Oamaru’s creative BBH hostel – social clean rustic style accommodation offering a friendly environment with music and art,  six minute drive to the little blue penguins and ten minute drive to Yellow Eyed Penguins.

Oamaru – Winner of Sharp Town New Zealand – see why here…

   Chillawhile Art Gallery  music-lounge

Chillawhile House


Communal Lounge

Bike Hire


Garden Seating


Morning Breakfast Patio


Double Bed

– Instruments  include flute, saxophone, trumpet, accordion, guitars, ukuleles, piano, organ, didgeridoo’s and djembe drums…

– Residing in a beautiful Historic 1883 building

Zenbu WiFi $2 500MB $5 2GB – Backpacker tip of the day! if you like a hostel where no one communicates – I recommend a hostel with free Internet.

– FREE 1GB WiFi when you walk to us, we are 2.4km from town, 1 road, straight, no hills.  Walk to us because we are worth it.

– FREE on site car parking

Bicycle shelter – secure and easily accessible

– Highly recommended and reviewed

– Female only and male only share rooms available

– 3 communal kitchens

Lucky pot communal dinners  every Thursday

– BBQ, patio, gardens, chill out shed and outdoors fire

– Wonderful environment and beautifully decorated

– Coin operated washing machine and dryer

– $161 dorm/share room weekly rate  BBH guaranteed rate $140 – Includes 2GB WiFi and unlimited free use of washing machine. 

– 4th night free promotion

– Bike Hire – Mountain Bikes for hire on request

Atomic Shuttles drops off and picks up by Chillawhile

– Official reception check in 4pm to 8pm

– After hours check in Service – $5 fee applicable per booking after 8pm, shared and dormitory accommodation check in possible up to 9pm only, later check in for private rooms possible

– Late arrivals –  self check in possible for private rooms, advance payment is required

– Doors open for early arrivals

– Late checkout 11am

– We accept cash and process master and visa cards with a 5% fee

find Us North End Shops at 1 Frome Street turn by the public toilets, behind the Park

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:roll: Age restricted mixed dormitory room with bunks 18 years to 38 years

😕 Hostel age restricted 50 years and under

😆 No age restrictions for families staying in our family rooms – babies children parents and grandparents inclusive. 

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