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Highway House Oamaru

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We used this place for 1 night stay. A nice place with friendly host Sarah. The place is well located. Everything inside is up to a good standard. We were treated to a sumptuous vegetarian breakfast, on our request. We would be happy to recommend this place.

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Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to this BnB with my elderly mother to be told no breakfast ( and she needs pills with food in the morning) and no lounge ( they were packing to leave) and a shared bathroom ! There was no where on the booking site where I could see this info. And no cancellation policy because when I couldn't...

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Norst, Owner at Highway House Oamaru, responded to this review

Dear Julia, You booked the "room only" option on Expedia but we did offer breakfast which you rejected; the room booked had a private bathroom on the night; renovation made sitting-room unavailable which we clearly explained on arrival; cancellation within 7 days results in full payment. Website states views from upper storey. We arranged alternative accommodation for you. You did...

Jimboomba, Australia
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Our hosts, Stephanie and Norman have thought of everything down to the water in your room. Their home is beautifully decorated, clean and well maintained. Very welcoming and comfortable. We got to meet other guests (one couple from China and a local man on a work trip) at the amazing breakfast spread put on by our hosts. Something for everyone...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Highway House epitomizes all the great qualities of a bed and breakfast - gracious hosts, comfortable decor, a quiet and comfortable night and of course, a superb breakfast. Stephanie and Norman make their guests feel very welcome and informed about local activities. They have paid great attention to every detail of the home, furnishings and comforts. Yet it is their...

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 2, 2016

It has been long ago but just wanted to share the great stay we had at Highway House where attention is spent to each detail and you have really great hosts. The room with en suite were spotless and the breakfast was delicious.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Nice and clean rooms and garden , super good Breakfast. very useful information ... Norman make us comfortable and convenience. Nice stay because i don't feel our stay is just a deal, more like we visit a old friend .

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Everyone's taste was catered for at breakfast including: fresh raspberries, rhubarb, Brie, homemade yoghurt to name but a few....full cooked breakfast eggs of choice, tomatoes picked from the plant this morning.....absolutely first rate. We walked into town to a great pub for our evening meal....all on the flat an easy 20 minute stroll. Norman kindly upgraded us to an ensuite...

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Reviewed January 31, 2016

Highway house is just as advertised - a comfortable house right on Highway 1 at the highway end of a residential street. You're getting a very homey and comfortable room in a warm house that is an architectural gem - clean rooms with lots of polished wood and windows that work. Well-informed hosts enjoy telling you about the area and...

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Norst, Manager at Highway House Oamaru, responded to this review

Phil, Lovely review which we greatly appreciate; delighted you chose to stay with us. However, a few things for the record: no desk in the room but two private tables downstairs and, al fresco, three lovely places in the sun to work outside with a table provided; reference to no common area downstairs is not correct as every guest is...

Steppingley, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stayed for one night and wished it could have been longer. From the moment we arrived Norman made us feel very welcome. The house is very well kept and the room spotless with lots of nice touches. I would highly recommend a stay at Highway House.

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Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Bed and Breakfast is situated right off the main highway as you drive into town from the North. The Innkeepers, Norman and Stephanie, made us feel at home the minute we arrived. Norman sat with us in the parlor and provided many insights to the local area along with a number of recommendations for restaurants and things to do....

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highway House Boutique B and B is a characterful residence in the English style with very modern interior fittings and amenities, set in a fine garden. Two large bedrooms have king double beds, the smaller room has two king single beds. There is one en suite and two shared bathrooms. Stephanie and Norman provide traditional, quality and complete B and B service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highway House Oamaru

Address: 43 Lynn Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: $81 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highway House Oamaru 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The Mahogany Room was spacious and comfortable.”
catphoto, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“Ensuite bathroom.”
JS844, Feb 15, 2015 | Read review
“Only one of the rooms has ensuite facilities. No a/c.”
delavis, Feb 15, 2015 | Read review
“Mahogany room is the en suite room but the bathroom for the other two rooms is very spacious and light.”
LynnT871, Jan 23, 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms more than adequate, with one ensuite bathroom and the other with large bathroom in close proximity.”
Arparorc, Nov 26, 2014 | Read review
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