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8.1Excellent

1,720 reviews

1,720 reviews

Location 8.8
Cleanliness 8.4
Service 8.3
Room comfort and quality 8.2
Facilities 7.9
Value for money 7.8
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8.8Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Dunedin Casino
30 m
Speights Ale House
160 m
Speight's Brewery
160 m
NZSG Dunedin Research
170 m
Portobello Marine Laboratory
170 m
Popular landmarks
Knox Church
1.3 km
Olveston Historic Home
1.3 km
Otago Museum
1.5 km
Baldwin Street
4.1 km
Tunnel Beach
5.7 km
Closest landmarks
Broadway Medical Centre
60 m
Murphy's Irish Bar
60 m
Mill Park Industrial Estate
170 m
Rialto Cinemas
290 m
Temple Gallery
320 m

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Cnr Princes and High Streets, City Center, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9054 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the City Center part of Dunedin, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Otago Peninsula. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant and fitness center on-site.

Highlights

670 meters to public transportation

Check-in [24-hour]

160 meters to Speight's Brewery

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Contactless check-in/out

Fitness center

Bar

Restaurants

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Dunedin every 41 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.8
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportDunedin International Airport (DUD)
Distance to airport23.7 km

Rooms available at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.2

Superior King
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  • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Presidential Suite
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Tower Suite King
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Interconnecting Presidential Suite
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 double beds and 1 king be...
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Standard King
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Twin Room with Two Double Beds
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  • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 double beds
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Executive Suite with Two King Beds
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 king beds
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Superior Interconnecting Room
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  • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 king beds
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Interconnecting
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 king beds
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Tower Suite Twin
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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Frequently asked questions

Does Scenic Hotel Southern Cross provide laundry services?

Yes! Scenic Hotel Southern Cross offers laundry service at your disposal for whenever you need your favorite shirts or dresses clean and fresh all throughout your holiday. Please contact the property for more information.

What public parks are close by Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

While residing at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, cherish your morning or evening walk at nearby park which include Jubilee Park, Robin Hood Park, and The Oval.

What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross's policy relating to children's bedding considers guests age 13 years and older as adults, and therefore must use an extra bed which will incur an additional fee. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

How many floors does Scenic Hotel Southern Cross have?

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross has a total of 7 floors.

What do guests love most about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

Verified guests that stayed at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross have given this property a rating of 8.779 for its exceptional location as the major highlight for their stay.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross's pet services?

100.0% of our past guest assessments have given a positive review and remarks about this property's pet services. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Scenic Hotel Southern Cross down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Scenic Hotel Southern Cross an average rating of 8.0. You can look up more detailed customer evaluations and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Couples' have given to Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

Verified couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Scenic Hotel Southern Cross an average rating of 8.1. You can look up on more descriptive customer ratings, and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Scenic Hotel Southern Cross?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is Mosgiel, 11694.36 m away from Scenic Hotel Southern Cross.

What people love about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Very clean and tidy and reasonably sized room with comfortable beds."

    Robert

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    December 30, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Very Handy hotel with taxi stand across the road great restaurant at casino and speights ale house across the road"

    Brent

    |

    August 17, 2022

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Good location, nice room"

    Susan

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    July 6, 2021

Property ranking|Compared to 173 Dunedin properties
Room size
51 sqm.
Room comfort score
8.2/10
Location score
8.8/10
Cleanliness score
8.4/10
Bigger than
94
%
of Dunedin properties
Better than
89
%
of Dunedin properties
Better than
83
%
of Dunedin properties
Better than
76
%
of Dunedin properties
More about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

More about Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Never miss a single attraction in Dunedin when staying at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. Getting around in Dunedin is easy when staying at this hotel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city.
Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable by providing the best in services and amenities. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy convenient available parking right at the hotel. Front desk services including concierge service, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes can assist with your needs.
Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the hotel's tours. Packing light is possible at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross thanks to the hotel's dry cleaning service and laundry service keeping your clothes clean. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hotel are equipped with air conditioning. In-room entertainment amenities are available in some rooms and include daily newspaper, television, in-room video streaming and cable TV. In some select rooms, you can find a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and mini bar at your disposal.
It's good to know that a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels are provided in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Every day at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross begins with a delicious in-house breakfast. Enjoy the morning bliss with a sip of good coffee at the cafe located in the hotel. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the hotel, for whenever you get hungry. A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hotel's bar and casino.
Hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Check out the hotel's fitness facility to stay fit and firm on vacation. Grab some last-minute needs or local souvenirs for yourself or those back home without having to go anywhere at the souvenir shops available right on-site.


