Oamaru Backpackers

47 Tees Street South Hill, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 211 900 069

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Oamaru Backpackers
Fri 9/17
Sat 9/18
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About Oamaru Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Featuring free WiFi, Oamaru Backpackers offers budget accommodation in Oamaru. Some rooms feature views of the sea or garden. You will find a shared kitchen and common area at the property. Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony is 1.2 km from the property, while Steampunk HQ is just 450 metres away. There are shops, bars and restaurants within close walking distance from Oamaru Backpackers.

Rooms available at Oamaru Backpackers

Fri 9/17
Sat 9/18
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Amenities at Oamaru Backpackers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Game room
  • Smoke alarms


  • Quiet street view
  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Bridal suite
  • Carpeted
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Health and safety

  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Electric blankets
  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Laundry facilities


  • Desk


  • Shared kitchen

Family friendly

  • Indoor play area

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47 Tees Street South Hill, Oamaru 9400

What's nearby

  • The New Zealand Whisky Company252 yd
  • Grainstore Gallery294 yd
  • Woolstore Complex373 yd
  • Steampunk HQ400 yd
  • Forrester Gallery0.3 mi
  • North Otago Museum0.4 mi
  • Oamaru Opera House0.5 mi
  • Oamaru Gardens0.5 mi
  • Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony0.6 mi
  • Oamaru Public Gardens0.7 mi
  • Janet Frame House0.7 mi
  • Whitestone Cheese Factory0.9 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Oamaru Backpackers

  • Oamaru Backpackers is located at 47 Tees Street South Hill, 0.5 miles from the center of Oamaru. The New Zealand Whisky Company is the closest landmark to Oamaru Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Oamaru Backpackers.

  • Yes, Oamaru Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Oamaru Backpackers offers free parking.

  • No, Oamaru Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Oamaru Backpackers is 57.1 miles from Timaru. Oamaru Backpackers is 67.7 miles from Dunedin.

  • No, Oamaru Backpackers does not have a pool onsite.

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0.5 mi

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