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    Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery

    1 Frome Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (4)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good35%
    • Average10%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible16%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    YHA Oamaru
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    1 - 5 of 41 reviews

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    We did not have a stay that we would recommend to anyone. Hopefully the owner takes this as constructive feedback to help improve their business. When booking this backpackers I was drawn to the arty vibe and the old house looks beautiful from outside. It...More

    Thank adventurer149
    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    How the hell can anyone in their right mind stay here. Filthy from the ground up.Run by drop kick hippies who dont care about anything. The worst accommodation in town. For the money you can get a motel room elsewhere. Art gallery? pigs bum it...More

    Thank WaynoLithuania
    Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

    I booked this hostel over the phone and specifically asked about the reference too 'over 50 age restriction' (?!) I was told this referred to dorm rooms only This hostel exactly resembles poor student digs of old. All the facilities really need updating and it...More

    Thank PamRossonWye
    Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is nice and a bit unusual, what gives it a special charme. Not everything match together but that highlight the artist theme of the hostel. But it can be bothering that check in should be before the Pinguin "Show" (City is famous for)...More

    Thank PhisW
    Reviewed 20 November 2016

    ChillaWhile owner and staff are super friendly with lovely hostel. I had to check in late out of office hours but a lovely note from kelly was welcoming me she arranged everything to give me the best possible stay. Great staff and hosteler. I felt...More

    Thank parthan a
    YHA Oamaru
    32 reviews
    #17 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
    Midway Motel
    145 reviews
    #6 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
    Avenue Motel
    64 reviews
    #13 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
    Alpine Motel
    45 reviews
    #11 of 18 hotels in Oamaru
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$ 13 - US$ 37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 6
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    • Otago Region >
    • Oamaru
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    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (34)
    Bathroom (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    1.44 km away
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    1.40 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    "Sleep in your car."
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    "Steampunk HQ room has a view of the ocean and park in front of the building."
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    "I doubt there are any good rooms"
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    "Room #8, the family room, is huge and quite comfortable."
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