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The Dawson Motel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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29 Apr.30 Apr.
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All reviewscoastal walkwaybeach walkwalking distance to townunlimited wifishort strollbeds were very comfortablegreat place to staysea viewmodern bathroomcleaning staffheat pumpan easy walklaundry facilitiesbedroom unitgreat central locationwell equipped kitchenroad noise
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A hobby conference and hard voice of where to stay. Very pleasantly surprised st how big, roomy, clean and functional our 1 bedroom unit was. The hosts were fantastic and attended to our every need. The location is perfect for New Plymouths best eateries. The...More

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Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel. We are glad you enjoyed our 1 Bedroom unit, it offers that bit of extra space the definitely helps for longer stays! We do our best at The Dawson Motel to ensure an enjoyable stay...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic find, motel only a few years old but still looks like it was opened last week!! Rooms beautifully clean and well pointed, beds very comfortable and bathrooms large with great glass walk in shower. Breakfast an extra option bought to your room....More

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Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review on The Dawson Motel. We do our best to keep our motel well maintained so its still keeps that brand new feeling! We get a lot of wonderful feedback from our guests about how comfortable our beds are! Kind...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Lovely motel with easy walking distance to shops and great restaurants. Very comfortable, clean and spacious studio unit. Would definitely stay again. Friendly and helpful check in. Close to coastal walkway.More

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Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review on The Dawson Motel. We are very lucky to be in such a short walking distance so many of the wonderful things New Plymouth has to offer. We hope to have you stay with us again Kind Regards, Barb...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Spacious units and supremely clean. Great location within easy walking distance to town. Some great cafes nearby along with a veru cool vintagewares shop. Aircon in the room was superb as super quiet. Would stay again.More

Thank Steve G
Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you very much for posting your review on your stay with us at The Dawson Motel! We are very lucky to be in such a great spot being so close to New Plymouth CBD and all it has to offer. We are glad you...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Wonderful studio unit..Kingsize bed, large room,fabulous bathroom and sooo clean.. A pleasure to stay..Will look forward to staying again in near future. They even give you 'real' milk unlike most hotels/motels these days.More

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Response from dawsonNewPlymouth, Owner at The Dawson MotelResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review on your stay with us at The Dawson Motel, The staff all appreciate the feedback on the cleanliness of your rooms .Ha ha nothing beats the proper milk! We hope to have you stay with us again Kind Regards,...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
USD 118 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#1 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 118 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#1 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#2 Romantic 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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