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10 Best Hotels in Dunedin

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
3.5 out of 5
10 Smith Street, Dunedin
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The price is AU$108 per night
0.29 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"Nice hotel, good location and service would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
Distinction Dunedin Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin
The price is AU$156 per night
0.55 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (345 reviews)

"As new condition this hotel has excellent showers, very quiet for a central city location and very good food in the restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2020

Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
4.5 out of 5
118 High Street, Dunedin
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The price is AU$132 per night
0.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,346 reviews)

"We liked how it was close to everything we needed, was quiet, clean and staff were very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
315 Euro Motel
3.5 out of 5
315 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is AU$129 per night
0.57 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (399 reviews)

"Lots of space and looks new with modern touch. There are quite a good number of restaurants nearby."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

315 Euro Motel
Hotel St Clair
3.5 out of 5
24 Esplanade, St. Clair Beach, Dunedin
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The price is AU$184 per night
4.41 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (356 reviews)

"Excellent hotel in breathtaking spot, great service and rooms highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on 21 May 2020

Hotel St Clair
The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
4 out of 5
137 St Andrew Street Centre City, Dunedin
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The price is AU$119 per night
0.38 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,241 reviews)

"excellent friendly service. Clean. convenient location."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
Bluestone On George
5 out of 5
571 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is AU$163 per night
1.12 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (757 reviews)

"Easy access great place to stay. Rooms were clean and comfortable and would recommend the hotel to anyone wanting to stay in Dunedin."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Bluestone On George
The Chamberson
3.5 out of 5
77 Stuart Street, Dunedin, Otago
The price is AU$120 per night
0.21 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)

"Great Location, nice airy rooms with modern fit out"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

The Chamberson
Quest Dunedin
4 out of 5
333 Cumberland St, Dunedin
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The price is AU$115 per night
0.34 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (526 reviews)

"This property has an excellent location just a couple of blocks from the Octagon. The carpark was ample, the apartment was very comfortable and well stocked."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

Quest Dunedin
George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel)
3 out of 5
575 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is AU$102 per night
1.13 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (451 reviews)

"The manager because it was a cold day had the heating turned on so when we arrived the apartment was warm and cosy He was really helpful. Although our apartment was old it was very clean well equipped with cooking utensils cutlery and crockery and we thought it was great value for the price we ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 May 2020

George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel)
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Visiting Dunedin

History buffs will enjoy exploring Dunedin, and visitors give high marks for the beautiful gardens, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its local tours, museums, and cathedral. Top sights in the city include St. Paul's Cathedral, First Church of Otago, and Cadbury World.

  • There are 89 hotels and other accommodations in Dunedin
  • The closest major airport is in Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) 24.2 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Dunedin

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Cadbury World, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, and New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame. Favorite family attractions include Dunedin Chinese Garden and NZ Marine Studies Centre and Aquarium. Its historic sites and cathedral are notable and landmarks include St. Paul's Cathedral, First Church of Otago, and Olveston.

In Dunedin, you'll be able to select from 89 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hazel House Boutique Bed & Breakfast - Guests who stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast in South Dunedin can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Bluestone On George - Our customers like the overall value and clean, comfortable rooms at this motel. Guests who stay at this 5-star motel in Dunedin City Centre can enjoy access to free parking and a fitness center, along with a private balcony.
  • Hunters Moon - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast.

Other favorite sights in Dunedin include Speight's Brewery, Otago Museum, and Dunedin Botanic Garden.

Getting Around Dunedin

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Dunedin Railway Station. Dunedin may not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Dunedin

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 70°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 47°F
  • From April to June, the average is 64°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 60°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 70°F as the daytime average and 42°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Dunedin is 1.42 inches
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 69°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Dunedin?
Bluestone On George is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. It is located a short 6-minute walk from University of Otago. Reviews from our site also recommend Hunters Moon and Motel on York as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Dunedin, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Dunedin.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Dunedin?
Based on reviews, On Top Apartments & Hostel/Backpackers is a popular property for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Wains Hotel Dunedin and Leviathan Heritage Hotel Dunedin.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Dunedin?
Amross Motel is a top 4-star property on Expedia for families, and features in-room kitchens and free parking. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Best Western Dunedin and Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to NZ Marine Studies Centre and Aquarium.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Dunedin?
Bluestone On George is a favourite 5-star property for couples, and features a bar and free WiFi. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Hotel St Clair and The Barn Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Dunedin?
Leithview Bed & Breakfast is a top B&B for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios is another option for you and your pet.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Dunedin?
Bluestone On George is a top 3-star property for a beach holiday, and features free parking and laundry facilities. Other good options to stay near the beach include Distinction Dunedin Hotel and Carisbrook Motel. Head to Brighton Beach or St. Clair Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Dunedin?
Larnach Lodge is a 4-star lodge with a restaurant, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Scenic Hotel Dunedin City and Scenic Hotel Southern Cross are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Dunedin?
Bluestone On George is a favourite 5-star property with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a bar and free parking.
What's the best golf hotel in Dunedin?
Hazel House Boutique Bed & Breakfast is a 3.5-star B&B featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is George Street Motel Apartments (previously Farrys Motel) if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. Visit Otago Golf Club or St. Clair Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best accommodation in Dunedin to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Leviathan Heritage Hotel Dunedin is a top hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include Sahara Guesthouse, Motel & Deluxe Studios and 97 Motel Moray. Also, notable landmarks to visit include The Octagon, Dunedin Town Hall and Larnach Castle.
How is it to stay in Dunedin?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Dunedin, and visitors give high marks for the beautiful gardens. This city also attracts tourists with its local tours, museums and cathedrals. Top sights in the city include The Octagon, Forsyth Barr Stadium and Otago Peninsula. In Dunedin, there are 155 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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