Fable Dunedin

310 Princes StreetDunedin9016New Zealand
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About Fable Dunedin

Housed in a Victorian-style building constructed in the 1860s, Wains Hotel Dunedin is a two-minute walk from Dunedin Casino.

There are 48 rooms at Wains Hotel Dunedin. All of them offer unlimited free Wi-Fi access and LED televisions with satellite channels. A minibar and coffee-maker are provided, along with a hairdryer and alarm clock.

This is a non-smoking property. It has a meeting room large enough for 250 attendees. Also, guests can take advantage of valet dry-cleaning and laundry services. There is a secure car parking facility near the hotel that's available to guests for a nightly fee.

Guests can enjoy à la carte or buffet breakfast options at the Relish Bar and Restaurant, which also offers an extensive drink menu. Zucchini Brothers, an Italian restaurant less than 50 metres from the hotel, offers alternative options for lunch and dinner.

Situated just 600 metres from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, this property is a 15-minute stroll from Meridian Mall.


310 Princes Street, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 34771145 | Fax: +64 34771118 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

The staff are friendly

Guests report that the staff members at this hotel have welcoming attitudes. They are informative and attend travellers in a courteous manner that makes them feel welcome.

An ideal location

Reviews indicate that this property's location is one of the best things about it. Situated walking distance from tourist sites and restaurants, this hotel makes it easy to explore the city at large.

Good cleanliness

Feedback suggests the hotel's housekeepers do a good job of cleaning the rooms between occupants. Guests say this factor helps them have enjoyable stays.

Negative Reviews

Poor soundproofing

The soundproofing at this hotel does not meet expectations. While in their rooms, occupants can easily hear sounds from other floors or units as well as noise from the street.

Rooms are dated and need maintenance

Feedback warns that the hotel's rooms do not look like the promotional pictures guests find online. The accommodations are said to be very worn and have not been well-maintained over the years. Guests think the rooms need a great deal of attention to make them more suitable.

No air conditioning

This property does not have air conditioning. The lack of it is particularly noticeable during warmer times of the year. Although some rooms have fans, guests report that the rooms remain very stuffy, which makes them uncomfortable.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 240 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
  • Expedia
    9.2 /10
  • Hotels.com
    9.4 /10
  • Zoover
    7.0 /10
  • other websites
    7.3 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 240 reviews