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Located in Dunedin City Centre, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is within a 5-minute walk of Speight's Brewery and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like First Church of Otago. This 4.5-star hotel has 178 rooms and welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Centrally located in Dunedin, the hotel is also a short walk from Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral.

Dining

Enjoy dining at Carlton Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the hotel and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or 2 coffee shops/cafés. Start each morning with breakfast, served for a fee from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross's 178 rooms provide refrigerators, minibars, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 29-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

Guests of Scenic Hotel Southern Cross enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. Self parking is available for NZD 13 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include conference space and laundry facilities.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Speight's Brewery and First Church of Otago
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Room Amenities

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross offers 178 accommodations with minibars and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 29-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • LCD TV 

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. 2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 178 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Carlton Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Ports OCall Grill - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 13 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Southern Cross
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Southern Cross
  • Scenic Southern Cross Dunedin
  • Scenic Southern Cross Hotel
  • Southern Cross Scenic Hotel

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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