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Distinction Dunedin Hotel

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6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been going to Dunedin every month for work for the last 10 years. And for most of that time I've stayed at the Southern Cross. I won't be staying there anymore, the Distinction out strips it in every way and is not too expensive....More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 2 days ago

Hi NZMidds, Thank you sincerely for such a wonderful and comprehensive assessment. It is apparent that you were very happy with your visit to Distinction Dunedin. Congratulations on your recent "Road to Damascus" experience, vis a vis your preferred Dunedin accommodation provider. As the newly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been staying at this hotel regularly for a while and it always exceeds expectations. Rooms are superb, restaurant/bar area great for a business meeting, food amazing for lunch and dinner, staff are brilliant.More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi nz_travels_a_lot_08, Thank you sincerely for your effusive comments. From your review, it is apparent that you are a happy and a repeat visitor to Distinction Dunedin. As you reference, our staff, our rooms and our food & beverage offerings are all of the highest...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very nice hotel in a good location within walking distance to the town centre . Room was excellent with mini kitchen ,large bedroom and bathroom that included washing machine/tumble dryer .Very modern . Efficient staff and excellent breakfast .More

2  Thank Mair M
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mair M, Nice to hear from you, and thanks so much for your kind observations. We really appreciate your comments. It is apparent from reading your review that everything was superb right across the board, which is excellent to learn because that is our...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Family suite which was great with the kids. Nice helpful staff, particularly Louis was very helpful. Room was great, Good size and well stocked room. Easy access for the car. Would recommend and stay again. Breakfast at Parcels restaurant not good...More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey PinotNoir_F1, Thanks for your kind remarks. We appreciate your contribution. We are glad that your Family Suite was to your liking, and hope that the kids too enjoyed themselves. With regard to our helpful staff, it is nice that you single out Louis for...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Very comfortable room, and great location and staff. Enjoyed it very much. Everything went very smoothly and the staff was very helpful. The room service worked also pretty well. We highly recomende this hotel.More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 4 November 2018

Hi Vitor, Thank you very much for your nice comments and for your recommendation. We are glad that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dunedin. It is great that you found the room to be comfortable and that everything went so smoothly. The staff are...More

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About
Description
Stay at Dunedin's exquisite Distinction Dunedin Hotel. The Distinction Group have recently transformed the 1930s former Dunedin Chief Post Office into an opulent 4 and 1/2 star hotel, located in the Exchange area More adjacent to the city centre. The hotel consists of 123 elegant suites and studio rooms, restaurant and bar, conference facilities and an on-site gym. At Distinction Dunedin, we welcome enquiries regarding functions, accommodation and conferences. FREE and reliable high speed WiFi is available to all hotel guests, with no time limits or data cap. Distinction Dunedin offers a variety of new accommodation to suit everyone, from the business traveller requiring spacious and modern facilities, to those wanting a relaxing weekend away. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
123
Price range
US$164 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
123
Price range
US$164 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
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Traveller (159)
Room & Suite (73)
Dining (13)
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juliecR8045SN
31 December 2017|
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Response from mckiwi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the rooms but the suite had a large bath and a separate shower.
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Johnsy05
14 April 2017|
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Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hello Paul, Yes we now have valet parking available into a secure parking structure that is opposite our hotel entrance at a rate of $20.00 per day. Kind regards, Distinction Dunedin Hotel
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Johnsy05
14 April 2017|
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Response from DistinctionDunedin | Property representative |
Hi Paul J, Thanks for the inquiry. All of our units have A/C that provides both heating and cooling. I hope this answers your question and let me know if you require any further information.
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Room Tips
"All rooms are to a high standard"
nz_travels_a_lot_08
2 weeks ago
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"No special tips"
andrewpH7031JQ
29 Oct 2018
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"Recommend the two bedroom suite for families."
ingrid80828
18 Sep 2018
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"Studio is probably lowest cost and includes a full equipped well designed kitchen"
KennaK11
9 Jun 2018
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