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Old Bones Backpackers

Beach Road, Oamaru New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Golf Course
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star accommodation
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$64 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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Wow what a pleasant surprise it was when we arrived at this fantastic spot. Gloria (owner) made us feel so welcome. It is a fabulous place for family & friends to gather & so much room for entertaining which we did a fair bit of ! Gloria is an amazing lady. Thank you for your ho
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Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Backpackers
Responded 2 Oct 2018
Thank you for the fantastic review. My pleasure to host your group. I also had lots of fun and laughter. Looking forward to the mid winter Christmas Party!! kindest regards
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Lovely lodge right across the road from the ocean. Clean and tidy. Gloria made the check in easy and lit the fire for us. Gloria offered some tips for seeing the penguins at the Penguin Colony, which I would recommend seeing. Comfortable bed with lot of cozy bedding.
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Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Backpackers
Responded 6 Sep 2018
Thank you very much. It was my pleasure to meet with you. Safe travels. Kindest regards Gloria
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Fall asleep and wake up to the sound of crashing waves. Watch the ocean, the river or the countryside. Snuggle on your choice of couch in front of the wood-burner (and fully stacked wood basket). Sleep on the crispest of cotton sheets and cook in the well-stocked kitchen. find ou
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Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Backpackers
Responded 23 Jul 2018
Thank you for the review. My pleasure to meet with you both. Loved our chats. Best wishes.
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We stayed at Old Bones Lodge after we'd completed the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail. This is a great place for a group - the communal facilities were well stocked and we cooked at home both nights we were there. There were eleven in our group and we all found the accommodation clean
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Stayed here 1 night and would have been happy to stay another. Clean comfortable room opening out to a communal kitchen and lounge area.Shared bathroom facilities (divided by male/female) were spotlessly clean. Great place to relax away from TV although the wifi is excellent. Gor
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How far is Bushy Beach?
Don't know exactly. Less than ten km, but you'd need a car. Ask old bones direct, she is super helpful.
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"Right hand side rooms have countryside views and afternoon sun, left hand side rooms can see the ocean."
"If the facility isn't full, ask to have a room that isn't next to other guests."
"Room 6 provides a sliver of an ocean view"
"Rooms are just perfect"
"I think every Room is good, we sleep in Room No. 7. in a very comfortable Bed with very good Mattresses."
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