7 Urban Hotels Worth Travelling For

A colourful bedroom inside The Intrepid Hotel in Wellington.
In the UK, the term ‘city-break’ is frequently used to describe a weekend away visiting the European city of the moment, exploring everything on offer and most often staying in boutique accommodation. Now, we may be thousands of miles away from being able to achieve a casual few days in a European city, but here in New Zealand, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to urban hotels that are worth travelling around the country for.

Ebb Dunedin

View of the corridors and art at Ebb, Dunedin.
Place Dunedin

Ebb Dunedin is a visionary masterpiece. Award-winning architect Gary Todd has - with much aplomb - excelled in bringing this modernist hotel to Dunedin’s cityscape.

Otago Farmers Market

Vegetables hanging from a bag.
Place Dunedin

Whether you are five or 50, the Otago Farmers Market has something for everyone.

Carey's Bay Hotel

Stone exterior of the hotel.
Place Dunedin
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Dating back to 1874, Carey’s Bay Historical Hotel is one of the most popular pubs in Dunedin.

Dunedin Botanic Garden

Wooden archway casting shadow on bushes.
Place Dunedin

Quite possibly the best free experience you'll have in Dunedin.

A Beer Lover's Guide to Eating and Drinking in Dunedin

A group of people sat around a table drinking beer at Steamer Basin, Dunedin.
Home to the oldest beer in the country, the Dunedin brewing scene is buzzing.

9 of the Best Dunedin Walks and Where to Treat Yourself Afterwards

Canoe Beach in Dunedin.
Dunedin was designed for adventure. And not only is it beautiful, it’s also home to some of the tastiest brews and bites in the country.