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Ocean Beach Hotel

134 Prince Albert Road St Kilda, Dunedin New Zealand
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BOOK DIRECT - BEST PRICE. Ocean Beach Hotel is a friendly neighbourhood Bar that offers Bistro meals. It contains a Pool Table, Dart Boards and an 10 Machine Gaming Room. We provide Motel style accommodation with each of our ten units having been refurbished in 2011. Easy walking distance to the beach and the main street of South Dunedin.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Mini golf
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Billiards
Darts
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Air conditioning
Sofa
Telephone
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Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Non-smoking rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
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Languages Spoken
English
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Steve C wrote a review 7 Apr
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Good location, very friendly and efficient service, comfortable bed, plenty of parking, very good shower. Bar with nice atmosphere and good food. I had a very enjoyable stay, thank you. Your staff were especially friendly and helpful. A heater in the outdoor area would be great for us Aucklanders!
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Dariaxxx wrote a review Mar 2024
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Good for a one night stay...if you just need a place to sleep. The walk on St. Kilda Beach to St. Clair Beach is very nice. If you plan to go out for dinner, make sure you contact the restaurant to see if it is open, because places close early, and some are not open at all on Sundays.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi there Daria, thank you for your review. Cheers.
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Helen W wrote a review Jan 2024
Balclutha, New Zealand7 contributions
Up to its usual high standards. I think they have painted the outside. Beds comfortable. Be nice if they had meals in the bar, but they don't. Nearest dairy is at the holiday park. Driving distance to everything you need. I'm running out of things to say
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Andrew Hocken, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks, Kaliana, for this review. We do bar meals in the evening. See you.
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Rhonda H wrote a review Jan 2024
Hervey Bay, Australia7 contributions
Basic room suitable for 1 night stay only. Snug and outdated but very clean. Booking.com inaccurately stated that the room came with a microwave but the owner kindly lent us one. We appreciated the small bottle of fresh milk that we were given. There are insufficient convenient powerpoints. The bathroom basin is so tiny that you can't fit the kettle under the faucet so you have to use glasses to transfer water into the kettle. No dining table and only one bedside table.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Andrew Hocken, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks, Rhonda, for your honest review, it is quite accurate, however we cannot do much more with the units given the space limitations so as long as they are super clean, we are happy to offer them around the $100 mark. You could not have been expecting much more for that amount surely? Safe travelling.
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Dallas Baird wrote a review Nov 2023
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Clean tidy room and bathroom. A bit tight between the sink and door in the bathroom. Great that there is a bar/restaurant on sight. The bar/reception lady very friendly and also other barmen staff friendly. Very close to the beach and nearby takeaway places. Very reasonably priced
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Andrew Hocken, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel
Responded 4 Dec 2023
Good stuff and many thanks for your wonderful review. Take care.
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Petra S wrote a review Nov 2023
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Very comfortable and clean rooms. Near a very nice a beach. Very quiet despite the pub opposite, which offers good food and friendly staff. The rooms had everything you need as a traveler. Can highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 4 Dec 2023
Cheers Petra for your review. Safe travels.
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Barbara H wrote a review Oct 2023
7 contributions12 helpful votes
This was fine basic accommodation and great for an overnight stay in Dunedin. The beds were comfortable, the water was hot, the room was warm and the staff were friendly and provided good service. We had a small issue with the internet and they were immediately responsive and helpful.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Free parking, bar and food onsite. No outdoor amenities - no garden or outside seating
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Responded 4 Dec 2023
Thanks Barbara for this review. Nice to hear from you, All the best.
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LAIreland wrote a review Oct 2023
Huntly, New Zealand39 contributions5 helpful votes
The property was very basic and there was no attempt at all to enhance the outside area. There was no green area, or garden, or even a pot plant in front of the units which would add greatly to it's appearance. Otherwise the service was good and the unit was clean and comfortable.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Room Tip: Outside appearance is not at all appealing. There is no lawn area, no garden, and not even a pot...
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Responded 4 Dec 2023
Yes it is a little barren I agree, apologies for that. It is true, maybe a few pot plants would brighten up the place. Thanks for the suggestion.
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Sue H wrote a review Oct 2023
Brisbane, Australia16 contributions7 helpful votes
The room was very basic. I don't think it was great value for the money. The sink in the bathroom was very small. We couldn't clean our teeth properly. We could fill the jug or our water bottles.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Response from Andrew Hocken, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel
Responded 4 Dec 2023
Thanks Hemingway, yes the bathrooms are on the small side but very functional. Thanks for staying.
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Leanne C wrote a review Oct 2023
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Another wonderful stay.. Won't stay anywhere else. Beds are soft and comfy and the table in the wardrobe was perfect for my dinner. Folds up and down easily. Can't wait until I come back and stay again.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Thanks for your review. Lovely to hear from you.
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£52 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ocean Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Ocean Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery (2.8 miles), Toitū Otago Settlers Museum (2.0 miles), and Olveston Historic Home (2.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ocean Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Ocean Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ocean Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ocean Beach Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ocean Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include No.7 Balmac, Etrusco at the Savoy, and Glenfalloch Garden Cafe and Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Ocean Beach Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Olveston Historic Home (2.8 miles), Northern Cemetery (3.1 miles), and Dunedin High And District Court (2.1 miles).
Is Ocean Beach Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.