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Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

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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Gold Coast
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I have just spent 3 nights here over the last weekend. I was in Dunedin for a school centennial and I chose this hotel based on location and price. I was not disappointed. The hotel is very handy to the centre of Dunedin and all it has to offer. I did not have a car so I was on foot... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed here a number of times on business. Hotel is located very centrally on slight hill just above Octagon. Main CBD and restaurants are very close within wakking distance Entrance and restaurant on site is a little tired but renovated and modern and others are a little tired. This time I was in a Junior Suite on the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here a couple of times and unfortunately once again the one and only lift was out of order. However the staff make up for it with their friendliness. The hotel us situated so close to the octagon it makes it an ideal spot. The rooms are not well insulated for noise and the six o'clock start next... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a cheap overnight stay in Dunedin. This proved to be more than satisfactory. Room was clean and presentable as was the bathroom. TV, Wifi and coffee making facilities all working but nothing in the mini bar even though there was a price list on the top! Comfortable beds with pillow options. Not much of a view but that was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kingsgate is a decent hotel to stay in for a reasonable rate. The only problem was that there was no air conditioning, only a heater in the room. I had to sleep with a window slightly ajar and this brought in a fair bit of noise till the early hours of the morning. The restaurant and bar weren't that... More 

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location; staff eager to please; room was spacious, very clean, etc. A limited but adequate supply of drinks and snacks. My only complaint is the lighting. There was no overhead lighting except at the door and in the bathroom. You had to walk in near darkness to get to lamp on table by bed or walk in total darkness... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback and comments regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel in Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your trip to Dunedin and everything that the city has to offer. Regarding your comment about the lighting, this has been addressed and we are in the process of installing some new LED Lighting for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 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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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel Dunedin. I am sorry that we failed to live up to your expectations on this occasion. I trust you had a safe trip home and hoepfully we will see you again next time you travel to Dunedin. Regards Andrew GM More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Andrew W, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent comments regarding your stay with us at the Kingsgate hotel Dunedin. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and the proximity of the hotel to the CBD and local attractions. I trust you enjoyed the Rail trail and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Kingsgate hotel Dunedin during you next... More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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 

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