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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very comfy room and bed, exceptional staff and fantastic food in the restaurant,if there was one thing to mention its that breakfast is advertised as available from 6 am, but you cant get a cooked breakfast before 6.30 am, apart from that, well done people, ill be back for sure

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

Dear Wes from Christchurch, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for all of your fantastic comments about your room and bed, staff, and food and that you will be back to stay with us again - the ultimate compliment thank you! Apologies you didn't get a cooked... More 

East Anglia, UK
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215 reviews 215 reviews
96 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was quiet, the bed blissfully comfortable, staff were pleasant - but there is no bath (just a shower) and it let itself down on minor things. I stayed for 2 nights, and the cafetiere coffee and the shampoo were not replaced after the first night. This happens in lots of places, and is illogical and short-sighted. After all,... More 

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

Dear davidh of england, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. It was great to read that you found your bed blissfully comfortable - we take great pride in our signature Scenic bedding which has goose feather underlays and toppers. Thanks also for mentioning that staff were pleasant. Apologies you... More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was part of a tour group checking in, some of the rooms were not ready - mine was -allegedly, however it had to request it was cleaned again as there was a lot of fluff in the entrance area. The room was large & comfortable but very hot on arrival as it recd the afternoon sun. I requested &... More 

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

Dear Supergranbee, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your nice comments about your room being large and comfortable and that you liked your wet bathroom area which is one of our rooms for special needs people. Apologies that your room was hot on arrival we... More 

Jamshedpur, India
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139 reviews 139 reviews
36 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent City hotel located conveniently smack in the city centre. Just a block away from the Octagon, a sort of open air amphitheatre surrounded by shops and restaurants. I-Site, the tourist information centre ( where you can buy all kinds of tours and travels) is just a couple of blocks away. Lots of activities in the area, we saw a... More 

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

Dear BanditJamshedpur, 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 us an excellent city hotel in a great location, enjoyed our unlimited free Wifi, and found our food excellent and service impeccable - we really appreciate your feedback and hopefully one day we... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to stay for one night at this hotel. Got in at 0145 and were leaving at 0500. When we arrived at 0145, the Rude, Arrogant check in person insisted that we put a credit card down or cash bond, FOR 3 HOURS SLEEP - REALLY......REALLY. There were 10 of us who were tired and due to our early... More 

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Brisbane
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great room on the executive floor with a huge balcony (as far as hotels go) and a magnificent view, the room was spacious, very clean and well equipped, with lovely amenities, the king bed and pillows super comfy. We ordered room service, this was efficient and tasty, we had a few drinks in the bar, the service... More 

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

Dear Sneeky76, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your huge number of positive comments, especially that you enjoyed your balcony in your Executive floor room, our service was good and that you would recommend us to others - the ultimate compliment! Apologies that your room... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in Dec 2015 and while the beds were comfortable we found our balcony which we'd paid quite a bit extra for very small, Also, the staff were disinterested and unhelpful. The breakfasts were plentiful but pricey.

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

Dear PMDJMDUK, Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you also for your nice comments about beds being comfy and breakfasts plentiful. I am sorry that you found staff to be unhelpful - we get so many great comments about our staff being helpful and friendly that this is... More 

Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel in a very picturesque city with great views over the city and the local port. Helpful staff with good WiFi which is actually quite rare in NZ (the WiFi that is!!). I would certainly stay there again should I ever find myself in Dunedin.

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

Dear Scott R, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thanks also for your great comments especially that you found our staff to be helpful, enjoyed our Wifi and would stay again if you are ever in Dunedin again - we hope that does happen! Kind regards. Greg. More 

Mullumbimby
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were with a tour group and were bulk booked into the venue. It was welcoming and friendly and in a very central location. The room was a good size and the bed was very comfortable. We were on the fourth floor and could here celebrations on the street below. We didn't mind a little bit of noise but others... More 

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

Dear BobBH, 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 great comments especially that hotel was welcoming and friendly, and that staff were friendly and helpful - that really means a lot to us so thank you again and hopefully we can... More 

Markham, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The looks from the outside were a woory, but the renovated interior was top notch. The dinners were better than other places we stayed. The location for touring Dunedin could not be better. Even though the intersection is busy the extra window glass minimized noise.

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

Dear 5-Starr, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. It was great that you found us to be a pleasant surprise! Also that evening dinners and our location were great. Thanks again we really appreciate the feedback and trust you had/will have safe travels back to stunning Canada. Kind regards.... 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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#4 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#6 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#12 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
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