Brydone Hotel Oamaru
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
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1,355 reviews

1,355 reviews

Location 9.1
Service 8.7
Cleanliness 8.4
Value for money 8.1
Facilities 7.6
Room comfort and quality 7.6
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Location rating score

Exceptional location
Closest landmarks
North Otago Museum
70 m
Post office
150 m
150 m
Fat Sally's
160 m
Countdown Supermarket
190 m

Brydone Hotel Oamaru

115 Thames Street, South Hill, Oamaru, New Zealand - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the South Hill part of Oamaru, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 3.5-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.


Front desk [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Daily housekeeping



Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage


Coffee shop


Value for money8.1
Location rating9.1

Rooms available at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Very good
Room comfort & quality


Superior Room with Queen + Single
  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Superior King & Single
  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Standard Queen/King Only Room
  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Classic Suite
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Junior Suite
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Premium Queen Only Room
  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 queen bed
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Family Studio
  • Room size: 65 m²/700 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds and 1 queen b...
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Superior Triple Room
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 3 single beds
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Heritage Suite King Only Room
  • Sea view
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Business Suite
  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Brydone Hotel Oamaru provide laundry services?

Yes! Brydone Hotel Oamaru offers laundry service at your convenience for whenever you need your favorite outfits clean and fresh all throughout your trip. Please contact the property for more information.

What points of interest are nearby Brydone Hotel Oamaru that are in walking range?

While residing at Brydone Hotel Oamaru, start off your holiday break by discovering the nearest attractions that are within walking distance to the property which include Globe, Fat Sally's, and Countdown Supermarket.

What bars are in close proximty of Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

While lounging at Brydone Hotel Oamaru, indulge in your evening or night out at Penguin Club or Whiskey Café & Bar to get the most out of your nightlife.

When was Brydone Hotel Oamaru built?

Brydone Hotel Oamaru was built in 1881.

What do past visitors love most about Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Verified guests that stayed at Brydone Hotel Oamaru have given this property a rating of 9.065 for its outstanding location as the major highlight for their stay.

What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Brydone Hotel Oamaru an average rating of 8.1. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Families with young children have given to Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Verified families with young children that have stayed at this property have given Brydone Hotel Oamaru an average rating of 8.1. You can look up more in depth customer reviews and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Group travelers have given to Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Verified group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Brydone Hotel Oamaru an average rating of 8.4. You can look up more in depth customer testimonials and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What time is check-in and check-out at Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may ask for early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated time frame may be charged an additional fee.

What is the closest airport to Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

The closest airport to Brydone Hotel Oamaru is Dunedin International Airport, 110.0 km away.

Is breakfast offered at Brydone Hotel Oamaru?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Brydone Hotel Oamaru. Guests can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 25 NZD for adults if not included in the room rate. You can save more on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is generally included for less than buying it at the hotel.

More about Brydone Hotel Oamaru

More about Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Experience Historic Elegance at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the charm and elegance of Brydone Hotel Oamaru, a 3.5-star hotel nestled in the picturesque town of Oamaru, New Zealand. Built in 1881, this historic hotel has been lovingly restored to its former glory, offering guests a unique blend of Victorian grandeur and modern comforts. With its prime location in the heart of Oamaru, Brydone Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the town's rich history and natural beauty. The hotel boasts 49 beautifully appointed rooms, each exuding its own character and charm. Whether you choose a cozy standard room or indulge in a spacious suite, you'll be treated to a comfortable retreat with all the amenities you need for a memorable stay. Check-in at Brydone Hotel Oamaru begins at 2:00 PM, allowing you ample time to settle in and start exploring. As you step into the hotel's elegant lobby, you'll be transported back in time with its ornate furnishings and period features. The hotel's last renovation in 2006 ensures that while you enjoy the hotel's historical ambiance, you'll also benefit from modern conveniences and facilities. Families are warmly welcomed at Brydone Hotel, with a child policy that allows children between the ages of 2 to 17 to stay free of charge. Whether you're traveling with little ones or teenagers, the hotel's spacious rooms provide a comfortable haven for the whole family. Take advantage of the hotel's central location to explore nearby attractions such as the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony or the Victorian Precinct, where you'll find quirky shops, galleries, and cafes. When it's time to bid farewell to Brydone Hotel Oamaru, check-out is until 10:00 AM, giving you plenty of time to savor your last moments in this charming town. If you're catching a flight, the hotel is conveniently located just 120 minutes away from the airport, ensuring a smooth journey to your next destination. Experience the allure of a bygone era at Brydone Hotel Oamaru. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a relaxing getaway, this hotel offers a delightful blend of old-world charm and modern comforts, making it an ideal choice for your stay in Oamaru, New Zealand.

