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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Oamaru awaits you at Pen-y-bryn Lodge. Within a 20-minute stroll, you'll find Oamaru Gardens and St Lukes Anglican Church. Highlights at this Victorian lodge include free continental breakfast, a restaurant and free self parking.

Free WiFi, iPod docks and free local calls are featured in all 5 individually decorated rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Gourmet Dinner, serves Modern European cuisine and is open for dinner. At the lodge's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour fitness centre and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Oamaru lodge include Grainstore Gallery and Oamaru Victorian Heritage Precinct.

The Victoria Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$587* Per night/room 22 Nov. - 23 Nov.

The Park Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Elizabeth Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Garden Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Nest Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

95.0% of guests recommend out of 173 reviews


About the Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Location 41 Towey Street, Oamaru, 9401

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between 03 June and 25 July.

Renovation work will only be conducted on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness centre, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Pen-y-bryn Lodge. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Oamaru lodge.

  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1889
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (139.1 km / 86.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Pen-y-bryn Lodge offers 5 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and complimentary bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary slippers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • iPod dock
  • Electric kettle
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Gourmet Dinner – This restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and only serves dinner.Reservations are required.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 6 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in all accommodation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Hotel Names

  • Pen-y-bryn
  • Pen-y-bryn Lodge
  • Pen-y-bryn Lodge Oamaru
  • Pen-y-bryn Oamaru
  • Pen y bryn Lodge
  • Pen-y-bryn Lodge Lodge
  • Pen-y-bryn Lodge Oamaru
  • Pen-y-bryn Lodge Lodge Oamaru

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodation in New Zealand. This Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, which is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.