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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

4.5 of 5 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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Cape Coral, Florida
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184 reviews 184 reviews
14 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is average. It is "tired". The lobby needs a good redo ad cleaning. Rooms are fair but stark. No air conditioning. Request a fan. Bed had indents from others sleeping on it. Front desk staff was not very helpful. Asked a fellow in the morning to phone and find out abut a train ride and his answer was... More 

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

Dear Iraigo, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We are quite bemused about your comment re front desk staff not being very helpful, as we get so many great comments about staff being friendly and helpful - however it looks like on this occasion we let ourselves -... More 

Newcastle, NSW
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A one room stay is never fun for a family of four, however, with apartments booked out across Dunedin for Grad Week - we found the rooms at the Scenic to be large, modern and spacious. The location was great! The balcony was great too, however, due to the rainy Dunedin weather, we did not get to use it. Maybe... More 

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

Dear Angela L, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your great comments, and we are glad you enjoyed our Executive rooms on the top floor - a real shame it was raining and you couldn't use the balcony - the views are certainly fantastic!... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dunedin generally lacks excellent hotels, and I have stayed in a number of hotels in Dunedin over the past few years. This is one of the better hotels in Dunedin. The rooms are huge and could easily fit several double beds. I stayed on the main road side which was a bit noisy due to fireworks and parties going on... More 

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

Dear Ant W, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. As a seasoned traveller and Top TripAdvisor Contributor, we really appreciate your positive comments regarding our rooms to be huge and our hotel to be one of the better ones in Dunedin - that really means a lot to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Hotel is just awesome. All the staffs are very friendly. Location is perfect. Rooms very clean & tidy. Only parking charges should be waived off for guests. Car Park at Dowling Street,adjacent to Hotel, for 2$ per hour Monday to Friday 9AM to 6PM, 1$ per hour Saturday. Free on Sunday, public holidays & from 6PM to 9AM.

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

Dear Amar S, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read that you found all staff to be friendly and hotel totally awesome!! Thank you again and hopefully we may be able to host you again some day. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Wallacetown
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A definite return. The room was so warm and comfortable and the bed was to die for. It was clean and had everything that we needed. Was close to town, about a 5 minute walk and had the casino at our back door. The restaurant offered a fantastic buffet breakfast in the morning before leaving.

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

Dear Susan C, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. And thanks also for commenting that you would definitely return!! - the ultimate comment. Housekeeping and kitchen staff very appreciative of your positive comments about cleanliness of room and fantastic breakfast buffet. We look forward to hosting you next... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable room, nice bed, all very clean. Good tea and coffee, fine desk for working. Heater is a little tricky to work but good when it gets going. I had double glazing and a lovely view up the hills of Dunedin. Totally fine for Dunedin!

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

Dear Shelley B, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read all of your positive comments regarding various aspects of the room you stayed in and hopefully we can host you again some time. Kind regards. Greg. More 

singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms is cosy and location is near to eateries and pubs. Had a great dinner with my family at Fish Hook (just 5 min drive from hotel) and they served the best chips! Fresh fish of many varieties. The hotel staff are friendly but just that parking in the hotel is via valet. No issue as public parking around the... More 

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

Dear mcleeSingapore, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your lovely comments about room being cosy, our great location and best of all that the staff are friendly - we really appreciate your comments and hope to host you again one day. Kind regards. Greg More 

Kaikoura
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this hotel a few times now as its a good location and the staff are always warm and welcoming. The thing I love most about this hotel is the beds - they are so comfortable and inviting. The kind of bed where you're tempted to pretend you're sick and stay there all day reading. Thanks Scenic -... More 

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

Dear Kaikkiwi, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. It was fantastic to read that you had your best sleep for ages - we are very proud of our signature Scenic bedding with goose-feather toppers and underlays. Also great that you are a return guest and you always find... More 

Blue Haven, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a couple of nights on our honeymoon recently and were impressed with the quality of the room, the friendliness of the staff and the location of the hotel. It is conveniently in walking distance of the Casino, Speights Brewery, Cadbury Factory (which we did not go to but is very close if this... More 

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

Dear JessEgan1, 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 about quality of room, friendliness of staff and that you would stay again - the ultimate! Thanks again and hopefully we will see you again some time. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this hotel based on Trip Advisor reviews. It was an excellent prices for the two nights and central, so we could walk everywhere. The first thing which struck me was, these rooms are MASSIVE, it was amazing. Super comfortable beds, huge TV, lovely decor and not to hot. We ordered room service, was up in... More 

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

Dear Jo , Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of the fantastic comments about our massive rooms, super comfy beds, huge TV, friendly staff and lovely décor - we really appreciate all of those. We are sorry you experienced excessive noise - we now have... More 

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Address: Corner Princes & Dowling Streets, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Dunedin City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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