Unwind and Indulge in Entertainment at Brydone Hotel Oamaru's Vibrant Bar

At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, the entertainment facilities are designed to ensure that guests have a memorable and enjoyable stay. The hotel's vibrant bar is the perfect place to unwind and indulge in a variety of entertainment options. Whether you're looking to relax after a long day of exploring Oamaru or seeking a lively atmosphere to socialize with friends, the bar at Brydone Hotel Oamaru has it all. Step into the bar and soak in the inviting ambiance, complete with comfortable seating and a well-stocked bar. Enjoy a refreshing drink from an extensive selection of local and international beverages, including craft beers, fine wines, and signature cocktails. As you sip on your favorite drink, you can also catch up on the latest sports events on large-screen TVs, creating a lively atmosphere for sports enthusiasts. Additionally, the bar often hosts live music performances, providing a delightful backdrop for a night of entertainment and relaxation. Whether you prefer to enjoy a quiet drink or join in the fun, the bar at Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the perfect place to unwind and create lasting memories.

Convenience Facilities at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Discover a world of convenience at Brydone Hotel Oamaru, where every detail has been thoughtfully designed to ensure a seamless and comfortable stay for our guests. With a range of convenience facilities available, you can truly relax and enjoy your time in Oamaru. Start your day off right with our daily housekeeping service, ensuring that your room is always clean and tidy. Stay connected with our complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, allowing you to easily catch up on work or share your travel adventures with friends and family. Need to freshen up your wardrobe? Our laundry service and dry cleaning facilities are at your disposal, ensuring that you always look your best. For those chilly evenings, cozy up by the fireplace in our inviting common area. Whether you're looking to unwind with a good book or enjoy a chat with fellow travelers, the warm ambiance of the fireplace creates the perfect setting. Additionally, our friendly staff are always available to assist with any requests you may have, and our luggage storage service ensures that your belongings are secure while you explore the charming city of Oamaru. At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, we understand the importance of convenience, and our range of facilities are designed to make your stay as comfortable and hassle-free as possible. Book your stay with us today and experience the convenience and comfort that our hotel has to offer.

Convenient Transport Facilities at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, we understand the importance of convenient transport options for our guests. Whether you are exploring the charming town of Oamaru or embarking on exciting tours in the surrounding area, our hotel provides a range of transport facilities to ensure a hassle-free stay. For those traveling by car, we offer a secure and convenient car park onsite. You can rest assured knowing that your vehicle is safely parked while you enjoy all that Oamaru has to offer. Best of all, our car park is free of charge, allowing you to save on parking fees and have more to spend on your adventures. If you prefer to explore the town on foot or take public transportation, our friendly staff can assist you with ticket services. Whether you need tickets for local attractions or transportation, we are here to help make your stay as convenient as possible. For those looking to venture further afield, we also provide car hire services. Explore the stunning landscapes and attractions of Oamaru and its surroundings at your own pace, with the freedom and flexibility that comes with having your own vehicle. At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, we strive to provide our guests with a seamless and enjoyable experience, and our range of transport facilities is just one of the ways we achieve this. Whether you prefer to drive, walk, or take public transportation, we have you covered. Book your stay with us today and discover the convenience of our transport options.

