Empire Hotel Backpackers

We are a BBH member offering discounts on all our single, double, twin, 3 share and dormitory rooms.

We can accommodate up to 38 guests and our rates start as low as $27 per person.


We are in central Oamaru, near the i-SITE and beside two of Oamaru's most beautiful buildings in the Historic Precinct.

We have fully equipped and convenient kitchens, bathrooms with endless hot water, and cosy lounges are on each floor. One lounge has a TV/DVD player, 3 internet kiosks and a log fire.

We also have a games room with a FREE pool table and laundry facilities. You can buy vouchers for WiFi usage and use our video library, off-street parking, and bicycle and luggage storage with no charge.

Physical Address

13 Thames Street
New Zealand