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Old Bones Backpackers

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Overview
Beach Road, Oamaru New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Golf Course
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

Thank DWhite631
Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much. It was my pleasure to meet with you. Safe travels. Kindest regards Gloria

Reviewed 23 July 2018

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...More

Thank Mayr0se
Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones BackpackersResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for the review. My pleasure to meet with you both. Loved our chats. Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

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...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

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. Gorgeous...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

An area away from the town centre and facing the Pacific ocean. Total of 8 rooms with double bed or twin beds. Shared toilets and showers. Big kitchen with tables and chairs. Huge outdoor area. Car parking available. Friendly owner provides all the details that...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
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
5
Price range
US$61 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$61 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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Traveller (97)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Response from Mayr0se | Reviewed this property |
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."
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"If the facility isn't full, ask to have a room that isn't next to other guests."
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"Room 6 provides a sliver of an ocean view"
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"Rooms are just perfect"
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