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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin hotels

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Low season

JulyCheapest month to stay with an average 21% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost expensive month to stay with an average 20% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$111Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$155Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Dunedin hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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When to book a hotel in Dunedin

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Top tips for finding perfect Dunedin hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Dunedin, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Dunedin in July and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Dunedin if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Dunedin accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Dunedin found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $39, while the most expensive was $147.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Dunedin for 2 days.
  • Business travellers should look for hotels along the southern section of George St to have offices and venues on their doorstep. The economic hub of Dunedin centres around The Octagon and staying at a place such as Law Courts Hotel will save time on the commute into the office.
  • If you would like to get out of the city and see some sights, consider Company Bay in the far east of Dunedin. The suburb runs along the edge of Otago Harbour and is close to Larnach Castle and Dunedin Volcano. Arts Content Harbour View has cosy rooms which are a short drive from the major attractions and offer free parking.
  • It’s recommended that food lovers stay in the northern section of the CBD around St Andrew St. The neighbourhood not only has a wide range of restaurants and cafes to try, but also hosts the Otago Farmers Market. The Victoria Hotel Dunedin is a high-end option with lavish suites while Leviathan Heritage Hotel Dunedin is a more budget-friendly alternative.
  • If you’d like to be surrounded by nature during your visit, look for accommodation at the top end of North Dunedin. The suburb is home to the Dunedin Botanic Garden as well as the Woodhaugh Gardens. Beechwood Boutique Accommodation and Garden Motel are popular choices for easy access to the gardens.
  • Young travellers hoping to enjoy Dunedin’s nightlife should think about staying close to the centre of The Octagon. The plaza has a spread of traditional pubs and craft breweries to try. Booking Central Backpackers Dunedin or On Top Backpackers will make the trip home at the end of the night smoother, plus both offer social settings that are great for meeting people.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Dunedin

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Dunedin. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • KAYAK users like staying at Distinction Dunedin Hotel, Majestic Mansions - Apartments at St Clair and Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin when looking for a hotel in close proximity to St. Clair Beach.

  • Those spending a romantic holiday in town are recommended to discover the northern shore and neighbourhoods such as St Leonards. The water’s edge is complemented by scenic reserves inland that are full of wildlife. Braestone Lodge is sure to make a memorable holiday and features a tennis court and private balconies.

  • Search for accommodation in the southern suburb of St Clair to have immediate access to the sprawling coastline. The area includes St Clair Beach as well as a heated saltwater pool. Hotel St Clair has a 4-star rating and light-filled rooms that overlook the ocean, while Rosemount B&B by the Sea St Clair is a cheaper option a few streets back from the water.

  • Families with children who are looking for a suburban stay that is still close to the centre of town should think about Jubilee Park. The area has lots of open spaces for kids to enjoy and is only a 15min walk from The Octagon. The Brothers Boutique Hotel delivers a luxurious feel and serves a generous continental breakfast.

  • Consider staying in neighbourhoods west of the city such as Mosgiel or Chain Hills to have a direct route to Dunedin International Airport. Hotels within a 15min drive of the terminal include Bonnie Knights Motel and Mosgiel Regency Motel.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Dunedin districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Dunedin city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Dunedin?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Dunedin by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Dunedin hotels

Most recommended Dunedin hotels

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Amross Motel - Dunedin - Bedroom
Amross Motel - Dunedin - Bedroom
Amross Motel
9.6 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$116+
$116+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Bluestone On George - Dunedin - Building
Bluestone On George - Dunedin - Building
Bluestone On George
9.6 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$133+
$133+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Aurora on George - Dunedin - Building
Aurora on George - Dunedin - Building
Aurora on George
9.3 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$115+
$115+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Adrian Motel - Dunedin - Bedroom
Adrian Motel - Dunedin - Bedroom
Adrian Motel
9.2 Excellent
St Kilda$117+
$117+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Motel On York - Dunedin - Bedroom
Motel On York - Dunedin - Bedroom
Motel On York
9.1 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$121+
$121+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Aria on Bank - Dunedin - Building
Aria on Bank - Dunedin - Building
Aria on Bank
9 Excellent
North East Valley$131+
$131+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Larnach Lodge - Dunedin - Balcony
Larnach Lodge - Dunedin - Balcony
Larnach Lodge
9 Excellent
$123+
$123+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Dunedin Motel And Villas - Dunedin - Building
Dunedin Motel And Villas - Dunedin - Building
Dunedin Motel And Villas
9 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$116+
$116+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Alexis Motor Lodge - Dunedin - Living room
Alexis Motor Lodge - Dunedin - Living room
Alexis Motor Lodge
9 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$122+
$122+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Park Regis Dunedin - Dunedin - Bedroom
Park Regis Dunedin - Dunedin - Bedroom
Park Regis Dunedin
9 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$171+
$171+
Free Wi-Fi
Dunedin Palms Motel - Dunedin - Building
Dunedin Palms Motel - Dunedin - Building
Dunedin Palms Motel
8.9 Excellent
Dunedin CBD$131+
$131+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa