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Econo Lodge Alcala

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have stayed at Alcala twice now, once in the family room and once in a studio room. The staff here are very helpful and the owner, Gary, is very friendly and always happy to help out. I would recommend this motel to anyone who is staying in Dunedin for a holiday or to visit family. It is close to...

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Featherston, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stop building that time machine to 1979! Book here instead. This place is amazing with it's stucco and Spanish arches but it's perfectly serviceable and really clean. It also has useful things like a full-sized oven and good water pressure on the lower floor. A tip - if you're with kids request a ground floor unit. Family stayed in upper...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Brilliant customer service, very comfortable rooms........yes, they're looking a bit old but they are obviously starting some renovations. We loved our stay here.....felt very welcomed and enjoyed our home away from home!

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Great place for location. Tidy and clean, but very outdated. Good deal for the price. Quiet. The young lady who met us had no personality, and we saw nobody else in our 3 days....oh except for the cleaning lady banging on our door at 9.30am on the first morning, to see if we wanted our room done. Our curtains were...

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Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I was a little concerned having read some of the reviews here but this was a great place to stay. OK, it isn't 5 star, but for the price it was good. This is also called "Alcala Motor Lodge" in case you are wondering if it is the same place. In a nutshell, the rooms were a generous size and...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Traditional New Zealand style roadside Inn. Huge studio suitable for a family (see photos) although the steps up to the mezzanine floor were pretty steep so wouldn't suit all ages. Very dated interior, hence the title of the review. The ironing board had a loose latch so was likely to collapse while ironing - and did quite frequently. The bathroom...

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Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Came through town on a Tuesday and we hadn't planned on staying but plans changed. I'm not sure what Dunedin thinks its got but the prices are Queenstown and the digs are not. Spent most of the trip down from CHCH on tripadvisor trying to figure out the best value place. This place was OK but pretty old school and...

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Just a few minutes walk to town and several restaurants. Great value for money! all the amenities, oven, electric blankets,free off street parking,they even had an extra heater in our unit as someone had complained the unit was noisy, (it didn't worry us) My second stay at Alcala and I will be back!

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Christchurch,New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Huge rooms, economic prices, in the right place so you easily walk to local pubs, restaurants and even the stadium, cricket ground. Plus a 24 hour dairy right across the road.They don't built them like they use to. Need any more endorsement?

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West Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2015

stayed x2 nites while having treatment at hospital - ex hostess/room warm & cosy with separate kitchen/bathroom. Loved the pullout sofa bed (i want 1 at home) and the comfyest pillows ever! luvly supermart opposite serves all u need plus hot food and icecream bar.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Alcala we pride ourselves in offering our guests a welcoming stay and real value for money. Our classic Spanish architecture offers something a little unique in Dunedin, and we are well situated near the University, Otago Museum, Public Hospital and Botanical Gardens. There is a service station, 24hr convenience store, pharmacy and restaurant all within 1 minute's walk from the motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Alcala

Address: 704 George Street | Dunedin North, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Alcala)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $115 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge Alcala 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dunedin
Dunedin Best Western
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“I'd imagine the rooms that aren't road side would be quieter.”
NesianStyle, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lower floors as no lifts.”
KiwiCanuckNZ, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground flor if you need accessible room”
Charis59, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“maybe try for a room upstairs”
wendy14214, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms will avoid the stairs”
J_Traveller_99, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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