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Kiwis Nest

597 George St., Dunedin, New Zealand
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Kiwis Nest
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel is right in the city centre so walking to restaurants, shopping etc very convenient. Our Room had an ensuite was clean and had a fridge , but there was also a communal lounge and kitchen for cooking if required. Best part of the place was Jacqui who was so helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for... More

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New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed here a few nights during a trip down from Nelson. I found the location very good- it was a short enough walk to town to easily see sights such as the Train Station, and Octagon (at a guess, over 1kms but less than 2kms) and also close enough to walk and find a great deal of variety for... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. May you continue to have favourable stays in the future. More

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Kiwis Nest for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a cross between hotel and hostel with large rooms, good facilities but no ensuites. The kitchens were kept spotless with tea towels being changed so regularly. The showers were ok. Staff were pleasant and happy to help. And all this for cheaper than a... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We appreciate your comments. We must have been out of ensuite rooms during your stay, because we do have rooms with ensuites. Thank you again and may your travels be as nice. More

Piopio, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Over the last few years, I have stayed at Kiwis Nest several times, including three times of up to a week each in 2013. The staff are friendly, very efficient and considerate, and the accommodation is very comfortable as well as well priced. There is a huge welcoming wood burning fire in the passageway that heats the house, well equipped... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We aim to provide such a comfortable stay for all our guests. May your stay and that of others always be so. More

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I will start with the good things- Me and my boyfriends staid here for 3 nights about a month ago. The hostel itself is nice, clean and has a super cool kitchen that I got to spend sometime drinking tea and watching the rain in. As said previously, the hostel was pretty full but we rarely saw anyone and it... More

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Jeremy H, Reception/Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

G'day all Tripadvisor visitors The guests that checked into our establishment had spent the previous night sleeping in their vehicle in an area swarming with sandflies. This was evident upon their arrival by all the bites covering their bodies. On the second day the lady commented about a possible bedbug issue, but due to being booked out, there was nowhere... More

Auckland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My partner and I stayed here for two nights recently. For me, this was my first visit to Dunedin and I was very much impressed with the city with lots of restaurants, pubs and things to do. But thats a different story. We chose to stay here as there were so many positive reviews on Tripadvisor. The hostel is one... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

We thank you for the nice review. It was just unfortunate that you arrived when our other double rooms were booked out. December is a very busy time though, but we are pleased that you still enjoyed your stay. Thank you. More

Brevard, North Carolina
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is one of the very few upscale hostel properties that we stayed in during our seven plus week trip to New Zealand and Australia. We had a self contained unit (bedroom plus kitchen/dining space) with its own parking space right at the door. This was probably the best, if not one of the best, units in the property. We... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

We appreciate and thank you for the very nice review. May your next stay be as comfortable. More

Aurora, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I stayed here for a conference this month and was at the Kiwis Nest for about a week. The staff is lovely. Very nice and want to make your stay comfortable. The beds are magnificent. Nice thick, fluffy pillow, good mattress and they give you enough more than enough blankets. Even if you are sharing a room with other people,... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

We thank you for the lovely review and appreciate your valued comments. We are glad to achieve what we set out to do, please the guest. More

Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We landed at Kiwis Nest because our first choice was booked. Kiwi's Nest is now our first choice. First off , they let us check in when we arrived, 12 noon. Second, our room was a lovely corner unit (queen size bed) with 2 walls of windows. Clean, warm and a reasonable size we were very happy with the price,... More

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Jeremy H, Owner at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thanks to you all for taking the time to write a review. We have now sold Kiwisnest ( 10/12/13 ), Jacky, Steve and Nicky will continue along with the new owners. Best wishes to everyone. More

Kaikoura, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for just a night- the room was fantastic with a large tv and a sink in the room. The house is a maze- but plenty of kitchens so I imagine it doesn't get too crowded. I was impressed with how clean our room and the house was- sometimes with older buildings it can be hard- but they have a... More

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Jeremy H, Reception /Housekeeper at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thank you and appreciate your review. We do our best to please our guests and make them welcome. Thanks again and all the best. More

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Additional Information about Kiwis Nest

Also Known As:
Kiwis Nest Hotel
Kiwis Nest Hotel Dunedin
Address: 597 George St., Dunedin, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Dunedin
#18 Business Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kiwisnest is like a home away from home,This huge villa is set in beautiful gardens on the main street of Dunedin . Surrounded by all the best Motels , accross the road from Otago University and Museum, a 5 min, flat walk from main shopping area, cafes , bars and restaurants. The ambiance of Kiwis Nest is suitable for a variety of guests from families to couples & singles. Rooms to suit all budgets. Friendly and helpful staff. Free WiFi. ... more   less 

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