Brydone Hotel Oamaru

Address: 115 Thames Street, Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on 115 Thames Street, Oamaru.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBrydone Hotel Oamaru

      Reviewed by johnrennienz


      Reviewed Dec 17, 2013
      by (3 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

      One of the top 5 hotel rooms we've ever stayed in. Huge amount of space and much needed spa bath after 306.6 kms of cycling

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Brydone Hotel Oamaru

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Oamaru

      Little Blue Penguins

      A travel blog entry by mikeandtrina on Dec 18, 2014

      1 comment, 4 photos

      ... that typically features steam-powered machinery, in a setting inspired by the industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century.

      Outside the building is a steam engine that is emerging from middle earth. For a small cover charge you can walk round inside the building and the yard.

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      Even though the railway goes through ...

      Seals, boulders, and penguins

      A travel blog entry by peterjl on Oct 16, 2014

      10 photos

      ... old and revealed by erosion they are very photogenic. Just a few miles from here, several kilometres up an unsealed road it Katili lighthouse penguin reserve where there is a breeding ground for the yellow eyed penguins we had missed at Curio Bay a few days back. The breeding area is fenced off and a steep path down skirts this and takes you to a hide just above the short beach were they come ashore. There were a couple in the hide already but wetware soon alone. A couple of NZ ...

      Icebergs and Penguins

      A travel blog entry by wattsy on Oct 02, 2014

      7 photos

      ... 10 minutes before heading back to the camper (and warmth!). But then Kirsty spotted movement out of the corner of her eyes. Three penguins had somehow climbed over the harbour wall and were on the pavement.

      They remind me of the seven dwarfs. Walking along, kind of with a purpose, each with its own personality. Grumpy, Dopey and Sleepy (or maybe that was just me!). Grumpy and Dopey (the penguins not us!) walked under the parked cars, checking the road before making a ...

      Week 4: On the South Island East Coast

      A travel blog entry by epbrody on Feb 09, 2014

      1 comment, 7 photos

      ... building, known as The Cardboard Cathedral for the huge cardboard tubes used in the construction, has been built nearby. It is said to have at least a the year life while the Anglican community decides what to do going forward. It is the Festival of Flowers in Christchurch this week. The contrast between beautiful floral displays and empty, damaged buildings, is poignant. Leaving Christchurch we drove out onto the ...

      Oamaru, Penguins everywhere!

      A travel blog entry by edsutch on Nov 30, 2013

      21 photos

      ... but as always the last one would get confused. He would stop look around behind him, then by this point all the others would ahead of him, he would freak out, or get confused about what way he should be going and ends up going back the way he came. At one point they were all running, bare in mind it takes them a while to get use to land after the water, and then a surprise for them. Out of no where.... Water, and muddy water that is. Yep a pot hot filled with water has hit them ...