Cable Court Motel

833 Cumberland Street Dunedin9016New Zealand
Serviced apartment
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About Cable Court Motel

Located 600 metres from the historic main campus of the University of Otago, Cable Court Motel offers simple accommodations in north Dunedin.

All rooms at Cable Court Motel offer free Wi-Fi and satellite TV channels. They also include kettles and toasters, along with irons and ironing boards. Some accommodation options also have kitchenettes and pull-out sofas.

Guests can keep their vehicles in a private car park for no charge. There are also self-service laundry machines.

This hotel offers a breakfast that guests can order the night before. It does not serve later meals, but guests can try the Lone Star Cafe and Bar, which is three minutes away by car and serves a varied menu in a family-friendly atmosphere. There's also Filadelfio's Pizza, which is the same distance away when driving.

A ten-minute stroll from the Dunedin Botanic Garden, this property is situated just a five-minute drive from Meridian Mall.


833 Cumberland Street , Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 34773525 | Fax: +64 34740382 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Positive Reviews

Pleasant staff members

Guests are very pleased with the treatment given to them by the hotel's employees. Reviewers mention staff members by name and discuss how they are welcoming and courteous. The front desk workers are reportedly very willing to give detailed information about the local area too.

Good value for the money

Due to perks like the kitchenettes in some rooms and the free use of the facility's washing machines, guests agree that this motel is a reasonably priced choice. They often say they'd like to come back during future visits.

A good location

Guests like how they're close to the area's tourist attractions. Plus, they mention being able to get to restaurants within a short walk or drive. All of these things combined lead to guests mentioning the hotel's location as one of its best assets.

Negative Reviews

Dated and poor maintenance

Feedback indicates that motel units appear to be worn, especially in the bathrooms. Guests also highlight maintenance-related matters like stained bedding and burned-out light bulbs, suggesting that the rooms need a bit more attention.

Noise from students

Student parties frequently keep guests awake, according to reviews. The motel is situated near the university campus, with guests mentioning that it can be hard to get a restful night's sleep with the surrounding student celebrations, further warning that festivities often last until after midnight.

The Wi-Fi amount has a daily limit

Guests do not like the daily limits for the Wi-Fi. They think the allowance is too small, and that it'd e more convenient to have unlimited access.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 712 reviews across the web
8.3 /10
  • Expedia
    8.6 /10
    8.4 /10
  • Zoover
    7.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.9 /10
8.3 out of 10 based on 712 reviews