Around the property

Experience all the sights and local attractions of Dunedin with Scenic Hotel Southern Cross as your base. An afternoon of browsing the works at Otago Museum located 1.5 km away can familiarize you with the local art scene. Don't forget to stop by Larnach Castle & Gardens located 9.9 km away, where everyone who visits Dunedin wants to have their photo taken.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 97% cheaper than other options.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 94% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 89% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.9

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

14 mentions

Internet

5 mentions

Food & Dining

4 mentions

Breakfast

3 mentions

Languages spoken
  • English
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
Services and conveniences
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Car park [charges apply]
Available in all rooms
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • On-demand movies
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower

Food and dining

Restaurants on site
The Carlton Restaurant
  • Cuisine: Local
  • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte
Ports O'Call Bar & Grill
  • Menu: Buffet

Location

Cnr Princes and High Streets, City Center, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9054
Excellent
Location

8.8

Airports
  • Dunedin International Airport (DUD)
    23.7 km
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA)
    161.7 km
Public transportation
  • Dunedin Railways
    680 m
  • Dunedin Railway Station
    680 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Broadway Medical Centre
    60 m
Shopping
  • Otago Farmers Market
    1.6 km
Convenience store
  • City Mini Mart
    290 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    70 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Speight's Brewery
    160 m
  • Knox Church
    1.3 km
  • Olveston Historic Home
    1.3 km
  • Otago Museum
    1.5 km
  • Baldwin Street
    4.1 km
  • Tunnel Beach
    5.7 km
  • Larnach Castle & Gardens
    9.9 km
  • The Royal Albatross Centre
    20.9 km
  • Otago Peninsula
    21.0 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Dunedin Casino
    30 m
  • Broadway Medical Centre
    60 m
  • Murphy's Irish Bar
    60 m
  • Speights Ale House
    160 m
  • Speight's Brewery
    160 m
  • Portobello Marine Laboratory
    170 m
  • NZSG Dunedin Research
    170 m
  • Mill Park Industrial Estate
    170 m
  • Hard To Find Secondhand Bookshop
    240 m
  • Disk Den
    250 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 2-12 year(s)
Must use an extra bed
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until10:00
Getting around
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)30
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors7
  • Number of restaurants2
  • Number of rooms 178
  • Room voltage240
  • Most recent renovation2008

Reviews of Scenic Hotel Southern Cross from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.1
Location8.8
Cleanliness8.4
Service8.3
Room comfort and quality8.2
Facilities7.9
Value for money7.8
High score for Dunedin
Rating
9+ Exceptional (48)
8-9 Excellent (31)
7-8 Very Good (40)
6-7 Good (15)
<6 Below Expectation (21)

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10.0
Exceptional
Anne from New Zealand
Group
Superior Twin Room with Two Double Beds
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

Felt at home”

With the friendly Southern charm, and the staff going an extra mile, we really enjoyed our stay! lovely room, easy quick stroll to shops and lovely breakfast!

Reviewed June 05, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
Brent from New Zealand
Couple
Standard King
Stayed 3 nights in August 2022

Southern Cross”

Very Handy hotel with taxi stand across the road great restaurant at casino and speights ale house across the road

Reviewed August 17, 2022

Dear Guest, Thank you for the feedback, appreciate it. Great to see you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards, Nadia

Responded January 12, 2023
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
10.0
Exceptional
Robyn from New Zealand
Family with teens
Tower Suite with Two Queen Beds
Stayed 1 night in April 2021

SmallApartment”

Ideal location with comfort. The upstairs area is nice for eating or watching TV while others can sleep downstairs.

Reviewed April 10, 2021
10.0
Exceptional
Esmee from Australia
Business traveler
Standard King
Stayed 2 nights in November 2016

Great hotel”

Location to town and businesses in town centre was excellent. From check in to check out the staff were helpful and professional. The rooms were comfortable and well presented. Felt like a home away from home. When I would come back to Dunedin I would definitely stay at Scenic Southern Cross again.

Reviewed November 27, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Matthias from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in October 2010

Lovely hotel and great location”

The room is clean and good size
Parking facility need to be improved

We had a pleasant stay in Scenic Hotel Southern Cross. The room was clean, big and with good facilities. The location is great and is convenient to access to most of the city. The staffs are friendly and helpful. Definitely, we will come back to stay in our next trip. We would highly recommend this hotel to friends and relatives.

Reviewed December 06, 2010
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