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Omakau Accommodation

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The property was clean and the host friendly. The only thing I would say is that if you offer a Continental breakfast and charge for it, you should google what that is.... we had to stop further down the track to get a decent breakfast. What was offered was some bread with spreads, cereal in airtight containers and a tin...

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

I’m am disappointed to read that you did not find your complimentary continental breakfast adequate as it’s been well received to date, but following your review I did asked my guests how they found their breakfast and what I could do to improve it, the response was very positive, “maybe add a yogurt was one comment”. Our continental breakfast is...

Alexandra, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

An exceptionally clean and tidy accomadation. Mandy and her team were very friendly and helpful . We stayed the night in the Grain Room it was spacious and the decor was very well done with a lovely breakfast in the fridge, just what we needed after a long bike ride.

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are lucky to have a great team of girls helping us. So pleased you were happy with your room. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your Rail Trail adventure.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were a group of 4 couples on the rail trail and were delighted to find such warm and friendly people at the end of our first day with delightful accommodation. Each room we had was different and all were beautifully clean with interesting art and decor. Mandy was an excellent host. As it was a hot day our room...

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks Julie for your awesome feedback and it was a pleasure to have you stay. Central Otago certainly turned on one of it's hotter days for you to enjoy.

Halden, Norway
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We overnighted here in a nice little free-standing cottage while biking the Otago Central Rail Trail. There was a secluded little courtyard where we could enjoy a glass of Sauvignon Blanc (purchased from the local Four Square store). We lacked nothing. Friendly owner!

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip advisor. I'm pleased you had a pleasant stay at our accommodation and you lacked nothing. I do wish though you had come to me and discussed how we could have improved your stay with us, as your rating would suggest it didn't meet your expectations. I trust you enjoyed...

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Omakau Accommodation in 'Jack's Shed' a standalone and fenced, ensuited studio. The studio was cosy and comfortable and very clean. We had a lovely night's sleep. Mandy was very down-to-earth and kind. She catered well for my partner who is gluten-free, ensuring he had a good breakfast the next morning. I really appreciate the story behind Jack's...

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks Guys for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed the breakfast. 'Jacks Shed' is always a favourite with it's courtyard to enjoy after a days cycling.

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stay while on the rail trail or even driving through. Really nicely appointed rooms. Very tidy and immaculate. Mandy is a fantastic host and explains everything about the area well. 50m to the tavern for a good country meals highly recommended

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you Ian for your awesome feedback, we really appreciate it. Yes we are lucky to have the local Country Hotel so close for guest dining. I hope you and the family enjoyed the rest of the Rail Trail.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2016

After facing a head wind for most of the trail, this was a very welcome sight. Mandy was there to greet us with a warm smile and a lovely room. Looked like rain, and we were even provided with a bike seat rain cover. (This little thing 'made my day'.) Overall, very happy with everything on offer.

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks Guys for your very kind lovely feedback. That pesky wind :( Hopefully it wasn't an issue for the rest of your ride.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a little gem to find in Omakau. We stayed at Jacks Shed - the most gorgeous well appointed cottage for one of our nights whilst cycling the Otago Rail Trail. We were warmly greeted by Mandy who was very helpful and friendly. The cottage was so cute, with a lovely private courtyard, with the most gorgeous little garden and...

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks guys for your awesome feedback about our little converted garage that is now 'Jacks Shed' Nice to read you had a great stay with us as part of your Rail Trail adventure.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Omakau Accommodation has a variety of room sizes ranging from studios for couples to a three bedroom house for families. Mandy, the owner of Omakau Accommodation, couldn't have been nicer, and was very helpful at directing us to the attractions of the region. She has paid fantastic attention to detail in decorating her rooms, and they are warm and welcoming....

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you Peter & Fiona for your fabulous review, your comments about our accommodation were very much appreciated. Look forward to having you come stay again.

Putaruru, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016

As I arrived after a day of biking my kids (who had already arrived well ahead of me) said "have you met lovely Mandy yet?" And yes 'lovely Mandy' has done a great job setting up this place and being a fantastic host. Such cool accommodation with the right set up for us all.

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OmakauAccom, Owner at Omakau Accommodation, responded to this review

It was lovely meeting your wonderful family too. I'm so pleased they enjoyed staying with us as part of your Otago Rail Trail holiday.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Omakau Accommodation is nestled in a lovely, peaceful location in the heart of the small village of Omakau, in the Central Otago region of New Zealand. We offer 5 up-market ensuite studio units each with private courtyard, and a well appointed cottage with landscaped garden. We are just 100 metres from the famous Otago Central Rail Trail. All accommodation includes free Wi-Fi and a complimentary continental breakfast. Pick ups and drop offs are available by prior arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Omakau Accommodation

Address: 5 Harvey St, Omakau 9352, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Omakau
Number of rooms: 6
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