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Distinction Dunedin Hotel

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  • Excellent78%
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  • Average1%
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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Stay at Dunedin's exquisite Distinction Dunedin Hotel. The Distinction Group have recently transformed the 1930s former Dunedin Chief Post Office into an opulent 4 and 1/2 star hotel, located in the Exchange area adjacent to the city centre. The hotel consists of 123 elegant suites and studio rooms, restaurant and bar, conference facilities and an on-site gym. At Distinction Dunedin, we welcome enquiries regarding functions, accommodation and conferences. FREE and reliable high speed WiFi is available to all hotel guests, with no time limits or data cap. Distinction Dunedin offers a variety of new accommodation to suit everyone, from the business traveller requiring spacious and modern facilities, to those wanting a relaxing weekend away.
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Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel in a good location within walking distance to the town centre . Room was excellent with mini kitchen ,large bedroom and bathroom that included washing machine/tumble dryer .Very modern . Efficient staff and excellent breakfast .More

2  Thank Mair M
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mair M, Nice to hear from you, and thanks so much for your kind observations. We really appreciate your comments. It is apparent from reading your review that everything was superb right across the board, which is excellent to learn because that is our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Family suite which was great with the kids. Nice helpful staff, particularly Louis was very helpful. Room was great, Good size and well stocked room. Easy access for the car. Would recommend and stay again. Breakfast at Parcels restaurant not good...More

2  Thank PinotNoir_F1
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hey PinotNoir_F1, Thanks for your kind remarks. We appreciate your contribution. We are glad that your Family Suite was to your liking, and hope that the kids too enjoyed themselves. With regard to our helpful staff, it is nice that you single out Louis for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable room, and great location and staff. Enjoyed it very much. Everything went very smoothly and the staff was very helpful. The room service worked also pretty well. We highly recomende this hotel.More

2  Thank vitor_gj
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vitor, Thank you very much for your nice comments and for your recommendation. We are glad that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dunedin. It is great that you found the room to be comfortable and that everything went so smoothly. The staff are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a couple of nights here in October, and is a great hotel.Perfect location in the centre of town. Service was exceptional, staff always ready to help. Rooms are very good - clean & modern. Buffet breakfast was about what you would expect - nothing...More

2  Thank Andrew P
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, Thanks for taking a few moments to comment. We are happy that your recent couple of nights were so well received. Great to read that the outstanding team were poised and ready to assist, and that your room and our location were pleasing....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad to see this grand old building has a new lease of life as a hotel. A nice touch to have photos of the building before & during construction in the hallways. Location is great being so close to many shops, cafes & restaurants The...More

2  Thank Dawn H
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dawn, We hope you enjoyed a great anniversary. We appreciate your opinions on Distinction Dunedin, and thank you for taking a moment to convey your thoughts. As you reference, the erstwhile Chief Post Office building has been thoughtfully and elegantly transformed into what we...More

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31 December 2017|
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Response from mckiwi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the rooms but the suite had a large bath and a separate shower.
14 April 2017|
Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hello Paul, Yes we now have valet parking available into a secure parking structure that is opposite our hotel entrance at a rate of $20.00 per day. Kind regards, Distinction Dunedin Hotel
14 April 2017|
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Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hi Paul J, Thanks for the inquiry. All of our units have A/C that provides both heating and cooling. I hope this answers your question and let me know if you require any further information.
Room Tips
"No special tips"
3 weeks ago
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"Recommend the two bedroom suite for families."
18 Sep 2018
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"Studio is probably lowest cost and includes a full equipped well designed kitchen"
9 Jun 2018
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"Ensure that 'a room with a view' is just that and not just looking at an office block"
5 Jun 2018
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US$162 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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