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3.8 out of 5

"A lovely Art Deco style. Very clean , parts of the hotel could do with a freshen up, great value " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 15 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

Law Courts Hotel places you in the centre of Dunedin, steps from First Church of Otago and within a short 5-minute stroll of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. Highlights at this hotel include a casino, a restaurant and free self parking.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and all 24 rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and room service. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Additionally, phones and irons/ironing boards are available.

The restaurant, Wig´n Pen, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a snack bar/deli. Full breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10 AM. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a short walk of this 3.5-star Dunedin City Centre hotel include The Octagon and St. Paul's Cathedral.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$88 per night

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Law Courts Hotel ratings based on 74 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Law Courts Hotel

Everyone (67) Couples (4) Family (1)
3 out of 5
Perfect location for Octagon Lack of car park space

Posted by on 28 Apr. 2019

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28 Apr. 2019 by r

thanks for the review

4 out of 5
The bedroom was comfortable and cosy. Bed and bedding was great best sleep we had on our 9 day trip south. Would be nice to see some TLC on the hotel as there is so much history there.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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3 Apr. 2019 by r

Hi glad you slept well I always think that's the most important thing when your travelling

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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30 Mar. 2019 by r

Thank you

4 out of 5
Great food, friendly staff, warm/cosy and very clean rooms

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2019

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27 Mar. 2019 by r

hope to see you again thanks for the good review

4 out of 5
Reasonable sized rooms, great location, friendly staff

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2019

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14 Mar. 2019 by Robbie

thanks for the positive review

4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2019

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2 Apr. 2019 by r

thank you

4 out of 5
Staff friendly and helpful. Walking distance to town, Railway Station, Gardens, eating places. Comfy Beds. Needs some updated decor.

Posted by on 21 Jan. 2019

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22 Jan. 2019 by robbie

thanks for the review hope to see you again

3 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2019

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16 Jan. 2019 by r

thanks

3 out of 5
We couldn’t open the windows for fresh air cos it was the older roller windows that didn’t stay up so it was muggy and stale in our room not nice when sleeping

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2019

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8 Jan. 2019 by Robbie

hi thanks for letting us know we will fix this pronto

4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2018

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18 Dec. 2018 by robbie

thanks for the review

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Law Courts Hotel also features a casino, room service (during limited hours), and ATM/banking services. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • Casino
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Law Courts Hotel offers 24 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10 AM.

Wig´n Pen – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.0 per night.

Pets

  • 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 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

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 11.00 and NZD 17.50 for adults, and NZD 8.50 and NZD 9.50 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.0 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Law Courts Hotel Dunedin
  • Law Courts Hotel
  • Law Courts Dunedin

National Rating

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