Pen-y-bryn Lodge – Oamaru
This luxury five-star boutique lodge offers unrivalled visitor accommodation, fine dining and warm hospitality
Pen-y-bryn Lodge sits atop South Hill, one of Oamaru’s most sought-after districts. This Victorian heritage lodge offers discerning guests the perfect combination of old-world elegance and modern amenities.
The magnificent entrance leads to an elegant Drawing room with its welcoming fireplace, and views over the gardens. A separate guest library, Billiard table and a Baby Grand a piano, together with extensive verandahs and outdoor terraces offer the perfect place to relax.
Two Victorian style guest rooms in the main lodge feature Queen beds and ensuite bathrooms with heated floors. The Elizabeth Room has a bath tub and shower and the Victoria Room a walk -in shower. Elegant Butler’s Tray provide tea and coffee facilities. Three additional rooms are located in the heritage stone annex. These spacious rooms feature split California-King beds, together with a convertible Queen sofa bed for a third guest. Ensuites with separate bath and walk-in showers, heated towel rails, underfloor heating and bathrobes.
Enjoy the luxury of a bygone age at a candlelit table, adorned with fresh flowers, sparkling crystal, crisp white linen and polished silver while enjoying fine cuisine prepared by your hosts, the ‘Jameses’. Much of the produce comes from the lodge gardens, or from local and sustainable farms. Dining is table table d’hôte style and private dining is available for guests who prefer.
The Victorian Heritage township of Oamaru is interesting to explore. Visit the penguin colony to view korora -Little Blue Penguins, or nearby Moeraki to see the famous boulders and (hoiho) Yellow-Eyed Penguins.
Take a cycle or walking tour, visit the cheese factory and local wineries.