Distinction Dunedin Hotel has been elegantly refurbished to reflect the rich heritage of this 1930’s former post office. Conveniently located in Dunedin City Centre, this 4.5 star hotel features a restaurant, bar, and a fitness centre. Guests enjoy free unlimited WiFi. All rooms offer a flat-screen TV and laundry facilities. They feature a minibar, toaster, and tea and coffee making facilities. The private bathroom includes a shower, hairdryer, and free toiletries. Distinction Hotel Dunedin is 7 minutes’ walk from Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and 5 minutes’ drive from Forsyth Barr Stadium. Dunedin International Airport is 30 minutes’ drive away. The property features a 24-hour reception and a tour desk. Free luggage storage, and conference facilities are available. Guests can enjoy a pre-dinner drink at Post Bar followed by a meal at Parcels Restaurant, also open for breakfast and lunch. A private dining option in 1 of the original vaults of Dunedin's former Chief Post Offer, tucked away in the hotel lobby is available.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Dunedin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
and
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
2 double beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 4:
2 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
9.2
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See what guests loved the most:

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    Nancy
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Excellent use of heritage building. Rooms were excellent. Loved the gym.
  • Jo
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Cleanliness and exceptional food and service. We also had our room upgraded.
  • David
    New Zealand New Zealand
    It was a nice building, with good service and facilities. We arrived very late but there was no problem getting into our room and even having a drink and a dessert.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Parcels Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NZD 25 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Distinction Dunedin Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash Distinction Dunedin Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that all credit card transactions incur the following processing fees: 2%

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Distinction Dunedin Hotel

  • Check-in at Distinction Dunedin Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Distinction Dunedin Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Distinction Dunedin Hotel include:

    • Studio
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Double

  • Guests staying at Distinction Dunedin Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel is 650 yards from the centre of Dunedin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness

  • Yes, Distinction Dunedin Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Parcels Restaurant