Pen y Bryn Lodge

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Oamaru, New Zealand

This luxury boutique lodge lies in flower-filled gardens atop South Hill in one of the most exclusive districts in Oamaru, on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Pen y Bryn Lodge is a grand and sprawling mansion that retains many aspects of its Victorian heritage.

Offering warm hospitality, charming accommodation and mouthwatering cuisine, it will appeal to couples seeking a unique and indulgent escape.

Pen y Bryn Lodge provides five spacious and opulent rooms, all featuring a charming blend of old-world elegance and modern comforts with unique Victorian features such as clawfoot baths, magnificent sleigh beds and antique French doors.

The lodge is ideally located for exploring Oamaru and North Otago. Highlights include two penguin colonies, the Moeraki Boulders, Danseys Pass, Mt Cook and Oamaru Opera House. Fishing, golf and skiing can also be arranged. Lightfoot Travel can create a personalised itinerary to ensure you make the most of your stay.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Dunedin into a greater New Zealand or Australasian holiday. Take a look at The Finest of New Zealand’s North and South Islands as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Pen y Bryn Lodge Information

Location and getting there:

The lodge is located in Oamaru on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. It is just over an hour’s drive from Dunedin airport.


It comprises 5 stylish rooms appointed to the highest standard. Two rooms are located in the main house and three are located in the Annex. The Annex rooms have been recently refurbished. All feature oversized beds, period furnishings and all-modern amenities.


Dining room
Drawing room
Billiard Room
In-house spa services


There are endless activities to suit all tastes including cycling, rock climbing, fishing, skiing, golf and wine tasting. The Oamaru Opera House, Mt Cook, Danseys Pass, Vanished World Heritage Trail, Moeraki Boulders and the penguin colonies are all worth a visit.


The lodge welcomes children aged 12 and over but it has more of a grown up feel. Younger guests can be accommodated on request.

Pen y Bryn Lodge Price Guide

2 out of 5

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