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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at Big Sky B & B dripping wet and cold after a long day cycling the A2O trail. Kaye greeted us so warmly, armed with newspapers for us to stuff in our soaking shoes, the heating was already on in our room, and she took all our very wet clothing to put in her tumble dryer. Both she... More 

Thank Nina J
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed with Kay and Hank while cycling the A2O trail. Two purpose-built, modern units are attached to the house giving an excellent balance of privacy and inclusion. Kay and Hank (along with Holly - the most chilled out dog in the world) make excellent hosts. Breakfast was delicious. If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Omarama you really... More 

1 Thank DamianPPeterson
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peaceful, tranquil and a lovely spot to recharge. Kay and Hank were very friendly hosts and their hospitality was outstanding. Omarama has some interesting places to visit, especially the antique/gift shop (Don't miss checking out Zenna).

Thank Kcey51
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Kay and Hank are an interesting and very welcoming couple. Stayed one night to break a long road trip. Wished I could have had at least an extra night to explore the area. Comfy bed and space to sit and relax. Quiet end of town. Pleasant stroll to local bars and cafes. Breakfast was spot on and a good start... More 

1 Thank SunhatNorwich
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Hank and Kay are very friendly, welcoming and helpful hosts, very forthcoming with tips on where to eat and attractions to see in the area. The rooms were detached and very private with private entry ways so you don't feel like you are intruding into someone's private home but still felt homely. Our room was very comfortable, warm and spacious.... More 

Thank Fotini Tina D
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We couldn't have felt more at home with kay and Hank, they were very helpful in planing our 2night stay. It is within walking distance to town for dinner and the towns amenities. The breakfast in their house was perfect, thanks Hank for the great home made Muslie, and fresh fruit, my husbands cooked breakfast was so good he had... More 

Thank 741rod
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2016

My husband and I were made to feel welcome the two nights we stayed in this comfortable relaxing, not far out of Oamarama (could walk into town for evening meal and have a drink - so no driving). In the morning at breakfast we were included in the conversations with family and friends, while Kay cooked the big breakfast with... More 

Thank Debandkevdrummond
bigSkyOmarama, Owner at BigSky Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Guests like you two make the job of bed and breakfasting an absolute pleasure. New friends More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We only had one night at this excellent B&B but would recommend. Kay and Hank are brilliant hosts and the facilities in the room are really good and with its own entrance you have privacy. The breakfast was superb, the best poached eggs we had in New Zealand. Can highly recommend to anyone stopping in Onarama.

Thank jimgc
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

We had a lovely stay here - the only complaint is that they didn't have room for us for 2 nights. Kay and Hank are so friendly and accommodating and made our stay extremely comfortable. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms are so clean. Breakfast was a hoot with lots of laughter and stories of the area. We only... More 

Thank Caz K
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2016

What a wonderful home to stay in and what fabulous hosts. Spotlessly clean and tidy room, great breakfast, nothing a problem. Many thanks Kay & Hank, we will recommend you to family and friends. Paul & Karen, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy quality Omarama B&B accommodation at BigSky Bed & Breakfast where you will be treated to stylish self-contained accommodation, personal service and spectacular scenery. Two clean, attractive queen-bed units are offered with en-suite bathrooms and modern facilities. Tranquil surroundings and friendly hosts make this a great stop-over. Just 30km from Twizel, Omarama is centrally located with easy access to the MacKenzie Basin, Lindis Pass, Waitaki Valley, Wanaka, Queenstown and Oamaru. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BigSky Bed & Breakfast

Address: 10 Ahuriri Drive, Omarama 9412, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Omarama
Number of rooms: 2
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“2 rooms to choose from.”
 of 5 bubbles Kcey51, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms available have a sliding door into a garden which is peaceful and relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles Debandkevdrummond, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles SueHaertsch, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are I believe the same!”
 of 5 bubbles Joelmarcus, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have equal comparable facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles alanmZ1052IO, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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