A luxury bed and breakfast experience awaits you in our historic Oamaru stone mansion. The first stone dwelling to be built in the district in 1861, it is yours to enjoy with elegantly appointed guest rooms, sea views and private surrounds.
In line with the COVID-19 Protection Framework, from the 3rd of December 2021 until further notice, all guests over 12 years old will be required to be double vaccinated or hold an official medical exemption, and provide their My Vaccine Pass upon arrival. Please ensure you meet this criteria prior to booking.
Our three distinctive guest rooms are located on the first floor of this historic bed and breakfast house. We offer a variety of amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. Free wireless internet is available throughout the house and grounds. Each guest room features a smart TV with Netflix, Freeview and mirroring capabilities. We also offer our guests complimentary New Zealand crafted bathroom amenities by Marihi Aotearoa. Enjoy a delicious European-inspired breakfast for two in the Burns Sitting Room on each day of your stay. The Burns Sitting Room is also available for guests to use throughout the day to relax with a book and enjoy complimentary tea and coffee.
Located on the ground floor of Casa Nova House, Restaurant 1861 specialises in flavourful, tapas-style dishes, inspired by culinary delights from across the globe
"Fabulous place with top notch facilities, Katrina and Brenda are great hosts that make you feel at home, will definitely be returning."
Keith, March 2021
"Katrina & Brenda have restored this 1861 stone house beautifully!!! I'm going back for sure!!"
Peter, September 2021
"My wife and I booked the venue for a private function and overnight stay and were totally blown away from the moment we arrived by our hosts and their hospitality, exceptional service, amazing food, glorious surroundings and much more. The accommodation is luxurious and we were thrilled to have friends from throughout the the South Island arrive and be totally enamored."
Jane & Pip, September 2021
"From the moment we booked, to when we departed, we received superb, friendly and relaxed service and attention.
The hosts have great skills in making one feel comfortable.
This heritage listed / historic building has been lovingly restored with amazing attention to detail being a hallmark of the property and the hosts. Immaculate, well appointed rooms that have both character and all the modern facilities one has come to expect."
Charles, July 2021
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