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Pen-y-bryn Lodge

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Room & Suite (17)
Dining (10)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in some wonderful places but Pen-y-bryn was outstanding. From the moment we were greeted on the doorstep by name to leaving with breakfast goodies and an itinerary for our journey, we were looked after. This was more like being house guests in a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank PAH2008
Response from JamesGOamaru, Owner at Pen-y-bryn LodgeResponded 2 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us as much as you did--and that we were able to turn you into ginger scone believers! Thank you so much for your glowing review, and wishing you all the best in 2019 and beyond!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pen-y-Bryn Lodge in Oamaru is incredible. Everything about it is perfect, from the welcome to departure. The food was fantastic. The wine list was excellent. The facility, from the building to the grounds is in perfect condition. We were fortunate to meet fellow guests...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Harry G
Response from JamesGOamaru, Owner at Pen-y-bryn LodgeResponded 1 week ago

You have left me speechless! Thank you so much for this effusive review! It was wonderful spending time with you during your visit, and we are thrilled that we made your stay so enjoyable!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful experience to stay at Pen y Bryn. A classically elegant, huge wooden mansion built in the 1880s and restored to modern magnificence by the owners James and James. Each room is unique with wonderful ensuites and the food is world class Michelin...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from JamesGOamaru, Owner at Pen-y-bryn LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, Victoria, and for making us a part of your regular visits to Oamaru! It's always a great treat to have you spend time here, and are very happy that you make us your home away from home!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed out stay here. It was the nicest place we stayed at in our month long trip to New Zealand. The owners (James and James) have thought of everything. The rooms are beautiful, spacious, comfortable and quite. I had a great nights sleep. They...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from JamesGOamaru, Owner at Pen-y-bryn LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great way to end our year, with such a wonderful review! We appreciate your taking the time to share your experience at Pen-y-bryn with other travellers, and are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us so much! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

We spent two nights at Pen-y-bryn and were delighted with the room, the food, the great dinner conversation, and most especially the helpful, friendly presence of James and James, to say nothing of the near perfect meals. What a delight. Thanks for it all! Martha...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Martha C
Response from James G, Owner at Pen-y-bryn LodgeResponded 13 November 2018

Many thanks for your review, and for spending part of your NZ holiday with us! We're so glad you enjoyed it!

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About
Description
This property is 12 minutes walk from the beach. This award-winning boutique hotel is in a hillside location, overlooking historic Oamaru with views of the sea and mountains. The property features extensive More verandahs, outdoor terraces and peaceful gardens. Facilities at Pen-y-bryn Lodge Oamaru include a billiard room, fitness centre, guest library, and a shared lounge with open fireplace and bar. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas and guest rooms. Each room includes bathrobes, cotton bed linen, and feather and down pillows. There is also an iPod docking station, alarm clock radio, and a modern bathroom with hairdryer in every room. Pen-y-bryn Lodge is a 5-minute drive from Bushey Beach, home to endangered yellow-eyed penguins. Oamaru Botanic Gardens, Forrester Art Gallery and North Otago Museum are 5 minutes’ drive. Guests can enjoy tea, coffee, biscuits, chocolates and fresh fruit in the dining room with log fireplace. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$436 - US$565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$436 - US$565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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guoying z
5 January 2015|
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Response from JamesGOamaru | Property representative |
谢谢您跟我们联系。我们当然欢迎您与您的孩子!希望能够跟你们下月见面!
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"we love the Park and the Garden rooms."
171victoria
3 weeks ago
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"The Garden Suite has beautiful views over the garden and has a large lounge area."
SAH388
29 Mar 2018
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"The annex rooms are larger and newer. Lodge rooms are historic. Both are delightful."
Honeymoonforever
12 Jan 2018
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"We stayed in the Nest Room which is full of character, and very quiet. Lovely big bathroom."
CarolyneandMikeC
9 Jan 2018
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