Accommodation & Travel

ACCOMMODATION

It is a busy time of year in Dunedin, please book your accommodation as early as possible.

Dunedin has a wide range of accommodation to choose from in close vicinity to the University of Otago Campus.  Most of the accommodation listed below is within walking distance of the main campus.   When you choose your accommodation it is important to find a place that is suited to your particular needs.

All prices stated were correct at the time of listing.  Past experience has shown that rates on the internet are sometimes cheaper, therefore we recommend you to check the rates before booking.

Additional accommodation information can be found at: http://www.dunedinnz.com/visit/stay.aspx

University Accommodation

The University accommodation choices are situated within one block of the Commerce Building.

Executive Residence
Room Rates: $139 per night which includes parking and wireless internet.  Breakfast $15.
68 Forth Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 479-9150
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 685 685
Fax: +64 (3) 479-9180
Email: execres@otago.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.business.otago.ac.nz/com/executiveresidence/index.html

University College
Room Rates: $85.00 Single; $105.00 Double (maximum two) bed and breakfast (shared bathroom facilities; $110.00 Penthouse (maximum two) bed and breakfast (ensuite bathroom)
Book and Pay available via the web page link.
Telephone: +64 (3)479 5580
Fax: +64 (3) 479 5581
Email: unicol@otago.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.otago.ac.nz/unicol/conferences.html

St Margaret’s College
Room Rates:  $82.50 for bed and breakfast (student rooms with shared facilities)
333 Leith Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 479 5543
Fax: +64 (3) 479 5541
Email: stmargets.college@smc.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.stmargarets.ac.nz/

 

The following hotel and motel options have rooms set aside for AI 2013 / PRIMA 2013, when making your bookings please ensure you mention the conference name, University of Otago and any booking reference number stated. 

Hotels  

Quality Hotel Cargills
Room Rates for AI 2013 and Prima 2013:  $125 per night.
Quote Booking Number:  68250
678 George Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 3 477 7983
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 737 378
Email: reservations@cargills.co.nz
Web page: www.cargills.co.nz

Quest Dunedin
Room Rates for AI 2013 and Prima 2013:  $139.00 per night (studio), $160 per night (1 bedroom)
333 Cumberland Street, Dunedin
Telephone: +64 3 470 1725
Fax: +64 3 470 1727
Email: host@questdunedin.co.nz
Web page: http://www.questapartments.co.nz/Accommodation/159/new_zealand/dunedin/quest_dunedin/welcome.aspx

Motels

Bella Vista Motel
Room Rates for AI 2013 and Prima 2013:  range from $120 per night (compact studio) – $150 per night (1 bedroom).
At time of booking quote: Regular Corp Rate
704 Great King Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 2232
Fax: +64 (3) 477 2252
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 201 060
Email: reservations@bellavista.co.nz
Web page: www.bellavista.co.nz

Allan Court Motel
Room Rates for AI 2013 and Prima 2013:  $145 per night (1 bedroom), includes off street parking.
590 George Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 7526
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 611 511
Fax: +64 (3) 477 4937
Email: stay@allancourt.co.nz
Web page: www.allancourt.co.nz

OTHER OPTIONS
Note:  these locations do not have rooms held for us.

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
Room rates:  $240 per night
118 High Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 0752
Email: sthx@scenichotels.co.nz
Web page: www.scenichotels.co.nz/hotels/scenic-hotel-southern-cross-dunedin

Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge
Room rates range from $130 per night (small studio) – $300 per night (executive 2 bedroom apmt).
588 Great King Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 7735
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 254 26272
Fax: +64 (3) 477 7745
Email: info@alhambraoaks.co.nz
Web page: www.alhambraoaks.co.nz

Amross Motel
Room rates range from $125 per night (studio) – $195 per night (2 bedroom).
660 George St – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 471 8924
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 374-867
Fax: +64 (3) 471 9618
Email: stay@amrossmotel.co.nz
Web page: www.amrossmotel.co.nz

