Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin

118 High Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016  show map
 4 stars
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Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Solarium

Steam bath

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

Dunedin's largest and most prestigious hotel proudly stands in the heart of the city. Dating back to 1883, this landmark building now blends Dunedins distinctive charm and heritage with the modern day comforts guests demand in a world class hotel.

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is well served with three restaurants and a bar. It is also home to the citys premium entertainment venue, the boutique Dunedin casino - so you will find plenty of entertainment before you step outside.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   178.

Dining options

A continental breakfast is served at affordable prices.  A american breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible on site at NZD 13 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin Dunedin location
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Hotel Address:

118 High Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016

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City Center
  • Dunedin
    700 ft
Airports
  • Dunedin International (DUD)
    15.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
    100 ft
  • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe
    200 ft
Parks
  • Dunedin Chinese Garden
    1200 ft
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
    1600 ft
Beaches
  • First Church of Otago
    1300 ft
  • Dunedin Beach
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    178

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed
Size: 345 sq. feet
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Room facilities
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    Standard Wing Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 345 sq. feet
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    This room is located in the Main or Exchange Wing. All rooms feature satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities and ironing equipment.

    Room facilities
      Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Tower SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Tower SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Tower Suite
      Tower Suite
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
      Size: 650 sq. feet
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      Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 (see Hotel Policies).

      Room facilities
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        Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed or 3 King-size beds
        Size: 650 sq. feet
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        Suite, 1 King Bed

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          Junior Suite
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            Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Superior Twin RoomScenic Hotel Southern Cross Superior Twin RoomScenic Hotel Southern Cross Superior Twin Room
            Superior Twin Room
            Bed type: Twin beds or King-size bed or Double bed
            Size: 370 sq. feet
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            Room facilities
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              Superior Suite
              Bed type: 2 King-size beds
              Size: 370 sq. feet
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              Superior Suite, Connecting Rooms (2 King Beds)

              Room facilities
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                Spacious Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed
                Size: 650 sq. feet
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                Spacious suite comes with satellite TV, a work station and tea/coffee making facilities. There is no capacity for additional guests.

                Room facilities
                  Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive Suite Hotel informationScenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive Suite Hotel informationScenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive Suite Hotel information
                  Executive Suite
                  Bed type: 2 King-size beds or King-size bed or 2 Super King-size beds
                  Size: 650 sq. feet
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                    Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Presidential SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Presidential SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Presidential Suite
                    Presidential Suite
                    Bed type: King-size bed or 1 King-size bed and 2 Double beds
                    Size: 650 sq. feet
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                    Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed

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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin Dunedin location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      118 High Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Dunedin
                        700 ft
                      Airports
                      • Dunedin International (DUD)
                        15.0 mi
                      Restaurants
                      • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
                        100 ft
                      • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe
                        200 ft
                      Parks
                      • Dunedin Chinese Garden
                        1200 ft
                      • St. Paul's Cathedral
                        1600 ft
                      Beaches
                      • First Church of Otago
                        1300 ft
                      • Dunedin Beach
                        1500 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2008
                      • Number of floors:
                        7
                      • Number of rooms:
                        178

                      Hotel Awards

                      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunedinScenic Hotel Southern Cross

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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                      Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Location

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                      What's nearby

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 400 ft

                      Stadiums

                      • Carisbrook - 1.2 mi

                      Local attractions

                      • Otago Museum - 5200 ft
                        419 Great King Street, Dunedin
                      • Dunedin Botanic Garden - 1.8 mi
                        Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road, Dunedin
                      • Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens - 4.1 mi
                        430 Portobello Road, Dunedin
                      • Hocken Library - 1.0 mi
                        90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
                      • Tunnel Beach - 3.6 mi
                        End of Tunnel Beach Road, Dunedin

                      Near the hotel

                      • Dunedin Chinese Garden - 1200 ft
                        Corner Rattray and Cumberland Streets, Dunedin
                      • First Church of Otago - 1300 ft
                        415 Moray Place, Dunedin
                      • Natures Wonders Naturally - 1500 ft
                        Taiaroa Head, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin
                      • St. Paul's Cathedral - 1600 ft
                        228 Stuart St, Dunedin
                      • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum - 1300 ft
                        31 Queens Garden, Dunedin
                      • Dunedin Public Art Gallery - 1500 ft
                        30 The Octagon, Dunedin
                      • Dunedin Beach - 1500 ft
                        Dunedin, Dunedin

