I stopped in Oamaru to see the many surviving Victorian buildings, and as a history buff, I was pleased to find the Empire Hotel just around the corner - in the second oldest building in town! Things only got better when I went inside and met Mandy, the manager and local 'celebrity' who was featured in the day's newspaper. As... More
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Empire Hotel Backpackers is a carefully restored 1867 hotel in the heart of historic Oamaru. Guests walk through Victorian Streets to penguin viewing, galleries, cafes, bars, gardens, harbour and heritage walkways. We offer heated bedrooms, comfortable beds, well equipped kitchens and lounge rooms. One lounge has a log burner and free video library, with 3 internet kiosks. WiFi is available throughout the hostel. Our cleanliness and hot showers are a legend. ... more less
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