Pen-y-bryn Lodge, Oamaru

An elegant, spacious, Victorian mansion, steeped in history, Pen-y-bryn offers fine accommodation, epicurean cuisine and exceptional hospitality in an environment that combines the opulence of the 19th Century with the modern conveniences of today.


Pen-y-bryn (Welsh for “Top of the Hill”) is a unique historic building and reputedly the largest single-level timber dwelling in Australasia. A private home until 1995, today the lodge provides international guests with the ultimate relaxing retreat in New Zealand’s best-preserved and most charming historic town. Dining at Pen-y-bryn is a particular delight, with gourmet ‘table d’hôte’ cuisine prepared by your hosts, made with lodge-grown and local produce and served in our opulent dining room, accompanied by boutique New Zealand wines. Your owner/hosts delight in giving their personal hospitality – making Pen-y-bryn the perfect place to indulge, relax and unwind.


Lodge Facilities:

  • Billiard / Pool table

  • Gym

  • In house Spa services

  • Wi-Fi access


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