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This is a small heritage hotel built in 1877. We chose it as somewhere different to motels and modern hotels. Has only 8 rooms with 2 shared bathrooms, small dining room with supplies for a continental breakfast and a kitchen all upstairs above the bar....More
We stayed here for one night on a stopover to see the penguins. I hadn't realised we had a shared bathroom but that wasn't an issue as the bathrooms were clean and bright. The room was very small though with only a double bed and...More
The rooms at the Criterion are quite basic above the pub, but I had no complaints. It's an interesting building with no doubt an interesting history. The staff were friendly and the Criterion is in a great position if you're visiting the penguin colony.
This place has been under New Management for 8 weeks.
We went as group of 8.
Although we had a little wait for our meal, it was well worth the wait.
The staff were absolutely delightful and made us very welcome.
There was also a...More
We didn't have a place booked in Oamaru and discovered the Criterion quite by accident when exploring the Victorian Section and going in and asking about a late lunch. One of the new owners, Sue, informed us they weren't serving food until five but we...More
US$71 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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