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Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel only overnight but could not find any fault. The room is spacious and clean. The bathroom is sparkling although it only has shower and no bath. The dinner was perfectly cooked local salmon, the best I had in New Zealand. I will stay here again.

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Next time you book, let us know if you need a room with a bath, as we do have those. Our team is delighted we were able to meet most of your needs during your stay and look forward to being of service to you again in the near future....

Reviewed 24 February 2017

The beds were comfortable and the hotel was centrally located. However, the room had a noticeable pungent smell. Fortunately, they gave us an air freshner in the bathroom which we almost exhausted. The room looked very tired, old carpets, old beds and what is with Mercure chain in NZ with no air conditioning again. However, if you look past all...

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Your thoughts and opinions are appreciated.

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This hotel is pretty well placed for a short stay in Dunedin. We arrived after a drive from Christchurch and found a friendly welcome. The hotel room was pretty standard with 2 queen beds, and decent bathroom, all very clean. Food in the restaurant was fine although service a bit slow at times but always very friendly. It is a...

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review of your stay. We're delighted we were able to meet many of your needs during your stay. Cheers.

Swansea S.Wales
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a 2 night stay here which coincided with some of the best weather we experienced whilst in NZ but unfortunately it was one of the few places that had no air conditioning which made sleeping a bit difficult. Nicole on reception was quick to find us a fan when we asked which helped. There was also a problem...

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience at our hotel. We apologise we were unable to meet all of your needs during your stay.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This hotel offers value for money. Hotel is located opposite the Botanic Garden but not close to the city centre. Rooms are pleasantly furnished, comfy bed, good showe and restaurant food was fairly good although the buffet choice in the restaurant was limited. Friendly staff and good ambiance.

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your comments and considerations and hope to be of service to you again in the near future.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great room., quiet and clean. The grounds are amazing. We walked into town for dinner. Took about 20 minutes. We even stayed an extra night. There are some closer restaurants nearby. Free parking available

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for this delightful review. We appreciate your comments which will be used as motivation to maintain standards and improve the guest experience. Cheers.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great Hotel in a great city. The room was at very high standard and we felt very comfortable after many previous nights in the motels. No walking distance to the town Center, so without car would be difficult.

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Your comments are most appreciated. We disagree about the walking distance to town. For readers, it's a 20 to 25 minute leisurely stroll on flat terrain to the city centre (The Octagon) or a couple of minutes on public transport (1 block away from the hotel (approx 3 minutes walk)....

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Standard Mercure hotel with all standard amenities. Helpful staff -I actually was in town earlier and planning to camp around the town and hotel staff was more than happy to keep my excess luggage in storage Hotel is about 10 mins walk from the city centre I stayed in a double room on the ground floor. the hotel restaurant is...

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Your comments are appreciated and will be reviewed by the appropriate Heads of Department. Cheers.

Sydney
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great first impressions in a peaceful tended garden setting. Rooms, although a little dated in decor, were clean and comfortable. Location is ideal if you have a car, with plenty of onsite parking, but not necessary - the 25 minute walk to the centre of Dunedin was pleasant and buses are also readily available. I enjoyed the onsite restaurant for...

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for thedetailed account of your stay with us here at our hotel. You have provided us with lots of valuable feedback which we sincerely appreciate. We apologise we were unable to provide the latest possible checkout you were seeking. We had a full house of guests arriving the day you checked out and check in commences at 2...

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Rooms are spacious. Bed comfortable. Has all that you need for a short stay. There is no lift in the building so we had to carry our heavy suitcases upstairs. Guest laundry available. Breakfast in the restaurant was ok. Close proximity to Dunedin city center.

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DunedinLeisureLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks ever so much for your feedback. We are terribly disappointed the offer to carry your suitcases upstairs was not made on check-in. Please accept our apology.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dunedin's Garden Hotel. 76-Rooms in relaxed garden setting. Adjacent to Dunedin Botanic Gardens; short stroll to Otago University, Stadium, Hospital, the city's dynamic shopping centre, and visitor attractions. Easy access from State Highway 1, plenty of complimentary off-street parking. McGavin's Restaurant and Bar, offering contemporary cuisine using fresh local produce. Conference rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge

Address: 30 Duke Street | P.O. Box 8024, Dunedin 9041, New Zealand (Formerly Dunedin Leisure Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $147 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Mercure Leisure Lodge Dunedin Hotel Dunedin
Mercure Leisure Hotel Dunedin
Accor Leisure Hotel Dunedin
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#18 Luxury Hotel in Dunedin
#22 Business Hotel in Dunedin
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“Ask for a garden view room and if you have issues with stairs a ground floor room.”
lankaboy, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If there's a function on ask for a room at the other end of this hotel”
DouglasB941, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden facing and on first floor”
nirvikary, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden view rooms are quieter (away from the busy roads) as well as a very pleasant outlook.”
  • Clean and functional bathroom with good walk-in shower
  • Superior King Room
  • Spacious ground floor superior king room
Sydneysider01, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with garden access the best”
jonathangC667VW, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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