Oamaru is a gorgeous harbour town centrally located on the South Island’s east coast 3 hours south of Christchurch or 90 minutes north of Dunedin. Visitors can explore museums, shops and galleries within some of New Zealand’s best 19th century architecture. With one of the country’s oldest public gardens, two penguin colonies, four golf courses and many walking and cycling trails there are plenty of opportunities to experience nature at its best.
Oamaru has a very proud heritage which is told through the Victorian Precinct and tours at a variety of locations in town. Make sure you spoil yourself with some lovely locally made soap or with a cheese platter at the local cheese factory. At night you can catch a live show at the Opera House or experience some of the country’s top cuisine at award winning restaurants.
Mainstay Hotels in Oamaru, Otago
The Brydone Hotel is situated on Thames Street, in the centre of Oamaru and within easy walking distance of attractions including the Heritage Precinct Centre, Little Blue Penguin Colony, shopping, cafes and restaurants.
The Hotel boasts some of New Zealandâ??s best preserved Victorian architecture, displaying a magnificent whitestone exterior, a sweeping staircase, grand chandeliers and ornate interiors that represent the height of style and accommodation whilst offering the best of modern services.
All rooms have access to wireless internet, SKY TV, tea/coffee
making facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, and ironing facilities.
Many rooms have baths with shower over bath and two of
the Junior Suites have spa baths.
The Hotel offers four stylish conference rooms that can cater for as many as 200 people, with all modern conference equipment available.