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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I recently spent 4 nights here in May while attending a conference.

The room was quite lovely, comfy bed, nicely decorated and good facilities - tea/coffee making, fridge etc.

The bathroom wasn’t awesome, but functional and clean. Really low sink, shower was tough to navigate and I’ve stayed at a lot of hotels with weird showers!

Very nice breakfast was served and there is a pub and a restaurant on site. There is also a casino but we didn’t check that out.

Within easy walking distance of lots of shops and restaurants. I’d stay here and recommend this hotel.

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Travelled on business
Thank Megstar
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Kate W, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Guest, thank you for your recent review and feedback, we were delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and in particular your breakfast and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Kate.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We stayed for 2 nights with our tour group Grand Pacific Tours in May of this year and we had a very pleasant comfortable stay. Our room was very modern, spotlessly clean a large bed, all the amenities we needed for a great stay. We had a fantastic Scottish evening with bagpipes, great food and a special Haggis ceremony at the hotel which was just amazing.
All staff we encounter were professional, friendly and catered to our needs with a smile we really enjoyed our time at the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross and the lovely city of Dunedin.

Date of stay: May 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I joined a group tour to visit New Zealand in mid-May and t stayed in this Hotel when we arrived Dunedin. The facilities inside room was more than adequate. However, the size of benchtop inside bathroom was abnornally small which made it difficult to accommodate all the stuff for use inside bathroom. The breakfast was of very good quality although the coffee got room for improvement.

Room tip: Higher level suites.
Date of stay: May 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

While on a trip round the South Island, we were booked into this hotel . Advantages - very close to centre of town, Octagon etc.; huge bedrooms and king beds in a twin room; amazing architecture on old part of building including the Casino; a great Buffet Dinner night, and an amazing selection for breakfast daily [ including a big cauldron of porridge as a nod to the Scots Ancestry!]

Date of stay: May 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Rose817
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Kate W, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Rose, thank you for your review, we're so pleased you enjoyed the hotel and meals so much and we hope that you will be back to visit us in Dunedin again sometime. Kind regards, Kate

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I stayed here on my tour of South Island. This is a nice hotel. In the centre of the city. Very good dinner. Good breakfast. large room. No air conditioning. Large number of electrical sockets available in room. Wi-fi so-so but workstations available and used.

Date of stay: February 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Ivor M
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