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Old Bones Backpackers

Traveller (97)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (5)
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the kitchen”(10 reviews)
“hear the waves”(2 reviews)
“wood stove”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Business Centre
2 Star Hotel
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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

Thank 347Jane2000
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

Thank shadyladynz
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

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We had the campervan site to ourselves on a Sunday evening in late October. It's about 200m to the lodge, to which you have full access. We used the kitchen area (there were only 3 other people staying in the lodge itself, but we didn't...More

Thank MERandGCR
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

So I’m more of a resort type traveller but this trip decided to go on a budget trip. Found Old Bones Lodge in a good search, and was surprisingly impressed when I arrived. Located 5 minuets outside Oamaru, alongside the beach, a secluded haven. Great...More

Thank G8928WMsandrah
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Price range
US$63 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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Room & Suite (22)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (5)
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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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"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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