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- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
TripAdvisor Reviews Portobello Motel Dunedin
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... every morning at 4.45am. If you were lucky you slept through it, but once awoken it was impossible to get back to sleep until it stopped sometime after 5am. It was nice to have mundane problems but in an extraordinary way. Take the weather for instance. When the weather's bad at home you might decide to stay in and have a cup of tea. When the weather is bad on a tiny island you eat your breakfast at the outdoor restaurant in the slanting rain and the boats to the mainland ...
We woke to an overcast, windy and cold morning. Decided that a day in central Dunedin was in order. After driving 20 minutes up the Otago Peninsula, which had a Darwinian view of drivers, supplying no guard rails to narrow roads along the waters, found a 4 hour park near to town centre. Separated to do different tours. One did the ...
... a stunning sunrise and as we walked down to the point, past a beautiful lighthouse, we came across a yellowed eyed penguin just in front of us! We then saw quite a few with their chicks, including a mother who was the wrong side of the fence! As we neared the point, there were also many seals, and we observed pups playing chase me Charlie in the water for 2 hours! The adults were lolling around the top, resting. It was a beautiful sight, on a stunning piece of land! The ...
... of the place was marred slightly by wandering about a bit aimlessly looking for a suitable lunch spot. Eventually we parked in town and walked to the public gardens (which were lovely of course), where I discovered I'd forgotten to bring the tin opener for the tuna so we had to walk all the way back, at which point we were fed up and hungry and just made lunch and ate in the car. Ah the joys ...
... day today reading. Met up with everybody at 6-45 in the Wheelhouse Bar before dinner then went to a “Marriage Show” in the Vista Lounge with passengers telling tales on each other, very funny. Following this we watched an Aussie magician/comedian Brad Manuel - very average. Back home by 11pm, with the ship still rolling and with all the room service trays outside cabins I would say there is a lot of seasickness tonight.