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26 Tees Street South Hill, Oamaru 9400 New Zealand
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#7 of 28 in Oamaru
Old Confectionery is a lovingly restored heritage building in the center of Oamaru; close to the penguins, historic precinct, shops and restaurants and only 250m from the beach! When you have unpacked, step out the door and find all the attractions of Oamaru on your doorstep! The apartments have been furnished to a very high standard with quality furniture and bedding, bespoke lighting, and fully equipped laundry and kitchen facilities. Careful attention to detail has resulted in two stunning, two bedroom apartments available separately or together if a group booking is required. Every bedroom has its own en-suite. Our location is excellent. Walk down to the local brewery for lunch beside the harbor. Wander through the history-soaked streets of the old precinct. Pop into local shops which offer beautiful, locally made goods. Take a short drive to a winery, walk to the whisky distillery or just relax. If you like to be inspired by interior design and comfortable surroundings, come and visit us at the Old Confectionery. Off street parking and lock up storage for bicycles with exterior security cameras and lighting make it a relaxing, luxurious place to stay.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Bicycle rental
Children's television networks
24-hour security
Car park
Complimentary tea
Golf course
Tennis court
Bicycle tours
Bowling offsite
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Hughes family wrote a review 5 May
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The communication was fast and very helpful. The accomodation is extremely clean and really beautiful decor. We were central to town and some amazing cafes. The apartment was warm and extremely comfortable. We did not want to leave.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Response from Katrina Menzies, Owner at The Old Confectionery
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your lovely review - we really appreciate your feedback about the decor and standard of cleaning - we do try hard! So glad you had a relaxing stay in Oamaru and hopefully you might come back to stay with us again. Warm regards, Katrina
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76travelchick wrote a review Mar 2022
Brisbane, Australia49 contributions9 helpful votes
Loved our stay!!! Im from Oamaru origionally, and came home to visit family. This apartment (Sea View) was perfect. Esp with 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom. The coffee machine and washer/dryer made it stay even easier. Will stay again.
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Date of stay: March 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Sea View had a wonderful layout
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Response from Katrina Menzies, Owner at The Old Confectionery
Responded 21 Mar 2022
Thank you for a great review! We host a lot of Oamaruvians visiting family and I am glad you enjoyed your visit home! Sorry for the late response to your review. Warm regards, Katrina
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Journey221665 wrote a review Feb 2022
Rangiora, New Zealand22 contributions6 helpful votes
Absolutely loved our stay . Beautifully renovated , perfect for couples travelling together as both bedrooms have their own ensuites We almost didn’t want to go out as the apartment was so enjoyable to relax in The pre stay communication and instructions were excellent A nice touch with a little treat of local cheese and crackers left for us We will be back for sure
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Katrina Menzies, Owner at The Old Confectionery
Responded 21 Mar 2022
Hi Dianne, thank you for your thoughtful, lovely review and I apologise for the late response. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your Oamaru experience! We do hope that you come and stay with us again! Warm regards, Katrina
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Jo H wrote a review Feb 2022
Wellington522 contributions293 helpful votes
This was our treat stay at the end of the Alps2Ocean cycle trip. The building has been saved and recently restored and has been beautifully decorated. We had everything we needed and more and couldn't even take advantage of the local nibbles left for us to enjoy. Best bed and pillows; super soft and snuggly! It'd be great to see a little bit more interpretation - we were interested in the story of the building and it's restoration which are covered on the website but not in the actual rooms. The Old Confectionary is right at the end of the cycle trail, near Cucina the best eating gig in town, and metres away from the Whitestone Precinct. It's a great choice for your stay.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Katrina Menzies, Owner at The Old Confectionery
Responded 21 Mar 2022
Hi Jo, thank you for your great review and sorry for my late response. I totally agree about the need for more information and I am currently working on some information and history for the apartments themselves. Hopefully you might come and visit us again some time and the information will be there!! Warm regards, Katrina
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ClareZ24 wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland New Zealand130 contributions70 helpful votes
A wonderful place to stay in Oamaru! The apartment was absolutely beautiful!!i It is so well appointed and the decor was exceptional! This really is luxury! Also in a really good location to town! I couldn’t recommend this place more highly!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Katrina Menzies, Owner at The Old Confectionery
Responded 21 Mar 2022
Hi Clare, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We really appreciate it and I am sorry it has taken me so long to respond. So glad you enjoyed your stay in Oamaru! Warm regards, Katrina
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US$182 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Confectionery
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Confectionery?
Nearby attractions include Whitestone City (0.2 km), Oamaru's Victorian Precinct (0.2 km), and Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old Confectionery?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a golf course.
Which room amenities are available at The Old Confectionery?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Old Confectionery?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Old Confectionery?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Confectionery?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cucina, Scotts Brewing Co, and Star and Garter.
Is The Old Confectionery located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Oamaru.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Old Confectionery?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Old Confectionery?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Totara Estate (3.1 km).
Does The Old Confectionery have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is The Old Confectionery accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.