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Tumbarumba, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped, by chance, in Oamaru just at the start of the Victorian heritage festival. Everyone was dressed up in the old part of town, people on penny farthing bikes were whizzing around and the town had a great atmosphere. We went to the information centre and ashes about accommodation for the night. Most were booked out due to the... More 

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Willamette Valley, Oregon
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our breakfast stop was fantastic as was our server, Isabella. Food was prompt, warm and yummy. Although we didn't stay overnight, we did take a tour of the upstairs and, yes, they were remodeling many of the rooms. The hotel has a lot of character and charming atmosphere.

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Vienna, Austria
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158 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at Brydone Hotel and I guess altogether it was pretty bad luck. We checked in and got a room at the back of the hotel, not really in the main building. The room was rather spacious but also had a very worn look. The bathroom was not really clean with hair from the previous guest still... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'd say this hotel is more of a 4.5 stars, but I couldn't really find anything significantly wrong with it. The shower head was at nose height (I'm 5 feet 10 inches tall). This seems to be common in NZ. The walls were a bit thin, but the hotel is very old and has black and white pictures on the... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

When we stayed Oct 2016 - it was being refurbished, not sure how much of the hotel was being done, we stayed in the superior room - positives: great central location for towns and shopping - friendly reception staff, very helpful - there is a cafe below but we did not go there to dine -there are a couple of... More 

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Thank Divinginnz
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Called in here for lunch. Good selection on menu with options for small and large meals. We chose to have the small roast. A wonderful variety of vegetables both roasted and steamed. The flavour was great.

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Vashon, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lovely rooms and well appointed facilities. restored historic building. Nice breakfast and helpful staff. Ask for suite. Some rooms are very small but well priced. A suite offers a little more room to stretch out. Really liked the building and it was all close to everything. We walked to historic sites and a quick drive to penguin reserve.

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Nectar, AL
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a quaint little spot in the middle of the steampunk capital of the world. The service was absolutely of the highest quality, but the building and the amenities left a bit to be desired. Slowest internet I've seen in a while. But Ros, Katrina, Peter, and ALL the restaurant staff were AMAZING. It's worth it for the head-and-shoulders-above... More 

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Invercargill
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70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My wife and I had dinner one evening. We found the staff to be helpful and friendly. The menu had good choices and the food was well cooked and presented. It was mid week so things were fairly quiet so service was prompt.

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Thank cjb185
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed one night and had a really mixed experience. It's a lovely old building with fairly new and tidy facilities, in a very central location. There is a newer extension, with bedrooms over a bar, but we weren't in that. The rooms we saw were warm and clean. The carpark is a long way from the rooms and the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
T-Bar
T-Bar
Cuisines: International, European, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Address: 115 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Brydone Oamaru)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: €79 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brydone Hotel Oamaru 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ask for the newer section.”
 of 5 bubbles 818russelll, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“take your own shampoo & conditioner as there is none provided”
 of 5 bubbles Divinginnz, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a suite”
 of 5 bubbles eamiad, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Noise is liable to vary a lot depending on which room, how close to the public bar, and the behaviour of other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles BobLackNZ, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Eggs Benedict with salmon is great.”
 of 5 bubbles Retired_Miami, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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