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Beach Road, Oamaru 9495 New Zealand
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#3 of 27 Speciality lodging in Oamaru
Please alter name of business from Old Bones Backpackers to Old Bones Lodge. thank you
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Amy S wrote a review Jan 2021
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amazing owners, very helpful! We left our washing on the line when we left for a wedding, it ended up raining that day and when we got home not only was our washing off the line and dried, they had also lit the fire in the lodge which was extremely helpful. Would definitely recommend it! Also, the lodge itself is a great place for families with the many rooms, the lounging area, eating area, a barbeque, and an outside eating area.
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Date of stay: January 2021
heatseekerdale wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia82 contributions27 helpful votes
Stayed here with a group for a weekend retreat. Reception was frosty to say the least. Late departure had been arranged for 11am instead of 10am. Owner arrived right on 10am and started cleaning amidst our group. So rude. We paid very good money and I feel we were badly treated in this manner. No wonder it is on the market if this is hospitity. How NOT to get repeat business.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
JanaFransi wrote a review May 2019
Ranfurly, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Late arrival was no problem after a quick phone call. It was great to arrive to a going fire. Beds are comfie and warm. Bathroom and kitchen are spotless. Loved the sound of the waves at night. We will be back!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Lodge
Responded 4 Nov 2019
Thank you for your kind words. Appreciate the feedback. I will look forward to a return visit. Kind regards Old Bones Lodge Oamaru
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Ralf132 wrote a review Jan 2019
Düsseldorf, Germany14 contributions5 helpful votes
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. The beautiful beach is just across the road (not much traffic at all). It is about 5 mins by car into town.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Lodge
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Thank you - really appreciate your feedback. Delighful to meet with you. Best wishes for 2019. Kindest regards Gloria
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Mareedawn wrote a review Sep 2018
29 contributions11 helpful votes
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 hospitality & we will return one day! Cheers
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Gloria B, Owner at Old Bones Lodge
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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US$59 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Bones Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Old Bones Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Whitestone City (5.1 km), Oamaru Public Gardens (5.2 km), and Oamaru's Victorian Precinct (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Old Bones Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a golf course.
Is parking available at Old Bones Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Old Bones Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cucina, Scotts Brewing Co, and Star and Garter.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Old Bones Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Old Bones Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Old Bones Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Totara Estate (4.1 km).