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Leith Valley Holiday Park & Motels
2 out of 5
103 Malvern St, Dunedin
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The price is $43 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
1.6 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (294 reviews)

"Very quiet location yet only 7-8 minutes to town by car."…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

Leith Valley Holiday Park & Motels
Best Western Dunedin
3 out of 5
555 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
1.62 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (330 reviews)
Best Western the best

"We spent 4 nights at Best Western Dunedin. We were upgraded to a double room unit so had plenty of space. We were able to keep the room very warm as we were there mid winter and it was raining most days. Laundry facilities were great."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Best Western Dunedin
Leviathan Heritage Hotel Dunedin
2.5 out of 5
27 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
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The price is $54 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.19 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (246 reviews)
Good value rooms in a good location

"An older hotel that is clean, tidy and perfectly acceptable with a good heater in the room if required. Also surprisingly well located with a handy car park"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Leviathan Heritage Hotel Dunedin
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Larnach Lodge
4 out of 5
145 Camp Road, Dunedin
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The price is $92 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
6.03 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (309 reviews)

"A special place to visit, Fantastic Views waking to the birds singing in the trees, Very nice rooms. The dinner package was great with a great host for the castle tour, and a great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Larnach Lodge
Amross Motel
4 out of 5
660 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is $98 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.81 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (506 reviews)

"Very clean and tidy, Excellent location, easy walk to central city."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Amross Motel
Distinction Dunedin Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin
The price is $133 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.34 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (365 reviews)

"Good parking and easy access. Staff were very polite and friendly. Great place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
4.5 out of 5
118 High Street, Dunedin
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The price is $103 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.3 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Great stay. Staff were great but room was very very noisy from the street below. Overall enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
Cable Court Motel
4 out of 5
833 Cumberland Street, Dunedin
The price is $78 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
1.09 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (434 reviews)

"So close to Otago university and student flats and Botanical gardens"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Cable Court Motel
Majestic Mansions - Apartments at St Clair
3.5 out of 5
15 Bedford Street, St Clair, Dunedin
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The price is $92 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
2.66 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (332 reviews)

"Gorgeous apartments in a great location at St Clair Beach. 2 minutes to cafes and beach."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Majestic Mansions - Apartments at St Clair
Bluestone On George
5 out of 5
571 George Street, Dunedin
The price is $116 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
0.69 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (772 reviews)

"Wonderful Hotel and wonderful staff. Went out of their way to be helpful"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Bluestone On George
The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
4 out of 5
137 St Andrew Street Centre City, Dunedin
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The price is $85 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.23 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (968 reviews)

"Very comfortable, clean, friendly staff and very close to all the City centre. Highly recommended, good value"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
3.5 out of 5
10 Smith Street, Dunedin
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The price is $75 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.18 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"It was an old hotel. The elevator definitely needs updating. The room was tidy. Hotel location was good."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
Motel On Carroll
3 out of 5
10 Carroll St, City Centre, Dunedin
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.5 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (189 reviews)

"we had the run of the motel. no management around during the weekend, off road parking limited, good positioning close to city centre"…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Motel On Carroll
315 Euro Motel
3.5 out of 5
315 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is $95 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.36 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (422 reviews)

"Location, convenient and friendly. Accommodation was good with minimum amenities provided."…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

315 Euro Motel
Pacific Park Dunedin
3 out of 5
24 Wallace St., Roslyn, Dunedin, Otago
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The price is $82 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.58 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (347 reviews)
Great hotel and awesome value

"I have stayed here a number of times - the welcome is always warm and rooms clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Pacific Park Dunedin
Dunedin Motel and Villas
4.5 out of 5
624 George Street, Dunedin
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The price is $97 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.78 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (94 reviews)

"Super clean and c"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dunedin Motel and Villas
March Apartments
3.5 out of 5
51 Shetland Street, Dunedin
The price is $79 per night from Dec 26 to Dec 27
1.16 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (156 reviews)

