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Hotel St Clair

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand (Formerly St Clair Beach Resort)
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Ranked #9 of 54 hotels in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fussperson Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • 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
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location due to sea views and proximity to great cafes. A bit far from town centre if you don't have a car. Clean room but small. Disappointing service - requested a specific room a few weeks earlier by email and told that would be fine but on arrival told that that room was already taken, made to feel bad... More

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west midlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel St Clair is modern, clean, bright and in a wonderful position overlooking the South Pacific Ocean. Though there is a small road outside,it is one way and there is minimal traffic making for a quiet location.Our room had a side sea view with a big balcony. The room was large with a good big bed, sitting area and kitchen... More

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Olympia, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in a one bedroom apartment here. We had floor to ceiling windows that overlooked the ocean in both the living area and the bedroom. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable and we had a washer/dryer combo. There is a road between the hotel and the ocean, but it is a one way street and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst thing first! This hotel charges for wifi, even for those of its guests who use the excellent - and rather pricey - Pier 24 Restaurant. This is an annoyance in an otherwise rather good establishment. Why some hotels still charge separately in this day and age beats me! Wifi costs them not that much and I think most guests... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby had a birthday and being midweek, we couldn't really let our hair down so I decided a night and dinner at Hotel St Clair was perfect. Staff were fabulous - including the Night Concierge who was able to supply me with a phone charger cos I forgot to bring mine. Room was very tidy, and bed was comfy. We... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A studio room with all the space you needed to sleep, relax and produce a meal if you wanted to self-cater (which we did on 2 of our 3 nights) then there is a great balcony which weather permitting is great to sit on to savour a coffee or something stronger!! Reception are very helpful on places to visit and... More

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33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Right on the seafront we had amazing views across the beach, dunes and ocean from the room and the balcony. Large room, good bathroom, kitchenette area, comfy bed, sofa and chair in lounge area. Very clean. Staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. We went on a penguin watching trip which did not finish until 9 pm when... More

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15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The view from our windows and balcony was fabulous. We watched surfers; we walked the beach; we walked to several nearby cafes and restaurants. We listened to the waves crashing throughout the night. A perfect place for us. I had feared that the esplanade between us and the sea would be a mass of traffic and block our enjoyment, but... More

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Perth, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We loved this hotel. We had two rooms on the West side of the building-facing the side street. We could see both the ocean and the Hot Water Salt Pool. The rooms are well designed, and perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. The young women at the desk were very helpful and friendly. The dinner we had at... More

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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is a modern, efficiently run hotel with a decent restaurant. We had a lovely room with a balcony and a wonderful view along the wide St. Clair beach. Although it is a few kilometers away form the centre of Dunedin, the trip only takes 10 minutes or so. The hotel offers underground car parking. We would be happy to... More

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Additional Information about Hotel St Clair

Also Known As:
St Clair Beach Hotel
St Clair Beach Hotel Dunedin
Address: 24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand (Formerly St Clair Beach Resort)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
#4 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#8 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#14 Business Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel St Clair 4*
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 
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