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9.4

Exceptional

538 reviews

538 reviews

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9.4

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Otago Museum 340 m
Knox Church 550 m
Olveston Historic Home 690 m
Speight's Brewery 1.7 km
Baldwin Street 2.4 km
Tunnel Beach 7.5 km
Larnach Castle & Gardens 9.1 km
The Royal Albatross Centre 19.4 km
Otago Peninsula 19.5 km
Nearby landmarks
Scribes 70 m
Dunedin North Medical Centre 80 m
Otago Museum 340 m
Academy Cinema 350 m
The Quad 350 m
Union Lawn 360 m
University Book Shop 360 m
The Dental Walrus 380 m
Albany St Pharmacy 380 m
Clocktower Lawn 380 m

Aurora on George

678 George Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016 - See map

Conveniently situated in the North Dunedin part of Dunedin, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 4-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

340 meters to Otago Museum

Top Value

Check-in/out [private]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Announcements by hotel (1)
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Aurora on George in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Check-in/out [private]

Fitness center

Coffee shop

Laundry service

Tours

Value for money8.9
Location rating9.4
Nearest airportDunedin International Airport (DUD)
Distance to airport24.9 km

Rooms available at Aurora on George

Luxury Studio
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Executive Studio
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Studio with Garden View
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Two-Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed & 1 king bed
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One-Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Studio - Disability Access
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed or 2 single bed...
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Premier Suite, 2 Bedrooms
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  • Room size: 52 m²/560 ft²
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Deluxe One Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
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Executive King Bed Studio(Signature)
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
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Executive Accessible Studio with Garden View
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Aurora on George?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The motel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Aurora on George?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Aurora on George has a car park that's close to the motel. Parking is free for guests.

What is the smoking policy at Aurora on George?

Aurora on George does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Aurora on George

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "Will be back again!"

    Sarah

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    January 14, 2021

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "I would definitely stay here again."

    James

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    January 13, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Spaciousness

    "The room was spacious, comfortable and very well equipped."

    James

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    January 13, 2020

Overall rating:

9.4

Exceptional
538 reviews
Cleanliness
9.7
Facilities
8.9
Location
9.4
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More about Aurora on George

More about Aurora on George

Aurora on George, formerly Cargill's Hotel, has been completely refurbished and offers a stylish 4 star rated motel, situated around a beautiful centre piece garden. Free on-site parking is available. Each suite features a creative style with designer furniture and pops of colour. All rooms offer a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. An elevator provides easy access to the first floor, and there are also ground floor rooms to cater for all mobility requirements. Aurora on George is situated in the heart of Dunedin, just 5-minutes’ walk from University of Otago, and 5-minutes’ drive from Forsyth Barr Stadium. Dunedin Airport is a 35-minutes drive away.

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Amenities and facilities
Excellent
Facilities

8.9

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Massage
  • Tours
  • Yoga room

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Coffee shop

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
Food and dining
Restaurants on site

Budha Stix

  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Menu: Buffet
Location
678 George Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9016
Exceptional
Location

9.4

Airports

  • Dunedin International Airport (DUD)
    24.9 km
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA)
    160.9 km

Public transportation

  • Dunedin Railway Station
    1.4 km
  • Dunedin Railways
    1.4 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Dunedin North Medical Centre
    80 m

Shopping

  • Otago Farmers Market
    930 m

Convenience store

  • Rob Roy Dairy
    410 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    260 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Otago Museum
    340 m
  • Knox Church
    550 m
  • Olveston Historic Home
    690 m
  • Speight's Brewery
    1.7 km
  • Baldwin Street
    2.4 km
  • Tunnel Beach
    7.5 km
  • Larnach Castle & Gardens
    9.1 km
  • The Royal Albatross Centre
    19.4 km
  • Otago Peninsula
    19.5 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Scribes
    70 m
  • Dunedin North Medical Centre
    80 m
  • Otago Museum
    340 m
  • Academy Cinema
    350 m
  • The Quad
    350 m
  • Union Lawn
    360 m
  • University Book Shop
    360 m
  • The Dental Walrus
    380 m
  • Albany St Pharmacy
    380 m
  • Clocktower Lawn
    380 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until21:00
  • Check-out from07:00
  • Check-out until10:00
Property announcements

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Aurora on George in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

Reviews of Aurora on George from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.2
/
10
Exceptional
Cleanliness9.7
Facilities8.9
Location9.4
Service9.6
Value for money8.9
High score for Dunedin
Rating
9+ Exceptional (6)
8-9 Excellent (2)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
Time of the year
Mar - May (0)
Jun - Aug (1)
Sep - Nov (4)
Dec - Feb (3)
All guests (15)
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Showing 8 verified guest comments
10.0
Exceptional
Sarah from New Zealand
Couple
Executive Studio
Stayed 2 nights in January 2021

Awesome accommodation!”

Beautiful clean and well appointed rooms, the little homemade baking was soooo Needed after a long road trip, the personalised note was appreciated and we just really enjoyed the place! Will be back again!

Reviewed January 14, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
James from United Kingdom
Couple
Luxury Studio
Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

Excellent room, facilities and value”

I would definitely stay here again. The room was spacious, comfortable and very well equipped.

Reviewed January 13, 2020

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9.2
Exceptional
Ray from New Zealand
Couple
Studio with Garden View
Stayed 1 night in October 2018

Exceptional”

Nice & Clean.

Reviewed October 20, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Shumei from China
Family with young children
Two-Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 1 night in November 2016

Warm accommodation nice garden!”

It's a nice modern motel located on main Street close to university. Beautifully designed and spacious room and heated bathroom floor. Friendly staff. Would highly recommended if you are visiting Dunedin!

Reviewed November 20, 2016

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10.0
Exceptional
Shumei from China
Family with young children
Executive Studio
Stayed 1 night in November 2016

Beautiful accommodation ”

It's a nice modern motel located on main Street close to university. Beautifully designed and spacious room and heated bathroom floor. Friendly staff. Would highly recommended if you are visiting Dunedin!

Reviewed November 20, 2016

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8.8
Excellent
Declan from New Zealand
Business traveler
Executive Studio
Stayed 1 night in July 2016

Comfy bed, nice stay”

Enjoyed my stay and had a great sleep. Excellent value for money and very clean, nice rooms.

Reviewed August 31, 2016

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8.4
Excellent
TAT from Macau SAR, China
Couple
Studio with Garden View
Stayed 1 night in September 2017

Excellent”

價格稍貴,不過房間很新很舒適。

Reviewed September 27, 2017

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10.0
Exceptional
Ling-ju from Taiwan
Group
Luxury Studio
Stayed 4 nights in February 2017

就像自己家方便,舒適”

房間設施齊全,乾淨,舒適,服務也是很熱心,下次還會想來

Reviewed February 23, 2017

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