Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction is a 4-star hotel set in landscaped gardens overlooking Dunedin’s Botanic Gardens. The hotel is a 5-minute drive from the city center. The hotel has 76 spacious guest rooms, each of which has a balcony or an outside patio. All rooms are furnished in a contemporary style and include a modern bathroom. McGavins Restaurant is located on the former site of McGavin Brewery, one of Dunedin’s original and at one time, New Zealand’s largest breweries. Open daily for breakfast 6:30am-9:30am Monday-Saturday and 7am-10am Sunday. Dinner is served from 6pm-8:30pm Our on-site bar is open for beverage service from 4pm daily. Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction is a short drive from Dunedin’s main shopping streets and is within walking distance of Otago University. The hotel is easily accessible from State Highway 1.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private 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
 
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.3
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
7.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Evelyn
    South Africa South Africa
    Great location, beds were very comfortable and breakfast was superb
  • Sarah
    United States of America United States of America
    It was beautiful, walked all through city and couldn’t find anything similar Grounds were gorgeous
  • Mark
    United States of America United States of America
    Hotel was easy to find, has parking included, was quiet and had nice beds.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • McGavin's Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly

Amenities of Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 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 over 12 are welcome.

Children 15 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

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

FAQs about Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction

  • Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction has 1 restaurant:

    • McGavin's Restaurant

  • Check-in at Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Happy hour

  • Room options at Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin

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

  • Dunedin Leisure Lodge - Distinction is 1.3 miles from the center of Dunedin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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