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Otematata Eatery Bar & Lodging

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2736 Otematata-Kurow Road Waitaki Valley, 9412 New Zealand See on map
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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During your stay at the Otematata Eatery, Bar & Lodging the staff would like to join you in some friendly banter while you are relaxing in our large warm Bar enjoying some some delicious food from our More menu and specials board. It will be a welcome escape from life as usual. We provide quality food, accommodation and beverages with friendly professional service. Our large bar, restaurant and function areas are ideal for anyone to enjoy. Come with a group of any size for any occasion. Taking in the the surrounds of the Waitaki Valley while making use of one of our 40 hotel rooms. Our large open outdoor spaces and gardens combined with the backdrop of the spectacular and rugged Mountains of the Waitaki Valley make it a great destination for any occasion - at any time of year. Our property currently gives you a little bit of a flash back to when country hotels were the most popular form of accommodation. We are currently working through a three year project to refurbish the hotel whilst still keeping it's country charm. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$62 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Otematata Lakes Hotel
Also Known As
Otematata Eatery Bar & Lodging New Zealand/South Island
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2736 Otematata-Kurow Road Waitaki Valley, 9412 New Zealand
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Timaru Airport55 mi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reception task is covered at the bar. Efficient and friendly. The rooms are old, but our room, number 1, had been refurbished simply but effectively. The bed was comfortable. The shower was new and clean and the water warm. There is no reception cover...More

Thank Davidthecoach
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Always a great meal guaranteed. We have dined here many times and I always order a steak as they are amazing! This time we had many of us in our group order a steak and they all came out cooked to perfection to each of...More

Thank Smithiej
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great and very friends bartender. We stoped over for a bathroom to use the bathroom and happened to order food and coffee. Absolutely amazing beef ribs. Heard it was cooked for eight hours and melts off the bone. This coming from a person who ate...More

Thank Lertt
Response from Brent C, Owner at Otematata Eatery Bar & LodgingResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for your review. We are still relatively new to the Low & Slow Meat products but strive to produce the best we can. The ribs are one of my favourites also. Safe travels.

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Impressed by the food and friendly barstaff, and the general atmosphere in the pub. A fairly decent approximation of Texan BBQ as well! :) Hotel room was furnished with everything we needed. Thanks for the hospitality.

Thank Maya L
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Ok, the room was clean and we only needed a place to stay for the night but the place in general is very old. There was a strange smell in the common areas that seemed to come from the kitchen. Nice beer at the bar...More

Thank RosaL_Escala
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"The room are ok for the price"
30 Jun 2016
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"All rooms similar. Beds all very comfortable and new.Excellent staff as very willing to help and talk."
13 Feb 2016
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"This would be difficult"
8 Mar 2015
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"Ask for a room that looks out on the golf course at the back."
22 May 2014
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