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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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Gore, New Zealand
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Felt like a wee break so booked into the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City at the weekend. Arrived a bit early for check in, so decided to check out a one of the shops we intended to visit. The woman at reception was very helpful, she Googled where it was, then rang them to see what time they were open to,... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really lovely girls working the reception. The downfall was the pillows. Even the ones in the wardrobe dissolved. There was absolutely no substance to them. I have never had a pillow issue in my life & I have never understood why people travel with a pillow. Now I understand.

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

Dear BluePowerade, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. It was delightful to read your nice comments about how lovely the girls working on reception were - I will pass on your comments and they will be very happy. We are sorry to hear that our pillows were not... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the hotel beautifully clean, fairly quiet and acceptable value for my 3 night business stay. I specifically liked the eco-friendly toiletries being used so bought some of the gift packs to take home with me. All the consumables were properly restocked every day, and everything in the room worked just fine. The same old same old breakfast was... More 

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

Dear JaxxiBrown, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your wonderful comments regarding the hotel being beautifully clean and eco-friendly toiletries. We are sorry that our breakfast was too consistent for your liking. Regarding your comment about a soft mattress - we do have goose-feather underlays and... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 2 nights whilst on business. The hotel itself is quite nice, I paid the additional $10 per day for faster Internet so the speed was fine. The breakfast was good. My bed however was incredibly uncomfortable. I was in 706 which appeared to be a disabled room with wider doors and hospital style shower fixtures. The... More 

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

Dear Liz G, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your nice comments regarding hotel in general, good breakfast and lovely staff. We are sorry that the bed was not to your liking - I have personally gone and checked it but cannot find anything wrong -... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice surprise, very well located right in the central city, closed to shops, cafes and the Town Hall. The rooms are spacious, moderns and very clean (level 8). Will recommend to anyone who is conferencing at the Town Hall, just 2 mins walk away

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

Dear OlivierNZ, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your kind comments about being pleasantly surprised about our product etc when you arrived, and that your room was modern and spacious - we really appreciate those nice comments and hope the conference went well. Hopefully we can... More 

New Delhi, India
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms and bathrooms are very spacious. It is located in the heart of city. Most of the cuisines restaurants are on a walkable distance. Just step out of hotel and you are in lively city life. Hotel staff was very courteous. Free wifi was available during our stay. Well spread buffet breakfast is available but it can pinch your pocket... More 

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

Dear Tourist123abc, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you also for your lovely comments about us, especially that you found the staff to be very courteous - they will really appreciate that. We do hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip to New Zealand and... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. Rooms were well kept, the bed was very comfortable. Staff were friendly and obliging. Within easy walking distance to Central city. Great value for money. Highly recommend. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again when we are back in Dunedin. Thank you.

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

Dear Hamish P, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read all of your wonderful comments, especially that staff were very friendly and obliging and that you would highly recommend us. Thanks again and trust your trip back home to sunny Napier went well and... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel to stay in while on business the bed was really good and the pillows were awesome, very central location, Staff were really friendly, breakfast was was good quality. happy to stay here again in Dunedin when back in a few months

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

Dear Richard W, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. We are so glad you enjoyed our bed and pillows and thanks also for mentioning that staff were really friendly and that you will be happy to stay with us again in a few months - thank you very much... More 

Otago Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay here when visiting Dunedin. Excellent hotel, price-wise and quality. Rooms at the very end of the corridor are great for families - lots of space. Beds are the most comfortable I have ever slept on. I normally dislike the bathroom products in hotels but the products at Scenic City are excellent. Staff are always helpful. Location is great -... More 

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

Dear LozzaLauren, 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 especially about the bed being the most comfortable you have ever slept on and that staff are always happy - we really appreciate your nice comments and hope to host you on... More 

Queenstown,New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights as a family of 4 with 2 interconnecting rooms. 6th floor with view of the sea. The beds and pillows were so comfortable we didn't want to get up. As other reviewers have said great bathroom products, thoughtful tea and coffee selection, lovely towels and also thoughtful glass and cup selection. Staff very helpful and... More 

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

Dear 11Jessica11, Thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your fantastic comments - we really appreciate them. We are very proud of our Scenic bedding which are goose feather underlays and toppers, so it is great to hear that you found them so... More 

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