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Omakau Commercial Hotel

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“seafood chowder”(7 reviews)
“steak”(7 reviews)
“rail trail”(49 reviews)
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Omakau's first homestead then accommodation house for weary travellers. It is now an ideal stop for the new type of traveller that passes through Omakau –Rail Trailers, Curling and Fishing Enthusiasts, and visitors to the Central Otago area who can explore the area using the hotel as...
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1 Harvey Street, Omakau, New Zealand
68.3 km to Frankton Airport
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Outstanding meal...the burger had 3 meats in it and the steak meal was cooked on point.yummy and very filling.good old fashioned atmosphere coupled with great service and value for money. highly recommend on the rail trail must do.More

Thank Meg S
Response from OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial HotelResponded 2 May 2018

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us - we do try hard and reviews like yours make our efforts all the more worthwhile. We hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed overnight at Easter in this lovely character hotel that is being gradually refurbished sympathetically in keeping with its era. From the time of my initial contact when making my reservation until the moment I checked out, I felt incredibly welcome and nothing was...More

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Response from OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial HotelResponded 10 April 2018

Hello there Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and also your dinner and breakfast experiences too. We are slowly getting there with our refurbishments and try to...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived late off the rail trail and they had kept the kitchen open for us so we didn’t miss out on dinner, which was so appreciated! This hotel is a little slice of nz, crammed with interesting things to look at and relics of...More

Thank Ellacalla2708
Response from OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial HotelResponded 28 March 2018

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the quirkiness of the Hotel. It was Omakau's original homestead, so we have inherited a variety of different room types...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on my way home from Alexandra for lunch. What can I say, the most amazing lamb shank meal I've EVER had! Definitely will recommend to other people! My mother had seafood chowder and said it was absolutely amazing and so well presented! My...More

Thank Stacey H
Response from OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial HotelResponded 14 March 2018

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Reviews and feedback like yours make our hard efforts all the more worthwhile! Thank you again, and hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Wow the same applies as the Chatto Creek Hotel. The Rail Trail visitors have made an amazing difference to the Central Otago Hotels. The meals are always so well presented. Compared to years ago then this hotel has everythingMore

Thank BrianPeat
Response from OmakauCommercial, Owner at Omakau Commercial HotelResponded 10 March 2018

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your dining experience with us. You are so right regarding the Rail Trail. It has breathed a new lease of life into the area, and wonderful...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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Free Internet
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
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US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"No WIFI in the rooms but there is an internet café voucher option. Some rooms have ensuites others have..."
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"Get a room with a window - you will have to share a bathroom, but at least it will have fresh air."
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"Make sure you book ahead for dinner as you wouldn't want to miss out."
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"Queen room with ensuite was perfect"
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