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1 room, 2 adults

Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand

3-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
958 George Street, Dunedin, 9001, New Zealand

3-star motel, convenient to University of Otago
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Spacious and good value for money, will stay againFeb 15, 2020
  • Friendly welcome. The unit we stayed in had an unusual layout in a corner between two…Jan 4, 2020

Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Small Studio
  • Large Studio
  • Large Studio (Wheel Chair Access)
  • One Bedroom Unit
  • One Bedroom Unit (Wheel Chair Access)
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand


  • University of Otago - 13 min walk
  • The Octagon - 25 min walk
  • Forsyth Barr Stadium - 27 min walk
  • Dunedin Botanic Garden - 11 min walk
  • Otago Museum - 13 min walk
  • Olveston - 18 min walk
  • Hocken Library - 24 min walk
  • Regent Theatre - 26 min walk

Getting around

  • Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • Dunedin Railway Station - 5 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests who wish to book breakfast are encouraged to contact the property by 8 PM to pre-book it.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Daily housekeeping

Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Garden Motel Dunedin
  • Garden Motel
  • Garden Dunedin
  • Garden Motel Motel
  • Garden Motel Dunedin
  • Garden Motel Motel Dunedin


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.8 percent

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Breakfast costs between NZD 7 and NZD 12 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 5 per pet, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Does Garden Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Garden Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Garden Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Garden Motel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 5 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Garden Motel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 71 reviews

Very good 8.0
Would stay again.
Clean, comfortable and close to everything. An easy walk to university, shops, cafes. The owners/staff are friendly and helpful.
Michelle, nz2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Recommended Motel
Good locality to visit the Botanical Gardens, supermarket within walking distance of Motel. Quiet considering locality (close to inner city)
Lucy, nz2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Perfectly Fine.
Reasonably quite, has all the amenities. Staff friendly.
Linsay, nz4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly, comfortable stay
Such a great location and very quiet. Our dog was also very welcome…..nothing was too much trouble.
Tracy, nz1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, comfortable, staff is super helpful, would definitely stay again!
Anne, us6 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very and comfortable, but very tiny, as was expected. The bathroom was almost inconveniently tiny. We had a very good night's sleep.
Donald, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Adequate accommodation
Room was a slightly odd shape - very small bedroom and bathroom with a spacious kitchen attached bed, but helpful staff and adequate (good location) for one night
Thomas, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
We enjoyed our stay . Garden motel is in easy walking distance of the town centre and also the supermarket and botanical gardens .our accommodation had everything we needed
Judith, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
The room was quite small and dated but the hosts were very helpful and friendly. Good access to the city centre. A good place for a one night stopover.
Paul, gb1 night romance trip

Garden Motel, Dunedin, New Zealand

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