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Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a bitterly cold weekend in Dunedin but we had lovely warm rooms and the most comfortable bed of any hotel/motel I've stayed in. Excellent service throughout, especially in sending on so promptly and well-wrapped a few items we left behind. Thanks, Regan!

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Scenic hotel is a lovely hotel to stay. Very comfortable. The restaurant had a lovely buffet breakfast. Rooms very clean. Bathroom is a bit outdated. Central to town and with the Casino above an ideal chance for a flutter if one desires.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

the room was excellent, with fabulous comfy beds (they have feather underblankets... ahh...) , spotlessly clean and with all expected amenities. we were on the 6th floor facing Queens Garden so it was noisy during the night (traffic and revellers). others in our party reported quiet nights so ask for the carpark view unless you are hard of hearing. we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed and used the conference facilities here and while effective. The conference rooms were pretty jaded. Hotel rooms were well appointed though which made the stay enjoyable. Cafe downstairs by the lobby is very quick for breakfast

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Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great central location, within walking distance to lots of places. Check in staff helpful and friendly. Rooms a really good size, and reasonably priced, bed really comfy. Would definitely stay there again.

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Voorhees, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting to stay as the part of the hotel is in Casino! Very nice, big, neat and clean rooms and corridors. Good strong WIFI. I think they told us that it was recently furbished. Nice beautiful view surrounding. Very nice breakfast, including variety for our vegetarian friends! Being in the part of casino ( or Casino being the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great central location in Dunedin so you could walk to most things or easily catch a bus or taxi. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room and bed were very comfortable. The buffet breakfast was great as were both the restaurant and bar meals. We stayed for 4 nights over Easter and would definitely stay there again.

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Renee P, Front Office Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this review

Dear Ros M, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on your easter weekend here at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us and we look forward to hosting you again when you return to Dunedin. Kind regards Renee

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy staying at Southern Cross. Very comfortable beds and room are clean and of a good size. Good dining options within building and parking usually easy to find. Checkin staff friendly & helpful.

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Renee P, Front Office Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this review

Dear Crawf17, Many thanks for your feedback I am deighted you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back afain soon. Kind regards Renee

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had three nights at this hotel, great room and service, handy location, choice of inhouse restaurants and even the Casino - won $5 with the free voucher received on checking into the hotel! Though our room was fairly pricey the beds were comfortable, the linen spotless and there was plenty of room for luggage, easy chairs etc.

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Renee P, Front Office Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this review

Dear DianeC380, Many thanks for your feedback I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of your comments and hope to host you again soon. Kind regards Renee

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very efficiently checked in & went up to our room. It was large, very clean & had the most enormous & comfortable bed. The room was very oddly laid out & poorly lit. The bathroom was tiny as the sink area was in the main room & turning on the bathroom light also turned on the light above...

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Renee P, Front Office Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this review

Dear HeidiAussie, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay here with us at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of our guests feedback. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Renee

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Carlton Restaurant
The Carlton Restaurant
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dunedin’s largest and most prestigious hotel, the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, enjoys a premium location in the heart of the city. Just a short walk from the Octagon, railway station, theatres, shops, and close to Otago university, it is the perfect location from which to explore Dunedin. Your every comfort is well provided for, with 178 attractive rooms and suites, extensive hotel facilities, and a very high standard of service. As our guest you will enjoy: A choice of room styles, including standard rooms and sumptuously furnished suites up to a four-star-plus standard, with quality room amenities. Superb dining options in our selection of restaurants, cafe and bar. High quality hotel facilities for business and pleasure, including extensive conference and meeting facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Address: 118 High Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $106 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Southern Cross 4.5*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Scenic Hotel Dunedin
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#13 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#16 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#19 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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“Try to get near elevators, otherwise if you have luggage, you may have to walk a lot inside to get to elevators.”
RakeshK773, 1 week ago | Read review
“$15 charge per night for parking”
  • plenty of tv channels , 24 hour room service
  • spacious great rooms , nice !!!
gavinr17, Apr 22, 2017 | Read review
“our room was on the back, and very quiet”
  • Good sized bathroom
  • room showing TV and desk
  • room
  • coffee, tea, and fridge
AncalagonTheBlack, Apr 6, 2017 | Read review
“Room 584 was quiet, but not good views from the windows”
GregB172, Mar 30, 2017 | Read review
“not sure if any have views.”
donnydave105, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
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