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Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

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  • Average16%
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Dunedin’s largest and most prestigious hotel, the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, enjoys a premium location in the heart of the city. Just a short walk from the Octagon, railway station, theatres, shops, and close to Otago university, it is the perfect location from which to explore Dunedin. Your every comfort is well provided for, with 178 attractive rooms and suites, extensive hotel facilities, and a very high standard of service. As our guest you will enjoy: A choice of room styles, including standard rooms and sumptuously furnished suites up to a four-star-plus standard, with quality room amenities. Superb dining options in our selection of restaurants, cafe and bar. High quality hotel facilities for business and pleasure, including extensive conference and meeting facilities.
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we would like to compliment the customer-friendly service and especially the great and friendly service by Mrs. Bonn Tucker in the restaurant! awesome and thank you. We’ll certainly come back here if we’ll visit Dunedin again.

Thank Explorer16192295487
Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern CrossResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for you kind review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the service so much and we do hope to host you again too. Kind regards, Kate

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't understand why this hotel has a policy of checkouts as early as 10am. If this is the case, they should mention that to guests at checkin as it is not normal at all. Especially if a guest is eating the breakfast on offer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really noticed the small things during our stay - complimentary unlimited wifi, valet car parking, evening bed turn down service, quality toiletries, no additional room service delivery charge, discount for kids dining at breakfast, separate baby toiletries with the portacot and great friendly service...More

Thank AuntyLe0
Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern CrossResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you kindly for your lovely review, we were so pleased to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your stay and are delighted to know that all of those little touches really help to make a comfortable and enjoyable home away...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This hotel is located well for a visit to the city, walking distance to the centre with many nice restaurants within walking location. Only down side with location is the charge for parking $16 a day. Our room was first floor and overlooking the road...More

Thank Charlotte B
Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern CrossResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Charlotte, thanks for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay was we really appreciate your feedback and hope to host you again soon. Kind regards, Kate

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Excellent range of fresh food including Buffet, fresh fruit, jucie's especially the cooked buffet, which has an excellent range of food also, very helpful wait staff, clean and tidy, very attentive but not annoying. Food service manager Bonn Tucker is very helpful.More

Thank RuckMonkey
Response from KateW3399, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern CrossResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Guest, So glad to hear you enjoyed our breakfast selection so much, we know how much of a difference a great start to the day can make so we try and give our guests the best selection we can and we're delighted you appreciated...More

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24 January 2017|
Response from TamaraWhite22 | Property representative |
Hi sastravelbydesign, Thanks for your questions, unfortunately we do not have a car rental available at the hotel but we do have a couple of rental places that are just up the block from us which is frequently used. We... More
6 August 2016|
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By prior arrangement with the hotel
6 March 2015|
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Response from Kim M | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross does offer parking at a fee of $12.00 per day. There is alternative parking available in surrounding areas.
Room Tips
"The sixth (top) floor was quiet with no noise issues for our babies"
2 weeks ago
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"get the floors with king doubles as the floors with Twin rooms seem to have family's in them so you can..."
28 Aug 2018
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"We did not stay at this hotel but may well do next time round."
5 Jun 2018
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"Higher level suites."
24 May 2018
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