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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

The motel is located on a main road leading north out of the city and is thus easy to find. It is about 2km out of the centre and is on a bus route. There is a small supermarket nearby and restaurants and a bigger supermarket are within 1km. Reception staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We had a very... More 

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Twizel, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I have to say these guys helped us out of a tight spot! We were telephoned at 5 pm by our, what we thought was our accommodation to tell they had overbooked and we had no where to stay. I rang at least 20 places and asked the same motels etc These guys came to the rescue. Hotel was 1970s... More 

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Thank Dawn G
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

The staff- the lady seemed quite annoyed all the time whenever I would ask about something while the man was very very friendly! The place was quite old fashioned. The sink taps had separate hot and cold ones so I could not wash my face with warm water, and the shower head was attached to the wall which was very... More 

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Thank Catherine L
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This motel is comfortable and spacious, but somewhat tired. It has a good convenient location near Otago Uni and a 15 minute walk to the octagon. It was incredibly clean and the staff were most friendly and obliging. Everything you would need for a short trip was provided. As a light sleeper, I did find the night time traffic and... More 

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Thank SHusband
Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Loved the loft design and arches in our room. Very spacious - great for families and small groups. Have everything you would expect in a motel. Kitchen was fully equipped and functional. Close to shops and restaurants with a 24 hour convenience store located just across the road. Staff was helpful with assisting us with local tour queries and To... More 

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Thank thesavvytraveller22
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2014

A comfortable stay for 4 adults. Near to City. Friendly staff and helpful. Free 50MB wifi. Fully equipped kitchen facilities. All linen is clean. Nice room and comfy bed. Centrally located and family friendly. “Great value for money”

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

My studio room was surprisingly spacious, comfortable and everything worked well. Yes, the carpet and arm chairs could have been more modern but everything was spotlessly clean and for the rice it was much better than I expected. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank 405Sally
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

This place hasn't been updated since the 70s. My room stinks of cheap disinfectant, the heater is busted and the bed should have been replaced a decade ago. Eastern block quality furnishings and carpeting. No washing machine, exercise gear, aircon or SCREENS to get fresh air.

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Christchurch
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The location makes this a really good place to stay if you are visiting Dunedin Hospital or the University it is within walking distance or if you are on business it is also centrally located. The rooms are spacious and well equipped .Warm in winter with plenty of heaters. They are serviced daily with fresh towels etc. Gary the Owner/Manager... More 

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New Zealand
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

For $115 per night we were not expecting the Hilton. The studio room had everything we required, self catering with room to put up a portacot. We got more than enough room and the kitchen was well equipped, and everything was extremely clean. Plenty of parking and the shop across the road was handy for a late night ice-cream run.... More 

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Amenities

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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
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $121 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge Alcala 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Best Western Dunedin
Dunedin Best Western
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“maybe try for a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles wendy14214, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms will avoid the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles J_Traveller_99, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“thanks for the great selection of tea/coffee/choc drinks much appreciated”
 of 5 bubbles lucillei54, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Choose rooms downstairs if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles RedSportsCar, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with neighbours and closer to road seem to be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Waimate1, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
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