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Premium bedding, in-room safe, free WiFi, linens
Premium bedding, in-room safe, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
184 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationDunedin Botanic Garden8 min walk
Popular LocationUniversity of Otago17 min walk
Popular LocationOtago Museum18 min walk
AirportDunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.)33 min drive

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  • Compact Studio (Queen)

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsCompact Studio (Queen)
  • Loft Queen, Mezzanine

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLoft Queen, Mezzanine
  • Loft King, Mezzanine

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLoft King, Mezzanine
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Ground Floor

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom, Ground Floor
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom with Sofa Bed

    Room amenities

    • 48 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom with Sofa Bed
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (King and Queen Bed)

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms (King and Queen Bed)
  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsFamily Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

About this area


Aria On Bank is located in Dunedin. Otago Museum and Toitu Otago Settlers Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Baldwin Street and Olveston. Dunedin Chinese Garden and NZ Marine Studies Centre and Aquarium are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dunedin Botanic Garden - 8 min walk
  • University of Otago - 17 min walk
  • Otago Museum - 18 min walk
  • Baldwin Street - 2 min drive
  • Olveston - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Dunedin Railway Station - 4 min drive
  • Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) - 33 min drive

About this property

Aria On Bank

Motel in Dunedin, near Dunedin Botanic Garden
Along with dry cleaning, this smoke-free motel has laundry facilities and express check-out. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a garden. All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, premium bedding and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee/tea makers, safes and free toiletries.
Aria On Bank offers 18 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 4 AM–4 AM: NZD 13 per person

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Linens
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Safe



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:30 AM - 9 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:30 AM - 8 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Aria Bank Motel Dunedin
Aria Bank Motel
Aria Bank Dunedin
Aria Bank

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Aria On Bank and receive a full refund?
Yes, Aria On Bank offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Aria On Bank cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Aria On Bank pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Aria On Bank?
Aria On Bank doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Aria On Bank located?
Situated in Dunedin, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dunedin Botanic Garden, University of Otago and Otago Museum. Baldwin Street and Olveston are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Aria On Bank

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very lovely friendly hosts with good facilities that were warm with Dunedin’s cold weather. Hosts that were very accommodating and we wish them success moving forward post Covid.

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Check in staff were very helpful in changing our room to accommodate our elderly mum. Nice quiet place , parking a little tight and tricky

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Modern and Contemporary

This is my favourite place to stay in Dunedin as it's modern and contemporary, so many of the other motels feel so dates. Love the mezzanine bedroom area. Has everything I need for my stay and

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very clean and functional apartment. Service was friendly and responsive.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I loved the loft effect of the unit. It was really cosy.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020