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Hotel St Clair

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AKAROA
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just across the road from the surf beach and along from the hot salt water pool where your room key gets you in anytime. Lovely airy room and attached restaurant. Sit and watch the surfers on the couch or on the balcony. Easy parking free of charge. Could have stayed longer. A Gold Coast atmosphere in Dunedin.

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Thank you Christine for your wonderful feedback! We are very lucky to have this location and to have such a relaxing beach atmosphere. We hope to see you again here in the future, and hopefully for a longer stay! Kind regards, Hotel St Clair Team

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this five star beach front hotel with comfortable rooms and a great restaurant. Our room overlooked brave surfers in full body suits riding the occasional big pacific wave. Great funky shops just around the corner with a young hip clientele.

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback. Its unbelievable watching the surfers in mid-winter. One time it was even snowing at sea level! Very brave indeed. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you made the most of the location and surrounding shops. We wish you all the best, and hope to welcome you back...

Wanganui
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Other than one man on the counter who didn't handle the booking as well as he could have, due to upgrading one of us and not the other (as we had two rooms booked next door to each other as per request, which was changed and not advised before arrival, who then persisted to charge me $100 for the upgrade...

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HotelStClair, Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Thank you Jevanx for your feedback. We are disappointed your experience was marred by the upgrade situation. We did have both rooms together, but unfortunately one of the rooms was having a problem with the power which was found after a guest had checked out that morning, and we could not have a guest stay in a room that was...

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Have been staying at this hotel since it opened and have always enjoyed ourselves every Tim as have all our friends we take there . Must admit when it was sold to new owners it had become a bit stale and the staff uninterested . The bar was always lifeless as were the staff . However the place seems to...

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your detailed feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and your time at Pier24. Our staff have great pride in what we do, and love to take care of our guests and we are glad that you can see this. Thank you again, and we hope to...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This hotel is in a great location right by the beach. It is also very conveniently located near a few cafes/restaurants and by the salt water pool. The staff were very friendly and helpful which can be a rarity these days. It was our second stay there and we will definitely return.

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Thank you beagle123 for your lovely feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your second stay here with us, and we look forward to your return! Kind regards, Danielle

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This modern and very well maintained hotel has a superb location besides St Clair Beach. My room had an excellent view. I went to sleep each night with the gentle sound of the surf. The room was beautifully designed and spotlessly clean. The bed was particularly comfortable. There was the full range of facilities one expects in a luxury establishment....

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Thank you 964David for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased that you had such an enjoyable and relaxing stay. We are incredibly lucky to have a spot right on the beach, and such dedicated housekeepers and staff to accompany that. Thank you again and hope you had a good trip back home! Hope to welcome...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After returning from my multi-week holiday all over New Zealand, I'm still thinking especially fondly of my stay at Hotel St. Clair while in Dunedin and felt compelled to write it a glowing review. It was hands-down the most positive hotel experience I had during my trip, as it has breathtaking views and an absolutely incredible staff. I checked in...

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Dear N9869WOjamesk, Thank you so much for such a kind review!! It sounded like your day couldn't have possibly been worse, and I was pleased you made it here in one piece! If you were in any kind of not "best of moods" at the time, I certainly didn't notice! :) There is honestly so much to do in Dunedin,...

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed recently for two nights in a Premier Ocean View Room. The room was warm and well appointed with fantastic views of St Clair beach. It was a very relaxing end to my trip round South Island. The reception staff were very welcoming and friendly on each interaction I had. Highly recommend it if you are looking for something...

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Dear Charliebee11, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor! We are so pleased you had a relaxing stay to finish off your trip of the South Island. Unfortunately the weather was very cold, so a warm room was certainly needed! :) We thank you again, and we hope to welcome you back on...

Kapolei, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We chose this hotel because of its ocean view and proximity to restaurants. The rooms are very spacious and quiet, and the staff is very friendly. However, this description could apply to many other places. What really made this place and staff stand out from the ordinary when something unusual happened: After a good night's rest we enjoyed a hearty...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We struggled to find somewhere suitable to stay in Dunedin. Although this hotel is out of the centre, the venue and setting were fantastic. Its right on the beach, with great views from the room. The room was lovely and was very clean and tidy. So glad we took a chance on this place and didn't go into the centre...

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HotelStClair, Front Office Manager at Hotel St Clair, responded to this review

Dear EricEssex2014, Thank you so much for writing us this wonderful review. I am so pleased that you took the chance to get away from the city center and stay with us. We are very lucky to have this location right on the beach, and still have so many restaurants near by including our own, and a 4 square not...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel St Clair is perched above St Clair Beach and represents Dunedin's finest beachfront living. Built with the environment in mind, this boutique hotel offers 26 contemporary rooms - each beautifully designed and furnished to complement the stunning South Pacific Ocean that dominates the views. Features include - 50+ Sky Channels - Free Wi-Fi - Free Car parking - Daily room cleaning - In house Restaurant (Pier 24) - Room service - Kitchenette in every room (Luxury ocean view room has 2 cook tops) - Complimentary newspaper delivery on request - Conference room hire ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel St Clair

Address: 24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand (Formerly St Clair Beach Resort)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: ₹ 9,989 - ₹ 18,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel St Clair 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
St Clair Beach Hotel Dunedin
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#6 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
#17 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#20 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
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