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

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

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 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
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is NZD 13 per day.

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 available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • 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

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

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
    200 m
Airports
  • Dunedin International (DUD)
    24.2km
Restaurants
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
    20 m
  • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
    60 m
Parks
  • Dunedin Chinese Garden
    310 m
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
    460 m
Beaches
  • First Church of Otago
    360 m
  • Dunedin Beach
    420 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    178

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 32m2
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    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
    Size: 60m2
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      Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 60m2
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        Superior Twin Room
        Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds or King Size bed
        Size: 34m2
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        Room facilities
          Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive Suite SuiteScenic Hotel Southern Cross Executive Suite
          Executive Suite
          Bed type: 2 King Size beds or King Size bed or 2 Super-King Size beds
          Size: 60m2
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            Presidential Suite
            Size: 60m2
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              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
                200 m
              Airports
              • Dunedin International (DUD)
                24.2km
              Restaurants
              • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
                20 m
              • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
                60 m
              Parks
              • Dunedin Chinese Garden
                310 m
              • St. Paul's Cathedral
                460 m
              Beaches
              • First Church of Otago
                360 m
              • Dunedin Beach
                420 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  10 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • 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 - 100 m

              Stadiums

              • Carisbrook - 1.9km

              Local Attractions

              • Otago Museum - 1.5km
                419 Great King Street, Dunedin
              • Dunedin Botanic Garden - 2.9km
                Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road, Dunedin
              • Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens - 6.5km
                430 Portobello Road, Dunedin
              • Hocken Library - 1.6km
                90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
              • Tunnel Beach - 5.8km
                End of Tunnel Beach Road, Dunedin

              Near the hotel

              • Dunedin Chinese Garden - 310 m
                Corner Rattray and Cumberland Streets, Dunedin
              • First Church of Otago - 360 m
                415 Moray Place, Dunedin
              • Natures Wonders Naturally - 420 m
                Taiaroa Head, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin
              • St. Paul's Cathedral - 460 m
                228 Stuart St, Dunedin
              • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum - 350 m
                31 Queens Garden, Dunedin
              • Dunedin Public Art Gallery - 420 m
                30 The Octagon, Dunedin
              • Dunedin Beach - 420 m
                Dunedin, Dunedin

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin - 20 m

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

                71% likes this, based on 10 reviews
                Cuisine: New Zealand
                Price Range: GBP 13 - GBP 19

              • Speight's Alehouse - 190 m

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

                70% likes this, based on 187 reviews

              • Etrusco at the Savoy - 290 m

                Address: 8 Moray Pl
                Phone: 03-477 3737

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

              • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe - 60 m

                Address: 286 Princes St
                Phone: 03-477 8976

                86% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                Cuisine: Coffee Shop

              • Great Wall Takeaway - 120 m

                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 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
              Exceptional
              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
                200 m
              Airports
              • Dunedin International (DUD)
                24.2km
              Restaurants
              • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Carlton Restaurant, Dunedin (cuisine: New Zealand)
                20 m
              • Nectar Espresso Bar & Cafe (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
                60 m
              Parks
              • Dunedin Chinese Garden
                310 m
              • St. Paul's Cathedral
                460 m
              Beaches
              • First Church of Otago
                360 m
              • Dunedin Beach
                420 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  10 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • 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