Stay in Oamaru

HOTELS

Brydone Hotel

Step inside the enchanting 49 room Brydone Hotel Oamaru and you will find yourself in a gentler, more gracious era, when a sweeping staircase, grand chandeliers and ornate interiors represented the height of style and the finest accommodation.

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Criterion Hotel

The Criterion Hotel has eight upstairs rooms available, together with a breakfast room. These are the only rooms located in the heart of the historical precinct, the perfect place for tourists to stay in order to visit more of Oamaru’s attractions.

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B&B

Burnside Homestead

Burnside Homestead provides B&B in the Victorian manner; Period bedrooms, contemporary facilities, fine dining and extensive amenities on an historic estate. Ideal for a completion of Alps 2 Ocean celebration.

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Cape View Cottage

Self-contained Bed & Breakfast (sleeps 2), wheelchair access with free broadband internet and stunning views over town and sea. Only a 5-minute drive to town centre.

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Eden Lodge

Come stay in the lovingly renovated Eden Lodge B&B; a central, yet peaceful Victorian Stone house – one of Oamaru’s earliest.  Our home retains the graciousness of a bygone era while offering all modern comforts. Enjoy the unique spacious bedrooms filled with antique furniture and collectables. Relax in the garden, on

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Federation House

Federation House This grand heritage house commands a prime site on Cape Wanbrow, with panoramic views overlooking the Harbour, Ocean and Town and is centred within close walking distance to downtown Historic Oamaru and tourist attractions.  The layout is ideal for group bookings like large families, where a package deal

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Forrester Historic House

Welcome to our Bed & Breakfast located in the heart of Oamaru.
Our home incorporates the finest amenities and comfortable facilities while still maintaining a homelike atmosphere. Stepping into the timber panelled entrance hallway, you enter to into another area of quiet, calm and understated luxury. Upstairs you have a choice of two elegantly clean and serviced appointed rooms; Napoleon and Antoinette.

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Happy Valley Bed & Breakfast

Modern, boutique B&B accommodation, just 12 mins drive from Oamaru and Moeraki, and 1hr from Dunedin. Two very private self-contained units with ensuites, queen double beds, quality furnishings. Separate from owner’s residence in apPeaceful country setting.

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Oasis on Orwell Bed & Breakfast

A charming and gracefully renovated 1930’s character home. A short distance from the Victorian precinct, Museums, Art Galleries, Community and Municipal Gardens, restaurants, cafe’s, renowned Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony and handy to Oak Villa Beauty Spa.

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Ranui Retreat B&B

Views of the rural landscape stretching to the Kakanui Mountains enhance the rural sense of this five-acre property of mature oak, elm and ash trees, just 6 minutes south of historic Oamaru and 300 m off the main highway.  Accommodation consists of character rooms furnished in rich, handmade patchwork quilts

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The Old School Enfield

Bed & Breakfast in an old school! Located in Enfield – a short drive from Oamaru, the building has been recently renovated & retains much of its original character. Luxuriate in its large guest rooms with ensuites.  The Old School is located in rural Enfield, just a 10-minute drive from Oamaru

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The Vicarage Oamaru

The Vicarage is a Boutique Bed & Breakfast on Reed Street in central Oamaru.It is a beautiful old property with lots of history, originally built as the third manse to Saint Paul’s Presbyterian church and then turned in to a maternity ward in the 40’s. We have four guest rooms,

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Farmstay

Gumtree Farmstay

Gumtree Farmstay is a 200-acre working farm offering hosted B&B plus a separate shepherd’s hut. Stay with locals and experience life on a Kiwi farm. We farm cattle and sheep on 200 acres, approximately 6km from historic Oamaru. From late August to mid-October we rear calves so if you visit

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Little Farm Homestay

Your hosts Julie and Garth Green invite you to share their little two-acre piece of paradise. At our relaxing private retreat, we can offer you a sunny tranquil garden setting plus we have sheep in our treed paddocks. We offer two rooms at competitive rates, a large ensuite room with

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Holiday Homes

Apartments at Ocean View

Relax in a semi-rural five-acre hillside setting at Apartments at Ocean View & Coral Sea Cottage, a delightful holiday home with countryside, town, harbour and sea views, only 2km from central Oamaru. Close to local shops and restaurants.    Physical address : 34 Harlech StreetOamaru 9400
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Cedar Cottage

