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4.5 out of 5

"Great location. Our room was clean and a great size. Highly recommend. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 08 Jan 2022

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Dunedin awaits you at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. You'll be 0.2 km (0.1 mi) from Dunedin Casino and 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from University of Otago. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a conference center.

All 121 rooms feature free WiFi, TVs, and coffee/tea makers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Refrigerators, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, Princes on Dowling, is open for breakfast. Business amenities include a meeting room and a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a gym, and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

You'll be 4.3 km (2.6 mi) from Otago Peninsula and 4.6 km (2.9 mi) from St. Clair Beach with a stay at this 4.5-star Dunedin City Centre hotel.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$137* Per night/room 29 Jan. - 30 Jan.

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City ratings based on 400 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 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Everyone (195) Couples (100) Business (5) Family (97)
4 out of 5
Great location. Our room was clean and a great size. Highly recommend.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2022

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5 out of 5
Nice property in a great location

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2021

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4 out of 5
I like the location of the hotel. Only issue I had with the hotel was the lateness of the cleaning of our room. We arrived back twice in the afternoon after 3 pm to find the room not cleaned. We had actually gone back to rest before dinner but couldn’t due to the cleaning. We had been out on both days all day until 3 pm.

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Feb. 2020 by Kate

Dear Guest, thank you for your review and our apologies for any inconvenience caused during your stay. We're pleased you enjoyed the remainder of your time with us and we hope to host you again in the future. Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great motel in the heart of Dunedin only a block from all the eateries. Extremely comfortable bed in a nice sized room. Only thing that annoyed me was having to pay $18 to park for the night in the motel carpark.

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Feb. 2020 by Kate

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback we really appreciate it and were delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards, Kate

3 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
The property was clean and tidy and great location. The staff were friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay there again.

Posted by on 8 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Dec. 2019 by Kate

That's great to hear, thanks so much. Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5
Great location for central city and access to bars and restaurants. Easy parking

Posted by on 14 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Nov. 2019 by Kate

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback we really appreciate it and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards, Kate

About the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Location 123 Princes Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A business center and a meeting room are available. Public spaces have free WiFi. The luxury Scenic Hotel Dunedin City also features a fitness center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 121 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.7 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City offers 121 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. This Dunedin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Princes on Dowling - This restaurant serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10 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 14 days prior to check-in.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. 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 14 days prior to check-in. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • 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
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • 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: 14
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: NZD 300 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

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 20.00 and NZD 32.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Dunedin City Hotel
  • Dunedin City Scenic Hotel
  • Scenic Dunedin City
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  • Scenic Hotel
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  • Scenic Hotel Dunedin
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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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