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Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

118 High Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A good quality hotel in Dunedin. My room was a good size, was clean and tidy and been refurbished recently. The staff were helpful and friendly and the restaurant produces some nice food. If you are looking for a good central hotel in Dunedin, I am sure you would be happy here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large room with great nook for baby bed. Quiet, central location. Friendly staff, delicious breakfast. Good restaurant and bar facilities. Very good value for money. Good parking facilities, but would be nice if included in price.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although slightly more expensive than the usual motels we stay at in Dunedin, I was attending a course in the conference facilities in this hotel, so it was convenient to stay here. The room was on the smaller side, but clean with a nice view of the city. Close to restaurants, takeaways and the city (although slightly further away from... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay with us at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back when you return to Dunedin. Kind regards REnee More 

Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accomodating and comfortable room and bed at central location. Would stay there again when opportunity arises. The night had some nostalgia attached as it is where we stayed 48 years ago at the start of our honeymoom.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide a great review on your recent stay here with us at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Kind regards Renee More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at the southern cross most months for work. It's a good hotel, nice staff and good resturant, room service and parking. The wifi is crappy unless you pay, they should sort this out as wifi is not an extra anymore in upper end hotels. The gym is okay, but needs an update. The rooms are good, pillows need... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide a review on your regular stays with us here at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Renee More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The friendly staff offer a welcoming experience from the moment that you enter the hotel. Once the formalities are sorted, it's off to the room, and what lovely rooms await! I had very restful sleeps on the very comfortable beds, and the proximity to everything means that you don't even need to start your car, if you so desire.

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

Dear Guest I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us here at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Renee More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed during All Black weekend so very busy. But service was quick and helpful. Rooms were clean and lots of options for meals either in house or just down the road. Helpful staff for parking and enjoyable.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Kind regards Renee More 

Palmerston North
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in a standard King Room. Bed was super comfy and there was plenty of space in the bedroom area for 2 adults, also had a table and 2 chairs. However the bathrooms were tiny, and really only room for one person at a time. Location is excellent and can walk to the octagon and shops. Overall... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting a review on your recent stay here with us at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We value all of your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the near future. Kind regards Reneee More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The iconic Southern Cross Hotel is well located at the southern end of the main street and I have stayed there alot for business. Well run hotel, friendly & efficient staff, This property has it all if you dont want to venture out too much - Restaurant/Bistro/Bar/Fitness Centre/Conf Facilities/Casino. Plenty of secure parking.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide a great review on your recent stay here with us at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the near future. Kind regards Renee More 

Paraparamu, New Zealand
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49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great location for business meetings in the CBD. One bedroom suite had some disappointing features or lack of: minimum room to hand clothes in closet as the safe was located in this area and considerably minimised hanging space. The bathroom was tiny!

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide a review on your recent stay with us here at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. Kind regards REnee More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Carlton Restaurant
The Carlton Restaurant
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $113 - $181 (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:
#13 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#13 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#16 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#19 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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