Dunedin is the second largest city on New Zealand's South Island and the capital of Otago, a region that once swarmed with gold prospectors and was the country's largest city in the mid-Victorian era. It is now an area renowned for its eco-tourism and heritage. It is a city of culture and learning where you will find New Zealand's first and largest university (Otago). With close links to its Scottish heritage this is a fascinating city of history, distinguished architecture, a lively artistic and cultural community, vibrant entertainment and music scene, as well as dramatic coastal scenery which is home to amazing wildlife. Dunedin is renowned for Award-winning restaurants and numerous cafes and bars can be found along the rugged coast of the nearby Otago Peninsula, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Here you will also discover a variety of bird life including the rare yellow-eyed penguins and the worlds only mainland Royal albatross breeding colony. There are a number of good swimming and surfing beaches. Dunedin also has a temperate climate with mild summers and cool winters. Many attractions can be seen in the Dunedin central city region, including the Otago Museum, Botanical Gardens, Speights Brewery, d'Art gallery, as well as Dunedin Casino and the Otago Settlers Museum.
An Award winning Motel for International Excellence in Quality and Standards and Awards for Excellence, Best 4.5 Star Plus property, the Best Western 555 in Dunedin is a quiet, quality accommodation for your relaxing enjoyment. Whether you require motel accommodation for business or on a South Island Dunedin holiday, this property is one of Dunedin's finest motels with quiet, soundproof, double glazed hush glass units, modern facilities, friendly hosts and personal service. Situated just a twenty minutes drive, (21kms), from Dunedin Airport, at Anderson's Bay, the gateway to the Otago Peninsula, Best Western 555 offers eighteen comfortable guest rooms and is conveniently located for Dunedin's major attractions, while the pristine beaches of the Otago Peninsula are almost on the doorstep.
The Motel is just a short three minutes drive, (3.3km) from the Dunedin city centre, the Octagon, the heart of Dunedin, with its art galleries, bars, restaurants, shops, cinemas, and convention centre. Stroll to the Edgar Sports Centre, Carisbrook Stadium, Forbury Park Raceway, and Curling at Dunedin Ice Stadium. Enjoy a round of Golf at Chisholm Park Links or St Clair golf course all within a five to fifteen minute drive. The Otago Model Engineering railway is also close by.
All units have:
- Daily Service
- Comfortable Super King or Queen beds
- LCD Flatscreen TV's
- DVD/CD Players
- Sky Digital TV
- Iron and Ironing board
- Business Workstation
- Wireless Broadband Internet
- Smokefree Environment
- Serviced daily
- Tea and Coffee-making facilities, Plunger Coffee
- Toaster, Microwave
- Large Off-street Parking, great for boats, trailers, trucks,Well Lit
- Fully Fenced Property
- Continental or Cooked Breakfasts available delivered to unit
- Newspaper, ODT, Monday to Satuday
- Guest Laundry
- DVD Library
- Book Exchange
- Same day Dry-Cleaning
- EFTPOS and Credit Card facilities
- Bookings for Local Sightseeing, Wildlife and Southern Area Tourist Attractions
- Facilities for pets by arrangement
Many attractions can be seen in the Dunedin central city region and this Motel is ideally situated for convenient access to everything.