Luxurious Amenities Await at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Indulge in the ultimate comfort and relaxation at Brydone Hotel Oamaru, where a range of luxurious room facilities await to make your stay truly memorable. Step into your elegantly appointed room and discover a haven of tranquility and convenience. Unwind and pamper yourself with the plush bathrobes provided, allowing you to lounge in supreme comfort. Stay informed and up-to-date with a complimentary daily newspaper delivered straight to your doorstep, ensuring you never miss out on the latest news and events. For those perfect hair days, a hair dryer is at your disposal, allowing you to effortlessly style your hair before heading out to explore the charming town of Oamaru. Sit back and enjoy your favorite shows and movies on the high-definition television with satellite/cable TV channels, providing endless entertainment options. Quench your thirst or enjoy a nightcap from the well-stocked mini bar, offering a selection of refreshing beverages and snacks. Keep your drinks cool and your snacks fresh with the convenience of a refrigerator, perfect for storing any goodies you may have purchased during your adventures. Lastly, for those chilly nights, cozy up by the fireplace and enjoy the warm ambiance it creates, adding an extra touch of comfort and romance to your stay. With these exceptional room facilities, Brydone Hotel Oamaru ensures that every moment of your stay is filled with luxury, convenience, and relaxation.

Indulge in Exquisite Dining at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, we pride ourselves on offering an exceptional dining experience to our guests. With a range of dining facilities to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice during your stay with us. Start your day off right at our cozy coffee shop, where you can savor a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea, accompanied by a selection of delicious pastries and light bites. Whether you prefer a strong espresso or a creamy latte, our skilled baristas will craft the perfect cup to suit your taste. For a more formal dining experience, head to our elegant restaurant, where our talented chefs create culinary masterpieces using the finest local ingredients. Indulge in a variety of delectable dishes, from succulent seafood to tender steaks, all expertly prepared and beautifully presented. With a warm and inviting ambiance, our restaurant is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or a celebratory meal with loved ones. If you prefer to dine in the comfort of your own room, our room service is available to cater to your every need. Choose from a wide range of options on our extensive menu and enjoy a delicious meal in the privacy of your own space. Rest assured that your dining experience at Brydone Hotel Oamaru will be complemented by our attentive daily housekeeping service. Our dedicated staff will ensure that your dining area is kept clean and tidy, allowing you to fully relax and enjoy your meal. Discover a world of culinary delights at Brydone Hotel Oamaru and treat your taste buds to an unforgettable dining experience.

Luxurious Business Suites at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Immerse yourself in the lap of luxury with the Business Suites at Brydone Hotel Oamaru. With spacious accommodations spanning 30 square meters, these suites offer the perfect blend of comfort and elegance. Each suite is thoughtfully designed with a plush Queen Bed, ensuring a restful night's sleep after a long day of work or exploration. Booking these exquisite Business Suites on Agoda guarantees you the best prices and a hassle-free experience, allowing you to focus on enjoying your stay at this remarkable hotel in Oamaru, New Zealand.

Discover the Charm of South Hill in Oamaru

Nestled in the heart of Oamaru, New Zealand, South Hill is a captivating neighborhood that offers a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. With its picturesque streets lined with beautifully preserved Victorian and Edwardian buildings, South Hill exudes an old-world charm that will transport you back in time. One of the highlights of South Hill is its close proximity to the iconic Brydone Hotel Oamaru. This elegant and historic hotel is a true gem, offering luxurious accommodation and impeccable service. From the moment you step foot in the grand lobby, you'll be enchanted by the hotel's timeless elegance and attention to detail. Beyond the hotel, South Hill is a treasure trove of attractions waiting to be explored. Take a leisurely stroll along the streets and marvel at the intricate architecture of the Victorian-era buildings. Visit the Oamaru Opera House, a stunning heritage theater that hosts a variety of cultural events throughout the year. For history buffs, the Forrester Gallery is a must-visit, showcasing a fascinating collection of local art and artifacts. Nature enthusiasts will also find plenty to love in South Hill. Just a short drive away, you'll discover the breathtaking beauty of the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, where you can witness the adorable little penguins returning to their nests at sunset. The nearby Oamaru Gardens is a tranquil oasis, perfect for a peaceful walk or picnic amidst beautiful flora and fauna. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a cultural adventure, or simply a peaceful retreat, South Hill in Oamaru has something to offer everyone. Immerse yourself in the rich history and natural beauty of this charming neighborhood, and let the Brydone Hotel Oamaru be your gateway to an unforgettable experience.

