Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios - Dunedin

619 George Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016  show map
 3 stars
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Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios - Dunedin

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services
Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Overview

The comfortable Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios comprises soundproof rooms and gives a quick access to Forsyth Barr Stadium, which is 1350 meters away.

The property is set 20 minutes' walk from Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Dunedin.

There is Taieri Gorge Railway train station nearby. Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios is about 35 minutes’ drive towards Dunedin International airport.

Rooms

Guests at Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios are accommodated in rooms with climate control, a laptop-compatible safe, flat-screen television, a refrigerator and IDD phone. The rooms offer a shower, a hairdryer and towels supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Serving continental dishes, Quality Hotel Cargills is about 150 meters away.

Services

The property features a designated smoking place, a safety deposit box and a tour desk.

Relax

Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios pampers guests with a shared lounge and a library.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   28.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 1 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

619 George Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016

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City Centre
  • Dunedin
    1.1 mi
Airports
  • Dunedin International (DUD)
    15.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Taieri Gorge Railway
    3700 ft
  • Dunedin Railway Station
    4300 ft
Restaurants
  • Quality Hotel Cargills (cuisine: Continental)
    400 ft
  • The Museum Cafe
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Dunedin Beach
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    28

Rooms and availability

Budget Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Budget Twin Room is located in the main guesthouse. It includes access to a shared lounge which offers a microwave, toaster, tea and coffee making facilities, and a TV with 50 satellite channels.

Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios photos Room
Budget Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Electric blankets
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This budget room is located in the main guesthouse and features a bathtub and a toilet. It includes access to a shared lounge which offers a microwave, toaster, tea and coffee making facilities, and a TV with 50 satellite channels.

Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios photos Room
Budget Shared Bathroom Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This budget room is located in the main guesthouse and offers access to a shared bathroom. The guest house's lounge offers a TV with 50 SKY channels, microwave, toaster, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Basic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Rooms are 19 square metres.

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Basic One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This basic motel unit offers a TV with 3 satellite channels, kitchenette with cooking facilities, and a bathroom with shower.

Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios photos Room
Family Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This basic motel unit offers a TV with 3 satellite channels, kitchenette with cooking facilities, and a bathroom with shower.

Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios photos Room
Deluxe Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This luxury studio has air conditioning, a queen-size bed, a sofa bed and a TV with over 40 satellite channels. The kitchenette comes with cooking rings and a microwave, and the bathroom has a shower.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • University of Otago1400 ft
  • Cadbury World3300 ft
  • The Octagon4000 ft
  • Dunedin Casino1.0 mi
  • City Center1.1 mi

Places of interest

  • Dunedin School of Dentistry1400 ft
  • Otago Business Park1700 ft
  • Dunedin School of Medicine2000 ft
  • Otago Polytechnic2300 ft
  • Dunedin City Library3300 ft
  • Dunedin Town Hall3700 ft
  • St. Paul's Cathedral4000 ft
  • Dunedin Law Courts4300 ft
  • Knox College4600 ft
  • Speight's Brewery1.0 mi
  • NZSG Dunedin Research1.1 mi
  • Portobello Marine Laboratory1.1 mi
  • Mill Park Industrial Estate1.1 mi

Train stations

  • Taieri Gorge Railway3300 ft
  • Dunedin Railway Station4000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Olveston1700 ft
  • Dunedin Botanic Garden3300 ft
  • Baldwin Street1.6 mi

Stadiums

  • Forsyth Barr Stadium4600 ft
  • Carisbrook2.2 mi

Museums

  • Otago Museum700 ft
  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum2.5 mi

Galleries

  • Dunedin Public Art Gallery4000 ft

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • OtagoGold Course1.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Speight’s Brewery1.0 mi
    200 Rattray St
  • Baldwin Street1.6 mi
    DunedinNew Zealand
  • Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens3.7 mi
    430 Portobello Road Macandrew Bay
  • Dunedin Chinese Garden1.0 mi
    Corner Rattray and Cumberland Streets
  • Signal Hill 1.8 mi
    Signal Hill Road

