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Oasis on Orwell B & B

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Dublin, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oasis on Orwell is an excellent bed and breakfast. The home is a very charming renovated older home with beautiful woodwork, furnishings and fixtures throughout. There is free wifi which worked very reliably. The place was somewhat difficult for us to find only because we encountered another home on Orwell Street with the same numeric address (but not the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I feel so lucky to have found Liz & Dave's place. We've traveled many countries and stayed at many different places, but Oasis on Orwell was by far the best place I've ever stayed. The house, rooms, bath, gardens, view and small details are all so lovely. The location is great and both thumbs are up for the tea waiting...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both Dave and Liz are very welcoming and made us feel comfortable even before we entered the house! Their Oasis is clean and neat and the garden lovely. We were well fed with delicious homemade cakes. Breakfast was sumptious! Thank you both Dave and Liz for putting us and making our trip even more memorable!

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your very prompt review of Oasis On Orwell B&B. Very charming Mother and daughters who enjoyed the little blue penguins immensely. A real pleasure to host these ladies from Singapore, even helped to clear the breakfast table, how spoiled were we. Mum came 30 years ago to New Zealand with the two babies, all grown up now...

Sadliers Crossing, Ipswich
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We commend Liz and Dave on delivering a truly memorable experience for us both in Oamaru. Your beautifully presented home was a delight to stay in. Lovingly restored to its original beauty, this home further enhances the historical character of Oamaru. We enjoyed the views to the coast from the bay window for many hours. Breakfast was the perfect start...

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oasis On Orwell B&B. We thank you for your generous comments. It was a pleasure to host you and are pleased you enjoyed your 2 nights in Oamaru visiting a host of interesting and varied activities. We are now heading into a busy time in Oamaru and hope you will re-live your...

Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2016

A warm welcome from Liz and David with tea and delicious homemade cakes. They were fantastic hosts and provided us with much helpful information, maps, and guides plus showed us an excellent short DVD to provide some background on their lovely town. The house is stunning and our Master Queen bedroom was beautifully and elegantly decorated in my favourite colour...

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing the time to review Oasis On Orwell B&B. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Oasis On Orwell B&B and appreciate your comments. There is so much to see and do in the area that guests really need at least 2 nights in town to be able to enjoy at leisure what the Waitaki...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Oasis on Orwell B&B. Liz and Dave gave us a warm welcome. They provided us with many tips where to go and what to see. Their house is like home away from home. We could relax and we enjoyed the area.

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on Oasis On Orwell B&B. Our 2 female guests originally booked our twin bedroom, as our Family Bedroom was available we upgraded them so they could have more privacy, which they were grateful for. They were with us for 3 nights which enabled them to explore the Waitaki District, Moeraki Bolders and the Lighthouse at...

Buffalo
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We loved the view from our room. Having tea and biscuits on our arrival was a great touch. Parking was convenient. The street was quiet but convenient to the highway. Breakfast was excellent and quickly served. We would definitely recommend this B and B.

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for making the time to comment on Oasis On Orwell B&B. We are pleased you enjoyed your room and the view over the Pacific Ocean. As you mention we are quite conveniently situated from State Highway 1 in a quiet location. If visiting Oamaru in the future it would be our pleasure to host you again.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was my 2nd time in Oamaru, stayed in Oasis on Orwell again, things just keeps getting better! Refurnished home and expanded breakfast menu from the first time we stayed here. Thumbs up for the great hospitality from host Dave and Liz. Beautiful & clean house, amazing breakfast (please do not miss the banana bread). Our bedroom was superb, extremely...

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Two years ago we hosted 2 couples both couples have returned at separate times, these couples regard us as their New Zealand family which in return we regard them as our Singapore family. They enjoy New Zealand and Oamaru and we hope that one day they will return with their young. That's what is great...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Our stay with Liz and Dave was fantastic in every way as we were welcomed into a wonderful, warm and lovely home! It's centrally located and close to everything. Our beds were warm, breakfasts were delicious and their hospitality extended well beyond what we could have asked for! They are very knowledgeable of the area and we enjoyed every recommendation...

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for glowing comments on Oasis On Orwell B&B. A great family living in Thailand and enjoying travelling around New Zealand. While Mum & Dad were packing etc., Dave collected acorns with the children and took them to the park across the road to play a variety of ball games. Would be great to see them at a later...

hertfordshire
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We only stayed at Oasis on Orwell for one night and it was our mistake on two counts. Firstly because it is an excellent B&B you don’t want to leave and secondly because Oamaru definitely warrants at least 2 nights. Our room, the Master Bedroom, was spotless, spacious and very comfortable. We travelled from Christchurch to Oamaru via Tekapo and...

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Dave C, Owner at Oasis on Orwell B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place an exceptional review on Oasis On Orwell B&B. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in New Zealand especially in Oamaru where there are many attractions to suit all travellers to the area. Our food, wine, whisky, cheese, beer and even a Castle (which will be completed in the very near...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming and gracefully renovated 1930s character home. Master Queen bedroom with large en-suite, quality brass fittings, undertile heating, large walk in wardrobe. Family Queen bedroom with adjacent single bedroom. Private separate bathroom with large frameless sliding door shower, 1400 x 900, pedestal hand basin, toilet and undertile heating. All bedrooms have quality cotton linen, complementary Tea and Coffee making facilities with home made baking, electric blankets, TV, clock radio, free wifi and fridge. Guest facilities include large quality guest lounge with TV, free internet access and undercarpet heating. Breakfast consists of Fresh fruit salad, fruit juice a choice of cereal, from our menu a selection of one of three cooked breakfasts, toast and home made preserves, tea or coffee. All produce sourced locally where possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oasis on Orwell B & B

Address: 46A Orwell Street | Oamaru, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: $113 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Master Queen Room with bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles Warren20, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“As mentioned previously.”
 of 5 bubbles 413DeniseH, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“Choice of three rooms, at different prices reflecting access to en suite or shared bathroom facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles jet6, Apr 15, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles BroneeAndrew, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms reached on 1 level via drive entrance. If you park in oaktree-lined street, pause & read marker telling you of tree's dedication.”
 of 5 bubbles NancyTR, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
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