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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We needed a tidy, quiet place to stay for our Football team that was not expensive. The hosts provided wonderful flexible service and the rooms were very clean and tidy. We found we were only 10 minutes from anywhere. On behalf of the South Canterbury 14th Grade Football team thanks for making our time in Dunedin feel like home.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016

While the motel is getting a bit tired I have no complaints as it is certainly value for money. Bright friendly greeting on arrival - which is always a big plus for me. The rooms were well set out and had everything required for our two day stay.Heat pump was already on when we arrived, great, as it was a...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This place is really well worth a stop. Dated on inside but this adds to it charm and very very clean and well priced. You can definitely see that they are working to include updated furniture appliances etc. Will definitely stay there again

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Location was great, easy to access the peninsular and for me - work. No hair dryer but clean & well serviced. A little outdated but the proprietor's are in the process of updating units. I found it chilly in the evenings keeping warmly dressed inside even with the heater on high, the refurbished units I understand have heat pumps which...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much, but it was comfortable, warm, clean and the 3-bedroom unit was huge! Large kitchen, big TV in the lounge and master bedroom. The beds were comfy. It's not a high class hotel, but if you're travelling on a budget with a family, I would recommend. I'll be booking this place again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed in the three bedroomed unit (we had booked the two bedroomed one but the owner kindly upgraded us) and we were so surprised by how big the unit was - it was more like a small house than a motel unit. Loads of space for travellers to spread out. I felt that this motel offered real value for...

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Sydney Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Decor nan would love. Clean. Comfy size and complimentary coffee etc. queen bed. Free parking. Husband loved the reclining tv chairs. Try to get a room closer to the back. Not a busy road but you can hear the road noise. 3km from the octagon. Well priced and did the job. Good for short stays.

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Thank AeroDDD
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 December 2015

All you need in a motel. Plenty of space in the unit. Comfortable bed and pillows, just what you need for a great sleep. You would not know you are in a city as far as noise goes. Just a short drive to the CBD.

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Warners Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My husband and I stayed at this motel on the 25th August 2015 and loved it, the room was large and comfortable, location was great all in all a great place we would stay there again in a heartbeat, the price was really affordable and have to say we were surprised at how great the place was

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stayed for a week in an apartment. Plenty of space, good parking and warm. Reception was helpful and check in check out was smooth. Shower water pressure is not great but that was the only negative foe me. Enjoyed my stay.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our motel is situated in a quiet suburban location, only minutes from the centre of Dunedin but on the route to the Otago Peninsula. We have a range of units of varying sizes suitable for individuals, couples, families or groups. We enjoy advising travellers of the many attractions Dunedin has to offer. See our web page for further details. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arcadian Motel

Address: 85 Musselburgh Rise | Sunshine, Dunedin 9013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $92 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arcadian Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Arcadian Hotel Dunedin
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#20 Family Hotel in Dunedin
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“Try to book the rooms with fully equipped kitchen.”
YairS_13, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“As I didn't stay in one of the motel units I can't comment on them but stayed in the Bedsit & it was just what I needed”
E8506JYgeraldb, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close to St. Clair beach,”
mareeh2014, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“Have stayed in a front unit and a rear unit and both were quiet enough to sleep well”
Shandster007, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Huge three bedroom unit.”
679phill, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
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