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New, clean, warm and homely, purpose built, right in the city centre - opposite the Town Hall - great views. Outdoor seating. Walk to the shops, supermarket, and nightlife! 24-hour access, sunny & quiet bedrooms with linen included, cafe/bar, internet, pool tables. Baggage storage. Helpful, hospitable information on all southern activities. Soak up the atmosphere!



Swipe card access


Modern kitchen, full facilities


Male and female bathrooms


Large sun deck

Close to nightlife

Location and Contact


• FROM THE AIRPORT: Airport to hostel 28km, Shuttle buses, Taxis and rental cars are available at the airport. Shuttle buses and Taxis drop off at our door.
• FROM THE BUS STATION: 10 minutes walking. Head west on St Andrew Street towards Castle Street. Follow St Andrew Street for four blocks and then turn left onto Filleul Street, we are at the end of Filleul Street on the right.
• BY CAR: Turn off Moray Place (the ring road around the Octagon) onto Filleul Street, and we are located just to the right of the car park.
• FROM THE TRAIN STATION: 10 minutes walking. Walk straight out of the train station towards the Octagon. Cross Castle Street onto Stuart Street and follow this to the Octagon, turn right at the Octagon. Then turn right along Municipal Lane (this is just to the right of the clock tower), cross over the road at the end of this lane and we are on the corner next to the car park.
• TOUR BUSES: Atomic, Bottom Bus, Catlins Coaster, Magic, and Stray Buses drop off at our door, as do most local tour companies.



Address: 12 Filleul Street, Corner Moary Place and Filleul Street, Dunedin, New Zealand

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Website On Top Backpackers Dunedin
Phone Number: (03) 477-6121
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Facilities and Amenities

Groups (10+ people)

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller

Youth Hostel



Luggage Storage

Bike Rental

City Tours



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill


Board Games

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment



Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Pool Table


Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Genders: Females Only

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7:40 am till 10:30 pm

Size: Large (60-100 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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