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4.2 out of 5

"Very central, easy parking,management quite helpful with city directions. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 30 Dec 2018

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Hotel Description

At Sahara Motels you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like University of Otago and The Octagon. Highlights at this hotel include free in-room WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, featured in all 28 rooms. Change of towels is available on request.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage. Added amenities include laundry facilities and a front-desk safe. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this Dunedin hotel include Forsyth Barr Stadium and Brighton Beach.

Deluxe Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$107* Per night/room 19 Apr. - 20 Apr.

Deluxe Double Studio

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Family Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Basic One-Bedroom Apartment with Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

1 Bedroom Family Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Sahara Motels ratings based on 333 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sahara Motels

Everyone (160) Couples (88) Family (84)
2 out of 5
The room was shabby, springs had gone in the bed. Not a comfortable night at all.

Posted by on 23 Sep. 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2019

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2 out of 5
Very old, room and bed, no shower, owner tried to charge a higher price...

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2019

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4 out of 5
Very central, easy parking,management quite helpful with city directions.

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jan. 2019 by Paul

Thanks for staying with us.

5 out of 5
Awesome place with great service. Will go there anytime again.

Posted by on 24 Dec. 2018

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3 out of 5
Ok a bit dated but nice bed good shower very roomy close to shops

Posted by on 8 Dec. 2018

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5 out of 5
I was so surprised at the comfort and outstanding value for money this venue gave. I certainly recommend it to anyone

Posted by , from Wellington on 4 Nov. 2018

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1 out of 5
The motel is old and the upkeep has been neglected. The staff member who quoted "i've worked here for over 20 years" was nothing but rude when we enquired about sheets for the sofa bed, which we had booked. The staff member who we had spoke to on our first stay ensured us the sheets would be made available on our return but all we received was abuse when we enquired about this.

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Terrific value four money.l AMD handy location Recommended

Posted by on 18 Jul. 2018

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5 out of 5
nice location and nice place to stay, modern rooms and sky tv

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2018

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Property Features

As a guest of Sahara Motels, you'll find tour/ticket assistance, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. WiFi is free in public spaces. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (30 km / 18.6 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sahara Motels offers 28 accommodations. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and change of towels can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Heating
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Change of towels (on request)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:30 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.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Sahara Motels

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. 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. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards
  • 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 not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • 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
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 16.00 per person (approximately)

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

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You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

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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