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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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All reviews post office valet parking washing machine and dryer push button wonderful hotel parking building night light in the bathroom comfortable bed family suite an executive suite loved this hotel rooms are beautiful heritage building restaurant downstairs huge bed fantastic room generous size
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time at a 4 1/2 start hotel and we were quite underwhelmed. There were smudges on the mirror in our living/bedroom area, not soap to wash our hands with in the toilet, and very poor lighting for make up application. The...More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded yesterday

Hi wattys4, Thanks very much for your review. We are however sorry that you were underwhelmed by your experience. It is a shame that you did not approach us directly while you were with us, so we could have perhaps ameliorated your experience. The smudged...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent three nights here as a part of a six-member delegation. All remarked on how well appointed each room was and how absolutely dead quiet they were. We're happily surprised to find a washer dryer in each of our rooms. Gym facility is one of...More

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

Hi drewness88, Thank you for your generous remarks. We appreciate your views on Distinction Dunedin. It is nice to learn that you and your cohort found the hotel to be so well appointed and that all of your needs were met. As you mention, notwithstanding...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s not usual you find a hotel in the middle of the city which is not a serviced apartment, has amazing beddings and amenities of a good modern hotel and have a dryer and washing machine within the room! While it was a short stay...More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 5 days ago

Hello coffeester, Thanks so much for taking a moment or two to comment on your visit. It is great to learn that your bedding and in-room amenities were apposite aspects of your visit, and that our location allowed unfettered access to Dunedin's CBD and nearby...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and totally enjoyed the experience from the lovely spacious suite to the excellent and friendly attention from staff. Walking distance to restaurants, casino 2 minutes away. A 45 minutes drive to the Albatross Colony. Would highly recommend.More

1  Thank Sadie W
Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sadie, It is excellent that you convey a positive assessment of Distinction Dunedin. We are pleased that you offer an informed recommendation to the TripAdvisor community. As you reference, our suites (and indeed all of our room types) promote a relaxing stay, and our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This Dunedin hotel is a very nice, classy, newish property with beautiful rooms and bathrooms. Breakfast had a very good selection and hotel service was efficient and friendly. This hotel is situated in an excellent location. We walked all over the local area at night.More

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Response from DistinctionDunedin, Manager at Distinction Dunedin HotelResponded 5 days ago

Hi Amber, Greetings and salutations. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your visit to Distinction Dunedin. Thank you very much. It seems that all was well received across each aspect, including the facilities, our central location and our wonderful...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
Hotel class
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$152 - US$276 (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$152 - US$276 (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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Questions & Answers
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Julie C
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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Paul J
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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Paul J
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
"Recommend the two bedroom suite for families."
ingrid80828
3 weeks ago
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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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"Ensure that 'a room with a view' is just that and not just looking at an office block"
makomihi
5 Jun 2018
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"If you can spend a bit more, go for the suite with the separate lounge. It's well worth it."
N5894TEjoannac
27 Apr 2018
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