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Wains Hotel Dunedin

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good34%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“between floors”(4 reviews)
“rabbit warren”(6 reviews)
“street parking”(8 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbetween floorsrabbit warrenstreet parkingbreakfast was includedno air conwould stay here againbit datedbed was comfortablea lovely staycooked breakfastlarge roomcentral cityone night staystayed nightsoctagoncagecafes
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked an apartment...were a bit worried it could be a bit noisy but no very quiet .This is an old original hotel ,clean very warm and very friendly staff ...wished we had stayed longer ...price fantastic! Quaint ...loved the old lift.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed one night - arrived late and left the next morning. That said, I liked this place and had a very comfortable stay. The room was warm (heater was on when I arrived) and the bed very good. Didn't try any of the other...More

Thank Spency83
Response from WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel DunedinResponded 3 days ago

Dear Spency83, I am most pleased that you left with a positive impression of the hotel despite having had such a short visit. Thank you for noting the competitive rates we currently offer. It's great to read that your found your room to be cosy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only needed to stay in Dunedin for 1 night to attend a concert so instead of a motel we decided on a hotel. This older building was absolutely beautiful inside , we were very pleased to get an upgrade to a suite and could...More

Thank jana50
Response from WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel DunedinResponded 3 days ago

Dear jana50, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent positive experience at Wains Hotel. We are thrilled that we managed to exceed your expectations and that you enjoyed the complimentary upgrade. We hope to see you again when you next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good front desk service. Above and beyond. Rooms very pokey. Beds very small our feet kept falling off. I booked because of the outside of this hotel. This hotel badly needs a refurbish. Free unlimited wifi tho!More

Thank Honorei
Response from WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel DunedinResponded 3 days ago

Dear Honorei, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear your lovely feedback about the service provided. Apparently you were both delightful guests to accommodate as well! The room that you booked contained two double beds, we have many rooms that have king...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The classic exterior of this hotel is its most attractive physical feature. Classic is always preferable to glass and steel. It is located a few blocks from the Octagon, the centre of Dunedin, the square with the Burns statue and the magnificent Cathedral, multiple eateries,...More

Thank 842brucec
Response from WainsDunedin, General Manager at Wains Hotel DunedinResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bruce, Thank you for your kind and interesting appraisal of your recent stay at Wains Hotel. I am delighted that you were satisfied with your time here and enjoyed the city of Dunedin and all it has to offer. We hope to see you...More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$60 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$60 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"A front room might offer a view of the street but there may be noise; no view behind."
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"Elevator only goes up to 5th floor."
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"We had front street views from 5th floor. Travelling up in the quaint old lift just added to the experience!"
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"Not a street facing room"
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