Hostel was really easy to find, very close to the Octagon/city centre and looked pretty fancy for a backpackers even though it's price was very average. Contrary to what others have said, reception was friendly, attending to us when we needed to store our bags before checking in and after checking out. We had the room at the end of the floor so it was nice and relatively quiet, it was also pretty spacious and had nice glass doors (with curtains). The ensuite double room also came with towels and shower gels, a heater, tv and an electric blanket.
It really did not look like a typical hostel though the people in it made it feel so, very easy-going and friendly. Kitchen/sitting area was a bit small compared but was sufficient. Definitely value for money. Would love to stay here again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ontop is a purpose built backpackers, 100% compliant to the new earthquake building standard and situated above a cosy cafe & bar located in the heart of Dunedin. We aim to provide the ultimate Dunedin experience for all you young and hip or just plain hip travellers! We have rooms to suit everyone, from dormitories to private rooms with or without an ensuite. You can enjoy the Dunedin sun on our spacious sun deck or come downstairs and try our range of magnificent craft beers over a friendly game of pool or even watch a classic film in our very own stylish cinema! We are only a minute's walk to the city's best bars, cafes, restaurants and shopping. Our friendly staff will share inside knowledge of tours and the bountiful treasures Dunedin has to offer. Whether its roaming the spectacular coastline of the Otago peninsula or exploring Dunedin's array of historical and heritage architecture, with its great central location and excellent facilities, Ontop is a great place to stay, relax and enjoy the Deep South! So come join us and soak up Dunedin's atmosphere! ... more less
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