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    Empire Hotel Backpackers

    13 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
          • Very good31%
          • Average10%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible4%
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          Free Parking
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Highfield Mews, Oamaru
          337 reviews
          #2 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
           
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          179 reviews
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          Oamaru Top 10 Holiday Park
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          #1 of 20 Speciality lodging in Oamaru
           
          Swaggers Backpackers
          17 reviews
          #16 of 20 Speciality lodging in Oamaru
           
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          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 😊

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          Reviewed 8 January 2017

          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

          Thank Tharizden
          Reviewed 27 December 2016

          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

          Thank gjpeg
          Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

          Had a great stay here for a few days during the Victorian festival. Really excellent value. Beds are comfy, showers are great, staff are super friendly, common areas are very well set out, free car parking and the location is unbeatable. Highly recommend.

          Thank CrazyPenguin
          Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

          Most amazing and friendly staff, great facilities and very close to everything. Steam punk hq round the corner which is worth a visit! Train station 5 minute walk, beautiful bay with cafes and cute shops to visit. On site parking too!

          Thank Wilsonellie
          Response from 12Lavleen26, Manager at Empire Hotel Backpackers

          Thank you for your lovely review. It was pleasure to have you here and we hope we will see you again some time soon.

          Highfield Mews, Oamaru
          337 reviews
          #2 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
           
          Brydone Hotel Oamaru
          179 reviews
          #11 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
           
          Oamaru Top 10 Holiday Park
          183 reviews
          #1 of 20 Speciality lodging in Oamaru
           
          Swaggers Backpackers
          17 reviews
          #16 of 20 Speciality lodging in Oamaru
           
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          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$37 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          • Location
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          • South Island >
          • Otago Region >
          • Oamaru
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          Room Tips
          "Noisy trains right outside the window all night long rooms on left side upstairs"
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          "within walking distance to Steampunk and Penguins and the old town"
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          "There are alot of stairs so if you are an oldie, looking for a quiet, friendly, homelike place to stay, very..."
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          "If you want to see the penguins but are not keen on paying the extortionate tour prices then speak to Mandy..."
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