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4.2 out of 5

"Clean and tidy. Perfect for a girls weekend away. Great high pressure shower. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 10 Oct 2020

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Superior Triple

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$135* Per night/room 28 Oct. - 29 Oct.

Deluxe Double

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Accessibility Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Brydone Hotel Oamaru puts you in the heart of Oamaru, within steps of North Otago Museum and Oamaru Hospital. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy TVs with satellite channels, and all 49 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, free weekday newspapers, and safes. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Places within a 5-minute walk of this 3.5-star Oamaru hotel include Forrester Gallery and St Lukes Anglican Church.

Brydone Hotel Oamaru ratings based on 148 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Everyone (55) Couples (71) Family (20)
5 out of 5
Clean and tidy. Perfect for a girls weekend away. Great high pressure shower.

Posted by , from Dunedin on 10 Oct. 2020

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3 out of 5
Comfortable room but quite noisy. Nice bathroom/shower but water pressure non existent.

Posted by , from Dunedin on 1 Aug. 2020

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4 out of 5
Cental location , handy parking and nice breakfast .

Posted by , from Purakaunui on 26 Jul. 2020

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2 out of 5
It looks tired. Noisy heater in room. Hard to sleep with even when turned down. Sounds like a hammer banging on a run roof Everytime it kept cutting in and out. Needs seeing to. Room cold and uninviting. Staff very helpful but place lacked atmosphere.

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2020

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Great location right in the centre of town. Great friendly staff that very much look after you. Hotel probably need a bit of a face lift. Nice tidy room.

Posted by on 7 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Central to town **************************************

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
It was all to our satisfaction....really clean and comfortable

Posted by on 4 Dec. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2019

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About the Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Location 115 Thames Street, Oamaru, 9400

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 4 meeting rooms available. The eco-friendly Brydone Hotel Oamaru also features tour/ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. This 3.5-star Oamaru hotel is smoke free.

  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Brydone Hotel Oamaru offers 49 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Brydone Hotel Oamaru has a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive key retrieval information.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.00.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 14 and NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 25.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus.

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