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4.8 out of 5

"Wonderful room with plenty of space, comfortable bed and lounge suite " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 14 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

Distinction Dunedin Hotel puts you in the center of Dunedin, 0.6 km (0.4 mi) from The Octagon and 2 km (1.3 mi) from University of Otago. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room washers/dryers.

All 121 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and round-the-clock room service. You'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Additionally, safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are available.

The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6 AM and 11 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Dunedin City Centre hotel include Forsyth Barr Stadium and Brighton Beach.

Studio (Twin)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$175* Per night/room 28 Mar. - 29 Mar.

Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Distinction Dunedin Hotel ratings based on 89 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Distinction Dunedin Hotel

Everyone (64) Couples (14) Family (16)
5 out of 5
Wonderful room with plenty of space, comfortable bed and lounge suite

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
Fantastic staff. Great location. The beds were the most comfortable beds we have slept on.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
QUALITY FINISHINGS IN THE ROOMS EFFICIENT FRIENDLY STAFF

Posted by on 21 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Nov. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Sep. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Sep. 2020

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4 out of 5
the only issue was i thought the price of the room was a bit high

Posted by , from Oamaru on 24 Aug. 2020

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3 out of 5
We have stayed at the Distinction before an have been impressed given we checked in at level 2 despite the events we travelled for having been cancelled a warmer welcome would have been appreciated.

Posted by , from Central Otago on 16 Aug. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Aug. 2020

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5 out of 5
Best Hotel in Dunedin, good sized rooms, nice bathrooms, modern and close to the Octogen and Casino.

Posted by , from Auckland on 9 Aug. 2020

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About the Distinction Dunedin Hotel

Location 6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at Distinction Dunedin Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 121 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28 km / 17.4 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Distinction Dunedin Hotel offers 121 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and minibars. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Dunedin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and safes. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Washer and dryer
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 11 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Distinction Dunedin Hotel has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 30.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per day
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 20 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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