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Esplanade Motel & Apartments

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in one of the seaside units. Has an amazing view of the sea crashing into the sea wall. Close to some really nice bats and restaurants. Spirit house next door had some really tasty food. Great friendly staff. Kathy and Wayne were excellent hosts. Stayed two nights.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time place to stay right next to the beach, with an amazing Italian restaurant. The kids loved the Spa, large house, fireplace and sky TV! breakfast available which was great. Will definitely come visit again! A++

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Those views! No really those views!!! As Kiwis we have been to Dunedin on numerous occasions and have always stayed in the city for convenience. This time we were on a "holiday" and my partner suggested we stay at St Clair on the beachfront. My response "sure, whatever - okay". Well was I surprised. Only 6min out of "town" An... More 

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Thames, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were a group of 5 teachers visiting Dunedin for professional development and needed a place to stay. The Hosts were fabulous and very accomodating. The views were spectacular. Rooms were clean, modern and comfortable. The continental breakfast was a steal at $12 and more than we could consume! Would definitely recommend the Esplanade! Thank you for a great stay.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Our family of five (inc three teenagers) stayed two nights in August. We were in a large unit at the back of the motel so didn't have sea views but we did have lots of space - super big sitting room, with a separate (big) dining kitchen. Rooms were old fashioned but it's an old fashioned building and that's part... More 

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent location and awesome views. The rooms were very comfortable, warm and functional. The sound of the sea at night was both soothing and exciting. Great management who are very friendly, accommodating and helpful. We will be staying here on our return to Dunedin.

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Thank Robert S
Timaru, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our unit was warm and inviting, on arrival, very much appreciated. Lay out was very good, with kitchenette and lounge with a view out to sea, there is a balcony off the lounge overlooking the sea, separate bedroom with large window looking out to sea,bathroom off the bedroom has heated tiles. We recommend the cooked breakfast, my eggs were perfectly... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The views where great sat and watched the waves and ocean and took the kids for a walk just over the road to the beach , friendly staff had everything ready when we arrived and the room was warm and modern with everything we needed parking was a nice bonus aswell

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I truly wish my daughter and I had been able to stay for more than one night. Our apartment looked directly on St. Clair's Esplanade. Though it was winter and the sliding doors leading to the balcony remained shut, we could hear the surf during the night. A separate locking garage comes with each apartment, so parking is not an... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Really enjoyed staying here a few days this winter. Very comfortable and warm. Good beds and kitchen set up is good. The view right onto the waves and surfing action is so interesting. Also loved that you can see passersby on the esplanade, but you are not in their view - while snuggled up on the comfy couch. Great friendly... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

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: RM585 - RM853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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#1 Business Hotel in Dunedin
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“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”
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“Sea views from the front units are my favourite”
 of 5 bubbles lovemycountry2016, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms have a great outlook.”
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“Any of the ocean-side rooms are to die for.”
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