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10 Harington Point Road, Portobello, Otago Peninsula View on Map

Tranquil cottages in scenic gardens


Welcome to Portobello


Otago Peninsula Harbour at dusk


Yellow-eyed penguins are just one of the special attractions


A room with a view - and a balcony


The view out across the harbour to the cone - a peninsula icon


Check out the local bowling green


Take in the breath taking views


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Welcome to the Portobello Motel

We offer a home from home stay in a choice of 8 cottage-style motel units at the heart of the Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. Enjoy a stop in a striking location amidst extraordinary landscape, mixing the offerings of New Zealand’s fourth city with beautiful countryside and wildlife.

We have been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the second year running. Thank you to everyone who has provided us with a review in the last year. Your ratings have put us in the top 10% of accommodation. We have also been awarded the Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice 2014 Award. We came 16th out of 25 top motels in the whole of the South Pacific and 8th out of the top 25 in New Zealand for “Exceptional Service”.

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How much does it cost?

  • From $155 per night for a studio
  • From $155 per night for a one bedroom cottage
  • From $170 per night for a two bedroom cottage

These prices are based on 2 adults in a room. Extra people are charged at:

  • Adults (16+) $30 per night
  • Children (2 – 15) $20 per night
  • Infants are free

Please call us on +64 3 478 0155  if you are booking on the same day as your intended arrival so that we can get your room ready.

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