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The Law Courts Hotel

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Cnr Cumberland & Stuart Streets P.O. Box 1074, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand
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#48 of 60 hotels in Dunedin
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The Law Courts Hotel is your one stop destination for quality accommodation, friendly hospitality and truly exceptional food, all at an affordable price and within walking distance of the many attractions downtown district of Dunedin. Whether you are a vacationer, businessman or a frequent visitor to Dunedin looking for a hotel with character and charm, our accommodations are unmatched for location, value and convenient proximity to the heart of Dunedin City.
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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Complimentary instant cofffee
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Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English
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yyzgal01 wrote a review Oct 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand6 contributions
If you're looking for a flash, modern 5-star hotel, the Law Courts is not for you. This is a building steeped in history but our room was nicely updated, clean, roomy and had a very comfortable bed. Centrally located, it's just a short walk to the Octagon and less than 10 minute walk from the Speight's Brewery. Breakfast was great and reasonably priced and parking was free - a real plus for an inner city hotel. Finally, the host was just terrific, friendly and efficient. Overall, great value for money and we'll definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Iryna wrote a review Oct 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand326 contributions99 helpful votes
Had a happy stay for four nights. Able to walk where ever around town, it so near the Octagon. Food service was very good, especially the salads. Rooms quite comfortable. Carparking easy. Happy to stay there again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: higher up rooms are more quiet
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Gray's Reviews wrote a review Aug 2020
Timaru, New Zealand1,268 contributions131 helpful votes
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It's been a while since our last stay here and the first thing we noticed was the vast improvement to the carpets and staff. While the previous did the job, the freshness of the flooring and the friendliness of the staff were clear enhancements. Our room was very clean; the shower, albeit old, had fantastic pressure and the road noise was minimal. Our continental breakfast ($12.50) was more than a good start to the day, so our overall stay was spot on and very enjoyable, especially as the entire stay cost less than $120. Wonderful value for money.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Jia Liu, Owner at The Law Courts Hotel
Responded Sep 1, 2020
Hi Gray, Thank you so much for the lovely words. We really appreciate your feedback. The renovation is taking step by step slowly because of the current world pandemic. I will definitely pass your feedback to our team. Hopeful, you will find some other new features on your next visit. Kind Regards, Sally
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Wendy C wrote a review Jul 2020
25 contributions5 helpful votes
Host was very helpful and pleasant as were all other staff. Room was adequate but didnt get much sleep due to a generator fridge unit motor thumping all night under the window . Plenty of power points but hard to access for an older person ,had to boil jug on floor .Addition of a microwave be useful . Reastaurant meal very nice ,good service .
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Jia Liu, Owner at The Law Courts Hotel
Responded Jul 30, 2020
Thank you for your comments, Wendy. It is really helpful for us to improve our performance. We will certainly take your comments on board for future refurbishment. Kind regards, Sally
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cwhancock wrote a review Jun 2020
Sheboygan, Wisconsin31 contributions2 helpful votes
Room had everything I needed, including adequate electric outlets. Only a 2-3 block walk to historic old churches and the Dunedin Railroad station. Hotel was also only two blocks from the Intercity Bus Stop.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: street noise would probably be less on the upper floors
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Response from lchoteldunedin, Manager at The Law Courts Hotel
Responded Jun 26, 2020
Hi cwhancock46, Thank you kindly for your review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your time here and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sally
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$58 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Law Courts Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Law Courts Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Toitū Otago Settlers Museum (0.1 miles), Escape Dunedin at The Savoy (0.2 miles), and Otago Farmers Market (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Law Courts Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Law Courts Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Law Courts Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Law Courts Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Potpourri Vegetarian Cafe, Etrusco at the Savoy, and The Perc Cafe.
Is The Law Courts Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Dunedin.
Are there any historical sites close to The Law Courts Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Olveston Historic Home (0.6 miles), Dunedin High And District Court (0.05 miles), and Northern Cemetery (1.3 miles).