dealchecker's guide to Dunedin

Dunedin is a large city situated on New Zealand's popular South Island. It's got a very friendly local population and a rich Scottish heritage. The city's dramatic physical beauty together with its fine architecture, cultural riches and proud sporting tradition has made it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

Choosing a Dunedin Hotel

There are numerous options when it comes to choosing a hotel in Dunedin. From budget bed and breakfast hotels to luxury boutique establishments, there is sure to be one to suit both your needs and your budget. When looking for cheap Dunedin hotels consider the time of year, as rates will be lower outside of the main tourist season. Winter is a good time to obtain inexpensive hotel rooms, but bear in mind that if you visit during this season Dunedin does get quite cold, with iced up streets and occasional snowfalls.

When to visit Dunedin

Dunedin holidays can be taken all year around, however, it is important to consider both your budget and the activities that you wish to enjoy. If you wish to find cheap Dunedin hotels and cheap Dunedin flights then avoid the high season. A university town, Dunedin is considerably quieter during the university holidays. For chocoholics try to visit during the Chocolate Festival held annually. Although having a temperate climate and boasting fairly warm summers, Dunedin has very frosty winters and the city has numerous microclimates where some areas can literally have 'four seasons in one day'.

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