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4.7 out of 5

"Nice and handy to everything we deeded in walking distance " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Sep 2018

Hotel Description

Dunedin Palms Motel puts you in the heart of Dunedin, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Speight's Brewery and First Church of Otago. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs, free weekday newspapers and fans are featured in all 27 soundproofed rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with fridges and microwaves. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Hairdryers, phones and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This motel has free WiFi in public areas, free newspapers in the lobby and tour/ticket assistance. Plus you'll find laundry facilities and luggage storage. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star Dunedin City Centre motel include Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral.

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$140 per night

Executive 1 Bedroom (2 Adults)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

1 Bedroom Double Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

1 Bedroom (3 Adults)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio Spa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Dunedin Palms Motel ratings based on 387 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Dunedin Palms Motel

Everyone (171) Couples (130) Family (86)
5 out of 5
A good walking distance from the CBD, but enough away for it to be a nice quiet stay

Posted by on 13 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, easy walk to octagon. The staff are welcoming and helpful. Highly recommend

Posted by on 22 Apr. 2019

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3 out of 5
The bed wasn’t great, and the bedding was too hot.

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
The tidiness and cleanliness of the room, closeness to town.

Posted by , from Tauranga, nz on 17 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Feb. 2019 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Hi Kirsten Wow thank you so much for your wonderful comments. I hope to see you again on your next visit to Dunedin.

5 out of 5
Clean,spacious and modern room. Close to the city but quiet.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 5 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Feb. 2019 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. It is very much appreciated. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us.

5 out of 5
Facilities were fine, nice roomy bathroom - most TV channels were out of sinc with the sound - otherwise all good

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jan. 2019 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Dear guest Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to hear that most tv channels were out on your visit with us. If you had came to reception and informed us we could of maybe fixed this issue for you. I am glad that everything else was working for you and you enjoyed your stay here with us,

4 out of 5
Some more tea bags would be appreciated (6 were provided) Nice quiet and warm unit. Great for a nights stay.

Posted by on 23 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jan. 2019 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Dear guest Thank you for commenting. If you had came to the office the office staff would have given you some more tea bags for your room. I am glad that you found the rest of the room quiet and warm.

5 out of 5
We arrived quite late as we had driven from Milford Sound after a cruise there, but this wasn't a problem as the office was still staffed. Well appointed and functional despite smaller size, great kitchenette.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jan. 2019 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment. We are glad that we were still open for you when you arrived so late.

3 out of 5
Nice unit,bedroom a bit small, spa bath didn't work 100%,pretty good experience but could have been better

Posted by , from Dunedin NZ on 4 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Dec. 2018 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Dear Andy Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to hear that the spa bath did not work 100% during your stay with us. If you had advised the office they would of rectified the issue there for you.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Dec. 2018 by The Dunedin Palms Motel

Hi I hope you enjoyed your stay here with us.

Property Features

As a guest of Dunedin Palms Motel, you'll find tour or ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. A round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Dunedin motel.

  • 1 building
  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1930
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28.3 km / 17.6 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Dunedin Palms Motel offers 27 forms of accommodation with complimentary newspapers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. This Dunedin motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Flat-screen television
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM-7:30 PM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 8 AM-7:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 7:30 PM
Guests arriving after 7:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 25.0 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 or more rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This motel will place an authorization equal to one night's accommodation and two weeks prior to your stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12.50 and NZD 22 for adults, and NZD 12.50 and NZD 22 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 18 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 18 (one-way), (up to 12 years old)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Dunedin Palms Motel
  • Dunedin Palms
  • Dunedin Palms Hotel Dunedin

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Dunedin Palms Motel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.