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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 1 week ago

We stayed longer in Oamaru but due to the rude owner lady we decided to only stay one night in the YHA. She did not introduce herself as the owner when we arrived and started being rude, once in her office she spoke down on...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Anne-Marie1981
Reviewed 4 October 2018 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

Date of stay: October 2018
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

Date of stay: May 2018
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

Date of stay: March 2018
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.

Date of stay: March 2018
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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$20 - US$41 (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$20 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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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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