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4.4 out of 5

"There is not enough hot water for 6 people take shower. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 24 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

At Garden Motel you'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from University of Otago and 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from The Octagon. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

All 16 individually decorated rooms feature TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Irons/ironing boards, free toiletries, and wardrobes or closets are also available.

This pet-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and express check-out. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and free newspapers in the lobby. Continental breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Dunedin motel, attractions include Forsyth Barr Stadium and Brighton Beach.

Large Studio (Wheel Chair Access)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Small Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One Bedroom Unit (Wheel Chair Access)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Unit

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Large Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Garden Motel ratings based on 74 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Garden Motel

Everyone (38) Couples (18) Family (20)
4 out of 5
There is not enough hot water for 6 people take shower.

Posted by on 24 Dec. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location. Friendly staff. Always stay here when I stay in Dunedin.

Posted by on 3 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Nov. 2019 by John & Bonnie

Thanks you for choosing our motel and look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
It was very comfortable and in a good location. I stayed for 4 nights and would recommend it

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Oct. 2019 by John

Thank you for choosing our motel to stay. We hope to see you again sometime.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Aug. 2019 by John

Thank you for choosing us to stay. We also appreciate the review of our motel.

5 out of 5
Very family friendly. Clean and warm rooms. Spotlessly tidy. Close to town and local sights. Would stay again!

Posted by on 14 Aug. 2019

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28 Aug. 2019 by John & Bonnie

Thank you for choosing us to stay. We also appreciate the review of our motel. Look forward to seeing you again.

4 out of 5
Good communication from hosts and they took the trouble to turn heaters on for our arrival. Bathroom a bit dated but sufficient for needs. Otherwise clean & tidy.

Posted by , from Wanganui on 11 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Aug. 2019 by John

Thank you for choosing our motel for your stay and for your review. We hope to see you again.

4 out of 5
Suited our purpose traveling with our small dogs. Would have liked a bit more green area.

Posted by on 17 Jul. 2019

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18 Jul. 2019 by John & Bonnie

Thank you for choosing our motel to stay, we hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
The staff were most obliging and friendly. Everything was exactly what we were expecting. Great value for money.

Posted by on 6 Jul. 2019

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7 Jul. 2019 by John

Thank you for your review of our motel.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2019

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7 Jul. 2019 by John

Thank you for your review

5 out of 5
Perfect for me for the weekend, great size and quiet. Handy to everything I needed

Posted by on 10 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jun. 2019 by John

Thank you for your review of our motel and for choosing us to stay.

Property Features

Garden Motel offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Public spaces have free WiFi. Garden Motel also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-out. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Dunedin motel is smoke free.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • 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.) (30.7 km / 19.1 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (2.4 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Garden Motel offers 16 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Dunedin motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy continental breakfast for a fee.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests who wish to book breakfast are encouraged to contact the property by 8 PM to pre-book it.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 5 per pet, per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

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 7 and NZD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 5 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Garden Motel Dunedin
  • Garden Motel
  • Garden Dunedin
  • Garden Motel Motel
  • Garden Motel Dunedin
  • Garden Motel Motel Dunedin

You should know

  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

National Rating

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

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