4.5 out of 5

"Central location, comfortable clean rooms, efficient staff & great value. Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this to others. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 19 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Dunedin awaits you at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. Within steps you'll find popular attractions like Speight's Brewery and First Church of Otago. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a conference centre.

All 121 rooms feature TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and safes. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and room service. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Hairdryers, irons/ironing boards and desks are also available.

The restaurant, Princes on Dowling, is open for breakfast and dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a short walk walk of this 4.5-star Dunedin City Centre hotel include St. Paul's Cathedral and Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$156 per night

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

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City ratings based on 564 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 (258) Couples (152) Business (5) Family (146)
4 out of 5
Staff were excellent, very helpful. Only stayed one night so didn’t use any of the facilities, restaurant etc.... it’s our go to hotel.

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Jun. 2019 by Kate

Thank you!

4 out of 5
It was handy to cafes and restaurants and we could walk to the Rugby Stadium!

Posted by on 8 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Jun. 2019 by Kate

Excellent that's great to hear, thanks for your feedback!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very clean well presented rooms. Nice feel to bar area

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Apr. 2019 by Kate

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your feedback we're pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope to host you again. Best regards, Kate

4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great comfortable bed and duvet. Overall things looked a little tired.

Posted by on 2 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Apr. 2019 by Kate

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback we appreciate your comments and were glad you found the bed so comfortable. Kind regards, Kate

5 out of 5
We really enjoy staying there. Room was very nice and clean. Most enjoyable is staffs who working there. During we stay Oliver server us. He very nice ,polite and friendly. He did check us in and out. His service is out standing. He is one of the reasons that we would like to come back and stay at Scenic hotel again.

Posted by , from Balclutha on 18 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Mar. 2019 by Kate

Dear Tam, thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay with us was. We were delighted to hear how much you enjoy staying here and Oliver will be so pleased to receive you feedback in regards to his service. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5
handy to all required, in walking distance of where we wanted to go

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Mar. 2019 by Kate

Dear Guest, we're so glad to hear the hotel was convenient for your stay and we hope to host you again in the future. Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5
A nice hotel close to the city centre (Octagon). Friendly, helpful staff.

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2019

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About the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Location 123 Princes Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the luxury Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 121 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • 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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28.3 km / 17.6 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.7 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City offers 121 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Dunedin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Princes on Dowling – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Group Booking Policy: For bookings of 5 rooms or more or 10 guests or more, a 100% nonrefundable deposit is required 30 days prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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 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.

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, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 17.00 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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

Hotel Names

  • Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
  • Scenic Dunedin City
  • Scenic Hotel Dunedin

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, 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 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

*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.