Hotels in Oamaru

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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Brydone Hotel Oamaru
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
8.1 Excellent
115 Thames Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Oamaru 
ExcellentBased on 816 reviews
8.1

Brydone Hotel Oamaru offers 3-star accommodation in Oamaru. The multiple amenities this historic hotel has to offer include meeting rooms, a coffee bar and a beauty centre.

Highfield Mews Motel
Highfield Mews Motel
8.9 Excellent
26 Exe Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre, Oamaru 
ExcellentBased on 678 reviews
8.9

Highfield Mews Motel offers 4-star accommodation in Oamaru. It also provides a beauty centre, valet parking and a 24-hour reception.

AAA Thames Court Motel Oamaru
AAA Thames Court Motel Oamaru
8.9 Excellent
252 Thames Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Oamaru 
ExcellentBased on 384 reviews
8.9

AAA Thames Court Motel offers 4-star accommodation in Oamaru. It also provides a kids club, a lake and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking a Oamaru hotel

Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Oamaru:S$ 112/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 28/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
S$ 90 - S$ 142
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 57 - S$ 139
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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AAA Thames Court Motel Oamaru
AAA Thames Court Motel Oamaru
8.9 Excellent
252 Thames Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre,  

AAA Thames Court Motel offers 4-star accommodation in Oamaru. It also provides a kids club, a lake and a 24-hour reception.

S$ 108
Avg. per night
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
8.1 Excellent
115 Thames Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Brydone Hotel Oamaru offers 3-star accommodation in Oamaru. The multiple amenities this historic hotel has to offer include meeting rooms, a coffee bar and a beauty centre.

S$ 126
Avg. per night
Highfield Mews Motel
Highfield Mews Motel
8.9 Excellent
26 Exe Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Highfield Mews Motel offers 4-star accommodation in Oamaru. It also provides a beauty centre, valet parking and a 24-hour reception.

S$ 143
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Oamaru

3 stars

S$ 108 - S$ 126

Brydone Hotel Oamaru

No. 1 most popular

S$ 126
Avg. per night
AAA Thames Court Motel Oamaru

Best value

S$ 108
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Oamaru

About Oamaru

Famed for its colony of blue penguins, Oamaru is the largest town in North Otago. It’s home to a fantastical steampunk museum and 19th-century public gardens and is near the world-renowned Moeraki Boulders.

Things to do

Explore the creative contraptions and art installations at Steampunk HQ, a unique art gallery in the former Meeks Grain Elevator Building. Admire the coin-operated "steampunk" engine that greets visitors outside the building, then witness the bizarre machinery and converted train carriages displayed inside.

Want to see some of the smallest penguins in the world? Visit the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony to watch as they waddle to shore at dusk while you listen to live commentary. Alternatively, visit during the day to explore their nesting environment and view the nesting boxes while learning about the unique lifestyle of the blue penguin.

Stroll through the historic Oamaru Public Gardens to see colourful flower beds, native gardens and grassy lawns that stretch around Oamaru Creek. Visit the centrepiece rose garden and wander across the bright-red bridge of the Chinese garden, then admire the Italian marble fountain on the main entrance lawns.

Marvel at the Moeraki Boulders, a group of naturally eroded spherical boulders along a stretch of beach to the south of Oamaru. Learn about the Maori legend of the Arai-te-uru sailing canoe, whose contents were washed ashore during a wreck and transformed into the boulders seen today.

Getting around

Oamaru is around 1.5 hour’s drive north of Dunedin Airport and three hours from Christchurch Airport, with trains connecting to the centre of Christchurch. Oamaru lies at the end of the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail from Aoraki/Mount Cook and the town centre is compact enough to explore on foot.

Oamaru travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Oamaru?

    Oamaru is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Oamaru Top 10 Holiday Park, which has a current rating of 8.7. For other potential stays, consider Asure Ambassador Motor Lodge and Heritage Court Motor Lodge Oamaru, which can also be great places to stay in Oamaru.

  • How much is a hotel in Oamaru tonight?

    A hotel in Oamaru tonight can start as low as S$ 18 for the night, with an average cost of S$ 168, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. For a 4-star hotel in Oamaru tonight, prices start from S$ 124.