4.3 out of 5

"Great location, good views from balcony. Rooms clean but decor a little dated. Comfortable beds. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 03 Sep 2018

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Hotel Description

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin puts you in the heart of Dunedin, steps from St. Paul's Cathedral and within a 10-minute stroll of Speight's Brewery. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet and balconies.

All 55 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free newspapers, hairdryers and phones. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and pillow menus.

The restaurant, Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Dunedin City Centre hotel include First Church of Otago and Olveston.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$98 per night

Standard Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin ratings based on 617 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

Everyone (299) Couples (214) Business (2) Family (100) Other (1)
5 out of 5
I liked the modern large units with kitchenettes but would have loved a bath!

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2019

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4 Jun. 2019 by TracyK

Hi Kath, Thanks so much for taking time to share your feedback with us. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. We have baths in all except for 2 of our rooms at the Hotel, so please feel free to request a bath next time you stay with us. Thank you Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Close to town, with safe carparking. Very helpful re eption staff

Posted by on 26 May 2019

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26 May 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so glad that you enjoyed our excellent location and found our parking to be safe. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Good location, central city. However, noise was an issue later in the evening. Overall though, would stay here again.

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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13 May 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our excellent central location. I do apologise for the noise issue, I trust that our staff were able to help to resolve this when this was passed on to the front desk. Thank you Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

3 out of 5
The sound proofing in the rooms is pretty bad, we could hear next door neighbours talking, sounded like they were standing in our room

Posted by on 7 May 2019

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8 May 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. I will pass your feedback on to our management team and see how we can make improvements in this area going forward. Thank you Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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29 Apr. 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
It's central to town. Can walk to most places. Has a place to park your car. Dunedin has very little street parking.

Posted by on 13 Apr. 2019

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15 Apr. 2019 by TracyK

Hi There, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so glad you enjoyed our excellent central location and our parking. We hope to see you again soon Kind regards, Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Good location, poor internet (Internet kept dropping out)

Posted by on 4 Apr. 2019

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4 Apr. 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our excellent central location. I am really sorry that you had issues with the internet, I trust that our friendly team were able to rectify this issue when it was bought to their attention. Thanks again Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
Clean, lovely breakfast, handy location, polite staff

Posted by on 2 Apr. 2019

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2 Apr. 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found the Hotel clean and enjoyed the lovely breakfast. We are so lucky to be in such an excellent central location and have such an amazing team of staff, I am glad you enjoyed these things too. We hope to see you again soon Kind regards Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
I loved the meal, to die for , (great cook)...I loved the sevice …. Nice Nice receptionist.. Bar person friendly and warm..The only thing the PILLOWS are like rocks try a softer for a spare and people can choose... But perfect... Hotel would come back again, dont change a person also you need to buy the carpark beside you...… Was scarey parking...

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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31 Mar. 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal in Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen and enjoyed the service from our lovely bar staff. We are currently ordering new linen for the Hotel so next time you stay you should notice an improvement in the pillows. We hope to see you again soon Kind regards, Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

3 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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31 Mar. 2019 by TracyK

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin. We hope to see you again soon Kind regards Tracy Keenan Assistant Manager

About the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

Location 10 Smith Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 120 square feet (11 square metres) and includes conference rooms. The eco-friendly Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin also features a library, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 55 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 120 sq ft of conference space
  • 11 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28.8 km / 17.9 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin offers 55 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Jimmy Cooks Kiwi Kitchen – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Union Pay
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 7.50 and NZD 22.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
  • Kingsgate Dunedin
  • Dunedin Kingsgate Hotel

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 3-device limit. WiFi in public areas is also free and has a 3-device limit.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®