Near the hotel

  • Otago Museum900 ft
    419 Great King Street
  • New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame3000 ft
    Anzac Ave Dunedin Railway Station
  • Dunedin Botanic Garden3700 ft
    Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road
  • Moana Pool3800 ft
    Cnr Littlebourne Road & Upper Stuart Street
  • Olveston Historic Home2000 ft
    42 Royal Terrace
  • Hocken Collections3100 ft
    90 Anzac Avenue
  • Cadbury World Experience3900 ft
    280 Cumberland Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Quality Hotel Cargills400 ft

    Address: 678 George St
    Phone: 64 3 477 7983

    Cuisine: Continental

  • The Good Earth Cafe1000 ft

    Address: 765 Cumberland St

    84% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: European

  • Korea House1300 ft

    Address: 450 George Street
    Phone: (03) 474 5913

    76% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • The Museum Cafe500 ft

    Address: 419 Great King St
    Phone: 477-5550

  • Everyday Gourmet1300 ft

    Address: 466 George Street
    Phone: 03 477 2045

    85% likes this, based on 51 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    28
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Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 16 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    staff were very helpful, the room was large and comfortable and had the much needed air conditioning.

    although comfortable and clean the room was old

  • Single
    8.2

    Price and location.

    For the price, nothing more would be expected.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The Sahara Guesthouse is in an old, gorgeous mansion (built in 1860 or so) - we had a room with beautiful molded plaster ceilings, a fireplace, a bay window - it was wonderful!!! We loved it! Absolutely charming place. Also, the staff were very helpful - I had a medical issue to deal with, and we had to stay two extra nights - the staff rearranged the room schedule so we could be accommodated.

    My husband would have liked a desk in the room.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The personal service, good communication, friendly managers.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Staff were friendly, very handy place to the city centre, love how they restore the old ceiling

    I think its time to change the room carpet as they really look worn out and need to tidy up the light cords at bed side as they are just hanging in the wall. Its a nice room but really need a revamp!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location is good to walk into the centre. Excellent facilities and easy to find

    The next door accommodation is student. This was orientation week and the students partied into the small hours. We felt that we could have been warned in advance rather than when we arrived. We could not realistically make any changes.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Friendly and helpful personnel. Availability to lounge with micro and tea-making. Old fashion style, lovely

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Good location for our purposes, clean, nice staff.

    Small, very little room to move round in, especially the "bathroom". No hairdryer.

  • Single
    10.0

    Double glazing now retro-installed in older building reducing traffic noise immensely and no doubt amount of heating required in winter. Very clean. Reasonable prices.

    Scratching my head here - to be honest I can't really think of any destructive criticism.

  • Single
    9.6

    Staff were welcoming, felt comfortable in the surroundings, good communication about any needs.Handy for buses and attractions.Within easy walking distance to centre of town.

    All went fine on this occasion.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Handy location

    Bedroom just that little cramped

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Convenient location, walking distance to town centre and attractions

    Very tired apartments in need of modernisation

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location

    Very noisy, drunken, hoards of young people partying on the weekend right next door. Did not like looking down on the massive, disgusting mess they left in the yard beside 'Sahara's' drive way.

  • Single
    7.4

    The elderly man who seemed to be running things was most friendly, welcoming and hospitable; a charming host! The character of the main house was very authentic kiwi.

    The units (round the back of the main house), have very thin walls, a neighbouring phone conversation could be heard very clearly at 6am.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios - Dunedin Dunedin location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

619 George Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016

Get directions
City Centre
  • Dunedin
    1.1 mi
Airports
  • Dunedin International (DUD)
    15.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Taieri Gorge Railway
    3700 ft
  • Dunedin Railway Station
    4300 ft
Restaurants
  • Quality Hotel Cargills (cuisine: Continental)
    400 ft
  • The Museum Cafe
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Dunedin Beach
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    28