Find a Holiday Home in Oamaru
Experience the vibrant Victorian and steampunk-influenced Oamaru and its amazing wildlife attractions while basing yourself in one of the town’s holiday homes, of which there are many! Spacious family homes, cosy couples’ retreats and everything in between, Oamaru’s holiday homes are diverse and offer fantastic quality, especially the ones we list in our recommendations of the best holiday homes in Oamaru. Book yourself into ultimate privacy with all the essential facilities using the list of Oamaru holiday homes below!
Quarterdeck is a stylish and centrally located holiday home. This gorgeous light-filled three-bedroom apartment has a spacious well-equipped kitchen and dining area. Dine while taking in the breathtaking views of the Victorian Precinct from your wraparound windows or on the private balcony. For more holiday homes with self-catering facilities, check out the 10 Best Accommodation in Oamaru for Foodies.
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- Quarterdeck on Booking.com
- Quarterdeck on Trip.com
- Quarterdeck on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
2. Accommodation at Lakeside
A modern farmhouse on the outskirts of Oamaru, Accommodation at Lakeside offers a tranquil retreat for up to six guests. The two-bedroom holiday home has all the homely essentials in a contemporary package, including a fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a laundry machine and a bathroom. The most endearing quality, however, is its garden with footpaths leading to a picturesque lake.
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- Accommodation at Lakeside on Booking.com
- Accommodation at Lakeside on Trip.com
- Accommodation at Lakeside on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
3. Little Red School House
While advertised as a B&B, the Little Red School House is more like a holiday home as you get the whole of this historic school house yourself. Since its schooling days, it has been stylishly renovated as a self-contained sleepout for couples, boasting a kitchenette with a ceramic stovetop, vegetables from the garden and breakfast included. As it’s set on a 940-acre sheep farm, there’s opportunity to get involved as much or as little as you like with horse riding, 4WD safaris, working dog demonstrations, hiking, sheep shearing and more on request.
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- Little Red School House on Booking.com
- Little Red School House on Trip.com
- Little Red School House on Expedia
- Little Red School House on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
4. Oamaru Harbour Nest
At Oamaru Harbour Nest, stay in a cosy garden cottage overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where you can enjoy the views from the large sliding doors of your bedroom spilling out onto a private deck. The accommodation for couples and solo travellers includes an ensuite, while the tiny kitchenette doesn’t exactly have complete cooking facilities. Nevertheless, you’re only a short stroll from the town’s restaurants and central attractions. See more like this in the 9 Best Romantic Accommodation in Oamaru.
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5. The Villa
This charming semi-detached home just a short walk from the town centre, retains its old-timey charm in tune with Oamaru’s historical vibes. The Villa boasts a comfortable stay across its three bedrooms, open-plan dining and kitchen area, lounge and bathroom. The real gem, however, is the picturesque garden with a barbecue. Nearby is a children’s playground at the school, making it an ideal stay for families with young children. See more like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Oamaru.
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- The Villa on Booking.com
- The Villa on Trip.com
- The Villa on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
6. The Cottage
Located between the Victorian Precinct and the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, The Cottage makes your stay in Oamaru too easy! The three-bedroom holiday home sleeping up to six guests offers a reasonably-priced and fuss-free stay. The cottage doesn’t try to throw any crazy decor in your face, it’s simply decorated and modernly furnished to suit just about anyone.
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- The Cottage on Booking.com
- The Cottage on Trip.com
- The Cottage on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
7. Oamaru Green Cottage
Oamaru Green Cottage is centrally located in Oamaru and easy to find thanks to its green facade. Sleeping four guests across two bedrooms, the holiday home offers an affordable stay for families who don’t have to worry about paying for extra space they don’t need. While quite compact, the open-plan living, dining and kitchen offer a social space for families with large windows basking in the town and the ocean scenery.
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8. Aqua on Reed
Add a bit of style and luxury to your trip with a stay at Aqua on Reed. This villa on the hill has been decorated with love, boasting colourful coastal themed interiors. There are three bedrooms, one of which has a children’s entertainment station, as well as a spacious open-plan living area, kitchen with a breakfast bar and more. There are plenty of places to relax both inside and out, making this a year-round option for many.
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- Aqua on Reed on Booking.com
- Aqua on Reed on Trip.com
- Aqua on Reed on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!
9. The Old Confectionery
Don’t just visit the famous Victorian Precinct, be part of it by staying in the 1876 apartment of The Old Confectionery. There are two two-bedroom apartments here, both up for the taking and styled with elements worthy of the “steampunk capital” with its traditional furniture blended with industrial elements. The apartments have a full kitchen with a dishwasher, satellite TV, ensuite, free WiFi and underfloor heating.
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10. Fantail Cottage
Finally, find a romantic retreat at Fantail Cottage. Located at the northern end of town, the charming historical cottage-for-two offers a unique set-up on a farm amidst an urban area. Enjoy your own space with a kitchen, dining area, living area and bedroom along with laundry and bathroom facilities. Your host’s artwork is part of the walls of this cosy cottage, who will also take you for a tour around the farm if requested. Bikes are available to hire free-of-charge.
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- Fantail Cottage on Booking.com
- Fantail Cottage on Airbnb – Don’t forget your FREE NZ$45 of Airbnb credit on us!