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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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710 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last reviewed here in August 2014 so I thought I would review again nearly 12 months later. This time room 704, on the Princes Street side of the building. Not as nice a room as last time but still well appointed. The bed, as always, was extremely comfortable and when you are only staying one night then that is the... More 

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

Dear Albywon, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. It was great to read that you really enjoyed our toiletries and tea/coffee selections and quantities. Also fantastic that you are a return guest and we thank you very much for that. Hopefully we can host you next time you in... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 Nights finishing up our Holiday in NZ. Very easy to find driving from Queenstown (I admit, We did have our GPS). Vivian made check in very easy. Short Walk into town, Room service was great! Free WIFI We love (or loathe) that moment just before you open the door to your Hotel room for the... More 

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

Dear Ch103, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your fantastic comments - you have certainly made our staffs day!! Thanks again and hopefully we can host you again one day. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Waimate, New Zealand
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58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a super night at the Scenic Dunedin City. Easy to find, fast check in. Our room was large and clean with a very comfortable bed! Everything was as good or better than advertised. Would happily stay again.

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

Dear CanNZ, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read your great comments about your room being large and clean, and best of all that you would happily stay again - thanks again and hopefully we can look forward to hosting you on your next stay... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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1,544 reviews
93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 911 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a single night at the hotel, arriving in the late afternoon. This is a lovely and centrally located hotel in Dunedin. The hotel is within a 5-minute walk from the Octagon, which makes it very central and convenient. We were on a special rate, which included valet parking, so our car was taken care of. Check-in was a... More 

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

Dear TheShis, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your lovely comments about hotel and bathroom amenities - we really appreciate it and hope you enjoyed the rest of trip in NZ and had safe travels home. Kind regards. Greg. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are great.its super super clean!very close to everything we needed and it was actually really quiet too which makes the stay a lot more enjoyable.great prices which is a mega bonus :-) we were so warm and comfy that we didn't want to leave.the beds are like clouds.

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

Dear Nikilee, Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we really appreciate you taking the time and the staff will be very happy about your great comments. Also the housekeeping team will certainly enjoy the "super super clean" comment - you have made their day. Great to hear you enjoyed our beds fitted with goose-feather underlays and toppers... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very comfortable bed and large room. Very close to everything. Staff very helpful would recommend to anyone. As we were travelling with two adults and two children. The children room was very confound us well. The hotel very quite and the very was nice. Recommend going to the Cadbury factory which is a short walk from the hotel. Also would... More 

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

Dear Sharnie M, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you also for all of the great comments you made, especially that the staff were very helpful - they will really appreciate that. Also it was great to see that you enjoyed some of the iconic sightseeing available... More 

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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked ourselves a room at this hotel. We arrived in a Thursday and departed on Sunday morning. Our room was spacious and the bed was most comfortable. The room was warm, and we were able to set the temperature control to our liking.the check in and out was efficient with no delays. A great place to stay.

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

Dear Sharon J, Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your lovely comments you have really made our day! Thanks again and hopefully we can host you again sometime. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Taranaki, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the 6th floor. Staying in Dunedin during a particularly cold snap, we appreciated the warm room and comfortable super king bed. The bed had a feather and down-filled topper which was soft but didn't stop the bed feeling supportive. There was a fair bit of early-hours noise from the street below but as it was the evening... More 

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

Dear Love2travelNZ, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you also for your complimentary comments regarding warm room and comfy bed, and that room was clean and spacious - we really appreciate that and hope the rest of your trip went well. Kind regards. Greg. More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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149 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is well located just 5 mins walk from the Otagon - the heart of Dunedin. The rooms are huge and have very large big windows. We weren't street facing and had no noise issues at all. We really liked the comfortable bed and lovely sheets/pillows. The bathroom is fairly plain but very clean and functional. It has a... More 

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

Dear MIWSing, Thanks 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 that bathroom very clean, huge room and comfy bed. We are very sorry that one of our lifts was temporarily out of action - this is a real hassle for guests... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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90 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived on the evening of the rugby so accommodation was short and despite advertising a website price when calling for a room they were only offering rooms at 'rack rate' - so a good $300+ which should mean a fine room, excellent service and breakfast. On arrival the short term parking pay was taken so we had to wait... More 

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

Dear Aprila070, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. It was great to read you liked our location - yes it was a very busy weekend in Dunedin with most hotel accommodation booked out due to the big rugby weekend. Apologies about one of our litfs not working -... More 

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