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4.5 out of 5

"Lovely room in lovely location. Very friendly and helpful staff and went out of their way to accommodate us when our flight was cancelled and we had t ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 06 Aug 2022

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Hotel Description

Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel places you steps from Dunedin Botanic Garden and within a 10-minute stroll of University of Otago. Highlights at this hotel include free self parking and a bar/lounge.

McGavins Bar is the hotel's own bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star North Dunedin hotel, you'll be 20.2 km (12.5 mi) from Brighton Beach.

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$132* Per night/room 28 Aug. - 29 Aug.

Standard King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Queen Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel ratings based on 576 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel

Everyone (245) Couples (184) Business (1) Family (142)
5 out of 5
Lovely room in lovely location. Very friendly and helpful staff and went out of their way to accommodate us when our flight was cancelled and we had to stay another night.

Posted by on 6 Aug. 2022

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4 out of 5
Always nice

Posted by on 14 May 2022

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4 out of 5
Room was clean and comfortable. No info available in room re dining options or prices.

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2022

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5 out of 5
Loved this place. Stayed with an 18 month old and it was absolutely fine. Standard room size but it fit their portacot (which was very well looked after). There are stairs so I asked if I could leave my pram downstairs and staff didn’t mind. All of the staff were just so accommodating, helpful and kind, something you cannot underestimate when travelling with small children. The is plenty of parking and there is are huge grounds for playing in. It’s close to town if you don’t mind a 20 min walk or a 2-5 min drive. Would definitely stay here again!

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2022

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5 out of 5
The entire hotel was very clean! The gardens were very nice too.

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2022

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5 out of 5
Avery great stay the food in the restaurant was lovley along with the staff very friendly and helpful

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Jan. 2022 by Reservations

Dear Heather, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are please to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to Dunedin in the future.

4 out of 5
Very easy to find and centrally located. A bit of road noise, and unfortunately was awoken by some kind of alarm at 4am followed by continuous beeping. So that was the end of sleep that night. Very nice and friendly staff and restaurant food was excellent.

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Dec. 2021 by Wayne Sheard - General Manager

Good Morning Tania, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Your comments and rating are appreciated and valued as they help us ensure we meet our guests expectations. My sincere apologies for the alarm, I am not sure what it was but we do have a night porter on shift all night so had you called Reception he could have sorted it for you. Thank you again and I look forward to hosting you again in the future. Regards Wayne.

5 out of 5
Great place to stay

Posted by on 11 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Dec. 2021 by Wayne Sheard - General Manager

Hi Christine, Thank you for your awesome comment and great ranking. I look forward to hosting you again in the future. Have a Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year. Regards Wayne

5 out of 5
This is a large venue and we didn't realise it was there! The shared areas feel dated, however the rooms are clean and updated.

Posted by , from Alexandra on 31 Oct. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Nov. 2021 by Wayne Sheard - General Manager

Hi Kerrie, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. This is a valuable tool to see we are meeting our guests expectations. With the property under new ownership we are currently doing a review on the facilities so we can prioritise and plan work to be done. Thank you again and I look forward to possibly hosting you again soon. Regards Wayne

4 out of 5
Good location. Friendly staff

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Oct. 2021 by Nicole

Dear Rachael, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear your enjoyed your stay

About the Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel

Location 30 Duke Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square meters). A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the eco-friendly Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel. Self parking is free. This 4-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 76 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 0 sq ft of conference space
  • 0 sq m of conference space
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Dunedin Leisure Lodge - A Distinction Hotel offers 76 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Dunedin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

McGavins Bar - Onsite bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, and Barclaycard. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up; guests must have received their complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 7 days prior to check-in.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 12
  • COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 7
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 30.00 and NZD 30.00 for adults, NZD 15 and NZD 15 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.