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4.3 out of 5

"Great location, good views from balcony. Rooms clean but decor a little dated. Comfortable beds. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 03 Sep 2018

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Hotel Description

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin puts you in the heart of Dunedin, steps from St. Paul's Cathedral and within a 10-minute stroll of Speight's Brewery. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet and balconies.

All 55 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free newspapers, hairdryers and phones. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and pillow menus.

The restaurant, Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Dunedin City Centre hotel include First Church of Otago and Olveston.

Standard Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$124* Per night/room 24 Dec. - 25 Dec.

Standard 2 Queen

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin ratings based on 638 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

Everyone (304) Couples (220) Business (2) Family (110) Other (1)
1 out of 5
Old and run down not worth the money no notifications that the property was in need of repair and couldn’t access deck

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Assistant Manager

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I would like to extend my sincerest apologies that we did not meet your expectations. We are certainly aware of dating of the premises and can ensure you that we are definitely investing our interest towards a refurb. Thank you for your feedback and this would definitely be passed on. Best Regards

5 out of 5
Centrally situated, but car access is a little tricky

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location in the CBD can does make it a bit tricky sometimes but it's always best to ring us and our lovely staff would be more than happy to assist with this. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Oct. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5
Very comfy beds. Facilities are a bit older, but everything you need. Great location. Clean.

Posted by , from Mount Maunganui, NZ on 9 Oct. 2019

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25 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Sally, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We recently have upgraded all our beds in the hotel and receiving absolutely amazing reviews from all our guests in that relation. We are also working on getting our facilities up to date and are constantly getting our maintenance team up and running. We do appreciate your feedback and hope to see you gain with us in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Oct. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

3 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operational Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin.We appreciate your valuable feedback and continuously working together to deliver exceptional customer service to all our guest. Hope to see you again with us in near future. Best Regards

5 out of 5
Great locality. Excellent service all round. Very friendly staff. would have liked some cutlery and plates in room.

Posted by on 2 Oct. 2019

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25 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. We are pleased to read that you had a wonderful stay with us.Appreciate your feedback in relation to some cutlery in the room. This can always be ordered from the room and our lovely team would be more than happy to assist with this. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5
Good location, nice and tidy, lots of parking available

Posted by on 22 Sep. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5
Perfect for our requirements. Thats all we had tosay but need to add words

Posted by on 14 Sep. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

5 out of 5
it was lovely and clean, service at desk was friendly

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Abhi- Operations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kingsgate Hotel, Dunedin. We are pleased to read your valuable feedback and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our Lovely and professional staff always try to deliver the best for all our guests. Hope to see you again with us in the near future. Best Regards

About the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

Location 10 Smith Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 120 square feet (11 square metres) and includes conference rooms. The eco-friendly Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin also features a library, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 55 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 120 sq ft of conference space
  • 11 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28.9 km / 18 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.9 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin offers 55 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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 guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards

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 7.50 and NZD 22.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

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

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 3-device limit. WiFi in public areas is also free and has a 3-device limit.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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