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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to find motel, on George street and close to CBD and other attractions. Lovely staff and clean rooms. Our rooms were serviced daily and attraction bookings were provided by front desk too which was awesome. Thanks for looking after us.

Thank fuzz21
John S, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, John & Bonnie

Reviewed 26 March 2017

had great difficulty finding this due to our google map being 180 degrees out!When we arrived had a warm greeting and check in and helpful advice.Our appartment was spacious but the kitchen is cramped work surface wise.Well equipped and bedroom and bathroom tastefully decorated.A useful base for exploring Otago and the other peninsula. very close to the Botanic Gardens. We...

Thank malcTorbay
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Montpellier, France
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had booked another motel, but they had overbooked and send us to this place - good service and we were lucky! The reception was excellent and the room, too! A hint for a takeaway meal in the nearby was a succes. Thank you so much!

Thank 762aws34
Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My wife and I stayed here for 6 nights before our rental house was ready, Coral and John are really friendly and accommodating! They left our stay duration open as we didn't know how long we needed to stay. They are very helpful with anything you need, the rooms are comfortable, well appointed and great value for money. You can...

Thank Paddy_Steph
South Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A very small one bedroom unit. As you walk in sliding doors which overlook the car park, and are the only real source of light, you are met with a tired kitchen bench with adequate facilities. The small bedroom has a QB and a Single bed so jammed in that walking around is not easy. The lounge has another single...

Thank valmargfrance24
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you were disappointed with your unit - if you had come to us with your concerns we would quite happily have put you in a more suitable one for your needs. The unit not only has a large sliding door but also has two windows in the bedroom, living room and...

Reviewed 5 November 2016

Wonderful experience. So welcoming even from first phone call to make reservation.Room was perfect! Attention to detail so nothing was missing. Very clean,handy location. Great hosts and best of all dog friendly.My pooch and I and the best experience here. Would strongly recommend and my first choice when I'm in Dunedin.

Thank lilabenelli
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We try really hard to maintain a high standard of cleanliness in our units and I have endevoured to have enough crockery and utensils in each unit so that our guests are able to cook full meals. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a traditional Kiwi hotel with a proper kitchen and TV mounted high up a wall. They've done it up and they haven't done a bad job. New furniture would be a good idea though. The proprietor was friendly, car parking was good, heating was good. A perfectly adequate place for an over-nighter in Dunedin.

Thank Travellinghack
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you found your unit comfy. We are in the process of replacing furniture in our units and the ones we have done are looking good. Hopefully you will stay with us when next you are in Dunedin.

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed last weekend at the Garden Motel Units. I have stayed here many times and it is my pick of Motels in Dunedin. The units are always clean and the staff are always relaxed and helpful. These are in the North Dunedin area and are a fair walk (15 - 20 mins) from the Otagon (if you don't want...

Thank Philip C
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found your unit clean. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our units and our staff work very hard to maintain a high standard. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Richmond, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This motel is easy to find. Also it is right on the bus route into the CBD, so we could leave our car back at the motel when we went shopping for the day. The motel wss comfortable, adequately furnished and enabled a good night's sleep. The car parks are right outside the motel door which was handy since it...

Thank elainehenry89
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are please you found your unit comfortable. We are lucky to have a bus stop right outside the motel. We hope to welcome you back when next you are in Dunedin.

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2016

as an older person this motel was to me the best,because easy access, with car at the door, but most of all a wet area shower,it took a lot of searching to find it as most motels? hotels etc in dunedin have showers over a bath, so if you want a walk in shower, this is the place for you,...

Thank violetlilyinv8
Garden_Motel_Owners, Owner at Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are lucky to have 3 access units with wet showers which are perfect for people who can't step into a bath. The bathrooms in these units are also bigger than the other units. We hope next time you come to Dunedin you will stay with us.

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for somewhere to stay that is affordable, well-appointed, close to the city, comfortable and clean? No matter what the purpose of your visit to Dunedin, whether it's a "home away from home" you want, or you just want to "get away from home," you need look no further than our motel. We have 16 non-smoking units ranging from small studios to 2-bedroom units (including 2 wheelchair access units). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Motel

Address: 958 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: €72 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Garden Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“great access for all rooms that I could see.”
Copperworkx, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet, out of the hub of the city, close to gardens, the leith valley, northern exit of dunedin, perfect for people with disabillities”
violetlilyinv8, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ground floors have easy and disabled access”
PhillipK976, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The owners give good local advice.”
journeyman02, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
“ask for one off the main road - it may be slightly more expensive”
derek1313, 4 Nov 2012 | Read review
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