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Location and Contact

Backpackers and Budget Accommodation.
597 George St,
New Zealand.

Phone: + 64 3 4719540


We endeavour to reply within 12 hours or less. For more urgent correspondence please telephone the number above.

We are open 9am to 9pm 7 days per week.
Check-in time 2pm till 9pm. Check-out time 10am.
Please advise us if you require a late check-in.
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Kiwis Nest is a large, sunny, character brick home situated in the heart of North Dunedin. Being centrally heated ensures that the rooms are always warm and cosy, even during the coldest winter months.

We are a few minutes walking distance to the University, Hospital and The Otago Museum. The main shopping district is just a block away and contains most of Dunedin's cafes, bars and restaurants.

Our accommodation is suitable for a variety of visitors - backpackers and travellers, parents visiting their children at Otago University and visitors to the Hospital.

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Nightly rates (NZ$)

Dorm room - Dorm rooms sleep up to 6 comfortably and has a fridge and hand basin. Toilets and showers are shared with other guests. - Nightly Rate $28

Single room - Single rooms sleep one person and typically contain a single bed. Toilets and showers are shared with other guests. - Nightly Rate $48

Single room with ensuite - Single room with ensuite contains a single bed, desk and fridge and has tea/coffee and HD TV. - Nightly Rate $68

Double/ Twin rooms Double rooms sleep from 2 to 6 comfortably, have TV, and a small kitchenette with fridge. Typically contain one queen size bed or two single beds. Toilets and showers are shared with other guests. - Nightly Rate $68

Double/twin room with ensuite - Double/twin rooms with ensuite contain a queen size bed or two single beds, TV, desk and fridge. - Nightly Rate $88

Fully self contained one bed unit - Self-contained rooms contain a queen size bed, kitchen, bathroom, fridge, TV, and desk. - Nightly Rate $105


Two main shared kitchens, two shared mini kitchens, ironing facilities and coin operated washing machine and dryer. Beds are fully made up including sheets, pillow cases and duvets.

There are four off-street car parks and free on street parking is avaliable nearby.

Free wireless internet.

Kiwis Nest is is a 30 minute drive from Dunedin airport. We recommend Airport Shuttles Dunedin shuttle service - they will drop you at our door.

Cancellation and Payment policy

All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card (a 25% deposit will be taken at the time of booking). The balance due on arrival.

Cancellation Fees:

1 month prior to booking: Nil.

1 month to 1 week prior to booking: 25%.

1 week to 1 day: 50%.

No show: 100%.

We accept EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, and Cash.

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