Welcome to The Dawson Motel

The Dawson Motel was opened January 2011,  We offer affordable luxury accommodation for both Corporate and Leisure Travellers to New Plymouth.

Barb and Lloyd invite you to stay in one of our 23 well appointed suites - a mix of studio, one and two bedroom units, with interconnecting units available on request.

The Dawson Motel is located on the Corner of Dawson and Young Streets in New Plymouth, Taranaki.  We are only minutes from cafes, shops, bars, restaurants and just 150 metres from the world renowned coastal walkway.  Great for running, walking or borrow one of our courtesy bikes to explore or just take a stroll to enjoy the view.

Our motel is well situated and is only minutes from the world centre for the internationally renowned kinetic scultpurist, film-maker, painter and poet - Len Lye.  This state of the art facility houses the work of Len Lye including display galleries, an education centre and a cinema.

Other facilities and points of interest nearby include:  a Southern Cross Hospital, the Todd Aquatic Centre, the Puke Ariki Museum & Library, the TSB Showplace, Pukekura Park and Rugby Park.