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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Ranked #10 of 61 Hotels in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Stayed for 3 days and nights and really enjoyed our stay. The place is spotlessly clean, the staff superb and unobtrusive, the rooms spacious and quiet. A great lot of facilities in the room too.

Worst feature was the television which had lost some colour in the flesh tones and the poor choice of channels and how few you had to choose from. Because the Hotel is in the centre of the city you have to use their valet service for car parking and while i was worried about this it turned out to be superbly done and certainly well worth the small extra charge. The hotel does charge a small surcharge for credit card use which I didn't expect as everybody pays for their rooms by credit card.

Room Tip: Didn't use the swimming pool or spa so can't rate them.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Dear Steven M,

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read all of the great comments you made, especially the spotlessly clean spacious rooms, superb staff, and that you ended up enjoying our valet carparking service for the small daily fee ($12 per day). Thanks again and hopefully we can host you again some time.

Kind regards. Greg

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

This hotel is a great base for a brief stay in Dunedin. It is very central, close to all amenities including Cadburys World and Speights Brewery.It is also very close to plenty of restaurants.

The room was huge, and the bed comfortable. The tv was very large too. The bathroom was good.

You get what you pay for with this hotel and i'd definately stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Dear The2explorers28,

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read the multitude of great comments you made, especially the excellent accolade that you would definately stay with us again - just fantastic - thank you so much and we look forward to hopefully hosting you again sometime soon.

Kind regards.

Greg.

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Enjoyable stay. Very helpful and friendly staff (ie Luke a lovely person and very helpful and accommodating). Location is very central to shops and cafes/restaurants. Walking distance to Dunedin Railroad Station (15 minutes) and also to Cadbury's chocolate

Room Tip: The corner rooms (ie 408) big room lovely view
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Dominic A
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2013

Dear Dominic A,

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us, and that you enjoyed our great central location. Also it was fantastic to read that you found all our staff very helpful and friendly - they will be delighted to read this. Thank you again and hopefully we can host you again sometime.

Kind regards

Greg.

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Reviewed 26 September 2013

I startyed here with my family and friends very recently. We had 4 rooms between us and each one of the rooms were huge. What a nice surprise to find rooms that actually fit all your luggage and extra visitors. Couldn't fault the staff, everyone we met were happy to help and seemed to really want to be at work. They loved their jobs

Room Tip: We had the 6 and 7th floor rooms. They were large and the corner rooms triple the size
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Jennywag
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2013

Dear Jennywag,

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us, and thanks for the wonderful accolade of the review title. Thanks also for mentioning that we have large rooms, and great, happy staff - they will be delighted to read this. Thanks again and we hope to host you again sometime.

Kind regards. Greg

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed here in August for a conference and were impressed with the decor and the service. The rooms at the top with a balcony and great view are huge, with lots of room to spread out for my daughter who was doing her homework all over the floor. The furnishing is modern and luxurious. The staff were acomodating and nice and very quick to fetch our car every time we went out, which was often. Great location. Comfy comfy beds and pillows. The breakfast buffet is ok and I liked the option of purchasing just the hot foods half since I don't eat all the carbs in the pastries and breads. That was nice.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank AskDrN
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Dear AskDrN,

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us, and all the wonderfully positive comments you have made. Yes our Executive rooms on the top floor are quite special with their own private balcony's and stunning views, and we are very proud of them. Also our staff will be delighted to read of your praise for them. Thanks very much again and we look forward to hosting you again sometime.

Kind regards. Greg

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Stayed on business for a week, extremely comfortable bed, quite noisy due to proximity of the lift . Room service excellent with very good food quality. Well situated for access to all the amenities and attractions of the CBD and easy access to all the major roads out of town.

Room Tip: Worth the extra corridor walk for a room at the farthest point from the lift. Minimum noise.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Dear MMandAB,

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read that you found our beds extremely comfortable, room service excellent, and that we have a great location. Thanks again and we look forwrad to hopefully hosting you again sometime.

Kind regards. Greg

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

Stayed here for a single night on a business trip. The bed was very comfortable the hotel overall is noisy - both noise from outside and the internal corridor traffic. The bathrooms are also very dated also, and the shower didn't have very good pressure.
The restaurant food which I ordered for room service was delicious though and of excellent quality.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Hotelstaffmember, Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Dear thelawsons_nz,

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read that you found our beds very comfortable and our room service food delicious, and we are sorry that you experienced some noise issues. I am concerned that you found your shower pressure to be not that good - as we do get many positive comments about our shower pressure - would you please mind e-mailing us on dunedin.city@scenichotels.co.nz and letting us know your room number and/or name so we can go and check your actual room? Many thanks in advance and we look forward to hosting you again sometime in the future.

Kind regards. Greg

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Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Address: 123 Princes Street | cnr Princes & Dowling Streets, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#7 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#11 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#20 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range: £85 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Dunedin City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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 
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