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Arden Street House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   36 Arden Street Opoho, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
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Ranked #35 of 59 Dunedin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I needed a place to stay in Dunedin and came across Arden House. We chose the ensuite room with a double and single bed and its own bathroom. Perfect place for 3 girls. The owners Joyce and Dave and their staff were really welcoming and friendly. Our friend wasn't feeling well so they let us have a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed here on our first night in New Zealand and fell instantly in love with it's eclectic, homely charm. The house is a classic Dunedin-er with bay windows and has been decorated with the hosts vast collection of bric a brac and collectables. Our room was at the back of the house and very quiet and warmed by a... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We booked a double room last minute at this place and arrived quite late in the evening. Joyce opened the door with a huge smile and welcomed us in her b&b very warmly. She is a very kind and helpful person. The house looks like a charming little museum with many pieces of art everywhere - some nice and some... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I had looked at this place on the net and unfortunately paid for it in advance. I thought it looked charming and quaint. Hence I booked it. Foolishly I did not read the negative reviews! Granted the place is "quirky", and it appeared clean. However, the place is a kin to a hostel.- but an expensive one at $125 a... More

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Glenelg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We had an incredible stay at Arden street house. The interior is very quirky and gives off a warm vibe. Our room was very spacious and we felt like we were right at home. The location is ideal, we were able to take a short walk to the botanical gardens. The positioning of the house is also great, as we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in their ensuite room, what a great eccentric place. Interesting decor all around, quiet location. It's about 40 minute walk to the city center, or there is a bus connection too, I walked whenever I went into the center. Good breakfast too

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

It was a last minute decision to stay in Dunedin and there was still a single room available in Arden house. When I arrived in the b&b people were having dinner and I was invited to join for desert. The room was a bit dated but it had a good bed and enough room for 1 person. I loved the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

If you want something different than a "normal" hostel, go here!! We felt immediately at home! The owners are so nice and we felt very welcome! Lovely breakfast and you can decide if you want to join the dinner which Joyce (one of the owners) makes or you can just make your own dinner and join the rest at the... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

A very quiet place, up on a hill so has views in every direction. Free parking, nearby shops and the Botanical Gardens, a bit of a stroll of a 5 minute drive into the city centre. Great conversation, a fine breakfast and delicious evening meal (optional extra cost), a laid back and very friendly Kiwi attitude to life, cats to... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I stayed for 2 nights at the B&B section of this hotel and it was ideal for me. The location, just behind Knox College and just past the Botanical Gardens, is great for people like me who are visiting students at Otago University. It is a bit of a walk to the Octagon, but much, much quieter than other places... More

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Address: 36 Arden Street Opoho, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Arden Street House 3*
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