Distinction Dunedin Hotel has been elegantly refurbished to reflect the rich heritage of this 1930’s former post office. Conveniently located in Dunedin City Center, this 4.5 star hotel features a restaurant, bar, and a fitness center. Guests enjoy free unlimited WiFi.

All rooms offer a flat-screen TV and laundry facilities. They feature a mini-bar, 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Dunedin, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Distinction Dunedin Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 12, 2015

Property Highlights

Located 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, American, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Distinction Dunedin Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Mill Park Industrial Estate
    0.1 miles
  • Portobello Marine Laboratory
    0.1 miles
  • NZSG Dunedin Research
    0.1 miles
  • Dunedin Casino
    0.1 miles
  • Speight's Brewery
    0.1 miles
  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Dunedin Public Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • The Octagon
    0.3 miles
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
    0.4 miles
  • Dunedin Law Courts
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Zuccini Brothers
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Black Dog
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Dunedin Town Hall
    0.4 miles
  • Dunedin Railway Station
    0.4 miles
  • Dunedin City Library
    0.4 miles
  • Taieri Gorge Railway
    0.7 miles
  • Dunedin School of Medicine
    0.7 miles
  • Dunedin School of Dentistry
    0.8 miles
  • Otago Museum
    1 miles
  • University of Otago
    1.1 miles
  • Otago Business Park
    1.1 miles
  • Forsyth Barr Stadium
    1.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Dunedin Airport
    15 miles
How to get to Distinction Dunedin Hotel from Dunedin Airport
    Public shuttle
    Car
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Parcels Restaurant

    Food: American, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NZD 25 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage 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
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Distinction Dunedin Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds 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 Distinction Dunedin Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that all credit card transactions incur the following processing fees: 1.85% for Visa & Mastercard and 3.5% for American Express.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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

FAQs about Distinction Dunedin Hotel

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

  • The prices at Distinction Dunedin Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Distinction Dunedin Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Parcels Restaurant

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

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness

  • Distinction Dunedin Hotel is 1,950 feet from the center of Dunedin.

  • Guests staying at Distinction Dunedin Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Distinction Dunedin Hotel include:

    • Studio
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Distinction Dunedin Hotel by:

    • Car 30min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min