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Omahau Downs

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rayong, Rayong, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is located outside of Twizel town. It's on the highway from Christchurch to Twizel. The 3 bedrooms house is very good. The electrical heater is provided in each room. There is the large kitchen with all kitchenary equipment, tea, coffee facilities and a fridge. Dinning room and living room are large enough for 6 persons. There is the...

Thank Kritsana P
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great choice like the many of TripAdvisor's before us. this place has it all great views great tranquil setting with stylish well-furnished cabins with terrace to sit out and enjoy the stars with food and bottle of wine. it was so relaxing. The host made us welcome and left us to enjoy the place without and fuss.

1Thank fozzie58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here in one of the units in the block of four. The room was spacious with separate bathroom and tea.coffee facilities and a fridge. There was a shared kitchen which was very well equipped; together with a large dining table and shared lounge. The kitchen was a great place to mingle with other guests. There is...

Thank BaldrickLondon
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location just outside of twizel. Sunset over the mountains is spectacular. There was a problem with my booking so they put me in the larger house. A several bedroom house with full kitchen, living rooms, a porch, hot tub and beautiful views from every room. Would definitely recommend for a family staying. Great day trip to Mt Cook. Friendly...

Thank laurenmyk
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wow, what a place! Wasn't sure when booking but so glad I did. My wife and I used this place for one night for us to take a flight around Mt Cook early the following morning. We were given one of four ensuite rooms in a unit with a shared living room and kitchen. Beautifully furnished room and delightful location....

Thank Richard S
United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Situated just off the 8 Highway, a few kilometers from Twizel, Omahau Downs is like an oasis in the dry grasslands along the road. The Lodge rooms are beautifully appointed, clean, modern and have the most amazing view of Mt Cook! An en suite bathroom and shared kitchen is in the building. This is a perfect place from which to...

Thank veekayhay
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place, kids can see working farm, open curtains in morning and they frame MT cook from your bed. Very clean and comfortable. Full size house and we got told the history aswell. We will be back.

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Stayed here for 1 night as we wanted to see Mt Cook ,Its a Log cabin style ,Very Comfortable with fantastic Views ,,its a bit out of Town but no problem as every one will have a Car ,We can Recommend .

1Thank Guy B
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Omahau Downs are cabins set on a working farm. They are spacious, rustic and quiet. Well equiped kitchens, just about the best equiped we found so far in New Zealand - so you could cook just about anything. The real joy is watching the sunset colour Mount Cook a lovely pink, then cover it with increasing shades of night. The...

Thank Fosie
Calgary, AB
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Basically this motel is on a ranch. There are several buildings, some self contained, another that has four rooms and a common area. We stayed in that building. The common area has a fairly large kitchen and is complete with utensils and dishes for cooking. There is a BBQ, but it wasn't working when we were there. There is a...

Thank laxjunkies

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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: RM415 - RM487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Omahau Downs 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Stop in twizel, do some shopping cheese wine etc to enjoy at night on the terrace.”
fozzie58, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“All lodge are mountains orientated !”
ccil2631, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any and ALL rooms are fantastic!”
  • Tea for two and a view of the moutains
Bracks2014, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owners”
BertheJ, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the accommodation with unrestricted views of the amazing Mount Cook.”
270817, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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