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4.4 / 5Excellent
1,311 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Dunedin Casino
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Speight's Brewery
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    First Church of Otago
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.)
    24 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Tower

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Tower

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

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  • Executive Suite, 2 Bedrooms

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  • Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed

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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

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  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Double Beds

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  • Superior Room, Connecting Rooms (2 King Beds)

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  • Superior Suite, Connecting Rooms (2 King Beds)

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  • Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom, Connecting Rooms

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About this area

Dunedin

Located in Dunedin, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is in the city centre. The Octagon is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Otago Peninsula and Brighton Beach. Dunedin Chinese Garden and NZ Marine Studies Centre and Aquarium are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dunedin Casino - 1 min walk
  • Speight's Brewery - 3 min walk
  • Dunedin Public Art Gallery - 6 min walk
  • First Church of Otago - 6 min walk
  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Dunedin Railway Station - 9 min walk
  • Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Carlton Restaurant – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Ports OCall Grill – Restaurant with a bar. Serves dinner.

About this property

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Luxury Dunedin hotel in Dunedin City Centre, walk to The Octagon
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 2 coffee shops/cafés, 24-hour room service and a business centre. All 178 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find fridges, minibars and premium bedding.
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross offers 178 forms of accommodation with minibars and free newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 29-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Awards and 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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Self parking: NZD 18.00 per day

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10 AM: NZD 32 for adults and NZD 11 for children
2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

Fitness centre

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Fridge

Conveniences

Lift
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

29-inch LCD TV
pay films
satellite channels

Food and drink

Minibar
Fridge

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 3 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

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 buffet breakfast: NZD 32 for adults and NZD 11 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 18.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

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 are 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Up to 2 children aged 11 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
  • Scenic Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Southern Cross
4.4

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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

1/5

  • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

Hotel people charged extra from the guests the car park charge who were staying there as the hotel was having their personal parking space.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Excellent location, friendly staff, parking fee sucks, pantry unit n the room needs an upgrade- otherwise fantastic!

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Hotel located in avoid location. . Service was good but the bathroom was very cramped.

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

1/5

    I didn’t receive a confirmation email from anyone so assumed I didn’t have a room, booked elsewhere and have now been charged for a night at this hotel without staying there.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

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