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University Book Shop

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378 Great King Street | Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-17:30, Sat 10:00-16:00, Sun 11:00-15:00, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 6976
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An absolute joy

I could easily have spent a few hrs in this wonderful bookstore. It is a delight for all... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Renee1901
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Comprehensive sections on national and local histories

Despite the books are much more highly priced than what you'd normally see online or in other... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Ting-Fai
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Melbourne, Australia
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Located in Dunedin, a UNESCO City of Literature, we are one of New Zealand’s leading and largest independent bookshops. Our Children’s Room is a dedicated children’s area where booklovers of all ages (re)discover the magic of childhood. Our specialist booksellers are knowledgeable and our large fiction and non-fiction collections are eclectic and diverse, because not all great minds think alike.
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18 Dec 2017
“An absolute joy”
8 May 2016
“Comprehensive sections on national and local histories”
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378 Great King Street | Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-17:30, Sat 10:00-16:00, Sun 11:00-15:00, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I could easily have spent a few hrs in this wonderful bookstore. It is a delight for all booklovers. We need to hang onto places like this. Unfortunately they are way too few and far between. We plan to go for children's storytime later this...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Despite the books are much more highly priced than what you'd normally see online or in other places, but this is really is one of the best bookshops I've ever been.

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

So happy to come across this delightful bookshop close to the University campus. There's a kid's corner where our 3 year old daughter could happily entertain herself for quite a long time. A good selection of cards but a limited range of academic subjects available.

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UniversityBookShop, Bookseller at University Book Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2016

Thanks so much. We are pleased your daughter enjoyed her time in the Children's Room!

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Reviewed 27 November 2015

Classy bookshop focussed not only on the University. Great location adjacent to the campus and excellent museum. Wide range of literature, texts, travel guides, and a top discount shop upstairs. Don't miss

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UniversityBookShop, Bookseller at University Book Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2016
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Glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We actually went to this shop thinking it would be similar to "University" shops in the states, which sell clothing and souvenirs with the local logos and school names. We did not see anything like this, even though it sits on the campus of Otago...More

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UniversityBookShop, Bookseller at University Book Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Thanks for your comments - we've had similar instore from other visitors from North America All University of Otago branded gear like sweatshirts is sold at their official Visitors' Centre on St David St. Just ask us and we can show you where it is...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

I love the University Book Shop, it is easily the best book shop in Dunedin. The selection is excellent, the staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and the prices are good. Couldn't ask for more.

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UniversityBookShop, Bookseller at University Book Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Thank you! We have just celebrated our 70th birthday and look forward to many more!

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