Your Dunedin motel accommodation, Esplanade Motels are situated on Dunedin's esplanade, just minutes from the city centre. Overlooking St Clair's sweeping surf beach, we offer apartment accommodation with one and two bedroom units, sleeping one to eight people. Some of our rooms have beach views, please ask for one of these when making a booking.
Keen to try surfing? Check out the Surf School, situated right on the beach! Or maybe you would prefer a more leisurely activity, Esplanade Motels' location makes it the perfect Dunedin motel or hotel accommodation to just laze, go for a walk or swim, or indulge in a gorgeous lunch.
At the southern end of the beach is St Clair hot salt water heated swimming pool, a must for visitors, only open Summer months. This unique pool is nestled within rocks just metres from the ocean.
In 2004 the sea wall was refurbished to provide a modern, wide esplanade, with steps leading down to the beautiful sandy beach.
Explore the esplanade and choose from the great range of restaurants and bars catering for every occasion, from a quiet morning coffee taking in views of the Southern Ocean, to a lively night out in a fantastic seaside setting. There is also a remodelled playground for children.
Saint Clair Beach is a ten minute drive from the Dunedin city centre, or hop on one of the local buses that run regularly from the beach to the city.