Convenient Transportation from Nearby Airports to Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Located in the charming town of Oamaru, New Zealand, Brydone Hotel Oamaru is easily accessible from the nearest airports. Whether you're arriving from Dunedin International Airport or Timaru Airport, there are several convenient transportation options available to get you to the hotel. If you're flying into Dunedin International Airport, which is approximately 116 kilometers away from Brydone Hotel Oamaru, the most convenient way to reach the hotel is by renting a car. The drive from the airport to Oamaru takes around 1.5 hours and offers picturesque views of the New Zealand countryside. Alternatively, you can also book a shuttle service or a private transfer to take you directly to the hotel's doorstep. For those arriving at Timaru Airport, which is approximately 92 kilometers away from Brydone Hotel Oamaru, renting a car is also the most convenient option. The drive from Timaru to Oamaru takes around 1 hour and offers scenic coastal views along the way. If you prefer not to drive, you can also arrange for a shuttle service or a private transfer to bring you to the hotel. No matter which airport you arrive at, once you reach Brydone Hotel Oamaru, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and a charming atmosphere. The hotel is located in South Hill, a peaceful neighborhood in Oamaru, and offers comfortable rooms, modern amenities, and a friendly staff ready to assist you with any needs. With its convenient location and easy access to nearby attractions, Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the perfect choice for your stay in Oamaru, New Zealand.

Discover the Vibrant Surroundings of Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Nestled in the heart of Oamaru, New Zealand, the Brydone Hotel offers an ideal base for exploring the city's rich history and vibrant attractions. Just a stone's throw away from the hotel, you'll find a plethora of landmarks and attractions that are sure to captivate your senses. Immerse yourself in the Living History of Oamaru as you stroll through the city's Victorian Precinct. This beautifully preserved area showcases the town's rich heritage with its stunning limestone buildings, boutique shops, and art galleries. Be sure to visit Ian Andersen's gallery, where you can admire the intricate artworks that depict the charm and character of Oamaru. For a unique and immersive experience, head to Steampunk HQ. This quirky attraction combines art, science fiction, and Victorian-era aesthetics to create an otherworldly environment. Explore the fascinating exhibits, marvel at the intricate steampunk sculptures, and let your imagination run wild. Nature enthusiasts will delight in a visit to Bushy Beach, located just a short drive from the hotel. This pristine coastal area is home to a colony of rare yellow-eyed penguins, providing a rare opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. After a day of exploration, unwind at the hotel's elegant Globe or The Loft restaurant, both located within walking distance. Indulge in delectable cuisine while enjoying panoramic views of Oamaru's picturesque harbor. Whether you're seeking history, art, nature, or simply a taste of local cuisine, Brydone Hotel Oamaru's surrounding landmarks and attractions offer something for everyone. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of this charming city and create memories that will last a lifetime.

A Culinary Adventure Awaits

When it comes to dining options near Brydone Hotel Oamaru, you'll be spoilt for choice. Just steps away from the hotel, you'll find an array of restaurants to satisfy your cravings. Start your culinary adventure at The Last Post Pub Restaurant, where you can indulge in hearty pub fare and enjoy a pint of local beer. For seafood lovers, The Galley is a must-visit, offering fresh seafood dishes with stunning waterfront views. If you're a whisky enthusiast, The New Zealand Whisky Company is a hidden gem, where you can sample a wide selection of premium whiskies. For a delightful breakfast or a quick snack, head to Harbour Street Bakery, known for its delicious pastries and artisan bread. Looking for a cozy spot for dinner? Lagonda is a charming restaurant that serves up modern New Zealand cuisine with a twist. If you're in the mood for some classic pub grub, look no further than Star and Garter, a local favorite with a lively atmosphere. Craving some American-style comfort food? Fat Sallys is the place to be, offering mouthwatering burgers, fries, and milkshakes. Coffee lovers will appreciate Bean on Thames, a cozy café that serves up a variety of specialty coffees and light bites. Beer enthusiasts shouldn't miss a visit to Scotts Brewing Co, a craft brewery where you can sample a range of unique and flavorful brews. And for those seeking a charming café experience, Milligans Cafe and Store is the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee and a freshly baked treat. With such a diverse range of dining options just moments away, Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the ideal base for food lovers looking to explore the culinary delights of Oamaru.