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin - 100 ft

                        Address: 118 High Street
                        Phone: +64 3 477 0752

                        71% likes this, based on 10 reviews
                        Cuisine: New Zealand
                        Price Range: USD 20 - USD 29

                      • Speight's Alehouse - 600 ft

                        Address: 200 Rattray Street
                        Phone: (03) 471 9050

                        70% likes this, based on 187 reviews

                      • Etrusco at the Savoy - 1100 ft

                        Address: 8 Moray Pl
                        Phone: 03-477 3737

                        86% likes this, based on 234 reviews
                        Cuisine: Italian

                      • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe - 200 ft

                        Address: 286 Princes St
                        Phone: 03-477 8976

                        86% likes this, based on 48 reviews

                      • Great Wall Takeaway - 500 ft

                        Address: 178 Princes St
                        Phone: 477-8682

                        64% likes this, based on 9 reviews

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2008
                      • Number of floors:
                        7
                      • Number of rooms:
                        178

                      Hotel Awards

                      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunedinScenic Hotel Southern Cross

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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                      Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

                      Average guest rating

                      8.6out of 10
                      Superb
                      Based on 72 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Location
                      8.5
                      Value
                      8.0
                      Service
                      8.0

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        shopped, saw a movie, checked a restaurant, went walking, went to the casino

                      • Family with children
                        10.0

                        Very good quality of room, hotel, and service including parking service.

                      • Couple
                        9.2

                        It was very central, clean and modern. Had car parking available too!

                      • Single
                        8.8

                        I arrived into Dunedin to attend the GP conference at 9am on Friday morning. I understood I could not get into my room until later but it was not available until 3pm. I think this was too late and unreasonable.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        The bed was great. Loved the pillows and the underlay. Size of room, excellent, particularly liked having a table and chairs.

                        The pressure of the shower could have been better. Vanity unit too small.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Location to city centre, friendly staff and facilities and room of very good standard.

                      • Couple
                        10.0

                        We couldnt fault the excellent service from the reception to the valet service and the restuarant staff, nothing was a problem

                      • Older travelers
                        8.8

                        The beds were so comfortable with super pillows!Clean tidy and well equipt. Great location as close to town were we needed to be.

                        The lifts are very small, but ok if only a few people are in them.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.8

                        The bed was so comfortable and the breakfast buffet had lots of choice.

                      • Older travelers
                        5.4

                        Departure time...

                        On arrival, we were 'upgraded' to a 'suite...' which had not been renovated in ages , 2 old TVs ,and badly located. We were insulted.. refused the upgrade, and insisted to have the room that we booked. They obliged but we did not like the new location of their 'quiet' rooms either - overlooking roofs with A/C systems etc..

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        Great room, easy step through booking process and positive staff attitude.Good bquality toiletries

                      • Group of friends
                        9.6

                        The overall experience was fantastic. The hotel staff were very helpful and the room meet and exceeded all our expectations.

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        central town position

                        wall could do with a bit more sound-proofing

                      • Family with children
                        6.6

                        parking, cafeteria, restaurant open till late

                        rooms need better maintenance or complete refurbishment (e.g. windows, bath room)

                      • Older travelers
                        7.4

                        It was OK but a little pricey compared to American Hotels. We felt it was overrated.

                        The toilet was a little close to the wall

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin Dunedin location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      118 High Street, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Dunedin
                        700 ft
                      Airports
                      • Dunedin International (DUD)
                        15.0 mi
                      Restaurants
                      • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
                        100 ft
                      • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe
                        200 ft
                      Parks
                      • Dunedin Chinese Garden
                        1200 ft
                      • St. Paul's Cathedral
                        1600 ft
                      Beaches
                      • First Church of Otago
                        1300 ft
                      • Dunedin Beach
                        1500 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2008
                      • Number of floors:
                        7
                      • Number of rooms:
                        178

                      Hotel Awards

                      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDunedinScenic Hotel Southern Cross

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

                      Use Badge