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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed on the first floor. A lovely historic building. The room was huge, very clean and tidy. We could hear and feel people walking up and down the stairs, which is expected with an older building. Parking is an extra cost of $15, and is a short walk from the hotel.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Positives: A very pleasant small hotel, conveniently situated about 12 minutes' walk from the centre of town.. Clean and comfortable rooms. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, from reception to the chef to the waiting staff. Restaurant only does breakfast, but several good evening eating places very close by. There is a small bar adjacent to the dining room...

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Thank Crystal_nz
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for a night and loved our room as it was nice and large for a family. It was very clean and comfortable. The included breakfast the day was absolutely amazing. We would definitely stay again as the location is great.

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Thank AJTinworth
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was very small for a family of 4. Carpet threadbare in places and bath/shower needed repairing as side was coming away and looked pretty grotty. Windows dripping wet In morning so some sort of air unit needed esp for the winter months. Location was fine and staff were pleasant to deal with.

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Thank vanessawyatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality for the price. Received a free upgrade which was lovely. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Within walking distance of main restaurant area. Buffet breakfast was average.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

- Brilliant City location -Clean hotel -Nice staff -No bath, slightly disappointed. Asked for 2 plates and they happily handed them over without questions. Felt like I was in the titanic in the lift, brilliant and first time experience! Thumbs up from me!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wain's Hotel website rate this property as 3 Star, not 4 as some other booking sites would have us believe. So as a 3 star, we found it to be as we expected. Things are a bit crooked here and there, a bit jaded and in need of a lick of paint here and there, no tea/coffee making facilities, nowhere...

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WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear Graham A, Thank you very much for your pleasant review. I would however like to point out first of all that all of our rooms do have tea and coffee making facilities in them, in room 517 these are located in the cupboard under the TV. Despite you not having found these items, it is nice to hear that...

Swansea Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The dreadful Copthorne Auckland City was becoming a distant memory when we encountered another contender for Overpriced Hotel (Hovel) of the Month. It seems a lift features in many of my reviews and this one is no different. There was a lift, it worked, it appeared to be well maintained and it was clean. However, it didn’t seem to serve...

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WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear lewisdasafety, Thank you for posting your review, as saddening as it is to hear that you had such a disappointing stay. We would certainly have upgraded you after we noted your wife's dissatisfaction when taking her to the room you were initially allocated however as March is a very busy month in New Zealand the hotel was fully booked,...

Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 20, 2017

The hotel has history which is good. The rooms were clean and the staff helpful. However, the rooms, hallways looked 2nd rate for this listed building. Breakfast were poor in our opinion with better options just up the road. We did obtain a good price so if you can then it is value for money.

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WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear Phil M, Thank you for your review and for noting that our team provided good service to you as well as clean accommodation. Wains Hotel does indeed have a lot of history and with a bit of investment we should soon be able to restore the building to its former glory. I am pleased that you found the hotel...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I spent 5 days here in February (mainly for a conference but also a few days holidays with my husband) and I received really excellent service from the staff at the Wains. A great location close to the main center and restaurants, cafes and shops. A lovely old building with a nice room and wifi, tea and coffee making facilitates...

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WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel Dunedin, responded to this review

Dear lreinl, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so happy that you felt at home with us and had such a comfortable stay. I am most pleased to have the chance to share some positive feedback with my team who do work hard to provide the best service they can for our guests. It is also...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heritage listed Wains Hotel Dunedin is located in the heart of Dunedin offering easy access to Dunedin's many attractions. The Octagon, Town Hall, Forsyth Barr Stadium are in walking distance. Otago University & Peninsula are also only a short drive away. Wains Dunedin offers 48 boutique-style rooms and 2 function rooms suitable for conferences, weddings and events. Facilities include broadband Internet access; secure offsite valet parking at NZD$ 15.00 per night and Relish Restaurant and Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wains Hotel Dunedin

Address: 310 Princess Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly Park Regis Dunedin)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $73 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wains Hotel Dunedin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Accor Hotel Dunedin
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Hotel was fine for one night but wouldn't stay any longer, as room far too small.”
vanessawyatt, 1 week ago | Read review
“517 was good and had a view. Ask for a look first.”
GrahamA337, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“From the two we were offered there are no good rooms”
lewisdasafety, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Probably the higher floors at the side are the most quite.”
397philm, Mar 20, 2017 | Read review
“No rooms appeared to be good.”
michaelnW1133CZ, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
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