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Distinction Dunedin Hotel

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6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.5 Star accommodation
Oct 7Oct 8
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All reviewspost officevalet parkingwashing machine and dryerpush buttonwonderful hotelparking buildingnight light in the bathroomcomfortable bedfamily suitean executive suiteloved this hotelrooms are beautifulheritage buildingrestaurant downstairshuge bedfantastic roomgenerous size
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed here for a conference at the Dunedin centre...only a 5 minute walk away. A new fit out so all was lovely. Nice bar, great big foyer. Would stay again. Nice shower with option between rain shower head and normal. Staff were brilliant!More

Thank LizNZ2014
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded yesterday

Hi Liz, Thank you. We really appreciate your positive review. It is great that you found Distinction Dunedin to your liking. It appears that both the hotel facilities and the staff met your approval, which is of course our primary goal. Many thanks again for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed as a family of four in a beautiful two bedroom one bathroom room. Excellent facilities, furnished with mini kitchen and everything you could need. Excellent, comfortable beds. Very clean and well looked after. We have stayed in a couple of places in Dunedin (which...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is located in the centre of town, a short walk to the Octagon, no traffic at the front entrance of the hotel, and the seervice of valet parking was excellent. Good reliable fast free WIFI ! The suite was spacious and modern. The bedroom...More

Thank feipo
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 5 days ago

Hi feipo, Thanks very much for your thoughtful remarks. It is great to learn that you enjoyed yourself during your longer term stay at Distinction Dunedin. It is apparent from reading your feedback that everything was ship-shape and your needs were well met. The staff...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed in a number of Dunedin properties and this one ranks the best. Location is excellent and right in the city centre. We stayed in an Executive suite which was spacious and well equipped and a huge bathroom. Rooms are stylish and contemporary. Staff...More

Thank Cruiser815031
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Peter, Many thanks to you for taking a moment to provide us with your feedback. We are so pleased that your Executive Studio met your approval. They are a popular option when our guests seek a more spacious setting. Furthermore, the massive egg-shaped baths...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe this hotel was formerly a laundry (must have been very large) and converted to a hotel in 2016. It has some quite unique original features which add to the experience but in every way this is a modern hotel in an old grand...More

Thank Simon E
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Simon, Thanks for your great comments about your recent visit to Distinction Dunedin. I must first point out however that, while you are correct in observing that we are situated in a converted historic building, it was in fact formerly Dunedin's Chief Post Office,...More

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Stay at Dunedin's exquisite Distinction Dunedin Hotel. The Distinction Group have recently transformed the 1930s former Dunedin Chief Post Office into an opulent 4 and 1/2 star hotel, located in the Exchange area ...More adjacent to the city centre. The hotel consists of 123 elegant suites and studio rooms, restaurant and bar, conference facilities and an on-site gym. At Distinction Dunedin, we welcome enquiries regarding functions, accommodation and conferences. FREE and reliable high speed WiFi is available to all hotel guests, with no time limits or data cap. Distinction Dunedin offers a variety of new accommodation to suit everyone, from the business traveller requiring spacious and modern facilities, to those wanting a relaxing weekend away. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$145 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
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Room & Suite (73)
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Julie C
December 31, 2017|
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Response from mckiwi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the rooms but the suite had a large bath and a separate shower.
Paul J
April 14, 2017|
Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hello Paul, Yes we now have valet parking available into a secure parking structure that is opposite our hotel entrance at a rate of $20.00 per day. Kind regards, Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Paul J
April 14, 2017|
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Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hi Paul J, Thanks for the inquiry. All of our units have A/C that provides both heating and cooling. I hope this answers your question and let me know if you require any further information.
Room Tips
"Recommend the two bedroom suite for families."
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"Studio is probably lowest cost and includes a full equipped well designed kitchen"
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"Ensure that 'a room with a view' is just that and not just looking at an office block"
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"If you can spend a bit more, go for the suite with the separate lounge. It's well worth it."
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