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4.5 out of 5

"Excellent location just outside city centre. Easy walking distance to restaurants etc. Little miffed there was a charge for parking but suppose only t ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 16 Nov 2019

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£78* Per night/room 6 Aug - 7 Aug

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Tower

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, Connecting Rooms (2 King Beds)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the comfortable beds at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from The Octagon. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés. This 4.5-star hotel has 178 rooms. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and an LCD TV in each room.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, LCD TVs and fridges
  • Free WiFi
  • Drinking and dining options include 2 restaurants, 2 coffee shops/cafés and a bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests have great things to say about the beds and the helpful staff
  • Steps from Dunedin Casino and 3 minutes on foot from Speight's Brewery

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Everyone (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Excellent location just outside city centre. Easy walking distance to restaurants etc. Little miffed there was a charge for parking but suppose only to be expected in a city centre hotel.

Posted by on 16 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Nov 2019 by Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Team

We are so grateful for your feedback. Thanks for sharing your review with us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Mar 2019

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About the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Location 118 High Street, Dunedin, 9016

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business centre. WiFi is free in public spaces. A fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Dunedin hotel is smoke free.

  • 178 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 coffee shops
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (28.3 km / 17.6 mi)
  • Train station: Dunedin Railway Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross offers 178 forms of accommodation with minibars and free newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 29-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Fridge
  • Luxury bedding
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Carlton Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Ports OCall Grill – This restaurant only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

  • Casino nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless checkout is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: NZD 19.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Southern Cross
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Southern Cross
  • Scenic Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Southern Cross Hotel
  • Southern Cross Scenic Hotel
  • Scenic Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Hotel
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Hotel Dunedin

You should know

  • Up to 2 children aged 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus, and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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