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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2012

This is an outstanding self catering lodge. there are 4 ensuite king rooms with a central kitchen, dining, living area. There is enough kitchen equipment to bring tears of joy to the eyes of anyone who picks up salmon from the nearby salmon farm and a few extra groceries from Twizel. Nothing is spared from the kitchen or living area...

Thank ginadigger
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2012

This was the second time that we have stayed at this establishment and we were just as impressed as the first time. Nicola and Sean are terrific people who run an amazing place. It looks nothing special from the outside, Just an old timber farm building. Inside it is a palace with such good taste in decoration and style. Comfortable...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2012

A visit to the Mackenzie district, Canterbury, New Zealand wouldn’t be complete without a stay at Omahau Downs high country farm at Twizel. Amiable hosts Nicola and Sean provide a range of stylish and comfortable accommodation most with views to Mount Cook....from superb motel –style rooms, a small self contained cabin, a charming original farm house and a self contained...

Thank Philip M
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We absolutely loved our stay here. We rented (we were two couples) a cottage which had a great view of Mount Cook in the distance. The bedrooms were large, clean and well-lit. There was a big kitchen, living area and dining area, and an outside porch to sit. The cottage itself is quite old but had a good feeling to...

Thank Emma Z
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2012

I recently stayed in a farm cottage at Omahau Downs with my mum. We shared a comfortable two bedroom cottage, complete with kitchen, dining area and small lounge. The cottage was very clean, nicely furnished and spacious for two people. Check in was easy, with friendly staff directing us to the right place. All very casual as you would expect...

Thank bluegoldhighlander
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2012

You could easily pass by this property thinking that the accommodation was farm out buildings but you would be missing so much! Our "out building" was like the Dr Who tardis on the inside! It had four ensuite bedrooms inside with a communal sitting/dining room with all the facilities needed for self catering. Nicola was lovely (we never got to...

1Thank tednsandy
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We arrived in the evening and were welcomed by Nicola. Our room was clean and had everything we needed for the night. The sun shining on Mt. Cook was a welcome view to wake up to. The breakfast was wonderful. I wish I knew how to make the wonderful dried tomato/onion scones. Nicola wrapped up the leftover scones for me...

Thank Nancy H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 March 2012

We had a family of 6 (4 adults, 2 kids) stay at the farm cottage. We arrived late at night, but they left instructions where to go and left the light on for us. It was a beautiful view, and the cottage was nice. Not a super modern hotel, but cozy and lots more room to move around, so it...

Thank Lisa H
Albany, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Stayed here three days, and used it as a base for mt cook, as suggested in lonely planet, worksd fine, it's a beautiful 45 minute ride to mt cook area, and half the price. A plus was the fine conversation at breakfast with other guests. We had us, a Belgian couple, an Australian couple, and a Dutch couple, nice. Host...

Thank Leo L
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Three badroom house was huge. Recommended base en route to Mt Cook. Vast fields with grazing cattle and memorable view of the Mt Cook. Plenty of room for kids to run arround in the yard (beware of the cattle fence and cattle 'byproducts' though if you choose to roam beyond the fence). The house is old but everything was clean...

Thank dr1milo

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Additional Information about Omahau Downs

Address: Twizel SH8, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: ₹ 6,807 - ₹ 7,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“All lodge are mountains orientated !”
 of 5 bubbles ccil2631, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any and ALL rooms are fantastic!”
  • Tea for two and a view of the moutains
 of 5 bubbles Bracks2014, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owners”
 of 5 bubbles BertheJ, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the accommodation with unrestricted views of the amazing Mount Cook.”
 of 5 bubbles 270817, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Recommend the cottage, well appointed comfortable bedrooms. Sunny and warm, plenty of room on the verandah to enjoy the amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles shirlz2016, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
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