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Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast

24 Reed Street | Central, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Noosaville, Australia
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful home full of character, in a perfect location (a very short walk to town and the historic district) and we felt very welcomed by the owners, Paul and Linda. From the outset the dialog with the couple was friendly and helpful, their full intention was to make our stay as special as possible. We stayed in... More 

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Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paul&Linda are definitely excellent hosts. They arranged everything well for our stay, making a feeling of back home. A small extra cost to Moeraki Boulders, worth it! The breakfast was really a feast for us. We'll miss them and come back!

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the encouraging words.So good of you to take the time to send a review. We loved being able to take you to see a little of our bit of paradise and be able to tell you a bit about the history.Breakfast is important ! You need to have energy to keep you going as there is so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While traveling through New Zealand's South Island, my family of 5 had two nights for which we had not preplanned accommodations. We wanted to explore the island a little bit as we drove from Queenstown to Christchurch, and our travel book recommended the seaside town of Oamaru, so we called several B&Bs or hotels there. Finding accommodation for 5 can... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to play hosts to such a lovely family , so glad you enjoyed your stsay with us.We were so glad to have contributed to your great stay in New Zealand it is one of our aims to give good Kiwi hospitality to our guests.We are so proud of Oamaru and want to give you as much... More 

New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a night while we attended a show at the Opera House. What a great choice. The attention to details in all aspects is astounding. The hosts welcomed us with real charm. The welcome cuppa and biscuits and a meeting with Chloe and Bella, resident pets, made us feel so at ease. Room itself was grand, dimensions just... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you both to stay with us .Well worth the stay over to go to see a show at the Oamaru Opera house. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Oamaru Creek for a couple of nights during the Oamaru Steampunk Festival in May/June 2015. We were made very welcome. Linda and Paul were great hosts and we enjoyed their delicious breakfasts very much. We stayed in the Nullaboor Room which was downstairs and had an en-suite bathroom. It was spacious, elegantly prepared, clean... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have such enthusiastic guests stay in our home.Such excitement to see our guests dress each day / night for the Steampunk festival, by joining in the festivities that abounded Oamaru that weekend we think you got so much out of the occasion.Even with the changeing seasons there is still a lot to offer,snowfields close by,... More 

Ballarat, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed with Linda and Paul in April when passing through Oamaru with four of our friends on a motorcycle trip around the South Island. Both Linda and Paul are very nice people and make you feel welcome in their home from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. Although the stay was brief, the short discussions with... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a wonderful group of people you were and it was a pleasure to have you all.We were glad to once again show off our lovely town and send you to so many fun sights and restaurants.We are glad you experienced Oamaru and hope you will come back to see the improvements we are doing.Things seem to be ever changeing... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Linda and Paul were fantastic hosts - the house is nicely decorated in a central location and the welcome very warm - great breakfast too. Lots of information on the local area too - restaurants and attractions etc

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were so glad you stayed with us and saw the sights offered to you . We hoped you were able to start your day with a healthy sutainable breakfast and great coffees ! There is always something new happening in Oamaru.Hope to see you both again. More 

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

From the moment we arrived, Paul and Linda made us feel so welcome. Time to settle in to our spacious room upstairs and a welcome pot of tea and homemade biscuits awaited us downstairs. Their knowledge of the area and special tips for nature viewing (penguins) and places to eat was so helpful and we saw so much more that... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our wonderful home and Oamaru. We are so proud of our town and what it has to offer, something for everyone.What's great about Oamaru is the ever changing events, be it summer or winter.Hopefully you will return to experience something new to do ! We will be here to welcome you back. More 

Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Another beautiful old home converted to a B&B. Our room was spacious (honeymoon suite) with an adjoining bathroom. Our hosts were lovely and helpful. Breakfast was full and fabulous. Margaret Our hosts were very helpful in educating us as to where and how to go about the City. Jim

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were so pleased you liked our wonderful home. Staying in Oamaru for one night isnt enough to see the great attractions available, we hope you will return to see more! Discovering the delights of Oamaru makes hungry work so we like to make sure you have had a comfortable stay and have had a good breakfast ! More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We decided to have a weekend away in Oamaru to enjoy the sights. We stayed with Paul and Linda at their B&B for two nights and couldn't have enjoyed our stay any more if we tried. The house itself is amazing and they have done a fabulous job of upgrading their rooms etc in such a small amount of time.... More 

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Linda H, Owner at Oamaru Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Gaela, It was a pleasure to have you stay in our Historical home.We hoped to provide you with some insight to our wonderful town and to make your stay with us as comfortable and relaxing as possible.So glad you stayed in Oamaru ! More 

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