"Always clean, in good condition, stylish and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

March Apartments
Quest Dunedin
4 out of 5
333 Cumberland St, Dunedin
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The price is $80 per night from Jan 4 to Jan 5
0.21 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (550 reviews)

"1st time stay, will absolutely be back. Highly recommended for business and family trips. Very professional and accomodating to clients needs"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Quest Dunedin
Dunedin Holiday Park & Motels
3.5 out of 5
41 Victoria Road, St Kilda, Dunedin
The price is $35 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
2.19 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (367 reviews)

"A very interesting holiday park, with themed decoration throughout! Lovely to stay here, good facilities."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Dunedin Holiday Park & Motels
Hotel St Clair
3.5 out of 5
24 Esplanade, St. Clair Beach, Dunedin
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The price is $134 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
2.74 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (367 reviews)

"Best place to stay in town. Stunning views. Great watching the sunset"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Hotel St Clair
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Visiting 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 cathedral. Top sights in the city include St. Paul's Cathedral, First Church of Otago, and Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

  • There are 117 hotels and other accommodations in Dunedin
  • The closest major airport is in Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.), 15 mi (24.2 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Dunedin

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, and Otago Museum. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include St. Paul's Cathedral, First Church of Otago, and Olveston. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Dunedin Botanic Garden, St. Clair Beach, and Penguin Place.

In Dunedin, there are 117 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Bluestone On George - Guests who stay at this 5-star motel in Dunedin City Centre can enjoy access to free parking and a fitness center, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and WiFi.
  • Hazel House Boutique Bed & Breakfast - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. Guests who stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast in South Dunedin can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Dunedin City Centre can enjoy access to a restaurant and a fitness center, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and clean, quiet rooms.

Other favorite sights in Dunedin include Speight's Brewery, Larnach Castle, and Taieri Gorge.

Getting Around Dunedin

To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Dunedin Railway Station. Dunedin might not have very many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Dunedin

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 70°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 64°F, while the average at night is 35°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 60°F with nighttime averages of 35°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 70°F and nighttime averages of 42°F
  • Dunedin gets about 1.42 inches of rain per year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 36°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Dunedin?
Bluestone On George is a favorite 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 The Barn Bed & Breakfast and The Birches Bed & Breakfast as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Dunedin, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Dunedin.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Dunedin?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Dunedin, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Dunedin?
Based on reviews, Law Courts Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include On Top Apartments & Hostel/Backpackers and Ocean Beach Hotel.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Dunedin City Centre?
There are 39 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Bluestone On George is the highest ranked property in Dunedin City Centre. This 5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located steps from Otago Museum. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Distinction Dunedin Hotel and Motel on York.
What's the best accommodation in South Dunedin?
When looking at places to stay in South Dunedin, Lisburn House is a top choice. This 4.5-star B&B offers free WiFi and free parking. Carisbrook Motel and Hazel House Boutique Bed & Breakfast are other good choices for your stay in the area.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in 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 kid-friendly vacation include Dunedin Holiday Park & Motels and Woodlands Motels and Apartments. Attractions like New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame and Otago Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Dunedin?
The Barn Bed & Breakfast is a favorite 3.5-star B&B for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and free parking. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Distinction Dunedin Hotel and Bluestone On George.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Dunedin?
Garden Motel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Longbourne Lodge and The Barn Bed & Breakfast.
Where is the best place to stay near Forsyth Barr Stadium?
The Victoria Hotel Dunedin is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Forsyth Barr Stadium. Other good options within a short distance include Bluestone On George and Heritage Dunedin Leisure Lodge.
What about the best place to stay close to University of Otago?
One of the top choices for your stay is Bluestone On George, located next to University of Otago, and this 5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. The Victoria Hotel Dunedin and Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Dunedin?
Dunedin Aaron Lodge Holiday Park is a popular 3-star property featuring an indoor pool, free parking, and a spa tub.

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