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Arcadian Motel

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We booked this room before leaving Canada for a 6 week holiday in New Zealand. What a nice surprise. Do not let the exterior fool you. Room we had is in the Victorian style old house portion. Very neat, clean, 12-14 foot ceilings, has been renovated, new windows and bathroom fixtures. Great bed, good shower, good wifi, handy location to...

Thank Kenneth H
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Was staying here while working in Dunedin. Room spacious and very comfortable. Had kitchen facilities (Fridge, Oven, Microwave). Lounge area was clean and had heat pump for the cooler nights. Beds super cumfy. Close to food places and supermarkets. Car parking on site available. Washing and dryer facilities also on site. Free WiFi.

Thank Sierra P
Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had a large room and very comfortable. Very convenient. The hotel is very well located . The hosts are friendly . WiFi - not strong enough. It is pity that our specific type of room did not have a fully equipped kitchen.

Thank Yair S
Peter U, Owner at Arcadian Motel, responded to this review

Hi Yair Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is unfortunate that you did not take the time to read the room description when you booked as you would have realized that there would be no cooking facilities in that room, hence the price. As for the WiFi, We have multiple transmitters around the property to...

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stayed on the right hand side as you drive in 3 rooms back from the road. I loved this place. its like a home. 3 Bedrooms, very warm, excellent main King Size bed. Large bathroom with a bath. A separate TV in the master bedroom. Did not want to leave this place. It could do with a renovation but...

Thank Azornator
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best motels I have stayed in. We had a 3 bedroom unit and it was very spacious. It was spotlessly clean and the beds were just like home. The owner was on site and available and very helpful. The area is quiet but within 10 mins of Cadbury World and the Museum. Totally recommend.

Thank kirklees
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good value motel with really accommodating and friendly staff. If you have a car it's not far from anywhere. We were regularly heading to Dunedin north it is 5-10 minutes on the one way. Close to big outlet shops.

Thank Drivelking
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed only 1 night and our room was very spacious. Loved the full kitchen facilities! Comfortable bed and pillows. Super clean and well maintained place. Close to town and supermarkets (we had a rental car).

Thank Eliani_Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The place doesn't look like much from the outside but the interior was nice and comfortable with lot of natural light...the staff were helpful dealing with my missing luggage that was finally delivered before my arrival. Good base for Dunedin.

Thank thelonious22
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Had been shopping round for accomodation - Dunedin seems to be a bit short of this - Found Arcadian Motel with a vacancy for 6 nights in the Bedsit unit - very comfortable & just what I needed - didn't use booking sites as I wanted to get the pensioner or Auto Assn discount

Thank Gerald B
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I booked this motel based on the excellent TA reviews. I think this is the first time I have felt let down by TA. However, everyone has their opinion so I'll try to be factual. The good things were that the room was clean and the water was hot. I can't think of any other positives. The room was anything...

Thank Andyjam2110
Peter U, Owner at Arcadian Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andrew Thanks for your review. You are correct our motel is of an older vintage as stated in previous reviews and we have been working extremely hard over the last few years bringing it up to speed. You were located in one of unfurbished units which, as you pointed out are clean and functional. I will take you up...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $88 - $142 (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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