Esplanade Motel & Apartments

Address: 14 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: ₹ 8,662 - ₹ 13,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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#1 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#13 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#16 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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“Front rooms for singles/couples; family units are large and well equipped.”
 of 5 bubbles NanaNeecie2016, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beach View Apartments are the pick - ps they also have a garage for your car!!!”
 of 5 bubbles michelleskinz, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea views”
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“Sea views from the front units are my favourite”
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“all the rooms have a great outlook.”
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