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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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....

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 .

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...

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Thank Fosie
Calgary, AB
Reviewed 19 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...

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we only stayed here one night as we were touring but would have happily stayed longer. We had room 1 in the lodge - a large room with a seating area. Spacious and comfortable. The room has patio doors that slide right back and a deck with a view across grassland to Mount Cook. We were told the thing...

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Haaren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The Omahau Downs offer self-contained cabins with everything the experienced traveller might want. Cooking facilities, WiFi, good beds, lots of tranquility and beautifull views on Mount Cook (if this mountaintop is not shrouded in clouds that is). We spent two very pleasant days here before we travelled on to Christchurch.

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Thank jhelmich
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Just a few mins out of the town of Twizel, the stay is conveniently located. Mt.Cook is a 45min drive from here as well as lake Tekapo is not far. The stay as 4 houses all built at different stages and with different capacity. We got the older two houses which were comfortable. The oldest house could do with a...

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Pontardawe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed here for two nights - a very quaint cabin with three bedrooms. Everything you could possibly need was provided, it also included a washing machine and tumble drier which was very useful. Excellent location if visiting Mount Cook which was around 50 mins away and visible from the cottage. Beautiful starry skies! Don't hesitate , visit!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: $132 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Omahau Downs 3*
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!”
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 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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