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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

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British Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenic hotel was picked for our stop on Dunedin. It was a very good and modern hotel. Good teas and bath products and lotions provided in the room. We had a king size bed. It is a good location with everything in walking distance. Breakfast and supper were both good here.

Thank BritishColumbiaKathy
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Dear Kathy Thanks very much for talking the time to write your review. I am delighted you had a wonderful stay and hope the rest of your trip to New Zealand is equally good. With kind regards Adrian

Caineville, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our room here, including a small kitchenette area in the upstairs sitting room. Very comfortable bedding! The central location in Dunedin is a very big plus. You can walk to all the downtown attractions very easily from the hotel.

Thank Judy P
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay. With best wishes Adrian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a Superior room and when we entered the 3rd floor room which faced the street and evening sun the temperature was close to 30 degrees. We looked for the air conditioning that the website told us this and the smaller Standard room has but could not locate. We phoned reception and said think we are in the wrong room...

Thank E8887TZmartinp
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am afraid I was unaware that there were any websites stating the fact that we had Air Conditioning as this should not be the case. I have since found the online travel agent website you must have seen and we have instructed them to make the changes. I am sorry that you were misled...

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had two nights here. Loved the little touches like a coffee plunger with real coffee, detergent for handwashing.Large room and easy accces to great coffee shops around the octogon. Friendly and helpful staff. Having to pay for parking hurt the wallet a bit but the convenience made up for it.

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adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. I am glad you had a great stay with us. Best wishes Adrian

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had 3 separate stays over Christmas/New Year, when the hotel was pretty quiet. This might have affected the restaurant staff - they weren't particularly attentive or efficient. But this is our only negative comment. Reception staff were welcoming, friendly, helpful. We were in Executive King rooms, which meant plenty of space. There was an array of sockets and various...

Thank hoganhogan
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry the Restaurant team weren't on top form - I am not sure what happened there and I will investigate. Many thanks once again. Adrian

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We pulled into town the day of the hill fire and it was a little smoky but the beauty of Dunedin still shone through. We checked into our room and we loved all the extra touches provided. The amenities were top rate and the room was lovely! The bed was amazing and we can't say enough about the staff! We...

Thank annefirby
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is wonderful to hear how you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back sometime in the future. With kind regards Adrian

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Room was beautiful, very cosy and clean. Bathrooms could use a remodel as is outdated, but nonetheless a good facility. Had breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant, the waitstaff were so efficient, and polite. Best service I've had, unique quality. Overall good experience, would most certainly come back!

Thank Skaj2
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review - it is great to hear that you thought our service was the best you had had. High praise and very much appreciated. With kind regards Adrian

Sydney, NSW
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Attentive, pleasant and efficient reception staff. Even more impressive staff member who checked on the levels of all breakfast supplies doggedly to make sure everything was topped up. Room spacious and in our case had a view of the harbour. Bed a little spongy though. Very close to main shopping street and restaurants near by. Window could be opened for...

Thank prpn
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, I am glad we were able to look after you so well. Sorry about the bed seeming spongy - we have a thick feather and down topper on the bed which gives a lovely sinking feeling when you lay on the bed but this can easily be removed by our team if it is not...

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel in a good location for restaurants and shopping. Large tidy clean rooms. Nice to be able to open a window for fresh air. Nice bar. Good staff. Valet parking. Very comfortable beds. Have stayed several times and always a good experience

Thank Doctoronz
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. I am glad you have enjoyed your stays and look forward to your return. Best wishes Adrian

Christchurch, NZ
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Love staying at this hotel, staff were super friendly everything was a breeze, from check in onwards. Beds are amazing!! Would absolutely recommend to any travelers, business or leisure. Fitness centre was very good with great equipment and good aircon.

Thank goberly
adrian c, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review. It is great to hear that you would recommend us to any travellers and we hope to see you in Dunedin again soon. With best wishes Adrian

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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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: ₹ 8,446 - ₹ 13,340 (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 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#11 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#20 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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“Not near lifts or on 1st floor as gym is here.”
 of 5 bubbles brendadavies99, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher rear rooms are probably quieter (particularly on graduation days).”
 of 5 bubbles AddickMark, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Street views and water views, some do not have baths, if important then ask.”
 of 5 bubbles 101jans22, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that doesn't face the back of the building, as looking out over a dingy couple of buildings isn't the best experience.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Certainly prefer a room on the harbour side for the view. Rooms are also very quiet with no outside noises.”
 of 5 bubbles Fullergood, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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