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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The owners offer a park over for Wings NZMCA Members pitched on excellent dedicated sites at the rear of the hotel. We enjoyed meals two nights we stayed which were delivered promptly excellent cooking and very generous in portions. Both owners and staff are very friendly and make you most welcome. The hotel is very clean and certainly will be...

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to having you to stay again with us. Thanks again, and wishing you a wonderful Christmas and a Happy and Safe New Year. Kindest Regards, Stacey

Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Called in for lunch on Sunday,got the 20 dollar special which was for both of us lamb shanks followed by apple pie, shanks were delicious well presented and generous, apple pie and ice cream finished it up nicely.kids loved there fish and chips

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed our $20 Meal Deal which has been so popular, we are going to continue the special for longer. We look forward to seeing you again sometime, and thank you once again for your review! Kindest Regards, Stacey

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can totally see why they've won the 2016 country hotel of the year award. A huge amount of work has gone into restoring this hotel to its g current glory. The grounds are immaculate with beautiful gardens and interesting rooms. All the staff were genuinely friendly and willing to help. Food was delicious and a bargain price! Especially the yummy...

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. Reviews like yours make our efforts all the more worthwhile as we do try very hard at what we do, and we really appreciate that you appreciated our efforts! We look forward to...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were riding the Otago Rail Trail and dined at the Commercial Hotel and what a find. The staff were so welcoming and the food was just amazing! The hotel retains its quaint old world charm and it was packed the night we were there mid week. A definite place to stop and enjoy a pint with the locals.

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed our hospitality, service and meals. We do try hard to make the Hotel the special place that it is, and your review makes our efforts all the more worthwhile. Thank you again, and we trust you enjoyed the...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Whilst visiting Omakau we had the pleasure of the hospitality from the Commercial Hotel. We stayed with friends at Tiger Hill Lodge and phoned the Hotel to book for dinner, they were very pleasant and offered to pick us up in the courtesy coach which was fantastic. This gave us the opportunity to sample their fantastic selection of local wines....

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and our overall hospitality. I agree, re the lovely fire - it is a great spot to finish off a drink or two after dinner, and it's even better to take advantage of our courtesy...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We booked as think that's best as was on the cusp of the season starting, We were four and treated well, could open account for drinks the bar and use It in the restaurant so only one bill, Had a special on $20 for two courses, it was great, loved the choices And the desserts they were tasty and very...

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Lovely comments like yours make all our efforts even more worthwhile as we do work and try hard to provide a great overall experience. We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks once...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were made most welcome by the manager. The twin room with on sweet was very comfortable. The dinner we had that night was very good with a good selection of courses.. The continental break fast was very good and good value All in all an enjoyable stay.

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and also your dinner and breakfast dining experiences. We look forward to seeing you again when you have another "Spring Break"! What a great idea. Thank you again, and Kindest Regards, Stacey

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food is good, if you get fed. Don't dare be late for your booking or you won't get fed. The courtesy coach only runs if they can be bothered, and they won't pick you up from your accommodation to come to them to be fed. The bar closes whenever they feel like closing so no consistency there.

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review on Trip Advisor. As like any other owners and managers in the hospitality industry, we very much value customer feedback from all people who have been our guests, as it is only by doing so, we can continue to improve our services. Whilst it was very disappointing to read your review, I...

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

When doing the otago bike trail we had dinner at this hotel and it was delightful . The food was great and the staff were wonderful . Just what was needed after a long day in the saddle. The rib eye steak was one of best we have tastedd and cooked to perfection .

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and we hope to see you again if you are in our neck of the woods! We do pride ourselves on our food and service, and work hard at what we do, so...

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Amazing atmosphere, a real country pub. Great selection on the menu and with the $20 special incredible value - a main with either a starter or dessert. Very friendly bar staff and waitress. Impressed with the fresh spring flowers on each table, all little touches but add up to an overall incredible experience for lunch. A great drive out from...

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OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We are going to keep the $20 Meal Deal on until late December, so we hope to see you again. Thank you again for your lovely review. We do try hard, and a review...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Omakau's first homestead then accommodation house for weary travellers. It is now an ideal stop for the new type of traveller that passes through Omakau –Rail Trailers, Curling and Fishing Enthusiasts, and visitors to the Central Otago area who can explore the area using the hotel as their base.The Hotel is available for any of your dining requirements, whether it is Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or that special function - 364 days a year. Our Chefs pride themselves on their flavour and presentation – we invite you to look at our Dining page for some mouth watering temptations. We have a wonderful selection of Central Otago wines and Ales available from our bar to quench your thirst, and/or to compliment your meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Omakau Commercial Hotel

Address: 1 Harvey Street, Omakau, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Omakau
Price Range: £39 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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