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Omakau Bedpost

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were biking the rail trail and stayed one night on the recommendation of ShebikeHebikes. After 40+ kms on a gradual uphill climb with a headwind - the Omakau Bedpost - the historic Post Office building, just off the trail in tiny Omakau, was good...More

Thank Pinndi
Response from shebikeshebikes, Owner at Omakau BedpostResponded 6 May 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Yes, I guess it really is a piece of Kiwiana, a converted Post Office with lots of memorabilia and other quirky NZ essentials. Thanks for staying...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

After our first day and 44km of cycling the rail trail, this accommodation was pure luxury. Spacious, well appointed and beautifully renovated postmaster's house, little treats and extras for enjoyment and comfort. The spa was such a bonus and great for the aches. Perfect breakfast...More

Thank Frouk M
Response from shebikeshebikes, Owner at Omakau BedpostResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us, we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. As we can, we're always looking to improve the Postmasters and Post Office, it sounds like the addition of the spa pool hit the spot for you. Thanks for staying with...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a night, the first along the Otago Rail Trail. It is fantastic. Spacious. Separate bedrooms for all family members, very spacious living room and such a well equipped kitchen. Plentiful continental breakfast and the laundry handy too. Steve (owner of Shebikeshebikes...More

Thank SAP127
Response from shebikeshebikes, Owner at Omakau BedpostResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks for taking time to review is and so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We loved this Accommodation. Port-a-cot supplied for our 18 month old. Our 3 and 7 year slept in another room. Close to the Rail Trail. Great breakfast supplied. With the spa at the end of the day the icing on the cake!

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stayed in the Old Post Office (owned by Steven who also runs the company we hired our bikes form, shebikeshebikes - also awesome!) after our first day on the rail trail. It's been very nicely restored and is cavernous - a huge living room,...More

Thank CandN73
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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"all good beds are comfy so just right not too hard not too soft!!"
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"Take the room furtherest from the road for the best sleep"
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"3 available one with en suite but superb."
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"All rooms are quiet as Omakau is a sleepy village once the sun dips"
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