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Esplanade Motel & Apartments

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Immaculate unit with everything you could ask for plus a spectacular view of St Clairs beach. Absolutely loved this spot. Comfortable cosy and so well located. A walk to local restaurants which were very good indeed. Lovely hosts who made us very welcome indeed. Highly recommend this accommodation to anyone who is visiting Dunedin.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

A friend and I are staying at this iconic St Clair motel. . the service is friendly and helpful, the rooms very comfortable and cozy, but the best part of this whole experience is the VIEW. It's utterly spectacular. We have dined at two excellent restaurants next door, and the bus service to the city is around the corner. When...

1Thank Anne M
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This was the best place we stayed on our trip to New Zealand. The view of the surfing beach out the bedroom and living area was unbeatable. The unit is well equipped and management was friendly and helpful.

1Thank eprVancouver
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 March 2016

2 min to the beach. good for surfing! the boss is more than nice and showed us every kinds of services and facilities. this is a 150-yrs old villa with fantastic old-fashioned furniture and even a real furnace. an outdoor BBQ machine is open to the guests and so we enjoyed our steak. also it has free wifi which is...

1Thank Ke W
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed 2 nights here and were pampered by the hosts Wayne and Kathy. The 2 room apartment was well appointed and comfortable. Overlooking the beach the view from our balcony and the sea side windows was broad. There was also a lock up garage on street level. It was a short walk to some nice eating places.We had a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My husband and I stayed at Esplanade when we came to Dunedin on our trip to NZ last week. We could not have chosen a better place to stay. Kathy and Wayne were very welcoming and their service was superb. The apartment was clean and well equipped with everything that you need when you are on a holiday. The view...

Thank Khushboo S
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Waterfront apartment with free parking in garage underneath. Very good kitchen, although we dined at the lovely Thai restaurant right next door. There is a spa pool too that looked nice. The view of the waves crashing on the promenade right outside the lounge and bedroom windows is mesmerising, and lovely to fall sleep to the sound.

Thank Webmagic
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I wanted to stay in a motel with a view on my wedding night, and I was so happy I chose Esplanade Motel. The service was great, I got locked out of my room and the staff were great about it. The view of the beach was fantastic! The sound of the waves made it easier to fall asleep, and...

1Thank theraven16
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here when we came to Dunedin to get married and the fantastic motel owners and their beautiful motel made the entire wedding a gold star experience. It was magical waking up to the sounds of the waves, and quite relaxing. Our view from the seafront room was incredible. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Esplanade...

1Thank abbieb360
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Was such a nice we get away, able to relax and enjoy the stunning views, the cleanliness of the rooms were also great! Was a treat to have such an awesome Thai restaurant right next door with such beautiful food and service!!

1Thank Miller M

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Esplanade Motel & Apartments

Address: 14 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $177 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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#1 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#13 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#16 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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“Family unit is spacious, warm, comfortable, quiet, a home away from home!”
 of 5 bubbles rossp705, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Apartment facing sea with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 475trevor, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms for singles/couples; family units are large and well equipped.”
 of 5 bubbles NanaNeecie2016, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beach View Apartments are the pick - ps they also have a garage for your car!!!”
 of 5 bubbles michelleskinz, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea views”
 of 5 bubbles jennybl00m, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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