Discounts for Nomads, BBH, Base & YHA Members

  • 6 Bed Female Dorm
    $28 per person

  • 6 Bed Mixed Dorm
    $27 per person

  • 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
    $27 per person

  • Single Room
    $54 per person

  • Double/Twin Room
    $66 per nite

  • Deluxe Ensuite Room
    $89 per nite


  • BBH
  • Nomads
  • Base
  • YHA

Welcome to 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!


  • 24hr swipe card access
  • Modern fully equiped kitchen
  • Sunny & quiet bedrooms with linen included
  • Lounge
  • New laundry
  • Internet
  • Bar/Cafe
  • Large sun deck & BBQ Area
  • Free baggage storage
  • Separate men's and women's bathrooms
  • Close to nightlife


We are located in the city centre, just a short walk from the Octagon, opposite the Town Hall.

Our Location

Corner Filleul Street & Moray Place,
New Zealand
Free Phone: 0800 668 672
Phone: (03) 477 6121