Asure Dunedin And Academy Court Motels
Room rates:  Studio and 1 bedroom units with queen beds and fully equipped kitchens from $110 to $120 per night.  Two and three bedroom units are also available.
480 Great King St & 624 George St – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 7692
Free phone: (NZ only) ‎0800 886 061‎
Fax: +64 (3) 477 7694
Email: staydunedin@xtra.co.nz
Web page: http://www.asurestay.com/accommodation-nz/south-island-motels/dunedin

Bluestone On George
Room rates range from $185 per night – $225 per night
571 George Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 3 477 9201
Free phone: (NZ only) 0800 782 936
Fax: +64 3 477 9203
Email: stay@bluestonedunedin.co.nz
Web page: http://www.bluestonedunedin.co.nz/

Woodlands Village Motels & Apartments
Room rate:  $120 per night
594 Great King Street – Dunedin
Telephone: +64 (3) 477 0270
Free phone: (NZ only) 0508 594 594
Fax: +64 (3) 477 0282
Email: woodlandsvillage@xtra.co.nz
Web page: www.motel594.co.nz/

Backpackers

Kiwis Nest
597 George Street, Dunedin.
Telephone +64 3 471 9540
Email:  kiwisnest@ihug.co.nz
Web page:  http://kiwisnest.co.nz/

Chalet Backpackers
296 High St, Dunedin.
Telephone +64 3 479 2075
Freephone (NZ Only):  0800 24 25 38
Fax +64 3 479 2050
Web page:  http://www.chaletbackpackers.co.nz/

On Top Backpackers
Corner Filleul Street & Moray Place, Dunedin.
Telephone +64 3 479 6141
Email:  ontopbackpackers@hotmail.com
Web page:  http://www.ontopbackpackers.co.nz/

TRAVEL

Flights

Dunedin International Airport is situated 30 kilometres south of Dunedin city and is an approximate 30 minute drive.

There are daily flights to/from Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch, and regular direct Trans-Tasman flights to /from Brisbane with seasonal direct flights from Melbourne and Sydney.

Christchurch international airport has direct international links with Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Bangkok, Dubai and Singapore.

Auckland international airport has direct international links with: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Taipei, Seoul, Bangkok, Kular Lumpur, Dubai, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Vancouver, Santiago, and London.

VISAS

For visa information visit:  Immigration New Zealand

Note:  It is recommended that applicants apply for their visa at least 6 weeks before they intend to travel. In some countries Immigration New Zealand does not have visa processing services so it is important that the applicants allow sufficient time for the applications to be sent to the appropriate office and for the passports to be returned.

Travel to and from the Airport

Dunedin Taxis is the University’s Preferred Supplier for Taxis and Shuttle Services in Dunedin.
Shuttles:  a flat rate of NZD$24.00 per person for an airport shuttle transfer.  To book a shuttle prior to your arrival in Dunedin please go to www.dunedintaxis.co.nz/bookings  – identify yourself at time of booking as a visiting delegate of the AI/PRIMA2013 CONFERENCE in the “Pick up Address” box on the form.  This will ensure the special rate is fixed into your booking, and one of their call centre staff will confirm this back to you by email.
Taxis: it will cost approximately NZD$70 from the airport into Dunedin city.  You need to book this in advance to take advantage of the special rate, so prior to your arrival in Dunedin please go to www.dunedintaxis.co.nz/bookings  – identify yourself at the time of booking as a visiting delegate of the AI/PRIMA2013 CONFERENCE in the “Pick up Address” box on the form.  This will ensure the special rate is fixed into your booking, and one of their call centre staff will confirm this back to you by email.

Non booked airport taxis and shuttles

Taxis and shuttles are available at the airport through other companies.  A typical taxi fare from the airport to the city is approx. NZD$90; shuttle prices vary widely between companies with fares starting from approx. NZD$30.

http://www.flydunedin.com/taxisshuttles.php

ADDITIONAL DUNEDIN INFORMATION