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Hulmes Court Bed and Breakfast

52 Tennyson Street | Central, Dunedin 9000, New Zealand
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Hulmes Court Bed and Breakfast
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Ranked #42 of 63 Dunedin B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we arrived at The Octagon Town, "WOW" how are they built the house in such steep road with 45deg.~ 50deg.!!! I have 20 years driving experience but I found it very challenging as well. Do not driving a manual car in Octagon. This motel is located on top of the slope and direct facing to the High-school. You can... More 

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Marin Conty
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am truly surprised to read such positive reviews of this place. So okay, it's a historic house, but at least the Chocolate Room, where we stayed, is a health hazard. As soon as we entered the room, we knew there was mold. The musty smell was awful. They had a dehumidifier running, and it was full every day. Also,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I dislike writing negative reviews because I know this is someone's livelihood. But, I guess my view of a B&B is different than at Hulmes. Rather than a period house carefully restored, this place probably better fit a definition of hostel . We were relegated to the house next door, and while the set of rooms was clean, it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Rooms large and spacious with TV, video and extensive library in dining room. Friendly staff and more than adequate breakfast. We had alternate accommodation booked and paid for elsewhere but after checking in there, went back to Hulmes rather late. They were very accommodating upgrading us for free. Made us feel like being back home. Thank you Hulmes :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

What a singular pleasure to stay in a Dunedin icon. Why visit museums when you can stay in one. Hulmes Court smells like a museum, all is solid wood and large graceful windows. In the Forest Room the two of us were accommodated in the main house; our place had an excellent bathroom with separate toilet. Interesting guests partook of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Bedding not changed during the week I stayed here. I was expecting to stay in the house but was allocated to a 2nd rate house next door with poor furnishings, no music facility and generally unclean. Far better places in George or Harriet Sts. This place is not value for money

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Jyväskylä
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I stayed here on my roadtrip aorud the NZ South Island, what a place! Convenient location, good service, friendly staff, free wi-fi, nice views. Everything worked, no complaints, except for the steep road up after dinner...;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This b&b comprises 2 houses with about 8 rooms. Rooms are big and airy (flower room had some nice view out over the harbour). Some rooms have ensuites so there is rarely queues for the bathroom for the cheaper rooms that dont. Its only about 2-3 minutes walk down the the central octagan yet the area was surpisngly quiet, with... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I hate to give a bad review as it is messing with someone's livelihood - and running a B&B is tough work. So I will start with the positive - it was clean and convenient to town with off street parking and had a cute lollipop on the bed when we arrived. They also kindly allowed us to leave our... More 

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