Shop 'til you drop in Oamaru

Located in the heart of Oamaru, Brydone Hotel is surrounded by a plethora of shopping landmarks that are sure to delight any avid shopper. Just steps away from the hotel, you'll find Presence on Harbour, a charming boutique filled with unique gifts and homeware. For those looking for locally made pottery and tileworks, Lazy Cat Pottery and Tileworks is a must-visit. Bookworms will be thrilled to discover Adventure Books, a haven for literature enthusiasts. Photography enthusiasts can head to the Photo Shoppe to browse through a wide selection of cameras and accessories. History buffs shouldn't miss a visit to Jessie Roberts Store, a heritage building that offers a variety of antiques and collectibles. Art lovers will be captivated by Art On Tyne, a vibrant gallery showcasing the works of local artists. If you happen to be in town on the right day, make sure to check out the craft market, where you can find handmade crafts and local produce. The Oamaru Textile Exchange is a haven for fabric lovers, offering a wide range of textiles and sewing supplies. And for those in need of any computing needs, Small Bytes Computing is just a short stroll away. With such a diverse range of shopping options, Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the perfect base for a shopping adventure in Oamaru.

Affordable Luxury: Experience Brydone Hotel Oamaru's Unbeatable Pricing

Step into a world of affordable luxury at Brydone Hotel Oamaru, where exceptional comfort meets unbeatable pricing. With an average room rate of just $120, Brydone Hotel Oamaru offers an incredible value for your stay in Oamaru, New Zealand. Compared to the average price of a hotel room in the city, which stands at $110, Brydone Hotel Oamaru provides an exceptional opportunity to indulge in a premium experience without breaking the bank. Immerse yourself in the rich history and charm of Oamaru while enjoying the utmost comfort and convenience at a price that won't compromise your budget. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, Brydone Hotel Oamaru ensures that every guest can enjoy a memorable stay without sacrificing quality or affordability. Book your stay today and discover the perfect balance of luxury and value at Brydone Hotel Oamaru.

Wonderful Stay at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

At Brydone Hotel Oamaru, guests are welcomed with a lovely reception and provided with good advice to enhance their stay. The staff here are not only friendly but also extremely helpful, ensuring that every guest's needs are met. Whether you are a solo female traveler or traveling with a group, you can rest assured that the Brydone Hotel Oamaru is a safe and comfortable place to stay. The staff goes above and beyond to create a welcoming and secure environment for all guests. One of the highlights of a stay at Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the well-appointed rooms. Guests can expect spacious accommodations with comfortable beds that guarantee a good night's sleep. The rooms are meticulously cleaned, ensuring a hygienic and pleasant stay for every guest. Additionally, the bathrooms are well-maintained and offer a great space to freshen up after a day of exploring. Another aspect that sets Brydone Hotel Oamaru apart is its restaurant, which serves a delicious and satisfying breakfast. Guests can indulge in a variety of options, with the highlight being the perfectly soft poached eggs. This delectable breakfast sets the tone for a great day ahead. Overall, a stay at Brydone Hotel Oamaru promises a wonderful experience. From the friendly and helpful staff to the comfortable and clean rooms, every aspect of this hotel is designed to ensure guest satisfaction. Whether you are visiting Oamaru for business or leisure, Brydone Hotel Oamaru is the perfect choice for a memorable stay.

