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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

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Timaru, New Zealand
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24 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a large room with a lovely decor, it's very close to the Octagon and town, No need to take the car out at night as there is a lot of restaurants within walking distance. Staff very friendly. Free WiFi but it was fairly slow.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing spectacular but a great hotel, was only there for one night, close to everything. Comfortable beds, clean bathrooms and decent size rooms, easy check in and check out. Didn't use the restaurant at all during my visit so can't comment on quality of food.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel situated in the centre of Dunedin, the casino is in same building. The hotel is very comfortable,maroon very good and staff are friendly. Breakfast was very good. The history of Dunedin is worth looking for, things to see, the most photograph railway station in NZ, great Speights Brewery, weather is not great this time of year, about 10... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here once and there were dead insects and flies in the room all along the windowsill. There was noticeable dust around the tv where you could wipe your finger and leave a mark. I mentioned to the check out and he looked at me blankly and did not comment for a bit - then said "sorry abut that"

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Thank Jade K
Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us from 2015. I apologise that your stay was less than satisfactory, please be assured that this is not our normal standard. We appreciate all your feedback as it assists us with our on-going training. Kind Regards Stacey More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reception staff were very friendly and helpful- noticeably so compared to other hotels I have stayed at. The room was large and comfortable - they re not flash but more than adequate - handy to the octagon.

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Thank Joanne w
Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review of your recent stay. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back again on your next trip to Dunedin. Kind Regards Stacey More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't dining in but we did come in too ask for directions too the octagon and we got greeted from a lovely blonde girl from the restaurant. She was very helpful and helped us out a lot. Thank you scenic, if we ever want to stay in a hotel in Dunedin we will definitely come too you.

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Thank heatherfallon56
Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback regarding your experience at the Hotel, I will pass on your comments to the team. We hope to you welcome you to the Hotel as a guest in the near future. Kind Regards Stacey More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight on a business trip, and loved it. The rooms are spacious, well maintained and tastefully done. Small touches like makeup remover wipes, a really nice collection of in room coffee/tea/hot chocolate, and organic toiletries make the stay even more special. The beds had feather overlays, which I personally am not too fond of. What I liked most was... More 

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Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback from your recent stay here at the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. We are delighted you enjoyed your time at the Hotel and hope to welcome you back should you return to Dunedin. Kind Regards Stacey More 

Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located hotel. Only stayed one night so handy for a quick walk. 2nd room offered very nice, corner spot on a high floor so good views. (First room beside elevator, too noisy) Rooms large and clean. Most staff friendly. Food and wait staff could benefit with some improvements. Look forward to returning to Dunedin one day.

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Thank karma64
Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your stay here at the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. We appreciate all your comments and hope to welcome you back should you return to Dunedin. Kind Regards Stacey More 

Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for business which is centrally located. Rooms were well appointed comfortable and spacious rooms. However I have to report the laziness of the restaurant staff really spoilt my visit. With only 1 other table in for dinner (a table of 4) and our table (2), it wasn't like the two staff were rushed off their feet.... More 

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Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for review of your recent stay here at the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. I apologise that you did not receive the high standard of customer service that we strive for. Thank you for bringing this to my attention, we value all feedback as it assists us with our on-going training. Your comments have been passed on... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We a family of 4 stayed at the Scenic hotel whilst visiting Dunedin. The hotel is quite centrally located with a number of bars and restaurants in very close proximity. Rooms are large and comfortable. No view from the lower floors where we were staying. The breakfast is a simple spread. The staff is very responsive and always helpful. Overall... More 

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Stacey M, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay here at the Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed our spacious rooms and had a comfortable stay with us. Kind Regards Stacey More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stylish Scenic Hotel Dunedin City features a stunning contemporary award-winning design, with spacious guest rooms, modern facilities and attractive local artworks all in a handy inner-city location. Scenic Hotel Dunedin City is just two blocks from the Octagon in the heart of the city. As our guest you will enjoy: Generously proportioned rooms with plenty of space and light. Quality room amenities and services, including excellent bedding and high speed Internet access. Memorable street-side dining in Princes on Dowling Restaurant - the perfect place to watch the city go by. Or get comfortable beside the fire in our lounge bar. Our great central location in the heart of the city. Ideal for business guests and convenient for visitors wanting to explore the city and local attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Address: 123 Princes Street | cnr Princes & Dowling St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $122 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Dunedin City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Scenic Hotel Dunedin
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#6 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#11 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#11 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#20 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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