On Top Backpackers
Ontop is a purpose built backpackers, 100% compliant to the new earthquake building standard and situated above a cosy cafe & bar located in the heart of Dunedin.
We aim to provide the ultimate Dunedin experience for all you young and hip or just plain hip travellers! We have rooms to suit everyone, from dormitories to private rooms with or without an ensuite.
You can enjoy the Dunedin sun on our spacious sun deck or come downstairs and try our range of magnificent craft beers over a friendly game of pool or even watch a classic film in our very own stylish cinema!
We are only a minute’s walk to the city’s best bars, cafes, restaurants and shopping. Our friendly staff will share inside knowledge of tours and the bountiful treasures Dunedin has to offer.
Whether its roaming the spectacular coastline of the Otago peninsula or exploring Dunedin’s array of historical and heritage architecture, with its great central location and excellent facilities, Ontop is a great place to stay, relax and enjoy the Deep South!
So come join us and soak up Dunedin’s atmosphere!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reception (limited hours)
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Reception hours are between 8 am to 10 pm.
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If travelling from Dunedin Airport - Shuttle buses are the best means of transport.
If coming from the InterCity Bus Depot - We are 20 minutes walking distance.
If in car- We are on the corner of Moray Place and Filleul St, behind the Dunedin Library and Town Hall.
Ontop Backpackers is located in the city center of Dunedin, just a minutes walk to the Octagon night life. Ontop Hostel is surrounded by many of Dunedin's best Cafes, Restaurants and Clothing boutiques. ATM's and Banks are the next street over and a supermarket is only one block away. Many of Dunedin's most famous attractions are with-in walking distance - The Dunedin Railway Station, First Church, Toitu Museum, Speights Brewery, Cadburys Chocolate Factory, Chinese Gardens, and Olveston.