After taking in Oamaru’s attractions, sit back and relax on the extended sunny deck and soak up the peaceful serenity of gently rolling countryside, the varied bird life, or take a stroll along the beach. After your days’ activities you can fall asleep to the sound of the waves lapping

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God’s Old House

Set in a quiet country village 300m off the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail, God’s Old House has the option of fully catered, or self-catering. Relax in the spa room and leave ready for the last 23km to the Alps 2 Ocean finish in Oamaru. God’s Old House will provide

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Homestay Oamaru

Take in the panoramic view while you relax and enjoy genuine hospitality from a friendly and experienced host. Set high on a steep bluff, Homestay Oamaru enjoys the best views of any tourist accommodation in Oamaru. The rates here are reasonable, the comfort is of a high standard and the

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The Whitestone

The Whitestone is a luxury apartment specifically designed for the discerning independent traveller. Our apartment is set, literally, in the centre of Oamaru. It is within 50 metres of the closest restaurant and café and to Oamaru’s information centre. Shopping in the galleries of the Victorian Precinct are a short

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Holiday Parks & Camping Grounds

Glenavy’s Waitaki Motor Camp

Looking for a taste of Kiwi camping; powered, nonpowered sites and cabins are available located close to the Waitaki River. Large mostly level powered sites, warm sunny cabins, modern laundry facilities, and shared kitchen, toilet and showers. All sites have a northerly aspect with views over a park like setting. A

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Harbour Tourist Park

Relax by the seaside and stay on one of our powered camp sites at the Harbour Tourist Park! Located on the waterfront at Oamaru Harbour you can enjoy the idyllic setting around Friendly Bay that is within walking distance of everything you need. 25 camper/tent sites with 24-hour check in

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Oamaru Top 10 Holiday Park

Centrally located adjacent the Oamaru Gardens with a full range of modern accommodation from park motels, self-contained and ensuite units. Deluxe, and standard cabins. Access facilities available, SKY TV, all designated non-smoking. Spacious grassed or sealed campervan and tent sites. Clean modern communal facilities, covered BBQ area, guest laundry, children’s

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Waitaki Waters Holiday Park

Waitaki Waters Holiday Park features family cabins sleeping 2 to 7 people (BYO bedding), backpacker’s cabins, 50+ large sheltered powered sites and many tent sites. Our park has undergone refurbishment and the grounds extensively landscaped with native trees and shrubs. Surrounded by idyllic countryside, the park is spacious and quiet,

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HOSTELS & BACKPACKERS

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

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YHA Oamaru

Seasonal hostel open Sept/Oct to May/June. Cosy, quiet, older style bungalow with a homely atmosphere and excellent facilities. YHA Oamaru, Red Kettle is a small, traditional and homely hostel located close to the Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve and just minutes from the Oamaru town centre and attractive Historic District. Oamaru

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LODGES

Old Bones Lodge

Old Bones Lodge is located just 5kms south of Oamaru, right on the coast; sit by the log fire and gaze out to sea. There are 5 twin rooms, 3 double and 6 powered campervan sites. Fixtures and fittings are to a high standard, especially beds. Enjoy Gloria’s home-away-from-home hospitality,

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LUXURY

Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Housed in an 1889 Category-One listed historic home, Pen-y-bryn is a luxury lodge where up to ten guests will enjoy the unparalleled elegance of a stately home steeped in the traditions of the real New Zealand.

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MOTELS

469 on Thames Motel & Café

Built in 1953, along the style of art deco with ornate plaster ceilings. The three self-contained one-bedroom units have been tastefully refurbished and offer comfort away from home. There is a cafe on-site open for breakfast and lunch. Your hosts Darryl and Sally Flockton look forward to you staying with

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AAA Thames Court Motel

AAA Thames Court Motels is situated close to restaurants, takeaways and is a self-rated 4-star motel. Close to Oamaru town centre, Historic Precinct, Museum & Art Galleries, Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony and Yellow Eyed Penguins. 3-bedroom house available off-site and 10 spacious self-contained units ranging from studio to 3-bedroom units.

