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Park Regis Dunedin

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   310 Princes St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly Mercure Hotel Dunedin)
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Ranked #48 of 55 Hotels in Dunedin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to a friendly staff member but found that we had to pay for car parking either on the street during the day or in a secured park for $15 which was away from the actual premises. Our room was very small with two double beds squashed in. Our view consisted of looking out to the side of the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here for two nights, it was extremely comfortable, nice and clean. The room was large and had everything you need, friends in our travelling party got upgraded to a suite after a rough day of travel for them (car broke down) which was very nice of the hotel and the suite was amazing, so large and luxurious. The staff... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found the hotel easily. Good location. We managed to park round e back. It was $1 for a hour but as we arrived at 5:15pm it carried us through to 9:15 am which was great. When we asked about the best place to park the reception staff were unhelpful and never mentioned this telling us they could tell us... More

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Ulhas_Shetty, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for your feedback and opting to stay with us, it was indeed a pleasure. Our building was originally built in 1862 thus making it one of the heritage building in the city. You might have noticed this, with its majestic high ceiling and architecture. The interior needs a bit of refurbishment and we are looking at... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We stay at park regis dunedin for 2 nights.The room hotel is quite big,nice,modern and equipped with everything.Our room is in 4th floor,but the lift only has 1st,3rd &5th floor as it was an old building so we stop at 3rd floor and climbed 1 stairs with our heavy luggage.Park Regis is a walking distance to The Octagon,Cadburry World,Woolsworth and... More

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Ulhas_Shetty, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear Milla M, Thank you for your humble feedback, it’s always a pleasure to receive such comments from our guests, yes the hotel is centrally located and is in close proximity to our city center and the complimentary internet makes the stay even more comfortable. I am extremely sorry you had to carry your own luggage as our friendly team... More

Hesperia, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The shower handle broke, and the toilet spill. The tub wasn't very clean. Bunch of drunk men drinking in the pool area and loud noise. When I arrived at the hotel the receptionist make me wait more than 30 minutes. They did not fix the problem on time.

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed here twice in May and will definitely stay again. Fabulously restored historic building in a central location, quick walk to the Octagon and waterfront. Our room was warm and we easily found street parking(free on weekends). Loved the old manual elevator and the historic vibe that is so much a part of the Dunedin experience. Friendly and helpful staff... More

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Sally_OConnor, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Park Regis Dunedin. It is so gratifying to hear from guests who love the city and its unique feel and I was thrilled to read that staying with us at the Park Regis- locally well known as the old DB Wains Hotel- appears even to have enhanced your experiences of Dunedin thus far! We... More

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Arrived : - all rooms require you to climb stairs ( no concierge to help with bags) Rate 1/5 - no heating ( a small bar heater doesn’t do the job in winter) Rate 0/5 - rooms are basic & lack basic comforts Rate 1/5 - beds are hard & rate 1/5 - noisy ( ? Near.nightclub) Rate 1/5 -... More

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Sally_OConnor, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Park Regis Dunedin. As I explained on what would have been the second day of your stay, we do have some floors that do not have direct lift access, however we have plenty of rooms in every category that do. Moreover the rooms that are only accessible by a small flight of stairs have... More

Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

to all the fantastic staff who made my stay and special birthday even more special... I arrived late on 10 June after a 12h bus trip and was told that I had been upgraded to a suite! A special gift was also purchased by the friendly staff: Ritchie Regis the cat is doing well and loving his Blenheim home! I... More

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Sally_OConnor, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your very lovely review of Park Regis Dunedin, we were all touched to read it at the hotel! It is lucky that you have a good friend who tipped us off about your stay being on a milestone birthday, as such we were able to prepare for it. I am thrilled that we were able to assist... More

Dunedin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Bathrooms need updated. Door lock was faulty. Nice decor. Good coffee. Friendly helpful staff. Good location. Didn't try restaurant. Parking was difficult. Love the old elevator. Comments on this should be of any length. It's annoying to keep getting the review rejected cos it's not long enough!

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Sally_OConnor, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Park Regis Dunedin and your feedback on the Tripadvisor response facility in general! I apologise for the issues with your door lock, unfortunately these are battery powered and as such do stop working from time to time. Nonetheless it sounds like you enjoyed your stay overall and we hope you choose to stay with... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I like to stay here because of the price - $99 seems to be standard. Some rooms are OK, some are musty - although I've had worse. Yes, there is a freestanding heater, but it is quiet and seems to do the job quite well. That said, I would recommend you turn it on as soon as you get into... More

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Sally_OConnor, General Manager at Park Regis Dunedin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Park Regis Dunedin, your comments are much appreciated and it’s great that you consider us value for money and would return. Your feedback regarding breakfast is very fair, as a small hotel it is certainly challenging to provide a full cooked buffet with a large range of options, especially during the quiet winter months.... More

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Address: 310 Princes St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly Mercure Hotel Dunedin)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Park Regis Dunedin 3.5*
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Accor Hotel Dunedin

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