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Arden Street House

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This is a place with a soul the bedroom had lots of personal touches and was extremely comfortable. The view from the window which you could see in bed was absolutely stunning. Good value for money. The shared bathroom and toilet were a bit off putting but the room made me forgive this lack of personal space. The artwork well...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a wonderful time I have had staying at Arden St. Joyce and Dave were great hosts! I really enjoyed my room which had a fabulous outlook over the rolling hillsides. The breakfast were delicious, fresh fruit salad with a wonderful array of summer fruits, yogurt, breads cereals etc. I had dinner each night with the family. The food was...

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kiwigirldunedin, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Hi Keno, It was great having you stay with us , your conversation at dinner and great photos of your adventures . Hope you make it back one day! Joyce Dave Clements Sebastian and Mayo.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The good - nice location top of the road. comfortable beds. The bad - Had to pay before seeing the 'room' The room is a converted garage - the only I stayed in that didn't feel like a room. the 1st thing you notice is the garage door rails filling you view as you enter. a lot of furnitures including...

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kiwigirldunedin, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

I am really sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. I have thrown my heart and soul into trying to make my home a homely charactererfull bed and breakfast accommodation. (as a single mother juggling parenting and working as a nurse) I have spent the last 17 years since running the B&B constantly having to say no to invites...

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We arrived at Arden st House to a quirky female dummy tied to a pole by chain ...upon entering the house it was filled with cat stuff like grandmas house ...we meet the hosts and were passed on to another man .All were very nice. There seem to be some confusion to my booking ..first he was about to show...

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kiwigirldunedin, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Hi again Maree, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at our home. We trade on our quirky boutique homely environment full of collections, as the pictures on our web site clearly show. This has been a real positive for reviewers like Lonely Planet Guides and TripAdvisor. When you arrived after you had only booked a...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very nice place with loads of different eclectic collections. Everyone is friendly...even the cats. Clean, well organised. Super soft beds. Breakfast is included which was cereals, toast and yummy fresh fruit salad. Very quiet location away from busy city centre. Close to steepest street and supermarket.

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joyce l, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Hi Megan, Thanks for your great reviewing of Arden Street, So pleased that you enjoyed your stay!

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I found this establishment to be run by a very dedicated couple providing most of the comforts of home @ a very reasonable price. Welcoming & comfortable, homely & clean, eclectic in display of personal pieces on the walls & furniture. All bedrooms are light & cosy and the baking, the baking, home cooked cake & cookies waft through the...

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joyce l, Manager at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Absolutely our pleasure. We love it when our guests feel at home and enjoy their stay!

Reviewed 27 August 2016

My daughter and I stayed in the double room with shower for a few nights since our friends live nearby. The owners are very warm and welcoming. I loved the quiet nights in this comfortable room. My daughter fell in love with the cats. It felt although we only stayed a few nights like home. Thank you Joyce!

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joyce l, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to meet you and your daughter. Yes our cats are very popular.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

I loved my stay at the Arden Street House. The owners of this B&B are so warm, welcoming and helpful! They were kind enough during my stay to show me around town and invite me to several events they were attending in the community. They are extremely friendly and sociable and make you feel very included during your stay! Every...

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joyce l, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Nicole it was such a pleasure to meet you. We really enjoyed getting to know you and spending time with you. Good luck with your nursing. Hope to see you again back in New Zealand Joyce and Dave

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Booked the accommodation for a month with two other friends of mine. Affordable and a very comfortable stay. The owners and helpers were incredibly helpful and sociable. Dinners at the house were particularly delicious and definitely provided a very kiwi experience. 15-20mins walk into town through the very beautiful botanical gardens. I recommend this B&B highly to anyone. Many Thanks...

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joyce l, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Hi Saan, Thanks for the great review. It was such a pleasure hosting you and your two friends, we also especially enjoyed the great conversations and fun at dinner times. I know the three of you are going to make fantastic doctors. All the best for your futures. Keep in touch! Cheers Joyce Dave, Vivien and Malvina.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stayed here for a month, best decision I could of made! The owners are warm, welcoming and very helpful. Also, add in affordable pricing, great company at dinner and a whole host of guests from near and far, it is easy to see why I had such a great time here. If you are looking for a nice place to...

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joyce l, Owner at Arden Street House, responded to this review

Kwesi it was such a pleasure to host you and your two friends. We so really enjoyed the dinner times together the great conversation, your infectious laughter! I know you will make a fantastic doctor! All the best for your future! Keep in touch!

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arden Street House Home-stay Bed and Breakfast Top Choice 2015/16 Dunedin Lonely Planet Guides. Arden Street House is a comfortable, warm and affordable 1930s character bed and breakfast / home-stay. Originally built for a sea captain, our home has lovely stained glass windows depicting sea themes. Guests describe our home and hosts as having a wonderful warmth far beyond temperature! Arden Street House has an interesting, arty and quirky decor. Bedrooms are themed with African or art deco character and are warm, large and sunny, with great views of our lovely garden and rolling hillsides. We are centrally located close to town with good free parking in a quiet location. All rooms have excellent beds (no bunks) with a mix of single, double and queen sized combinations and feature TV, heater, electric blankets and hairdryers. Some have ensuite bathrooms. Your hosts Joyce and Dave, Tweety and Cutie (our cheeky cats) host social dinners - a great way to meet 'colourful locals' using produce from our organic garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arden Street House

Address: 36 Arden Street, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $66 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arden Street House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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