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Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

3.5 of 5 10 Smith Street, Dunedin 9001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't have much nice things to say, our TV didn't work and was not fixed even though we notified reception, the rooms get quite hot and stuffy and there's no air con, rooms not sound proof can hear neighbours talking. Definitely would not stay her again.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed here after arriving in the city by train after completing the Rail trail. Easy walk from the train station. Large comfortable room with 2 Queen sizes beds. Easy check in and check out. Close to the Octagon which has many restaurants, pubs for eating out. Also very close to the main shops, art gallery and museum.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Plus point is that it is in the centre of the city, within easy walking distance of restaurants and shops. Upper floors have great views over the city. Minus points are - a lack of parking spaces available, rooms in need of a facelift, only 30 minutes free wifi per 24 hours (many cheaper hotels have completely free wifi).

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent feedback regarding your stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel in Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed the location of the hotel and the accessability to town and the local attractions. I am sorry you found the car parking avaialbility limiting. We offer complimentary parking to our hotel guests and have 28 parks... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The room is quite nice and definitely the view is a bonus. There was a mixup with our breakfast booking but when we got breakfast it was ok although we had to order the cooked breakfast since there were no other customers. Fridge and big TV were good. Did not try to walk to the city although it's close, because... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kingsgate hotel during your next visit to Dunedin. Regards Andrew GM More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were attend to by the manager of the hotel which was a very helpful with our stay and tour bookings, the room was very well organised and had a good character to it. The hotel was situated on a rather steep hill but most of Dunedin is built on hills and steep gradients anyway. I would stay here again... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. Dunedin is famous for it's culture and it's steep streets, boasting the World's steepest street, Baldwin street, which is 8 minutes drive from the Kingsgate hotel. We... More 

Felixstowe
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Checked in early in afternoon to find that there is no hall porter and the manager would not or could not assist with our luggage, bearing in mind I have a suspect back, that did not help. The hotel is positioned at the top of a hill, so beware anyone with walking difficulties as it will be a hard climb... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. Your feedback is important to us and we will be revieiwng your feedback with the team and look at implementing changes where required. Regards Andrew GM More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Good value for money and great location. Would have liked better kitchen facilities in the room but otherwise had plenty of space. Stayed in a junior suite and the view over the city was amazing. The property is quite dated but it is cheap. Enjoyed the room service toasted sandwiches and the staff were very friendly.

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kingsgate hotel during your next visit to Dunedin. Regards Andrew GM More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

After some hotels with no views I enjoyed the grand vistas here. The room was big, comfortable and clean. Staff is very friendly - at reception and in the restaurant. Breakfast is good, also the dinner, but nothing to write home about. I selected this hotel for its central location, and in fact almost all the places worth visiting in... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. The hotel is North facing and all rooms have views over city which can viewed from the balconies of the hotel rooms. We look forward to welcoming... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two nights during our visit to NZ. The exterior is dated and parking was a little hit and miss but room was large and bed very comfortable. Could have done without the fire evacuation drill that woke us from an afternoon nap though. Only real complaint was the welcome - about as warm... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. I am disappointed to read about your welcome upon arrival to the hotel and will address this with my team, as our mission statement is to ensure... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

The Kingsgate's best feature is its location - within easy walking distance of the Octagon and nearby restaurants, bars, and sites. The hotel is old and features brutalist architecture/design, which seems out of place in a city a lovely as Dunedin. The staff are great, however. The service was attentive, helpful, and pleasant at every turn.

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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel, Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location of the hotel. I am pleased you found our team attentitive and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kingsgate hotel during your next visit to Dunedin.... More 

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Address: 10 Smith Street, Dunedin 9001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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