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Alma Motel

An opportunity to relax in a hectare of lovely restful gardens with children’s play area. Enjoy our comfortable friendly and inexpensive motel/cottages, situated just 4kms south of Oamaru’s town centre. Guest laundry available. Some units with full cooking facilities. Pet friendly. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you.    Physical

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Alpine Motel

Alpine Motel welcome families, groups, corporate & the independent traveller to stay at our affordable, clean and spacious motel units. Alpine Motel Oamaru offers mini studios, studios, one- or two-bedrooms units. Either upstairs or ground level. All are well equipped and most have full cooking facilities including ovens. All Rooms

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Ascot Motel Oamaru

Marjie and Doug welcome you to Ascot Motel Oamaru and is one of Oamaru’s largest motel complexes with 27 units. We offer spacious, comfortable accommodation with a choice of studio, 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom accommodation with a choice of King, Queen and Single beds. For unbeatable convenience, the we are situated

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ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge

We offer the best in hospitality with every guest receiving a home baked muffin on arrival. Free unlimited wireless internet, Sky 50+ Channels TV and free parking are also available. We have a choice of room layouts catering for everyone from corporate travellers to families, you can enjoy a luxury

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Avenue Motel

Atiria and Ian Cooney would like to welcome you to Avenue Motel! Avenue Motel Oamaru offers 10 immaculate motel units at very reasonable rates. You have a choice of studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units.    Physical address : 473 Thames HighwayOamaru 9400New Zealand Contact : Call (+64) 3 437 0091

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Bella Vista Motel Oamaru

Come and join us at Bella Vista Motel Oamaru. We are the closest motel to the town centre, shops, restaurants, cafes, our beautiful Opera House and Historic Oamaru. Oamaru is world renowned for its architecture which has been lovingly restored. The Motel is easy to find and a very short

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Colonial Lodge Motel

Affordable family friendly accommodation with 10 units set in pleasant surroundings and all on the ground floor. Breakfasts available. A short drive from the town centre, close to local attractions including the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony.    Physical address : 509 Thames HighwayOamaru 9400New Zealand Contact : Visit website http://www.coloniallodgemotel.co.nz

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Eden Gardens Motel

Eden Garden’s has 21 rooms which contains TV with Satellite, Broadband Internet connection, Tea and coffee making facilities, Private ensuite-bathrooms, Refrigerator, Heater, Electric Blankets and Hair dryer.    Physical address : 14 Joy StreetOamaru 9400New Zealand Contact : Visit website http://www.edengardensmotel.co.nz Call (+64) 3 434 9288

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Heritage Court Motor Lodge

Heritage Court Motor Lodge offers a range of accommodation and facility options including our own restaurant. We offer a friendly, personal service, even though we are one of Oamaru’s largest accommodation providers. Guests have a choice of 34 rooms which range from budget to luxury. Our units are spacious and

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Highfield Mews

Quiet and private executive accommodation in a village-like setting. Highfield Mews places you in the heart of Oamaru within easy walking distance of the town’s cafes, restaurants, shops and Historic Precinct. This new motel is ideal for both work and relaxation with luxurious interiors complemented by unique design. Double glazed

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Midway Motel Oamaru

The Midway Motel is situated just a 5-minute walk from Oamaru Town Centre, where there are restaurants, bars and taverns. There is also the outstanding Oamaru stone architecture, historic precinct, museum and art gallery. We are also close to Oamaru’s unique little blue penguin and yellow-eyed penguin colonies. We have

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Northstar Motel

Northstar Motel offers stylish accommodation in Oamaru at an affordable price. Each motel room features a king-sized bed, a large cosy couch, a full kitchen and a modern bathroom. Our elegantly furnished Superior units offer the perfect motel accommodation for couples, individuals and corporate travellers while family units provide great

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Oamaru Motor Lodge

Oamaru’s superior accommodation complex where “great value is only the beginning!!” 15 stylish suites and apartments, double-glazed for quiet and warmth. Spacious studio units sleep couple or twin, double-corner spa baths, 1 bedroom and 2-bedroom family apartments, access facilities. All units with tea/coffee-making facilities and microwaves with hotplates and frying

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