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5.0 out of 5

"Absolutely a great place to stay. Very kind host, Gorgeous garden, beautiful house, nice infrastructure, delicious breakfast. I’ll absolutely come bac ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 12 Dec 2019

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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 Victorian Heritage Precinct and Oamaru Harbour. Highlights at this Victorian lodge include a restaurant, free self parking, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Free WiFi, iPod docks, and free local calls are featured in all 5 individually decorated rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and designer toiletries are also available.

The restaurant, Gourmet Dinner, serves Modern European cuisine and is open for dinner. At the lodge's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. English breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 8:30 AM.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Oamaru lodge include Grainstore Gallery and St Lukes Anglican Church.

The Elizabeth Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$405* Per night/room 18 Apr. - 19 Apr.

The Park Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Victoria Room

Bed Count 1 King 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

Pen-y-bryn Lodge ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Couples (2)
5 out of 5
Absolutely a great place to stay. Very kind host, Gorgeous garden, beautiful house, nice infrastructure, delicious breakfast. I’ll absolutely come back. Thank you so much for looking after us!

Posted by on 12 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Dec. 2019 by James

Oh, thank you so much for your lovely review, we really appreciate it!

5 out of 5
Very good standard of facilities and service,excellent meals, a thoroughly enjoyable ambience and experience

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Ambience

Posted by , from New Zealand - Otago on 15 Jul. 2012

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About the Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Location 41 Towey Street, Oamaru, 9401

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between June 03 and July 25.

Property Features

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

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (139.1 km / 86.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Pen-y-bryn Lodge offers 5 accommodations with iPod docking stations and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. This Oamaru lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include slippers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • IPod dock
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM.

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

Nearby Activities

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for English breakfast: NZD 25 for adults and NZD 25 for children (approximately)

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

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

You should know

  • Children 12 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.

National Rating

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

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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