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Bluestone on George
Ranked #1 of 61 Hotels in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
Singapore
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“Good hotel and well located”
Reviewed 7 July 2012

We stayed one night here and thought that it was excellent. Very friendly and helpful staff and a large comfortable room. It is very well located for restaurants and bars down George street, but also very quiet and peaceful.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

We stayed here during the winter, so were thankful that it had a washer/dryer as when we came back after a long day it was much appreciated..We had a front facing room overlooking the driveway to George St from our balcony. I cannot commend this complex highly enough, as the rooms were spotless and I did watch them making up another room and actually saw that they remove all the bed linen including the matress and pillow protectors - now how many hotels have you ever seen do that, I never have and I've been in hundreds of hotels. The kitchen is fully equiped with all the utensils that you could ever wish for (if you are going to cook) The bathroom was also spotless.. this place makes sure that they meet their own high quality standards for all their clients... if you are looking for a place to stay in this town, then I cannot recommend this toooo highly..I would definitely make a return visit here.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2012 via mobile

Excellent rooms, very modern and tidy. The cleaners do a impressive job of the rooms and the owners are very helpful and friendly.
All great reviews for a reason.

Stayed July 2012, travelled on business
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whangarei
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

My husband and I stayed here two weeks ago and we really enjoyed our time here. Bluestone is situated in the perfect part of Dunedin. Its an easy walk to town and restaurants and close to the rugby stadium.
The facilities at the motel were great. Good size rooms, comfortable beds, underfloor heating in the bathrooom and good heating in the rest of the room. It also offered a kitchen area which was well equipt (not that we cooked).
The owners were very nice and helpful and the complex offered off street parking which was good and safe. We would definetly go back and stay here again and highly recommend it to other travellers going to Dunedin.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

These rooms/apartments are very nice - modern, new and well-appointed, including laundry, wifi (you have to pay for it), microwave, spa bath, etc. We stayed in one of the water view rooms and found ourselves slightly disappointed given the "water view" was of a strip of the harbour (having never been to Dunedin before, we expected more). Having said that, I would still stay here again but would opt for one of the lesser rooms instead as the "water view" and the (tiny) balcony weren't worth the extra price.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 June 2012

Bluestone on George location is ideal for walking to everywhere as the hotel is only a few blocks into the city & minutes to the University of Otago, restaurant, cafes & the new Forsyth Barr Stadium.

We were only staying one night due to a quick in & out business trip. The building is located up a steep driveway with car parking attached.

Room – We booked a premier studio elite apartment ( 304) which consisted of a small kitchenette with laundry facilities, open plan design with king size bed & small comfortable sofa. A small balcony led from the lounge room which was heavenly as we don’t like overheated rooms.

The kitchen was well equipped for self catering & the bathroom had an enormous spa bath with a shower over head.

Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to soak in the bath tub which looked highly impressive with all its whiz jets.

Facilities - There is a lift, licensed guest lounge room, gym & free parking.

Overall: Bluestone on George offers excellent value with well appointed modern comfortable apartments.

The location is fabulous minutes to everything.

Our only small gripe was we found the outside courtyard light basically filtered into our room at night which made it difficult to sleep.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Clean, tidy, modern, easy walk to shops and attractions. Warm rooms with a view.Welcome spa bath, especially in winter. Motel facilities but with security of reception and lovely lounge area with outdoor tables and chairs for summer. Warm welcome. You need to book well in advance to guarantee a room - several other reps stay there too. Quite a long way back from the street so its pretty quiet

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Property: Bluestone on George
Address: 571 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
#2 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#3 Family Hotel in Dunedin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Bluestone on George 5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bluestone is a small property owned and operated by its owners who take personal care in every aspect of the business to ensure our guests have a pleasant experience. Bluestone has studio rooms suitable for the single and couple travellers, or business clients, and is not a family orientated property. ... more   less 
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