Location & Activities

When visiting Alexis Motor Lodge and Motels please feel free to ask us at the motel office about Dunedin attractions and activities, Our friendly staff will be happy to help.

Arts & Culture

Dunedin is a vibrant city that supports a huge range of arts and culture initiatives. From one of New Zealand’s top professional theatres (Fortune Theatre) to the incredible array of massive commissioned street art pieces, Dunedin has it all! Take a walk on The Street Art Trail, or visit one of numerous galleries and boutique designer fashion shops. Or if the nightlife is your kind of adventure, enjoy an electric live music scene in the pubs, clubs and bars located primarily in and around the Octagon.


Alexis is ideally located in the heart of the City Centre. As you stroll out the front gate you will be greeted by a vibrant and friendly city full of character. Wander down George Street taking in the fantastic fashion and shopping until you reach the Octagon where the majority of Dunedin’s vast selection of Bars, Clubs and Pubs lie. Just down the road from the Octagon you will find Dunedin Casino and the Exchange otherwise know as the ‘historical precinct’.

Historic Attractions

Don’t miss out on the Historic Attractions Dunedin has to offer! Ranging from The Dunedin Railway Station (regarded as the most photographed building in the country) to Larnach Castle, new Zealand’s only castle! Other Historic Attractions you won’t want to miss include: Otago Settlers Museum, Otago Museum, Olveston Historic Home, First Church of Otago, Speight’s Brewery. Heritage Tours Is a perfect way for you to see this all with a guided tour or find the map for the Downtown Dunedin Architecture Self-walk, just click view more!

Recreation & Sporting Facilities

Dunedin also offers a wide range of high-level sporting facilities, all of which are in very close proximity to Alexis Motor Lodge including: Forsyth Barr Stadium, the University Oval (cricket) and Caledonian Stadium (soccer and athletics), the New Zealand Sports Institute, the Edgar Sports Centre, Forbury Raceway, Moana Pool, International Ice Skating and Curling Rinks, not too mention numerous walking, biking and running tracks in close proximity.

Premiere Attractions

Apart from the historic attractions, other premier attractions include Cadbury World, Fortune Theatre, the Regent Theatre, Albatross Colony, Farmers Market, St Clair and St Kilda beaches, NZ Marine Study Centre and Aquarium, Taieri Gorge Railway, Monarch Wildlife Cruises, Orokonui Eco-sanctuary and Olveston Historic Home.

Nearby Shopping

Alexis Motor Lodge’s location is in the northern end of Dunedin’s shopping centre and is ideal for the corporate traveller, leisure traveller, sports group and family group alike. There is also a vibrant farmer’s market every Saturday held next to the Railway Station – also a short walk away from Alexis.

Contact: Alexis Motor Lodge & Motels – Quality Motel Accommodation, 475 George Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin. Ph: (03) 471 7268