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Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

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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.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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How can you call yourself a hotel if you don’t have air conditioning in the rooms? Global warming means that Dunedin gets hot these days, a fan doesn’t cut it. Room size was generous, cleaning was ok. Linen was old, bed very soft, pillows very soft.
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Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Classicchch, thank you for your feedback. Currently we do not offer A/C in all of our rooms, however our newer Executive floor does include A/C as well as private balconies off of each room should you wish to book one of these rooms in the future. Kind regards, Kate
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The Scenic Hotel Dunedin isn’t exactly a pretty building from the outside but inside it has everything it takes for a really good hotel. I had booked an executive king room which was located on the top floor. The room was huge and had its own private roof terrace. It was well
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Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed our Executive floor rooms and stay so much and we hope to have the opportunity to host you or your family again in the future. Kind regards, Kate
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Having stayed in other hotels in Dunedin and been disappointed, we are happy to finally have found the Scenic Dunedin hotel. A good comfortable competitively priced hotel in excellent location and all facilities we need. The staff were happy and friendly. The beds were very
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Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Anna, Thanks so much for your great review, we're so pleased you found us too and delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. And should you need it for future bookings we do have air con in our Executive rooms if you would like to book these, they are our newer rooms on the top floor and include balconies with some spectacular views. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Kate
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After staying in the Scenic chain at Queenstown our expectations were high. Unfortunately the room here felt like a cheaply modified dormitory. Our room was a king size upgrade room with views of the harbour so we entered the room with high hopes. King size bed-tick, harbour
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Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, thank you for your recent review, we appreciate your feedback and your business and were sorry to hear that you felt let down by the room on this occasion. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again. Kind regards, Kate
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Stayed one night here and the hotel is lovely. In the City Centre, but still quiet. Lovely big rooms with nice toiletries. Large bathroom with bath. Comfy beds and good bedding. Bar and restaurant very nice and the evening meal was good. Friendly polite staff.
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Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Susie, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your stay, we were pleased to hear how lovely you found the hotel and room and we hope to host you again in the future. Kind regards, Kate
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Dawn over the Harbor on a Foggy Morning, from Our Balcony, #809
Moon Rise over Dunedin/Harbor from Our Balcony, Room #809
Daytime View from Balcony, Room #809
Spacious, Comfy, Well-Appointed Room with Balcony & View
We have a wide variety of options for breakfast ranging in price from about $10 for Tea/ Coffee, Toast and Juice on our a la carte menu up to $29 for the full buffet selection. Breakfast service starts at 6.00am and goes through until 10.00am.
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Hi. Yes we have two guest laundries. One on Level 2 and one on level 5. They each have a washing machine and a dryer in and the cost is $2 per wash and $2 per dry. You will find a sachet of washing powder in the room but if you need more then there is a machine in each laundry and the cost is $2 per extra sachet. Money can be exchanged at the front desk if you don't have the correct change. I hope this information helps. Best wishes Adrian
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Hi there Trish - free carparking on street and DCC carpark bottom of Dowling St from 6pm -9.00am Mon- Sat and all day Sunday. Out of those hours $2 per hour for meters, or $1 per hour in DCC carpark. Kind regards. Greg.
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Hi there, yes 24 hours free of charge wifi in all rooms and all public areas. If you want super fast speed you can choose to pay $10 per 24 hours. Kind regards. Greg - General Manager.
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Hi Mary, Yes every room has a mini fridge. In all rooms we supply the following bathroom amenities: 2 x Soap, Shampoo, conditioner, Bath Gel, Moisteriser, shoe shine, washing powder sachet, sanitary bag, shower cap, makeup remover. Thanks Mary and hopefully we can look forward to hosting you. Kind regards. Greg.
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"Spacious Room"
"Rooms facing Princess street provides a goo view of the hills and the lovely old buildings.."
"Good views from rooms facing the East in the upper floors"
"Ask for a corner room as they are larger and quieter"
"Higher floors have city and harbour views."
US$152 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
scenic hotel dunedin
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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