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Oasis on Orwell B & B

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

Buffalo
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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. More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

hertfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

This is an outstanding B&B. If ten stars were possible, then this establishment would merit them. We stayed in the master bedroom, which was extremely well appointed. Tea and coffee making facilities were provided and we were given a selection of home baked cakes to eat on arrival. The en-suite shower with underfloor heating is also excellent. When we returned... More 

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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 great comments we really appreciate the feed back. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand and hope the Oamaru stone carvings did not weigh you down. It was great meeting you and sharing your special Birthday, now time to sit back and enjoy... More 

Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Liz and Dave's wonderful home is just the best. Their hospitality is unbelievable and the food omgosh treated like royalty and the beds are the best. The home is warm and sunny with lovely views. You can see the ocean. Not too far to walk to town and around the Precinct. We will be back. Thanks again Liz and Dave... More 

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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. It was great to see you again after your stay in 2014. On this occasion you came with a friend, showing him the scenic South Island and the historic building in Oamaru. We look forward to your return in the near future. More 

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Arrived in Oamaru later than expected and was concerned that we would not be able to get seats for viewing the Blue penguins that evening. Dave and Liz secured tickets for us before we even arrived at the B & B. They were very friendly, helpful and very informative. Dave showed us a video on Oamaru in the common area... More 

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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. After your visit to Oamaru to observe the Little Blue and the Yellow eyed penguins your interest has taken you to the Antarctic. We are pleased we were able to assist with acquiring tickets for the viewing of the Little Blue penguins, also direction to see the rare Yellow Eyed... More 

Hong Kong, China
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Arrived in the late afternoon from Dunedin. We had the 2 bedroom with a shared bath. Liz and Dave were extremely welcoming, with afternoon treats and booking our penguin viewing for us in advance, even instructing us on the exact time to get there and which seats to sit in. Dave is an expert on Oamaru and extremely thoughtful, finding... More 

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

Thank you for your pleasing comments on Oasis On Orwell B&B. It is always a pleasure to host a family with small children and to try and make their holiday as enjoyable as possible. Having lots of toys and rocking horse for the little ones, means that the parents can relax and enjoy their stay. It was a late night... More 

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  • Free Parking
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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: $116 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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