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We stayed here for one night but would have loved to have stayed another, alas, our itinerary did not allow :)
We arrived quite late driving down from Christchurch after we finished work, slightly after reception closing. Lavleen was really lovely and waited for us...More
I arrived in Oamaru at night and by chance passed this hostel so I walked in to book a room. The reception door was closed but there was a bell and the girl came over quickly. She mentioned the rates for a single dorm bed...More
I unexpectedly ended up staying the night in this amazing building ,big thank you to the friendly and attentive owner . Location is great ,rooms pleasant and surprisingly warm as it was freezing outside,Would definitely recommend people to stay here 😊
Arrived on motorbike tour, and the friendly hostess promptly arranged for secure parking in the rear yard of this historic hotel.
Capet is a little dated, but it hardly detracts from the great work-over this hotel has had.
The rooms are spacious with comfy beds....More
Situated ad it is the Empire is within walking distance of the main shops as well as the Victorian Precinct and Blue-eyed Penguin colony(not worth the visit) . The i-Site is just a few metres down the road. The staff are friendly and helpful and...More
US$19 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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