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The Dawson Motel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewscoastal walkwaywalking distance to townshort strollunlimited wifisea viewgreat place to staymodern bathroomcleaning staffheat pumpgreat roomscomfy bedan easy walklaundry facilitiesgreat central locationwell equipped kitchenbedroom unitroad noise
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Friendly welcome, excellent unit although the stairs might be difficult for some if on the top level. Close to beach walk and town for food and attractions. Good parking space and easy to locate. Comfortable bed and pillows, spacious bathroom.

Thank Spiderweb2719
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Guys Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Dawson Motel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our close proximity to a number of attractions. Kind Regards Barb and Lloyd Butler

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Staff were friendly and went out of their way to make you feel comfortable. Motel was really quiet and the shower was high pressure which was great. Motel was cleaned really well everyday. I would love to stay here again.

Thank John P
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 23 October 2017

Hi John Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel. Our staff and I really appreciate it when we get great feedback and your comments will be passed on. Kind Regards Barb and Lloyd

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulously clean and quiet motel, very comfy beds and a powerful shower. Everything you want while away from home, with fabulous hosts Barb and Lloyd. Walking distance to town and all amenities. Borrowed bikes from them to bike the coastal walkway. A MUST do while...More

Thank Robyn M
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for such a wonderful review on The Dawson Motel! We are all about keeping the comforts from home and nothing is better than a comfortable bed and powerful shower so we are glad you appreciated them! We are very lucky to be close...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a fabulous place to stay, welcoming hosts, spacious room and great location - walking distance to town to check out the restaurants, cafes and museums and cycles to borrow if you are feeling energetic - whats not to like....

Thank Brigit B
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 1 August 2017

Thanks Bridget for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Dawson Motel. Its great to know your enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back if you are back in New Plymouth. Kind Regards Barb and Lloyd

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The room was exactly like the photos. Very clean, nice and modern. The bed was very comfortable with clean linen. Easy to find, nice and close to town, restaurants and cafes. Would definitely stay againMore

Thank Karen26travels
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel. We like to stay true to our guests and ensure they know exactly what they will be getting from the photos we display. We are very lucky to be so close to town and some...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$118 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
#1 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
#3 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$118 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
#1 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
#3 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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"End room 11 ..Easy access for older folk...Still has sea view.."
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"Request a ground floor room if stairs are an issue. We had a room that had a connecting door to cater for..."
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"All rooms are equally good."
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"I prefer upstairs and rooms 22-20 not facing the coast/ocean."
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