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YHA Oamaru

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Cnr Reed & Cross Streets, Oamaru 9400 New Zealand See on map
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed in this hostel for one night as part of our travels after seeing the blue penguins of Oamaru. We booked a private room which was actually very reasonably priced. As we were arriving in the evening we called to check...More

Thank RollTheDiceMan
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We LOVED our stay. The small house with few rooms and guests felt more like staying at a relative's house than at a hostel. The kind lady at reception was very hospitable and made sure we had everything we needed. There were lots of tips...More

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Family room with bathroom, four bunks with a bathroom, kitchen and sitting area. Greeted by a beautiful orange cat who made us feel at home 😊 Location, easy walk to countdown and close to town Parking, all on street but no shortage or issues Facilities...More

Thank bellaQld
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I really appreciate to stay there. I got a spotless and very comfortable hostel. The hostess is very friendly and attentive. It has all facilities to stay for a time. The kitchen is fully equipped and the toilet has a nice hot shower.

Thank Rafa G
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I have stayed at YHA hostels across the world and this was a disappointment. We arrived and the lady on reception was initially late back - 4 plus guests were sitting outside waiting to be checked in. Then over the course of our 2 night...More

Thank Chris R
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YHA Oamaru, Red Kettle is a small, traditional and homely hostel located close to the Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve and just minutes from the Oamaru town centre and attractive Historic District. Oamaru is a charming More coastal town between Christchurch and Dunedin, famous for its Victorian white stone architecture and penguin colonies. Both the blue penguin and the yellow-eyed penguin colonies are within easy walking distance from the YHA Oamaru hostel. Less
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US$21 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$21 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Traveller (6)
Room & Suite (2)
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"Chose corner double room"
9 Jun 2017
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"five people is really good enough for backpackers."
27 Apr 2016
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"Away from lounge area if possible as quieter"
22 Apr 2016
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"worth paying for a twin room excellent rates. theres also a flat there aswell"
19 Apr 2016
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