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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 night. Good location as easy to walk into Dunedin. However as another reviewer mentioned the stair to access the accommodation were in serious need of attention .The apartment itself was spacious and clean but he in need of updating. We have been travelling around nz for 3 weeks as this was one of the oldest...

Thank Charis59
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good central location but poor accommodation. We arrived as guests of New Zealand Sky to a dull, dreary, dated room on the second floor, which was accessed by a poorly maintained concrete staircase (rather like a stairway found in a 1960 council flat block). The room was a two bedroomed unit, one room downstairs and the second was accessed by...

Thank Chiefy59
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to organise 2 nights at this villa style motel. Very spacious, very clean and very comfortable. The owner offered a good description and map of what we might to explore. He was knowledgeable and lovely chap. Walking distance to the main shops.

Thank Ellen B
Auckland New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Econo Lodge Alcala offers a central location with friendly and helpful staff. While the rooms are dated its comfortable place to stay with reasonable facilities and I wouldn't hesitate to return .

Thank Cronus.nz
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This place may look out dates but worth staying at Friendly staff cheap accomadation and a short walk to town. Being on the bottom I was worried about noise from the street heard nothing. Would come and stay here again 25 min walk to the stadium as well

Thank claire_beer
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have stayed at Alcala twice now, once in the family room and once in a studio room. The staff here are very helpful and the owner, Gary, is very friendly and always happy to help out. I would recommend this motel to anyone who is staying in Dunedin for a holiday or to visit family. It is close to...

Thank timnz2015
Featherston, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Stop building that time machine to 1979! Book here instead. This place is amazing with it's stucco and Spanish arches but it's perfectly serviceable and really clean. It also has useful things like a full-sized oven and good water pressure on the lower floor. A tip - if you're with kids request a ground floor unit. Family stayed in upper...

Thank emmamccleary
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Brilliant customer service, very comfortable rooms........yes, they're looking a bit old but they are obviously starting some renovations. We loved our stay here.....felt very welcomed and enjoyed our home away from home!

Thank JMMelb
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Great place for location. Tidy and clean, but very outdated. Good deal for the price. Quiet. The young lady who met us had no personality, and we saw nobody else in our 3 days....oh except for the cleaning lady banging on our door at 9.30am on the first morning, to see if we wanted our room done. Our curtains were...

Thank wendy14214
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I was a little concerned having read some of the reviews here but this was a great place to stay. OK, it isn't 5 star, but for the price it was good. This is also called "Alcala Motor Lodge" in case you are wondering if it is the same place. In a nutshell, the rooms were a generous size and...

Thank J_Traveller_99

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Alcala we pride ourselves in offering our guests a welcoming stay and real value for money. Our classic Spanish architecture offers something a little unique in Dunedin, and we are well situated near the University, Otago Museum, Public Hospital and Botanical Gardens. There is a service station, 24hr convenience store, pharmacy and restaurant all within 1 minute's walk from the motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Alcala

Address: 704 George Street | Dunedin North, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Alcala)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $117 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge Alcala 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Best Western Dunedin
Dunedin Best Western
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“Ground flor if you need accessible room”
 of 5 bubbles Charis59, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“maybe try for a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles wendy14214, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms will avoid the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles J_Traveller_99, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“thanks for the great selection of tea/coffee/choc drinks much appreciated”
 of 5 bubbles lucillei54, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Choose rooms downstairs if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles RedSportsCar, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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