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“heritage house”(2 reviews)
“tea and coffee”(2 reviews)
“hamish”(7 reviews)
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2171 Clintons Road, Darfield 7571, New Zealand
37.2 km to Christchurch Intl Airport
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We (a group of three friends) only spent one night here on the way from the big lakes in the South before crossing the Alps over to the West Coast - for which The Oaks was ideally located - but it was one of the...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank clydesurfer
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our family booked out the 3 double rooms for one night. The beds were very comfortable, the bathrooms clean and showers hot! Hamish is a most likeable and attentive host and made us feel very welcome. We also ate at the restaurant where they kindly...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank kirsti1961
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Hamish made us welcome in a lovely old heritage home. The room was well appointed and comfortable and the en suite bathroom was just fine. The only negative was the proximity to the main road, but fortunately traffic drops off late at night. Besides, if...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank WIvebeenthere
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great evenings dining with friends. Hamish is an amazing host whose service and cooking was outstanding. The Central Otago pinot was a fantastic combination with the rack of lamb entree and the the perfectly cooked beef main.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Before anything else, massive, massive THANKS to Hamish for staying up to 1am to check us in. We left Christchurch late, and one of us had had literally no rest after a long journey from Chicago. Pulling into the Oaks was a welcome relief, especially...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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Price range
US$93 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Darfield
Price range
US$93 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Darfield
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"Large end room with enquite"
21 Feb 2016
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