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Old Bones Backpackers

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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This is a great place to stay for a couple of days. It is run by a very friendly nice lady who is helpful and caring about her guests. The room, kitchen and bathroom were perfectly clean and we'll maintained. The bed is comfortable and the lounge room is a good place to relax.
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Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Backpackers
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you - really appreciate your feedback. Delighful to meet with you. Best wishes for 2019. Kindest regards Gloria
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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
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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
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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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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."
US$59 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
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