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4.5 out of 5

"Nice quiet motel with everything we needed. Easy walk into town for shopping and dining. Definitely coming back to stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 23 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) puts you in the heart of Dunedin, steps from Otago Museum and within a 10-minute stroll of University of Otago. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and balconies.

All 16 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy sitting areas, DVD players and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and microwaves. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while Select Comfort beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Free newspapers, hairdryers and phones are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, dry cleaning/laundry services and tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include laundry facilities, luggage storage and a front desk safe. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3-star Dunedin City Centre motel include Olveston and St. Paul's Cathedral.

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$114* Per night/room 18 Dec. - 19 Dec.

Superior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

4 Bedroom Terrace Apartment

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) ratings based on 175 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel)

Everyone (88) Couples (37) Family (43)
5 out of 5
Spotlessly clean, excellent location (very close to the city and the university), tip-top amenities, and a lovely manager. This will be my "go to" accommodation in Dunedin from now on.

Posted by on 3 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
central location - well situated to walk into town

Posted by on 27 Nov. 2019

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About the George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel)

Location 575 George Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

As a guest of George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel), you'll find tour or ticket assistance, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Self parking is free. This 3-star Dunedin motel is smoke free.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1980
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking


  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (29.8 km / 18.5 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) offers 16 forms of accommodation with DVD players and free newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This individually furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Dunedin motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2016.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Select Comfort beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: NZD 10 per pet, per night


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: NZD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 10 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Farrys
  • Farrys Dunedin
  • Farrys Motel
  • Farrys Motel Dunedin
  • George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) Motel
  • George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) Dunedin
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.