We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 54 Dunedin hotels

Hotel St Clair

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand (Formerly St Clair Beach Resort)
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Rate
$165 (NZD)
Save Saved
You added Hotel St Clair to your Saves list
Hotel St Clair
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
92%
Ranked #8 of 54 hotels in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
SWCSydney Sydney, Australia
  • Overview
  • Reviews (177)
  • Photos (36)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (55)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

177 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    113
    49
    11
    1
    3
See reviews for
21
114
7
16
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (55)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brilliantly located right next to the beach. Much better than staying in the city centre. Parking was free and easy. The restaurant breakfast was really good. Only issue was the wifi was terrible and they had no phone in the unit to check if there was a problem with it. When I asked the next day they said they were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
nz
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best accommo in dunedin that I've tried... Even though the underground parking was a pain, the rooms definitely made up for it... Perfect bed, perfect shower... Oh and having Discovery Channel was a major plus

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alexandra, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked direct on the website for a weekend room price which was better than a motel. Immaculate and very spacious studio room, very tasteful furnishings, nice lounge area, comfy large soft bed, good heating, stunning bathroom with a nice deep bath and delightful views from the balcony and a nice array of quality drink sachets and toiletries. Has a microwave... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wanaka, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a studio, and it was huge. Very luxurious, the bathroom was gorgeous and has many free toiletries. I wouldn't have described it as having a 'kitchenette' but the tea & coffee facilities were good, little use for the plates and cutlery when there's nothing to cook with. No free wifi!! Only an Ethernet cable - most people have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunedin, New Zealand
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This restaurant delivers the meal experience and classy relaxing atmosphere with the expectation that you just hang out for!!!.For me it ticks all the boxes. This restaurant is usually my 1st recommendation to Dunedin visitors.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
84 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

It may seems at first test the hotel us located a bit far out from the city centre, but it is deceptively close. And you must request a room overlooking the beach. The rooms are a good size with a small kitchenette and lounge. The bed is large but my complaint was it is way too soft for my liking.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oamaru, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Had a lovely stay here, beautiful room, lovely view of the surf. The restaurant is fabulous, except they charged $18.00 for a bloody mary. This place is great if you want to get away from it all, and yet be amongst it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I stay at Hotel St Clair every month for 3-4 nights on business and look forward to my sumptuous home away from home. The service is excellent, the rooms spacious clean, and the bed - Devine!!! The restaurant is of the highest standard and I am treated exceptionally by the chef's and the staff who go out of their way... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have stayed in a lot of hotels and can honestly say this is the first accomodation of any type that I have stayed in that has been so perfect. The cleanliness,quality of fittings,comfort made for a very relaxing stay.The photo I got of the sunrise was an added bonus!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I have been coming to Dunedin on business for many years and found it difficult to find a really suitable hotel until I stayed here last year. I now stay here every time I visit Dunedin. The location is superb, one of the nicest parts of the city, overlooking the spectacular surf beach and in a lovely suburb. Great for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel St Clair, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel St Clair? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel St Clair

Address: 24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand (Formerly St Clair Beach Resort)
Phone Number:
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel St Clair 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Tingo, Agoda, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Hotel St Clair reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
St Clair Beach Hotel Dunedin

36 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (28)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
1:56
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (3)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin #8 Business Hotel in Dunedin #8 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin #11 Family Hotel in Dunedin
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel St Clair is perched directly above the white sands of St Clair Beach and represents Dunedin's finest beachfront living. Built with the environment in mind, this boutique hotel offers 26 contemporary rooms - each beautifully designed and furnished to complement the stunning South Pacific Ocean that dominates the views. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
26

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer