A very old hotel, well maintained but not updated, has the old world charm and decor, excellent friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble. Locals were a friendly bunch, everyone chats to one another, rare in his day and age. Has large old baths in several bathrooms, so be prepared..
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are the Historic rural Art Deco hotel of the South Island built in 1934, and conveniently situated on the Central Otago Rail Trail, which has become an icon of this area. Thousands of people bike the trail every year to see wide open spaces and beautiful snow-capped mountains in winter. As an all year round destination the area offers the rail trail, fishing, hiking in forests, historic gold mining sites in the summer and Indoor or Outdoor Curling, ice-skating, and the new ice-luge in the winter. You hosts, David, Tracye & Ron, are looking forward welcoming you. OUR HISTORIC HOTEL OFFERS:• Delicious meals, breakfast, lunch & dinner in our Art Deco restaurant/cafe with a wide selection of Central Otago wines • Sports Bar with 60-inch TV, fantastic bar meals, pool table, self service TAB & gaming • Comfortable ensuite & share facilities rooms for up to 30 people (bookings essential during Rail Trail Season) • Wireless internet facilities • Hot spa for those weary bones & muscles • Coin-operated washing machines & dryers for guests • A bottle store with a wide selection of beer, wine & liquers. • A Secure place to lock up your bikes. Make us your next stop to our Central Otago Oasis set in the beautiful countryside. ... more less