A Memorable Stay at Brydone Hotel Oamaru

With its impressive overall rating of 8.3, Brydone Hotel Oamaru in Oamaru, New Zealand, has garnered a reputation for providing exceptional service and a memorable stay. Guests have praised the hotel for its excellent value, with a rating of 8.1, making it an ideal choice for travelers seeking quality accommodation at a reasonable price. One of the standout features of Brydone Hotel Oamaru is its prime location, which has earned it an impressive rating of 9.1. Situated in the heart of Oamaru, guests have easy access to the city's top attractions, including the famous Oamaru Penguin Colony and the Victorian Precinct. Whether you're interested in exploring the local history, indulging in delicious cuisine, or simply enjoying the picturesque surroundings, this hotel's location ensures that you can make the most of your stay in Oamaru. Another aspect that sets Brydone Hotel Oamaru apart is its dedicated and friendly staff, who have received a commendable rating of 8.7 for their exceptional performance. Guests have consistently praised the hotel's staff for their professionalism, attentiveness, and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. From the warm welcome at check-in to the helpful recommendations for local attractions and dining options, the staff at Brydone Hotel Oamaru are committed to providing an outstanding level of service.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good


Most talked about facilities


5 mentions

Food & Dining

4 mentions


3 mentions

Car Park

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi [portable rental]
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Breakfast in room
  • Face coverings on staff
  • Hand sanitizer
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Coffee shop
  • Happy hour
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
Services and conveniences
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fireplace
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental
Available in all rooms
  • Carpeting
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary tea
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Free instant coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Shower
  • Smoke detector
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • American
Restaurants on site
  • Cuisine: International, Local
  • Menu: Buffet


115 Thames Street, South Hill, Oamaru, New Zealand


Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 2-17 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 18 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until22:00
  • Check-out until10:00
Getting around
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)120
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)25 NZD
The property
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 49
  • Room voltage240
  • Year property opened1881
  • Most recent renovation2006

Reviews of Brydone Hotel Oamaru from real guests

Value for money8.1
Room comfort and quality7.6
High score for Oamaru
9+ Exceptional (32)
8-9 Excellent (19)
7-8 Very Good (22)
6-7 Good (22)
<6 Below Expectation (12)
Guest Type

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Showing 107 verified guest comments
Pam from Australia
Solo traveler
Standard Queen/King Only Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2020

Great historic hotel in the centre of Oamaru”

Lovely place to stay right in the middle of Oamaru, and a short walk to the Historic area. The penguin colony was just a short drive. The room was perfect for what I need, the bed very comfortable and the breakfast consisted of perfectly soft poached eggs. Highly recommend the Brydone Hotel Oamaru.

Reviewed March 27, 2020
Janis from New Zealand
Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

Great weekend. ”

We came down for a family 21st birthday. Our room was perfect for what we needed. We got to enjoy the steampunk festival. Thee was also a car rally going on that stayed at The Brydone. So we were able to see all the car's. The people in Oamaru were all friendly. Even thou we were tavelling in our iwn vehicle. The Bydone was so central that we could walk to mjst of yge places we were going.. will definitely stay again.

Reviewed June 04, 2018
Huey from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in September 2014

Good location, pleasant stay”

Good Location, cleanliness, comfort stay

we had a good stay in Brydone Hotel Oamaru. The staff is friendly. The building of the hotel is a historical building.

Reviewed September 27, 2014
Andrew from Australia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in October 2018

Nice old hotel”

we had a good stay at Brydone Hotel, The room is a good size, and the beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean. It is a old hotel, and depending on what part of the hotel they put you in. the front main hotel has a grand hotel fell. but we were put in the back section, the hotel is going through renovation when we went, so a bit of work was happening when we were staying, didn't effect us to much but trades people were working in the morning and during the day. Our room had recently been renovated with a new bathroom fittings. They have a lift that can take you to the second floor via the rear entry which is good for people with lots of luggage or need accessibility access. We will stay in this establishment again.

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Joe from Australia
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Staff went out of their way for us”

We accidentally left something of importance to us in our room, only discovering this the next day shortly before returning to Australia. Staff at the Brydone in Oamuru were exceptionally helpful and went out of their way in mailing the item to us in Australia. Thank you Brydone.

Reviewed January 06, 2020
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