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538 Great King Motel

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Welcome to 538 Great King Motel; the newest, funkiest 4 star motel in town! Ideally located, this is the closest motel to the University of Otago (250m) and just a short walk from town, the Museum, Dunedin Hospital or the Botanic Gardens. This motel offers a range of stylish rooms to suit all requirements, from small cosy studios to family-sized two bedroom apartments. Excellent service, a tranquil garden setting, a comfortable bed, and an onsite cafe – what more could you want?
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great 2 night stay at 538 Great King Motel. Very handy to city and hospital where my partner was. I would definitely recommend this motel. Lots of restaurants in the area and within walking distance of the shopping area.

Thank Mike F
Response from Pete and Morag F, Owner at 538 Great King MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much Mike. We are pleased you had a great stay here and that you found the location handy. Hope to see you again. Pete & Morag

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This place is ideal for visiting either the University of Otago or Dunedin Public Hospital (parking being impossible at either place) and it's easy walking distance to the CBD. The rooms are very clean and well presented and we appreciated the extra space of a...More

Thank IanfromRAK
Response from Pete and Morag F, Owner at 538 Great King MotelResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you Ian. We are pleased that you enjoyed the convenience and ambiance of 538 Great King. It is a great location, very handy to the hospital, the university and the CBD as you mentioned. And with Otago Museum just down the road, the botanical...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Our Hawks wrestling team stayed at this motel for the national wrestling champs and we couldn't have chosen a better place to spend 3 nights in Dunedin. The modern decor was welcoming and the cleanliness and daily servicing of our units was A+! If we...More

Thank brendataitoko
Response from Pete and Morag F, Owner at 538 Great King MotelResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Brenda. It was a pleasure to have you all here and we were thrilled to hear about the team's success in the championships. All the best to you and the team for future events. We hope to have you all back again some...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Modern, immaculate rooms. Wonderful management - so friendly and helpful, you even get personally shown to your room. Brilliant location - easy walk to the stadium, museum, cafe's and restaurants. Have stayed twice now and wouldn't stay anywhere else when I'm in Dunedin. Highly recommended...More

Thank angecreahan
Response from Pete and Morag F, Owner at 538 Great King MotelResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Ange. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stays with us. It has been a pleasure to have you and yours here. Hope to see you again. Pete & Morag

Reviewed 13 September 2018

The 538 Great King Motel has recently been remodelled to a very high standard. I was impressed by the design, comfort and size of the two-room apartment we had booked. We were charged at a rate similar to other motels/B&Bs along the way (this was...More

Thank DeeWhy51
Response from Pete and Morag F, Owner at 538 Great King MotelResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you DeeWhy51. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you here. Yep, we love the Oaken breakfasts as well. Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels. Pete & Morag

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"First floor rooms would be quieter"
16 Mar 2018
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"Ask to be away from any construction work."
3 Jan 2018
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"Check out the next size up room; may be worth paying the extra"
14 Oct 2017
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"Outstandingly comfortable and friendly!"
15 Aug 2017
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US$105 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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