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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Corner Princes & Dowling Streets, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coolangatta, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is modern and clean, bathrooms are a little dated though. Great service from front desk staff. The location is perfect, right in the centre of the cbd of Dunedin. Everything is close by for walking. Airport is a long way out of town though. Definitely recommend

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Westlake Village, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Room 406 and it was a great room with view of the city. The reception staff was friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel on Princess Street was central and close to restaurants. The Dunedin Railway Station (We were told that it is the most photographed building in New Zealand) and Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory is a... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear intrepidtrvlr, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read that you found our staff friendly and helpful, enjoyed our inner city location close to many iconic sightseeing treats, liked our 24hr free wifi, and that you would recommend us to others - the ultimate... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 2 lovely nights in Dunedin at this hotel. The staff were lovely and the rooms were really nice and welcoming. It has a great location within the city as it is in the heart of all the action. It is great to see they have a valet system for the cars but maybe they need to organise more... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Amanda L, Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We really appreciated your positive comments - especially that you found our staff lovely - and we hope to host you again when you may be in Dunedin. Thanks again and kind regards. Greg. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I again stayed at the Scenic City Hotel while on business in Dunedin. I booked one of the suites so I could work easily. As always the staff were outstanding in both their helpfulness but also their general pleasantness. Even non service staff in this hotel are friendly and helpful. Although the hotel was extremely busy the service was excellent.... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Sarah2708, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you also for all of your wonderful comments - especially about our staff - they will all be delighted with your kind words, and we really appreciate your return business and look forward to hosting you next time in... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely couple of days staying here in a standard king room. There was plenty of room and a very comfy bed. The meal in the restaurant was of a very high standard and the service exceptional. Breakfast was a standard affair but the pleasant staff made up for that. The hotel is handy to many tourist attractions... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Janma_13, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your lovely comments - especially about the standard of food for your evening meal and excellent service - we really appreciate that and the staff will be delighted. Thanks again and hopefully we can host you... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed to sort out the parking and as the website did not mention valet parking, we were quite surprised. The room was nice and spacious, the bed incredibly comfortable, however, the room tends to get very warm and can feel stuffy as you have no room temperature control. When I mentioned this we were offered a fan which was... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your positive comments about your room being nice and spacious and bed incredibly comfy - we pride ourselves on our signature Scenic underlays and toppers which are filled with goose feathers. Just FYI a full description... More 

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second visit to the Scenic Hotel...good rooms, good location and excellent staff. Room is clean and spacious. Free internet for 24hrs is a great gesture. Hotel is right in the CBD area, easy walking distance to restaurants, shopping malls and café/pubs. I will definitely return and stay in the same hotel. Thank you for a great stay

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear WaiseaBula, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We really appreciate all of your great comments, especially that you found our staff excellent, enjoyed our free internet and will definitely return - thanks again and we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Dunedin. Kind regards.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the second I cslled Jess I was thrilled. After the poor experience at the scenic circle southern cross I was blown away. It was a busy weekend but they got my into a large reasonably priced room. We were greeted with smiles and told to have a great day (genuinely). The room was nice big and clean. We had... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Honestyipromise, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your wonderful comments, especially that you found staff were friendly and helpful and that you would recommend us and be back to stay - the ultimate compliment and we look forward to hosting you next... More 

Escondido,CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on a tour. The room was quite large and comfortable and very modern. The location was quite good. The breakfast and dinner buffets were quite good, however, the restaurant space was cramped and noisy. The internet was among the best we encountered in New Zealand. There was no air-conditioning so we needed to open the... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Great to hear you found your room large, comfy and modern and that you enjoyed our 24 hour free internet. Thanks again and enjoy your travels back home to sunny California. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Check in was quick and easy, reception was professional. We had a room on the executive floor, very well-appointed and spacious, with a large balcony. Bath amenities, towels and bed linen were of good quality. Bed came with a feather topper, which was too soft for us. We asked reception to arrange for it to be removed... More 

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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear jongjong, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your wonderful comments about the Executive room you were in and amenities etc - we really appreciate that. Really sorry to hear that you had some parking hassles - I can assure you that is... More 

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